Since 2004, Dr. Anna Jarrett has served as Editorial Review Group Chair in Emergency Care Nursing for Doody’s Review Service. Over the past 12 years, we have sent her 76 titles and she and the 19 reviewers she recruited have reviewed 69 of them.
Dr. Jarrett is a faculty member at the University of Arkansas in the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing. Since 2015, she has worked as the Project Director for the HRSA-15-046 Advanced Nursing Education Program (ANE) grant. She is responsible for establishing new academic-practice clinical sites, implementing a new model of clinical education, and increasing the diversity of advanced practice nursing faculty and students. She is a coauthor of the curricula for the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) Adult Geriatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program.
Dr. Jarrett is a nurse practitioner with American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) certification as an adult clinical nurse specialist, acute care nurse practitioner, and a family nurse practitioner. She received her PhD from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1999, and holds four nursing degrees, three national certifications, and has expertise in education, research, and practice. She is a master teacher, a seasoned researcher in the area of managing trauma outcomes, and is a skilled advanced practice nurse in acute and primary care settings.
Dr. Jarrett has practiced critical care and emergency nursing since 1978 in both small rural and larger metropolitan areas. She specializes in trauma intensive care, emergency, and disaster nursing. She was a member of the Central Arkansas for Veteran’s Healthcare System emergency medical response team in Little Rock, Arkansas, and was activated for Hurricane Gustav as a triage nurse.
Her research agenda is improving outcomes in trauma care and recently developed a method to evaluate trauma systems in the United States, using C (cost), A (access), M (mortality rate), and P (population density) as quality indicators. She is also a manuscript reviewer for four major nursing journals and is a member of a national and international journal review board.