Patricia S. Kinnaird MS, RN, APRN-CNS, ACNS-BC, RN-BC

Clinical Nurse Specialist, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Patricia Kinnaird has been an RN for 32 years and a clinical nurse specialist for more than 27 years. The majority of her experience is in the medical-surgical and progressive care populations of neuro/neurosurgery/orthopedics and trauma. One focus of her job is identification of quality issues, assessing, and implementation of interventions for improved patient outcomes. Interdisciplinary collaboration is another focus area to identify and intervene in timely manner to prevent hospital-acquired conditions.