Jane Braaten, RN, PhD, CPPS, CPHQ
Director of Quality & Patient Safety Officer – Centura Health
Jane S. Braaten is a Director of Quality & Patient Safety Officer and nurse scientist at Centura Health, Parker Adventist Hospital in Parker, Colorado. She has held positions as director of cardiology services, cardiac and intensive care clinical nurse specialist, cardiac nurse practitioner, and manager/charge RN/staff RN of intensive care and telemetry units. Braaten obtained her BSN from the Indiana University School of Nursing and holds the degree of doctor of philosophy and certificates of clinical nurse specialist and adult nurse practitioner from the University of Colorado College of Nursing. She also is a certified professional in patient safety (CPPS) and a certified professional in healthcare quality (CPHQ). She serves as a mentor for those seeking CPPS certification. She has presented at national meetings and has published in the areas of hospital system barriers to rapid response team activation, quality improvement in telemetry, end-of-life care in the intensive care unit, leadership, and high reliability organizations and healthcare.