Ann Switzer, MSN, RN, CNE, CHSE
CNE Associate Director and AHEC Director
Ms. Switzer is Associate Director of the Center of Nursing Excellence (CNE) at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) in South Boston, Virginia, in addition to her role as SVHEC AHEC Director. Switzer’s background includes nursing education, management, and hospital staff positions over the last 23 years. Education and professional credentials include: Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Educator Track; Associate of Science in Nursing; Bachelor of Science in Commerce; National League for Nursing, Certified Nurse Educator; Society for Simulation in Healthcare, Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator; Virginia Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse License #00001193128.
Ms. Switzer has managed healthcare projects funded by: the United States Department of Education; the United States Health Resources Administration, Office of Rural Health; the United States Food and Drug Agency; the American Cancer Society; the National Association of School Nurses; the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission; the Halifax Regional Development Fund; and the Halifax Educational Foundation. She is active in several professional nursing education organizations, and she serves on three nursing education program advisory committees.