Chief Research Officer
The Chief Research Officer (CRO) is a new leadership position for the NBCRNA, responsible for leading and guiding the NBCRNA’s comprehensive strategic research evaluation plan for the organization and its credentialing programs.
Reporting directly to the CEO, the CRO will oversee the NBCRNA Evaluation and Research Advisory Committee (ERAC) in research development and design, and provide methodological and statistical leadership on the ongoing analysis and outcomes to help support the NBCRNA programs and strategic priorities.
Key areas of focus for the CRO include providing research direction on evidence-based methods, innovative technologies, and novel approaches for the assessment and maintenance of CRNA knowledge and competence over time. The CRO will oversee continued development, implementation, and evaluation of outcomes using logic models.
The CRO works with the CEO, Board of Directors, NBCRNA staff, and volunteers to determine research and evaluation priorities and facilitate their successful implementation and execution.