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Janie Best , DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CNL

  • Assistant Professor , Presbyterian School of Nursing
  • Blair College of Health

Dr. Janie Best has practiced as a registered nurse since 1974, and shares her dedication and enthusiasm for values-based / evidence-based nursing practice  with students in  Queens'  BSN and MSN nursing programs. Dr. Best's practice as a clinical nurse specialtist and educator focuses on geriatrics, orthopaedics, and medical surgical patients.  Her doctoral studies focused on oncology nursing practice.  She has published articles on patient education, orthopaedic nurse certification, spinal stenosis, revision total joint arthroplasty and on evidence-based care of the oncology patient with chemotherapy-related febrile neutropenia. 


  • DNP; University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • MSN  - Clinical Nurse Specialist - Adult Health Nursing; University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • BSN; Wingate University
  • Diploma in Nursing; North Carolina Baptist Hospital - Winston-Salem, NC


  • Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina 2014 North Carolina Nurses Association
  • Edith Brocker Award for Nursing Excellence 1995 UNC-Charlotte
  • Advancement of Nursing Scholarship - Excellence in Nursing Research 2010 Beta Phi Chapter Sigma Theta Tau International
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