Engel will receive NP Advocate State Award

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By The Staff

Jill R. Engel, MS, ACNP, FNP, ANP and CCRN-CSC, was selected by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners to receive the 2011 AANP Nurse Practitioner Advocate State Award for Excellence.

This award is given annually to a dedicated nurse practitioner advocate in each state who has made a significant contribution to the status of health care delivery and the practice of nurse practitioners.
Engel was selected for the NP advocate award for North Carolina.
She will be recognized for this achievement on Wednesday evening, June 22, during the AANP’s 26th national conference. The conference will be held June 22-26 Las Vegas, Nev.
Engel is the director of Advanced Clinical Practice of the Duke Heart Center at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C.
She also serves as clinical associate faculty of the Duke University School of Nursing, is an instructor of ACLS and is an instructor for the Society of Clinical Care Medicine.
Engel is the daughter of Kay Brandt and the late Earl Brandt of St. Peter. She lives in Morrisville, N.C., with her husband. Dr. Sam Engel, who is associate dean of the School of Education at Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C.