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Elda G Ramirez

Elda G Ramirez, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, ENP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FAEN

Professor of Nursing - Clinical
Nurse Planner
Acute and Continuing Care
713-500-2162
SON-692
Elda.G.Ramirez@uth.tmc.edu
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Dr. Elda Ramirez received her Doctor of Philosophy from Texas woman’s University in 2006, Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston 1993, her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center 1988 and her Pre Nursing from the University of Houston. Elda Ramirez joined the UTHHSC faculty in 1994 as a Clinical Instructor in the Acute and Continuing Care Department. As of September 2014 she has reached the title of Professor of Clinical Nursing.

Dr. Ramirez is an experienced educator, researcher and clinician. She has dedicated her career to work collaboratively with emergency care providers and other disciplines to prepare nurse practitioners in the specialty of emergency care. Her work in Developing nurse practitioner treatment competencies in emergency care settings has transformed the practice for nurse practitioners in emergency care by combining this evidence with the Emergency Nurses Association Nurse Practitioner Delphi Study: competencies for practice in emergency care to develop nationally recognized competencies.

Dr. Ramirez has been recognized for her work as evidenced by induction to both the Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP), and Fellow of the Emergency Nurses Association (FAEN). She has received over a million dollars in funding from the State of Texas to educate nurse practitioners in the specialty of emergency care. She has recently founded the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners (AAENP). The mission of this organization is:

The American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners promotes high quality, evidence based practice for nurse practitioners providing emergency care for patients of all ages and acuities in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team.


Related News Items


Ramirez’s program awarded $1 million to train emergency nurse practitioners (Feb 2018)

Wang and Ramirez inducted as 2017 Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing (Oct 2017)

Ramirez awarded PARTNERS Faculty Research Scholar endowment, 2017-20 (Jul 2017)

UTHealth/Memorial Hermann medical professionals save runner suffering massive heart attack (Feb 2017)

Ramirez receives $1-million THECB grant to expand emergency/trauma care concentration (Apr 2016)

Ramirez heading up new American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners (Sep 2014)

Ramirez receives THECB grant to take Emergency/Trauma Care program online (Jun 2014)

Ramirez named to Academy of Emergency Nursing (Sep 2013)

Ramirez Named to UTMB School of Nursing’s Hall of Fame and ENA Fellowship (Feb 2013)

Journal’s Authors Have in Common: UTHealth School of Nursing (Apr 2012)

Ramirez Appointed to Emergency Nurses Association Committee (Mar 2011)