Sharon Baker, RN, MS, CNRN, ACNS-BC

Sharon Baker
Nurse Manager
Infusion Services
Sharon Baker, RN, is a nurse at National Jewish Health. Ms. Baker is in Infusion Services.

Special Interests

Research Interests

  • Stroke research
  • Evidenced-based patient rounds to decrease falls
  • Research on providing asthma education to decrease re-admission rate for asthma exacberation
  • Research on high incidence of aspiration pneumonia among small bore tubes


University of Colorado School of Nursing, Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing
Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, Il, Associate Degree in Nursing
University of Colorado School of Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing

Awards & Recognition

1996-2009, 2011: CPR Instructor
2008: President Award for UCH
1997, 2007: Nightingale Nomination
2000: Community Service Award for Stroke
1995: UCH and Denver Metro Area Hospital Hero Award for detecting salmonella at local restaurant
1995: Induction into International Sigma Theta Tau (Nursing Honor Society

Board Certification

2006, 2011: Certified as Advanced Practice RN
2006, 2011: Certified as Nurse Administrator
1995, 2000, 2005, 2010: Certified Neuroscience RN

Professional Memberships

2011: Current President of the Rocky Mountain Chapter for AANN
1995-2011: Held multiple positions such as President, President-elect, Secretary, Treasury for the Rocky Mountain AANN and AANN.
2011: Active member of DNA 30 (Advanced Practice Colorado Nursing Association) and COVAN
1995-2011: Current member of Sigma Theta Tau
2004-2011: Active member of Medical/Surgical Nursing Organization
2007-2011: Active member of CONL and belong to AONE


Baker, S,  Flynn, M.B. (1999). New hope for emphysema patient: Lung reduction Surgery. Heart and Lung, 28(6), 455-458.

Munschauer, F.E., Hens, M.M., Priore, R.L. Stolarshi, E., Buffamonte, S., Carlin, A., Wechsler, L., Massaro, L., Barch, C., Hughes, R., Anderson, A., Sung, G., Baker, S., Limon, S. (1999). Screening for atrial fibrillation in the community: A multicenter validation trail. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 8(2), 99-103.

Baker, S (2002). Stroke. Nurseweek. December 2002, 2005.

Teaching & Professional Positions

2011-Current: President of the Rocky Mountain Chapter for AANN
1995-2011: Held multiple positions such as President, President-elect, Secretary,  Treasury for the Rocky Mountain AANN
2007-2010: Board Member, Treasury for National office of AANN
200,2006,2010: Reviewer for core curriculum for AANN on neuroanatomy  neurophysiology
2000-2010: Expert witness for legal cases in Colorado and multiple states in US
2000-2007: Test writer for Neuroscience certification examination
1999-2002: Executive Council Member for AHA Colorado Division for Stroke 

Lectured informally and formally within the institution, school of nursing, high school, grade school, locally, and within US.
Lectured on such topics as Pulmonary HTN, Stroke, Thyroid disease, Neuroanatomy, Neuro assessment, Neuro physiology, Pulmonary anatomy and physiology, Pulmonary diseases such as cystic fibrosis and COPD, CPR to Girl/Boy Scouts, CPR to Fireman, and cardiac diseases.

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  • Office: 877.225.5654



  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

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