Wesley D. Davis, DNP, ENP-C, FNP-C, AGACNP-BC, CEN
Frank L. Cole Nurse Practitioner Award
This award recognizes excellence as a nurse practitioner in emergency care. The NP is recognized by peers, nursing and physician colleagues, and patients as a clinical expert who delivers compassionate, competent care in an emergency care setting. The recipient is actively involved in promoting the role of NPs and strengthening the image of NPs in emergency care.
Wesley Davis is a triple-certified nurse practitioner specializing in emergency care. He is the director of the emergency nurse practitioner program at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing and works in a rural emergency department in northeastern Wyoming. Wesley was recently inducted into the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for his work in advocating for and advancing the emergency nurse practitioner specialty through collaboration with state boards of nursing. He is a regular contributor to major nursing journals and serves on the editorial board for the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. Wesley has served in numerous leadership roles, including president of the Wyoming Council for Advanced Practice Nurses and on the board of directors for the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners.