Anita Langston, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, CCRN
Clinical Associate Professor
Ms. Langston’s research interests have focused on the perceptions of registered nurses
and nursing administration on readiness in applying for the Magnet Recognition Program.
Ms. Langston is currently the Course Coordinator for the Advanced Adult course, teaching
the theory portion and providing clinical instruction in the critical care setting.
Clinical expertise in this area is derived from over 25 years of clinical experience
in the areas of neuro-trauma and cardiovascular surgical critical care.
Ms. Langston serves on the Curriculum Committee for the LSON undergraduate program.
She is active in the Beta Theta Chapter at Large of STTI and served on the web site
development committee for this chapter. As a member of ANA and TNA, she has served
as state delegate for four years. She is on the Program Planning committee for the
GMAC chapter of AACN and serves as an AACN Ambassador and Liaison. She serves on the
national AACN review panel for the Circle of Excellence Awards
Ms. Langston has been an ANCC Magnet Recognition Program appraiser since 2005. This
program recognizes and rewards nursing excellence in healthcare facilities. In this
capacity, she has reviewed applications and performed site visits for many healthcare
facilities across the nation. Passionate about the impact the direct care nurse can
make, she actively supports and encourages nurses to further their education and become
certified in a specialty.
She Is active in a variety of breast cancer awareness community programs, including
participation in the local Komen Race for the Cure as a breast cancer survivor.
Completion in 2007 of a post-master’s certificate for the Adult Nurse Practitioner
and the Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist. Certification through AACN as a CCNS and
through ANCC as an Adult Nurse Practitioner.
Married for almost thirty years, she and her husband have a daughter, son and daughter-in-law.
She enjoys attending church, playing with her favorite schnauzer, growing roses and