Rita DelloStritto, PhD, RN, CNS, ENP, ACNP-BC, FAANP, is a veteran of the United States Air Force, is currently an Associate Professor at Texas Woman’s University (TWU), and has been an Emergency Nurse Practitioner since 1995. She has over 30 years of Emergency Care Experience. She is a course manager of the undergraduate acute/critical care education, and is the Track Manager of the Adult/Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at TWU. She is a Fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP). Dr. DelloStritto has been an invited speaker at several local, national, and international conferences on topics in Emergency Care/Procedures, Radiology, and Interprofessional Education. She is a member of the Houston Area Nurse Practitioners, Texas Nurse Practitioners, and is the Vice-President of the Texas Nurse Practitioners Foundation.