Speaker Profile

Cheryl Peterson, MSN, RN

Vice President for Nursing Programs, American Nurses Association

Cheryl Peterson is Vice President for Nursing Programs for the American Nurses Association, providing strategic oversight to the Departments of Health Policy and Nursing Practice and Work Environment, the Center for Ethics and Human Rights, the Minority Fellowship Program, and ANA’s participation in the International Council of Nurses. Ms. Peterson served as a Captain in the Army Nurse Corps, United States Army Reserve from 1986 to 2003. Her assignments included active duty in the 350th Evacuation Hospital during Operation Desert Shield/Storm and serving as Head Nurse of a Cardiac Step-down Unit at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. 

Attend Cheryl Peterson’s important session on Moral Resilience where you will apply your nursing code of ethics, learn and engage in strategies around building moral resiliency in the every changing healthcare environment.


Capella University Blog - "Ethics in Nursing" - Jun. 1, 2015