Ms. Anaza, a highly experienced practitioner with 25 years of critical care nursing experience, holds the position of Associate Professor of Nursing and serves as an Adjunct Clinical Professor for the Advanced Practice Program. As a dedicated Nurse Practitioner, She specializes in providing comprehensive care for the entire family. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Missouri Western State University and pursued further education, earning a Master of Science in Nursing Administration with a Post-Masters in Health Care Research, Policy & Outcomes. Additionally, she obtained her Post-Master education as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Clarkson College in Omaha, Nebraska.
Ms. Anaza holds two National Board Certifications, demonstrating her expertise and commitment to excellence. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Nurse Executive and is also certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
With a patient-centered approach, Ms. Anaza focuses on promoting wellness and functional health. Her scope of practice encompasses health promotion, disease prevention, as well as the diagnosis and management of both common and complex healthcare issues.
Combining strong clinical skills with a genuine commitment to achieving the best possible health outcomes for her patients, Ms. Anaza is deeply passionate about ensuring her patients receive quality care. She firmly believes in establishing trusting and enduring relationships with her patients, empowering them to take control of their health and be active participants in their healthcare decisions. By carefully listening and understanding each patient's unique needs, she conducts comprehensive evaluations to provide personalized care. Ms. Anaza strives to create a positive healing environment for all individuals seeking her expertise.