Vicki Good, Immediate Past President
July 2014 – June 2015
Vicki Good, RN, MSN, CENP, CPPS, completed a one-year term as president on the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) board of directors on June 30, 2014. She now serves as immediate past president and chair of the AACN Nominating Committee.
Good previously served on the AACN board from 2008 to 2011, acting as treasurer during 2009–2010.
As administrative director of patient safety for CoxHealth in Springfield, Mo., she conceptualizes and develops various safety programs, including the patient safety, medication safety and infection prevention offices.
Recently, Good was named one of the “50 Experts Leading in the Field of Patient Safety” by Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading publication for healthcare executives.
Having previously held management positions in critical care, patient safety and education at Baylor Health Care System in Dallas and Baylor All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, Good also has supervised students in the adult critical care clinical rotation as adjunct faculty at Texas Christian University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing in 1989.
Her alma mater honored her in 2006 with the Harris College of Nursing Alumni of the Year award. She earned a Master of Science in nursing with a nursing leadership concentration in 1999 from Seattle Pacific University.
An AACN ambassador since 2001, Good also served on the AACN Nominating Committee in 2008–2009, as Chapter Advisory Team board liaison in 2009–2010, on the Evidence-based Poster Abstract Review Panel in 2007–2008 and as board liaison for the Ambassador Summit during 2010–2011.
Good writes and presents on a variety of topics — including patient safety and communication — and has edited and authored content for many AACN publications.