Amy Rasmussen, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE
Dr. Rasmussen is an Assistant Professor of Nursing and the Director of Professional Development and Innovation at Inman College of Nursing at Belmont University. Dr. Rasmussen is passionate about interprofessional education and innovative approaches to developing and sustaining a healthy, compassionate nursing workforce. Her extensive clinical experience has shaped a holistic, systems based, collaborative approach to the practice of nursing. Dr. Rasmussen began her clinical career as a bedside nurse in the Intensive Care Unit and has enjoyed roles as a certified family nurse practitioner in an HIV clinic, an urgent care clinic, and a home health hospice agency. Taking this breadth of clinical experience and using the knowledge to shape the future of the nursing profession through teaching is a natural progression and has been the greatest joy of her career. Dr. Rasmussen’s research interests currently include using an interdisciplinary approach to enhancing health outcomes, particularly addressing the opioid crisis.
When she is not working, Dr. Rasmussen enjoys cooking, walking, and travelling. She especially enjoys sharing those activities with her three sons, her husband, and her King Charles Cavalier puppy.