Alissa Saas MSN, RN, CCRN-K, SCRN
Alissa Saas received her BSN from Eastern Kentucky University in 2011 and her MSN in Nursing Education from Northern Kentucky University in 2016. She worked as a staff nurse in Stroke/Neurosurgery critical care and is currently a Clinical Nurse Specialist for Neuroscience and Vascular Surgery Services. As a Clinical Nurse Specialist, she routinely collaborates with other disciplines to improve patient care and outcomes and reduce harm. Alissa is very active in UK’s Nurse Residency Program and enjoys mentoring new nurses as they enter into their practice. In 2020 Alissa received the Diana Weaver Neuroscience Nurse Excellence Award which recognizes nurses who share Mrs. Shappley’s commitment to smart and compassionate patient centered care with an unwavering dedication to nursing practice and the interdisciplinary team.