Professor, AGACNP Program Coordinator
Nursing Faculty


Dr. Anne Hedger, DNP, ACNP-BC, ANP-BC, CPNP-AC, ENP-BC joins PA College as Professor and AGACNP Program Coordinator. Dr Hedger received an Associate Degree in Nursing from Sinclair College, Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Arizona State University, Masters in Nursing from University of Washington, Seattle where she earned and subsequently became boarded as an Acute Care Adult Nurse Practitioner and an Adult Nurse Practitioner. She received a Post Master’s Certification as an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from Seton Hall University. In 2009, she completed her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Washington. Dr. Hedger has over 20 years in nursing distance education, serving as a curriculum consultant, subject matter expert, faculty, Associate Dean of Distance Education, Associate Professor, and Program Director in both an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner track and an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner track.

She has over 20 years as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in an Emergency Department (ED) setting and maintains a virtual/telemedicine ED NP role in correctional facilities across the country. She was an ANCC Concept Expert Panel Member for the Emergency Nurse Practitioner certification, and a Founding member of the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners. She served as a consultant to the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia’s Quality Assurance program in Vancouver BC from 2010-2014, doing clinical site visits and quality reviews, as the country developed their Nurse Practitioner licensure process. She has consulted as an onboarding specialist for an inpatient hospitalist group for a regional medical center and continues as an Emergency Medicine Peer Review Consultant for the Veteran’s Administration.


  • Acute Care Adult Nurse Practitioner, certified ANCC
  • Adult Nurse Practitioner, certified ANCC
  • Emergency Nurse Practitioner, certified ANCC
  • Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, certified PNCB
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN-Adult), AACN
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • DEA Certification (active): ID, OR, NM, WA
  • DEA/Data 2000 Waiver (active)
  • State RN/NP licensure: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, ME, MI, MO, NM, NV, OR, SC, TN, VA, VT, WA
  • Quality Matters Certification: Applying the QM Rubric
  • Quality Matters Certification: Peer Review Course


  • NUR-700 Epidemiology & Population Hlth
  • NUR-742 Adult-Geron Acute Care NP II


  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice, University of Washington
  • Post Masters Nursing, Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Seton Hall University
  • Master in Nursing, University of Washington
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Arizona State University
  • Associate in Nursing, Sinclair Community College
  • Bachelor in Communication Arts, University of Cincinnati
Anne Hedger

Contact Information

850 Greenfield Rd
Lancaster, PA 17601 US

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