Cynthia Ayoki Okello, APN-BC, CRNA, DNP, a Board-Certified Advanced Practice Nurse & Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist with Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Get to know Board-Certified Advanced Practice Nurse & Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Cynthia Ayoki Okello, who serves patients in Neptune Township, New Jersey.

Dr. Cynthia is a board-certified advanced practice nurse & certified registered nurse anesthetist who is specialized in medical-surgical nursing, critical care nursing and anesthesia. She works at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

Jersey Shore University Medical Center is a 646-bed non-profit, tertiary, research and academic medical center located in Neptune Township, New Jersey, servicing coastal New Jersey and the Central Jersey area. It is the region’s only university-level academic medical center. Its mission states: “We are committed to improving the health of the community and advancing medicine through clinical care, teaching, and research at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.”

At the start of her academic career, Cynthia graduated with her Licensed Practical Nursing degree from BOCES Technical School in 2009. She then went on to earn her Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Excelsior College in 2011, her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Columbus State University in 2014, and her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Thomas Jefferson University in 2020.

Attributing her success to having great mentors along the way and aspiring to do better every day, she remains an active member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

An Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) is a nurse with postgraduate education in nursing. APNs are prepared with advanced didactic and clinical education, knowledge, skills, and scope of practice in nursing. Those with C or BC following a title include Certified or Board-Certified.

A Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) plays a crucial role in the success of a variety of medical procedures. They work in collaboration with surgeons, anesthesiologists, dentists, podiatrists, and other professionals to ensure the safe administration of anesthesia.

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