Robin Arnicar RN, FACDONA, IP-BC
Robin has worked in long-term care since 1987 after graduating from an LPN program at the age of 17. She completed her RN in 1997 and quickly started working in nursing leadership.
During her 37-year career, she has held various staff and nurse leadership positions including Manager, Staff Development, MDS Coordinator, ADON as well as serving a as a DON for 20 years before moving into a corporate role as the Director of Clinical Operations and then on to Director of Infection Prevention for a national CCRC management company. She is currently working as the Regional Director of Clinical Operations.
Robin has served on various NADONA boards and committees. She formerly served as President for the Maryland Chapter of NADONA. She has also served on the National NADONA Board of Directors as Secretary, Vice President and President.
Robin is certified in Infection Prevention and is a Fellow in the Academy of Certified Directors of Nursing Administration.
Robin is the recipient of 2007 National NADONA nurse leader of the year. She has been recognized nationally by Ocean Spray for the development of an outcomes based Antibiotic Stewardship Management Program.
In her spare time Robin does legal nurse consulting as well as LTC education consulting. She especially enjoys speaking and presenting on various Nursing Leadership topics.
Robin has 3 children and 6 grandchildren. She lives in WV and enjoys spending time camping, dancing, canoeing and hiking.