Cora Rabe, DNP, CRNA, APRN, CHSE, CPHQ

Cora Rabe

DNP, CRNA, APRN, CHSE, CPHQ

Associate Professor
Nurse Anesthesia Program Director

Cora Rabe, DNP, CRNA, APRN, CHSE, CPHQ

Cora Rabe

DNP, CRNA, APRN, CHSE, CPHQ

Associate Professor
Nurse Anesthesia Program Director

Cora Rabe

DNP, CRNA, APRN, CHSE, CPHQ


Overview

Education

  • Ph.D. - Texas Woman's University (currently enrolled)
  • DNP - Texas Christian University: Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • MSN - Texas Christian University: Nurse Anesthesia
  • BSN - West Texas A&M University: Nursing

Teaching and Experience

Dr. Rabe comes to UTMB from Baylor College of Medicine where she served as assistant professor in their School of Health Professions DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program. She has been a registered nurse for 20 years and a nurse anesthetist for 15 years. Throughout her career, she has seized opportunities to expand in leadership positions and the knowledge and skills necessary to improve advocacy, quality improvement, and educational experiences. As an educator and leader, she strives to create a welcoming and inclusive environment, to foster open-mindedness and leadership for the future of nursing and nurse anesthesia education. As an assistant professor, she has an abundance of experience as a lecturer, course director, and simulation educator, along with facilitating innovative curriculum design and development. She prides herself on being a dedicated lifelong learner and bringing evidence-based knowledge to the bedside and classroom.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA)
  • Bylaw Committee (2022-current)
  • Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists (TxANA)
    • Board of Directors, Director (2019-2021)
    • Nominating Committee: Chair ( 2021-2023)
  • Texas Nurse Association
  • American Nurses Association
  • Journal Reviewer, International Journal of Student Nurse Anesthesia
  • National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists
    • National Certification Exam Committee
    • Self-Evaluation Examination (SEE) Exam Committee
  • Council on Accreditation (2020-current)
    • On-site reviewer
  • Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies (2020-current)