Ann Deerhake, MSN, RN, CNL, CCRN

Instructor of Clinical Practice

381 Newton Hall
1585 Neil Avenue Columbus, OH 43210








Ann has been with OSU since the spring of 2011. Her current teaching responsibilities are with the undergraduate leadership courses, graduate health promotion courses and graduate Clinical Nurse Leader transition course. Her teaching is completed within the online and clinical settings.


Ann's twenty plus years of clinical experience include critical care nursing at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima Ohio within the intensive care, open heart , stepdown intensive care and coronary convalescent  units, as well as collaborative care and bedside staff education within the clinical resource and rapid response roles.  She has also provided care in the home for chronically ill children and adults. Ann's clinical managerial/educational experience includes 5 years as a Clinical Nurse Leader within both the intensive care and open heart units.


Ann received her ADN from Lima Technical College, BSN from Ohio Northern University and MS Nursing from The Ohio State University. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.