Tanya F. Lott, MSN, RN-BC
Lott is the Magnet Program Director for Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, a part of Roper St. Francis Healthcare, in Charleston, South Carolina. She has served in the role since 2009 and has led her organization to its first and second ANCC Magnet® Recognition Program designations in 2010 and 2015. Lott received her BSN from Charleston Southern University, her MSN from the Medical University of South Carolina, and is currently enrolled in the University of South Carolina’s DNP program in Executive Leadership. She completed the ANCC’s Fundamentals of Magnet course in 2014 and passed the certificate exam associated with this course. Lott is certified through the ANCC as a perinatal nurse and staffs frequently in the Special Care Nursery to meet the certification requirements and to stay connected to direct patient care at the bedside. She is the facilitator for several shared governance councils in her organization and is very passionate about the impact that shared governance has had on nursing practice for her organization.