Certified Nurses Day March 19th
Mid-Columbia Medical Center Celebrates Certified Nurses Day March 19 By Honoring the 65 Board Certified Nurses on its Staff
March 19, 2017
For Immediate Release
We are celebrating Certified Nurses Day, March 19th by honoring our board certified nurses. The following nurses are being recognized for their professionalism, leadership, and commitment to excellence in patient care:
Shelby Von Borstel
Board Certification of nurses plays an increasingly important role in the assurance of high standards of care for patients and their loved ones. Nursing, like health care in general has become increasingly complex. While a registered nurse (RN) license provides entry to general nursing practice, the knowledge-intensive requirements of modern nursing require extensive education, as well as a strong personal commitment to excellence by the nurse.
MCMC encourages national board certification for all its nurses. Patients are encouraged to inquire whether there are certified nurses on staff when they visit a hospital or their primary care provider. There are many nursing certification specialties such as medical-surgical, pediatric, pain management, cardiac vascular, oncology, hospice, case management, emergency nursing, critical care and many others. Many nursing certification bodies exist to serve the full range of specialized nursing care offered in the contemporary health care system; national nurse-certifying bodies should be accredited by either the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) or the National Organization for Competence Assurance (NOCA), or both.
Please join Mid-Columbia Medical Center and the nation’s national nursing certification organizations in honoring those hardworking, dedicated nurses for their professionalism, and a job well done!