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Nursing Story – Exemplar

Volunteer! By Debra Martin, RN-BC Art of Nursing Caring is the heart and soul of nursing. Caring values, including kindness, compassion respect, faith, and hope motivated me to choose nursing as a career. I have encountered numerous inspirational “caring” experiences

Nursing Degree Advancement in 2010

As with certification rates, CVMC nurses continued to pursue advanced education in 2010. At the end of 2008, 38% of staff employed on a full-time or part-time basis were prepared at the baccalaureate level. By the end of 2009, this rate had

Nurses Certified in 2010

 Certification rates for direct care staff employed on a full-time or part-time basis continues to rise at CVMC. At the end of 2008, the rate was 36%; at the end of 2009 we were at 39%, and our certification rate has continued to

Ethics – CVMC Ethics Advisory Council

 Ethics at Catawba Valley Medical Center   For many years, nurses at every level at Catawba Valley Medical Center are committed to the pursuit of ethical treatment for all patients and the preservation of their rights through policies, procedures, and

PEP Participation 2010

The Professional Enrichment Program (PEP) continued in 2010 with a revision of the PEP categories.  Nurses again showed their diverse range of talents and continued with an outstanding participation in PEP.