Nurses Certified in 2011

Look who got certified in 2011

As in previous years, CVMC nurses demonstrated their commitment to professional nursing by pursuing speciality certifications. The rates for direct care staff employed on a full-time or part-time basis has continually risen at CVMC from 36% at the end of 2008 to an amazing rate 50% of direct care RN’s in 2010. Once again, in 2011 CVMC nurses have ‘raised the bar’ with an additional 42 nurses certified, which represented a total of 265 nurses or 65% of direct care nurses. Once again, Catawba Valley Medical Center nurses have surpassed the average certification rate of Magnet Organizations, which is at a rate of 29.5%.   

 
 

The following nursing staff completed the initial requirements for professional certification in 2011: 

Name Certification Department / Unit
Trish Beckman NEA-BC – Nurse Executive Advanced-Board Certification Center for Women & Children
Kathy Bollinger RNC-OB – Inpatient Obstetrics Certification Birthing Center
Stacey Thomas RNC-OB – Inpatient Obstetrics Certification Birthing Center
Tracy Salyer RNC-OB – Inpatient Obstetrics Certification Birthing Center
Kristen Garlington RNC – Certification in Maternal Newbown Nursing Birthing Center
Lenora Anderson RNC-OB – Inpatient Obstetrics Certification Birthing Center
Sara Carpenter RNC-EFM – Certification in Electronic Fetal Monitoring Birthing Center
Hillary Thacker RNC-LRN – Low-Risk Neonatal Certification Special Care Nursery
Misty Shane RNC-LRN – Low-Risk Neonatal Certification Special Care Nursery
Mandy Gantt RNC-HRN – High-Risk Neonatal Cerification Special Care Nursery
Linda Eskridge CPN – Certified Pediatric Nurse Pediatrics
Wendy Odom ACM – Accredited Case Manager Clinical Resource Management
Faith Herman BC – Board Certified in Medical Surgical Nursing Medical
Cheryl Logan BC – Board Certified in Medical Surgical Nursing Medical
Ed Metz ONC – Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Ortho/Neuro
Melissa Rose ONC – Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Orho/Neuro
Cierra Simmons ONC – Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Ortho/Neuro (now OR)
Meagan Courtney CNOR – Certified Nurse Operating Room OR
Sharon Maxwell CMLSO – Certified Medical Laser Safety Officer OR
Tiffany Osborne BC – Board Certified in Medical Surgical Nursing OR
Pamela Copeland CNOR – Certified Nurse Operating Room OR
Ralph Hefner CPAN – Certified Post Anesthesia PACU
Janis Hardin CPAN – Certified Post Anesthesia PACU
Lori Hallisey CAPA – Certified Ambulatory Peri Anesthesia Day Surgery
Cindy Rose BC – Board Certified in Medical Surgical Nursing Surgical
Kimberly Robinson BC – Board Certified in Medical Surgical Nursing Surgical
Marie Moretz BC – Board Certified in Medical Surgical Nursing Surgical
Leyli Mandujano BC – Psychiatry & Mental Health Certified Psychiatry
LaDonna Earwood BC – Psychiatry & Mental Health Certified Psychiatry
Caitlin Mann BC – Psychiatry & Mental Health Certified Psychiatry
Janine Jolly BC – Psychiatry & Mental Health Certified Psychiatry
Heather Lindsey BC – Psychiatry & Mental Health Certified Psychiatry
Kimberly Yates NEA-BC – Nurse Executive Advanced Board Certification Psychiatry
Mary Burns BC – Gerontological Nursing Certification  Psychiatry/Secure Care
Crissy Shook CPEN – Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse Emergency Department
Angela Carroll CEN – Certified Emergency Nurse Emergency Department
Christy Laffon CEN – Certified Emergency Nurse Emergency Department
Danielle Thurman CPEN – Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse Emergceny Department
Suzanne Loftin PCCN – Progressive Care Certified Nurse Critical Care
Rhonda Campbell CCRN – Certification for Adult, Pediatric, and Neonatal Critical Care Nurses Critical Care
Rebecca Lenoir PCCN – Progressive Care Certified Nurse Critical Care (at the time Telemetry)
Misty Brown PCCN – Progressive Care Certified Nurse Critical Care (at the time Telemetry)