Milestones - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA

Milestones

In this issue, we have included all achievements reported to us for 2010 that were not previously published. 

Congratulations to the following nurses for their accomplishments:

DEGREES EARNED

Debbie Battaglia, RN, MJ

CKHS Home Care and Hospice

Master of Jurisprudence, Widener School of Law

Maureen Dragoni, RN

Shock Trauma Unit, Crozer

MSN with a concentration in Education

Chris Ketler, RNC-OB, BSN

Maternal Child Health, DCMH

Bachelors in Nursing, Immaculata University

Gloria Oppong

Maternal Child Health, DCMH

MBA in Informatics, University of Pheonix

CERTIFICATIONS EARNED

Mia Agno, RN

Ambulatory Care Center, Springfield

Progressive Care Certified Nurse

Sue Burns, RNC-NIC

Maternal Child Health, DCMH

Certified in Neonatal Intensive Care

Nancy Eisenhuth, MSN, CEN, CCRN, NE-BC

Clinical Director, Shock Trauma ICU and Step Down Unit, Crozer

Nurse Executive Certification by the American Nurses Association

Sue Evans, RN, CCE,CBC, IBCLC

Childbirth Education, Crozer

Certified by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

Linda Ivker, RN, IBCLC

Maternal Child Health, DCMH

Certified by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

Chris Ketler, RNC-OB, BSN

Maternal Child Health, DCMH

Certified in inpatient obstetrics

Lori Mancuso, RNC-MNN,LRN, BSN

Maternal Child Health, DCMH 

Certified in Maternal and Low Risk Newborn

Vincent Minnucci, RN, MHS, WCC

CKHS Home Care and Hospice

Certified in Wound Care, April 2010

Pauline J. Videtto, RN, BS, CNML

Nursing Director, Critical Care, DCMH

Certified Nurse Manager Leader by AACN and AONE

David Wilson, RN, WCC

CKHS Home Care and Hospice

Certified in Wound Care by The Wound Care Education Institute, September 2010.

AWARDS

Nicole Alesi, RN

Bed Flow Coordinator

Taylor Employee of the Month, January 2011

Merle Cook, RN

Endoscopy Unit, Taylor

Taylor Employee of the Month, Oct. 2010

Wydia Dublin, PCT

Acute Care Center, Springfield

Springfield Employee of the Month, September/October

Colleen O’Connor Foley, RN

5 East, DCMH

DCMH Employee of the Month, February 2010 

Francine Gale, PCS

1 West, Crozer

Crozer Employee of the Month, August 2010

Gloria Goldschmidt, RN

DCMH, PACU

DCMH Employee of the Month, February 2011

Pam Golt, RN

Short Procedure Unit, Taylor

Employee of the Month, September 2010, and 2010 Employee of the year

Tammy McCauley, RN

2 North, Crozer

Crozer Employee of the Month, October 2010

Barbara Morley, RN

DCMH, Cancer Center

DCMH Employee of the Month, October 2010

Karen Murphy, RN, BSN

ACE Unit, Crozer

Crozer Employee of the Month, November 2010

Dawn Salvucci, RN, BSN

MICU, Crozer

Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, Honor Society of Nursing [Eta Beta Chapter]

Mary St. Joseph, RN

Burn Treatment Center, Crozer

Crozer Employee of the Month, February 2011

Julie Ann Toms, RN

OR, DCMH

DCMH Employee of the Month, March 2010

Janet Tridente, RN, BSN

Clinical Educator, Taylor

Taylor EOM, June 2010

Amy Yamamoto, RN

Nursery, DCMH

Employee of the Month, January 2010

Joan Zekonis, RN, BSN

Burn Treatment Center, Crozer

Justin Methven Award for Excellence in Trauma Nursing

PRESENTATIONS

Nancy Eisenhuth, MSN, CEN, CCRN, NE-BC

Clinical Director, Shock Trauma Unit and Step Down Unit, Crozer 

Presentation about Crozer’s Shock Trauma Unit’s success with the CUSP project to prevent central line-associated blood stream infections to the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation, Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) and Lancaster General Hospital.

NOTE: “Milestones” accomplishments are incorporated into this e-newsletter 2-3 times a year. Nurses are encouraged to submit accomplishments to zanet.lester@crozer.org.