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Center for Nursing Excellence eNewsletter May 2011

In This Issue: 

Crozer-Keystone Celebrates National Nurses Week

During National Nurses Week– and throughout the year – Crozer-Keystone Health System joins those across the nation in honoring the dedication, compassion and skill of our nurses. Here is a listing of some special events taking place at CKHS hospitals throughout the week and beyond. More>

Spotlight on Trauma Nursing: The Evolution of the Trauma System and the 25th Anniversary of the Crozer Regional Trauma Center

Nurses Week ends on the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. But what type of nurse was Nightingale? View a brief history of trauma nursing. More>

NDNQI Nursing Practice Survey: Complete It Today!

Every nursing unit across CKHS continues to identify opportunities to enhance their department and the patient care given. In order to measure our successes, we are participating in the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI) RN Practice Survey. More>

The Journey to Magnet Excellence: An Update

Nurses throughout Crozer-Keystone Health System have been working diligently for several years to strengthen every aspect of nursing and then compare ourselves with the standards the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center [ANCC] has set within the Magnet application. The culmination of this came on June 30, 2010, when Crozer-Keystone nurse leaders from all levels overwhelmingly voted to aggressively pursue Magnet designation. More> 

Executive Endings: Jo-Zetta Shawl, Assistant Vice President, Patient Services, Delaware County Memorial Hospital

This issue of our e-newsletter is dedicated to national Nurses Week, which is celebrated each year on May 6-12. The theme of this year’s Nurses Week is “Nurses Trusted to Care.”  More>