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Award Winners 2016

2016 Nursing Excellence Clinical Awards

The following awardees are recognized in the MAGNET component areas in the following role categories as our 2016 Award Winners:

 

Clinical Nurse

Awards are supported by the David & Alice Miller Nursing Award Endowed Fund.

Award Recipient Unit MAGNET Component

Steffanie Barthome, BSN, RN

Hillcrest 10 East

Structural Empowerment

Heather Gunter, MSN, MBA, RN, CCRN

Sulpizio CVC ICU

Exemplary Professional Practice

Julie Hevezi, MSN, RN, CNL, HCTP

Thornton 2 East

New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvements

Matthew Manuel, BSN, RN, CCRN

Thornton ICU

Empirical Outcomes

Overall Clinical Nurse of the Year: 
Heather Gunter, MSN, MBA, RN, CCRN

 

Nurse Consultant

Awards are supported by the Patrons of Nursing Shared Governance Fund.

Award Recipient

Unit

MAGNET Component

​Cheryl Garnica, BSN, RN, CWOCN
​EDR​Transformational Leadership
​Rachelle Compton, MSN, RN
​Epilepsy Program
​New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvements
​Luke Tran, BSN, RN
​Information Services
​Exemplary Professional Practice

Laura Giambattista, MSN, RN-BC, CMSRN

EDR

Structural Empowerment

Overall Nurse Consultant of the Year: 
Laura Giambattista, MSN, RN-BC, CMSRN

 

Advanced Practice Nurse

Awards are supported by the Patrons of Nursing Shared Governance Fund.

Award Recipient

Unit

MAGNET Component

Barbara Andrews, MSN, FNP-BC

GI/Hepatology

Structural Empowerment

Jamie John, MSN, CRNA, BSN

Anesthesia

Empirical Outcomes

Joseph Burkard, MSNA, BSN, DNSc, CRNA
Anesthesia
New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvements
​David Higgins, BSN, MSNA, CRNA
​Anesthesia​Exemplary Professional Practice
​Summer Kirtley, MSN, RNC-NIC, PNP, CNS
​NICU, Pediatrics, Newborn
​Transformational Leadership

Overall Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year: 
Barbara Andrews, MSN, FNP-BC

 

Nurse Leader

Awards are supported by the Sonya Healy Nursing Management Award Fund.

Award Recipient

Unit

MAGNET Component

Dante Segundo, MSN, RN,

 Hillcreast 10 East

Transformational Leadership

Noel Viray, BSN, RN-BC, BS

Hillcrest 6 West

Structural Empowerment

Overall Nurse Leader of the Year:
Dante Segundo, MSN, RN, PHN, CNL

 

 

The Marguerite Jackson Award for Professional Nursing Excellence

Provides funds to a nurse who exemplifies professionalism as evidenced by their level of education, certification, and professional activities.

Award recipient: Esther Lee, MNP, MBA, RN, CHEL
Perianesthesia-Anesthesia

 

Team Award

Award is supported by the patrons of Nursing Shared Governance Fund.

Award Recipient: Advanced Care Planning Taskforce

Team Members Unit
Cassia Yi, MSN, APRN, CCRN
EDR
Shervin Esfahani, BSN, RN, CCRN
Thornton ICU
Matt Manuel, BSN, RN, CCRNThornton ICU
Sue Wynn, BSN, RN Information Services
Catie Madani, PhD, RN, CHPN
Thornton ICU
William Mitchell, MD
Howell Service
Kyle Edmonds, MD Howell Service
Lynette Cederquist, MD
Ethics
Kim Kerr, MD
Thornton ICU

 

 

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