YNHH marks Certified Nurses Day
Nurses on both campuses explored opportunities for board certification at special events on National Certified Nurses Day March 19. The events on each campus featured informational fairs on how to become certified in specialty areas such as critical care nursing, infusion therapy, cardiac nursing, obstetrics, pediatrics, oncology, psychiatric nursing and surgical specialties.
LEFT PHOTO: On the YSC, Alethea Henry, RN, Neuroscience ICU, shared information about the Professional Development Council.
RIGHT PHOTO: On the SRC, from left, Linsey Connor, RN, and Michelle Marciano, RN, Medicine/ Surgery; and Kayla Pelletier, RN, Surgical Step-Down unit, viewed some of the many information boards on display.
Employees get a taste of the good-for-you life
The hospital held events throughout National Nutrition Month in March to show employees that healthy food can be delicious.
LEFT PHOTO: On the Saint Raphael Campus, registered dietitians teamed up with cafeteria chefs to prepare tasty dishes from different countries, highlighting healthy ingredients and providing employees with the recipes. Serena Hunt, registered dietitian, Food and Nutrition, served up chicken cacciatore to Richard Standish , RN, OR, left, and Jerry Benson, environmental services associate.
RIGHT PHOTO: On the York Street Campus, from left, Marta Wilczynski, social worker, and Diane West-Bentley, outpatient access representative, Patient Access, sampled turkey cutlet Milanese while Leisan Echols, dietetic intern, and Ellen Liskov, registered dietitian, Nutrition Clinic, discussed the health benefits of the dish's ingredients.