Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge observed Certified Nurses Day on Thursday, March 19, by honoring all of the board-certified nurses who work at the hospital.
Board certification of nurses plays an important role in assuring high standards of patient care.
â€œNursing, like health care in general, has become increasingly complex,â€ said Janice McKinley, senior vice president and chief nursing officer for Covenant Health, parent company of Methodist Medical Center. â€œBoard certification means that a nurse has successfully completed extensive specialized education, and has made a strong personal and professional commitment to excellence. These are the expert nurses who work throughout our health system.â€ [Read more…]