CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. -- NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital nurses were recently recognized for their work in Cortlandt Manor, as part of Nurse Certification Day.
The hospital has 121 nurses with certification in their specialty, and all were honored on March 19, according to a press release.
“As a Magnet nursing hospital – the first in the region to achieve this designation in 2007 – we are committed to encouraging nursing education and the pursuit of professional certification that contributes to a higher standard of patient care,” John Federspiel, NYP/Hudson Valley Hospital president, said in a press release.
Kathy Webster, the hospital's vice president of patient services, lauded the nurses during a reception in the main hospital lobby.
“Our certified nurses have made continuing professional development a priority and they assure our hospital and our patients that they have the knowledge and skills to deliver the highest level of care,’’ Webster said in a press release.
“When we compare ourselves by specialty in the NDNQI (National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators), we have outperformed the benchmark for every specialty.”
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