Patients and staff – nominate an extraordinary nurse for the DAISY Award

Patients and staff – nominate an extraordinary nurse for the DAISY Award

Do you know a bedside nurse who deserves special recognition? Now’s your chance to nominate them for a DAISY Award! Please make sure to include a specific story that illustrates how this nurse went above and beyond.

What makes a DAISY nurse stand out? He or she:

  • Demonstrates critical thinking and decision making skills
    Offers compassionate care to patient and families
    Establishes a special connection with families through trust and emotional support
    Focuses on meeting patient and family goals
    Educates patients and families
    Is committed to the profession of nursing

Since the beginning of the DAISY Award program in May 2010, we have celebrated 14 exceptional nurses. Here is a list of our previous DAISY Award winners:

  • Kristina Gibson – Mother Baby Unit
    Stephanie Thompson – Short Stay Unit
    Mary Cohn – Special Care Unit
    Despina Smith – Oncology Unit
    Kathy Cacioppo – Short Stay Unit
    Terri Carter – Special Care Unit
    Teresa Putscher – Radiation Oncology – Thoracic Nurse Navigator
    Bob O’Bryhim – Critical Care Unit
    Anne O’Sullivan – Labor and Delivery
    Anna Hill – Oncology
    Carin Weinreich – Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    Lorraine Antel – Critical Care Unit
    Amy Holston – Mother Baby Unit
    Adrienne Holmes – Outpatient Infusion Center

Congratulations to all of our past DAISY Award winners! If you would like to nominate a special nurse for the DAISY Award, you can access the online nomination form by clicking here.

Although there are many wonderful nominations, only one winner is selected per quarter. Please consider resubmitting your nomination if not selected, as they are not kept quarter to quarter. Contact Gena Kosmides at gkosmides@aahs.org with questions.

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