Lee Memorial Health System is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the Nursing Excellence Awards. Some of the criteria for selecting these outstanding nurses included participation in activities that improved patient care, acting as a role model and fostering clinical advancement.
"Recipients of the Nursing Excellence Awards contribute to their profession by providing superior care and improving patient outcomes through professional skill and compassionate support," said Donna Giannuzzi, Chief Nursing Officer. "They truly give of themselves to improve the lives and well-being of others."
The 2013 recipients of the Nursing Excellence Awards are: Nicole Caldwell, RN, Cape Coral Hospital;
Kelly Stewart, RN, Cape Coral Hospital; Erol Brenes, RN, BSN, Gulf Coast Medical Center; Jessica Berkel, RN, BSN, Gulf Coast Medical Center; Jennifer Klein, RN, BSN, HealthPark Medical Center; Susan Moore, RN, BSN, PCCN, HealthPark Medical Center; Kimberly Trapenese, RN, BSN, NAON, Lee Memorial Hospital; Maria Ericson, RN, BSN, Lee Memorial Hospital; Christine Fletcher, RN, OCN, Outpatient; Debbie Burdoiski, RN, Outpatient; Lynnea Marzella, BSN, CPON, Women & Children; Misty Teeter, RN, Women & Children; Tracy Eckerle, BSN, CRRN, Rehabilitation Hospital; Tammie Binkley, LPN, Lee Physician Group; Casey Weiner, RN, Lee Physician Group; Stella Dione, RN, BS, Home Health; and Cindy Brandon, RN, Care Center.