The Hospital Association of Southern California has named three nurses as committee chairs for 2009.
David Kessler, RN, vice president of patient support care services for Citrus Valley Health Partners, was appointed chairman of the Palliative Care Committee.
The association selected Pat Harvey, RN, MSN, chief nursing officer for Southwest Healthcare System in Wildomar, as chairwoman of the Inland Area Emergency Services 5150 Subcommittee.
Additionally, Tricia Kassab. RN, director of clinical quality for St. Joseph Health System in Orange, was named chairwoman of the Accreditation and Licensure Committee.Pat Harvey, RN Tricia Kassab, RN