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Summit Park Recognition Day Celebrates Hudson Valley RNs

More than 250 people attended the 28th annual Nurse Recognition Day Celebration May 6 at Summit Park Hospital and Nursing Care Center in Pomona, N.Y.

The program included presentations of Excellence in Nursing Practice Awards, a keynote speaker, scholarship presentations and a community service project presentation. The celebration also included a ceremony recognizing Excellence in Practice by nurses who were nominated and selected by their peers. Those eligible for awards included RNs working in healthcare and LPNs pursuing an RN license.

Martha Patterson, RN, a palliative care nurse at United Hospice of Rockland in New City, N.Y. received an Excellence in Nursing Award.

During the ceremony, the following RNs were recognized with Excellence in Practice Awards as Staff RNs: Martha Patterson, RN, palliative care nurse, United Hospice of Rockland, New City, N.Y.; Tara Healy, RN, sexual assault forensic nurse, Rockland Family Shelter, New City; Geraldine Genovese, RN, community health nurse, Rockland County Department of Health, Pomona; and Jeanette Miranda, RN, staff nurse, Nyack (N.Y.) Hospital.

Donna Peters, RN, a Rockland Community College nursing professor, received an Excellence in Nursing Practice Award as an Administrator RN.

Paul A. Lorissaint, LPN, at Rockland Psychiatric Center, received an LPN Distinction Award.

The 2010 Nursing Excellence winners, from left, Tara Healy, RN, sexual assault forensic nurse, Rockland Family Shelter, New City, N.Y.; Geraldine Genovese, RN, community health nurse, Rockland County Department of Health, Pomona; Martha Patterson, RN, a palliative care nurse, United Hospice of Rockland, New City; and Jeanette Miranda, RN, staff nurse, Nyack (N.Y.) Hospital.

Monique Luckett-Cummings, LPN, of Rockland Community College, was awarded the LPN Continuing Education Award.

Dominican College nursing students Delcarmise Napoleon and Catherine Piscatelli were awarded scholarships.

Keynote speaker Susan Craig Schulmerich, RN, MS, MBA, president of TEM, Consulting Ltd., discussed the historical perspective of nursing and the role nurses play in healthcare today. For information, visit www.RocklandCountyNurses.org.

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