Pardee Hospital, Hendersonville, N.C. Haley McEntire, RN, BSN, CWCN, CCCN, has joined Pardee Hospital as an inpatient wound/ostomy nurse. After working as a staff nurse on a med/surg unit, she has decided to make wound care her specialty. McEntire is nationally board certified in wound and continence care. She also has completed a hyperbaric medicine training course in Columbia, S.C.Abigail Karroubi, RN
Pardee welcomed Christine Norton, MSN, PMHNP/CNS-BC, as a new psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. Norton is a board-certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner and a clinical nurse specialist.
Anne Campbell, RN, clinical coordinator of the Comprehensive Wound Healing Center at Pardee, has received advanced practice nurse training through the Napier University School of Nursing in Edinburgh, Scotland. During her academic tour, Campbell studied wound care at both the Royal Infirmary and the Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Her studies in Scotland will advance Campbell toward the final phase of an MSN, which she expects to complete in 2012.Christine Norton, RN
Christy Parkhill, RN, BSN, BC, and Susan Lyda, RN, BS, BA, BC, both received national certification in med/surg nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Parkhill has been employed with Pardee for 18 years and works as a night shift nursing supervisor. Lyda has been employed with Pardee for 17 years and works as a weekend nursing supervisor. She received her ADN from Blue Ridge Community College and her BS/BA from Mars Hill College. Jennifer Langdon, BSN, CEN, received certification in emergency room nursing from the Emergency Nurses Association. Langdon has been with Pardee for five years where she works in the ED.
Abigail Karroubi, RNIII, BC, has received psychiatric and mental health nursing certification through the ANCC. Karroubi has been with Pardee since 2003 and works as the clinical coordinator in Psychiatric and Addictions Therapeutic Healing Services.
Nurses at Pardee have formed the Carolina Mountain Chapter of the National Gerontological Nursing Association. This will be the first chapter of its kind in western North Carolina. The NGNA is dedicated to the specialized care and needs of adults age 65 or older in various clinical care settings. Nurses from western North Carolina, upstate South Carolina and east Tennessee are encouraged to join.