West Boca Medical Center in Boca Raton, Fla., and the Palm Healthcare Foundation joined in celebrating Margaret Neddo, RN, MSN, as the recipient of the 2013 Leadership Award. The annual Nursing Distinction Awards ceremony, hosted by the Palm Healthcare Foundation, was held on May 3 at the Breakers Palm Beach and honored several nurses from the community for their dedication to excellence and commitment to the nursing profession.
Neddo serves as ED director at West Boca Medical Center and was nominated for the award by her peers. Her level of commitment to patient care is unwavering.
She has over 20 years of emergency nursing experience and serves as a tremendous role model for everyone in our hospital and in the nursing community, said Mitch Feldman, CEO at West Boca Medical Center, in a news release.
Neddo holds multiple certifications including, Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Trauma Nursing Core Course and Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course. She earned a BSN from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale and an MSN from Florida Atlantic University.
Neddo also is a member of several organizations, including the Healthcare Emergency Response Coalition for Palm Beach County, EMS Fire Council for Palm Beach County, EMS Provider Council of Palm Beach County, Emergency Department Nurses Forum for Palm Beach County and the Emergency Nurses Association.