Renee Silver, MSN, RN, has been recognized as a 2014 Professional Women of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession, according to a news release.
Silver has more than two decades of nursing experience. She holds the position of nurse care manager at Rehabilitation Perspectives, a rehabilitation company in the Washington, D.C. area, where she manages workers compensation cases, provides care and support to injured workers, collaborates with other agencies as needed, and communicates with patients, families and insurance carriers.
As an adjunct faculty member at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., Silver shares her nursing knowledge and medical insight, particularly in the trauma area, with students. In a hospital setting and working under the direction of CUA faculty, she provides guidance to a group of students, managing their patient assignments and educational requirements, while keeping an eye on the patients to ensure their medical needs are always being met, according to the release.
She has a masters degree in nursing administration from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., and is active in the National Orthopedic Nurses Association.
The National Association of Professional Women is the largest networking organization of professional women in the country, with more than 600,000 members and nearly 300 local chapters, according to the release.