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Farmingdale State assistant professor receives Long Island nursing honor

Christine Glaser, MS, RN, OCN, ANP, assistant professor of nursing at Farmingdale (N.Y.) State College, took top honors May 20 as nurse leaders from Long Island’s hospitals and nursing education programs gathered in Hauppage, N.Y. for the annual Nurse of Excellence Award reception.
The ceremony, hosted by the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council, recognizes nurses for outstanding leadership and clinical practice, according to a news release. NSHC represents Long Island’s nonprofit and public hospitals, and Glaser was one of 25 nominees from hospitals and teaching institutions across Long Island for the Nurse of Excellence honor.
One nurse from each of the NSHC’s member hospitals was nominated for the award. Deans of local nursing schools also submitted nominations.
Glaser’s career as a nurse spans 33 years and includes specialization in oncology, critical care, home care, hospice and staff development. She has been a recipient of Farmingdale’s Cares Award for her outstanding teaching ability, compassion and caring, clinical knowledge, and leadership skills.
She remains active in clinical practice and is the coordinator of education and training at a local hospital. Glaser participates in the Nursing Student Outreach Program, which provides flu immunization and health education to senior citizens. She will earn her doctorate degree of health education this fall from A.T. Still University, Mesa, Ariz.
“In the hospital, nurses do the heavy lifting,” Alan Guerci MD, chairman of the NSHC and CEO of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, said in the release. “Nurses make contributions to diagnostics and therapeutics, and most healing occurs because of the hard work of nurses.”
Other nominees for the award were Chris Paul Petrosino, RN, Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center; Marie T. Cronin, RN, Eastern Long Island Hospital; Mary Muscarello, BSN, RN, CDE, staff educator and diabetes educator, Glen Cove Hospital; Melody Butler, BSN, RN, pediatric nurse, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center; Denise K. Naval, MSN, RN, CIC, ANP-C, infection prevention and control coordinator, Huntington Hospital; Joanne J. Lauten, BSN, RN, SCRN, director of nursing quality and stroke coordinator, John T. Mather Memorial Hospital; Katherine A. Thompson, MSN, RN-BC, clinical nurse specialist, Mercy Medical Center; Margaret Whelan, EdD, RN, FNP-BC, professor of nursing, Molloy College; Elizabeth Samuel, RN, Nassau University Medical Center; Jennifer Meyer, RN, flight nurse, North Shore University Hospital; Barbara Bedell, MSN, RN, CWOCN, wound care consultant, Peconic Bay Medical Center; and Jayne Gallan Galgano, MSN, RN, nurse educator, Plainview Hospital.
Also nominated were Timothy Giancola, BS, RN, ANCC, assistant nursing care coordinator, oncology, St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center; Sylvia Zegelbach, BSN, RN, ANCC, assistant nursing care coordinator, St. Charles Hospital; Antoinette Jordan, BSN, MBA, RN, BC-NE, nurse manager, medical ICU, St. Francis Hospital; Allison E. Lace, BSN, RN, nurse manager, ED, St. Joseph Hospital; Jane E. Edelman, RN, OCN, CBCN, NC-BC, palliative care clinical coordinator, Southampton Hospital; Sharon V. Grupp, BSN, RN, performance management coordinator, South Nassau Communities Hospital; Camille M. Timmons, RN, CCRN, Southside Hospital; Adriann Combs, BSN, RN, regional perinatal center coordinator and Magnet program director, Stony Brook University Hospital; Kathleen M. Gambino, EdD, RN, clinical associate professor, program director of the RN baccalaureate to masters programs, Stony Brook University School of Nursing; Glen Riske, BSN, RN, ED staff nurse, Syosset Hospital; Brenda Matthews, MS, RN-BC, CPRP, mental health inpatient program coordinator, Veterans Affairs Medical Center; and Nicole Oliver, MSN, RN, OCN, director of nursing, medicine and surgery, Winthrop-University Hospital.

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