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There were 22 board-certified nurses who were honored on March 19th at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System in observance of Certified Nurses Day.

MHHS celebrates Certified Nurses Day

Posted on March 28, 2015 at 5:31 pm

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System observed Certified Nurses Day on March 19 by honoring 22 board-certified nurses who work at the hospital. Board certification of nurses plays an important role in assuring high standards of patient care. “Nursing, like health care in general, has become increasingly complex,” said Janice McKinley, senior vice president and chief nursing officer for Covenant Health, parent company of Methodist Medical Center. “Board certification means that a nurse

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