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DERBY — Griffin Clinic not long ago honored its nursing personnel of additional than 350 at its 33nd Annual Nurse Working day Celebration.
The nursing employees ended up dealt with to hors d’oeuvres, raffles and award presentations to individuals nurses who furnished fantastic treatment during the 12 months.
Carol Lauer of Naugatuck, Gene Brazee of Plymouth, Maria Cantito of Middlebury, and Heather McFarland of Southbury, ended up named winners of the 2019 Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing. At first produced by the Viewing Nurse Association of South Central Connecticut, the Nightingale Award celebrates exceptional nurses and elevates the nursing occupation. The ambitions of the Nightingale Award program are to inspire retention, encourage long run nurses, focus general public attention and recognize the breadth and scope of nursing follow at the area amount.
Ashley D’Agostino of Oakville, scientific educator in Skilled Advancement, gained the 2019 Exceptional Nurse of the Yr Award.
As a nurse at Griffin for additional than 10 several years, D’Agostino started off in Griffin’s Telemetry Unit and has developed into an excellent clinician and compassionate client advocate. She transitioned to the hospital’s Significant Treatment Device and just lately became an educator for the Office of Experienced Advancement.