North Fulton Hospital's Patrice Pniewski, RN, was given the DAISY Nursing Award for September.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Patrice Pniewski, a registered nurse at North Fulton Hospital, was recently given the DAISY Award for Nursing, a profound honor since nominations are submitted by patients and peers. A nurse on the Intensive Care Unit, Pniewski's dedication, compassion and leadership are evident to all who come into contact with her, according to the hospital release. “Patrice was one of our ICU nurses last week caring for my mother who had a tumor removed from her brain. The compassion and professionalism Patrice showed to the entire family as well as my mother went well beyond the call of duty. This wasn't just someone showing up for work and doing a good job. She genuinely cared for all of us and needs to be commended for her efforts. We considered …
Melissa Schinck will get to attend nursing conference of her choice.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Roswell resident, Melissa Schinck, was recently presented the Laura Snitzer-Boozer Nursing Award for her professional excellence and leadership in pediatric cancer care. Schinck - a registered nurse at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service for the past three years - is one of only two nurses to receive the award this year. “I am honored to be recognized for my work, especially when I work with such an amazing and hardworking group,” said Schinck, who received her Masters of Science in Nursing at the Medical College of Georgia. The award provides financial support for continued education in the field of oncology. It's given in memory of Laura Snitzer-Boozer, an Aflac Cancer Center nurse who died …