Nagle named 10-Foot Award Winner
Valerie Nagle isn’t a nurse, but she does make people feel better.
That’s because Nagle, a health unit coordinator in the Ambulatory Staging Unit of Parkwest Medical Center, smiles.
A pair of veteran nurses – one a certified wound and ostomy care nurse and the other known for enhancing the intravenous skills of the nursing staff – recently took the top award at Parkwest Medical Center’s annual National Nurses Week reception to recognize nursing excellence.
New vice president announced at Peninsula, a division of Parkwest
Liz Clary, RN, has been promoted to the position of vice president of behavioral health for Peninsula, a division of Parkwest.
Sleep apnea is a serious, potentially life-threatening condition that is far more common than generally understood with as many as 18 million Americans estimated to have it.
Change of heart
He’d had rough nights before, the kind when Warren Wilson would wake up the next morning feeling drowsy, tired, achey or as if he’d been beaten in his sleep.
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Rx for recovery: Pharmacist discusses medicines used to treat mental illness
Call them psychotropics, psychoactives or psychopharmaceuticals. Whatever you call these medications, Peninsula Pharmacist Cheryl Gray says they are merely one tool that aids in recovery from mental illness.
A deacon’s heart: TAVR gives Cumberland Gap man new life
Ray Rogers of Cumberland Gap had it all. “Multiple comorbidities” is what doctors called it. Cardiologist, Dr. Clint Doiron, sent the long-time Baptist deacon to Parkwest Medical Center where the doctor hoped his patient could qualify for a much-needed life-saving procedure known as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (or TAVR).
Buscetta Award winner followed dream into nursing
Liz Clary, director of patient care services at Peninsula Hospital, was recently presented Covenant Health’s 2013 Buscetta Award, given to outstanding managers who personify leadership excellence.
Quigley joins psychiatric staff
Dr. Kimberly Quigley has joined the psychiatric staff of Parkwest.