EDMONTON, May 10, 2013 /CNW/ - The College and Association of Registered
Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) will honour eight registered nurses during
its 14th annual CARNA Awards of Nursing Excellence Gala at the Hyatt Regency Calgary on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
The recipients along with many other Alberta registered nurses and nurse
practitioners are being celebrated across Canada during National Nursing Week, May 6 - 12.
Each recipient has made an outstanding contribution in their respective
area of practice.
Go to www.CARNAAwards.ca for biographies and nominee qualifications.
Nursing Excellence in Clinical Practice: Judith Willey, CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health
Nursing Excellence in Education: Frankie Wong, Foothills Medical Centre
Nursing Excellence in Administration: Kathleen Soltys, AHS Immunization and Sexual Response Team
Nursing Excellence in Research: Wendy Duggleby, University of Alberta
Rising Star: Bobbi Spady, Stollery Children's Hospital
Nursing Excellence, Committee's Choice: Deb Chalupa, Misericordia Community Hospital
Nursing Excellence, Lifetime Achievement: Norma Jackson, Brenda Strafford Foundation
Partner in Health: Whitehorn Village Retirement Community, Calgary
High resolution photos for each recipient are available on request. All
biographies may be reprinted at no cost with notice to CARNA.
CARNA is the professional and regulatory body for Alberta's more than
33,000 RNs, including nurses in direct care, education, research and
administration as well as nurse practitioners. Its mandate is to
protect the public by ensuring that Albertans receive effective, safe
and ethical care by registered nurses. For more information, visit www.nurses.ab.ca.
SOURCE: College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta
For further information:
To arrange an interview or photo opportunity, contact:
Communications Coordinator, CARNA