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May 7, 2013

Aaron Lange, Allison and Kristen Parisi were honored by their fellow nursing associates.

Aaron Lange, Allison and Kristen Parisi were honored by their fellow nursing associates. 

Kenmore Mercy Hospital kicked off National Nurses’ Week by recognizing some of its best nursing staff during a special ceremony on May 6.  The Catholic Health hospital shows it’s appreciation to these men and women who specialize in patient care each year through a special luncheon and award ceremony. 

  • Kristen Parisi, RN, BSN, CCRN, Intensive Care Unit, was chosen as Nurse of Distinction.
  • Aaron Lange, RN, BSN, ONC, a surgery nurse, was chosen as Outstanding Staff Nurse.
  • Allyson Willet, NA, Intensive Care Unit, was chosen as Outstanding Nurse’s Assistant.

“All of us at Kenmore Mercy Hospital want to thank our outstanding nursing staff who works tirelessly to ensure the health and welfare of our patients,” said Cheryl Hayes, vice president of Patient Care Services.

“We'd like to thank them for their professionalism, their commitment to the highest standards, and their undying dedication to those they serve.”

Held annually, National Nurses Week begins on May 6 and focuses attention on the diverse ways America’s 3.1 million registered nurses work to save lives and to improve the health of millions of individuals.

The week ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, founder of modern nursing.

The theme of National Nurses Week 2013 is “Nurses: Delivering Quality & Innovation in Patient Care,” which was designated by the American Nurses Association.