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Published On 06/25/2012

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Le Bonheur lab recognized by Medical Laboratory Observer

Medical Laboratory Observer (MLO) – a peer-reviewed magazine for lab professionals -- recently named Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital the first runner up for 2016 Lab of the Year. MLO evaluated labs on six criteria: customer service, productivity, teamwork, education and training, strategic outlook and lab inspections. To learn more about the designation visit www.mlo-online.com.

CVICU earns top nursing award

The American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) honored Le Bonheur’s Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit with a Beacon Award for Excellence. The award honors the exceptional care our nurses provide each day. The team is one of only two units in the state to earn this designation.

Hogg named School Nurse Administrator of the Year

The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) recently named Le Bonheur’s Cindy Hogg, RN, BSN, School Nurse Administrator of the Year. The award recognizes is given annually to a school nurse administrator who shows evidence of the American Nurses Association’s Scope and Standards for Nurse Administrators. Hogg serves as director of Health Services for Le Bonheur Community Health and Well-Being.

Critical Care specialist joins Le Bonheur

Le Bonheur’s Critical Care team recently welcomed Rebekah Shappley, MD. Shappley received a medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed fellowship training in pediatric critical care at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Shappley will also serve as an assistant professor with UTHSC.

Nurse practitioner receives Excellence in Advanced Practice award

Leslie Rhodes, NP, recently received the 2016 Society of Pediatric Nursing's (SPN) national Excellence in Advanced Practice Award. The award recognizes an advanced practice nurse who has made a significant contribution to the care of children and their families through excellence in advanced practice nursing. Rhodes is a part of Le Bonheur’s Pediatric Orthopaedic team and also serves as secretary of the Mid-South chapter of SPN. The award was presented at the SPN conference April 20-24 in Minneapolis.

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