Elsevier Announces the Winners of the Third Annual ‘Superheroes of Nursing’ Contest at the ANCC National Magnet Conference
PHILADELPHIA, October 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
National contest recognizes outstanding nursing professionals in five
Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com/_nocache ], a world-leading publisher of scientific,
technical and medical information products and services, today announced the winners of
the second annual Mosby’s Suite “Superheroes of Nursing”
[https://www.facebook.com/MosbysSuite ] contest. The contest was designed to identify the
real-life superheroes of the nursing profession. The winners will be publicly recognized
at the ANCC National Magnet Conference in Orlando, Fla., October 2-4.
The winners include:
- The Connector Award: Ofelia Layugan of Citrus Valley Health Partners, Eastvale, Calif. - The Protector Award: Melody Butler of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, Lindenhurst, NY. - The Validator Award: Sheelu Joseph of Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, Houston, TX. - The Educator Award: Christine Thornam of Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center, Brighton, Colo. - The Achiever Award: Samantha Donlin of University of Florida and Shands Children's Hospital, Gainesville, Fla.
The contest, which began during Nurses Week in May, is part of a nationwide campaign
to recognize nurses and identify how they address the issues their institutions face
daily. Winners received a full-paid trip to the ANCC National Magnet Conference including
hotel, airfare and conference registration.
“It’s an honor to play a part in the acknowledgment of these professionals who work
hard daily to help others,” said Michelle Troseth, MSN, RN, DPNAP, FAAN, Chief
Professional Practice Officer, Elsevier. “These five nurses are on the front lines of
making a difference in their profession and deserve recognition and thanks for their
accomplishments. Congratulations to them all.”
Entrants to the “Superheroes of Nursing” Contest were invited to submit nominations on
Mosby’s Suite’s Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/MosbysSuite ] page. This year more than
1,700 votes were cast through the contest’s Facebook page.
For more information about the contest, visit
http://confidenceconnected.com/mosbysheroes. Additional information can be found by
“liking” the Mosby Nursing Suite Facebook page offering current news and announcements.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information
products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health
communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet
[http://www.thelancet.com ] and Cell [http://www.cell.com ], and close to 20,000 book
titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier’s online
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[http://www.elsevier.com/reaxys ], ClinicalKey [https://www.clinicalkey.com ] and Mosby’s
Suite [http://www.confidenceconnected.com ], which enhance the productivity of science and
health professionals, helping research and health care institutions deliver better
outcomes more cost-effectively.
A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ]
employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc
[http://www.reedelsevier.com/Pages/Home.aspx ], a world leading provider of professional
information solutions. The group employs more than 30,000 people, including more than
15,000 in North America. Reed Elsevier Group plc is owned equally by two parent companies,
Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. Their shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam
and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam:
REN; New York: RUK and ENL.
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