Deborah Hill-Rodriguez accepted into AONL Fellowship
Congratulations to Deborah Hill-Rodriguez, MSN, MBA-HMA, APRN, NE-BC, for being accepted into the AONL’s 2022 Fellowship class! Deborah, Director of Medical Surgical Services and the Humpty Dumpty Falls Prevention Program ™ was commended for possessing the experience, attributes, and skills that will make her a valuable member of the 2022 Fellowship class and an able successor to future nursing leadership positions.
Nicklaus Children's Cardiac Nurses Participate in Multicenter Study
The Nicklaus Children's Hospital cardiac nursing team was honored to participate in this multicenter study with 26 other pediatric and cardiac intensive care units. The results of this study demonstrated that delirium is under-recognized in pediatric cardiac patients, and many Centers do not routinely screen for delirium. However, pediatric delirium has been associated with increased length of mechanical ventilation, hospital costs, and even mortality, and it is therefore important to recognize delirium in order to improve patient outcomes.
Dr. Sarik Selected to Join as a Member of the Institute of Pediatric Nursing
Congratulations to Dr. Danielle Sarik on been selected to join the Institute of Pediatric Nursing (IPN) as a Member. The IPN Committee selects nursing experts who have demonstrated success in the child health policy, advocacy, and community health arena. In her new role, Dr. Sarik will be supporting the IPN's mission and vision as well as advocating on behalf of our pediatric nurses and patients.
Nurses Awarded at the 11th Annual FNA South Region Symposium and Awards Ceremony
Congratulations to the Nicklaus Children's Hospital nurses recognized for nursing excellence at the 11th Annual South Region Florida Nurses Association Award Ceremony and Symposium.
Nurse inducted into the MDC Alumni Hall of Fame
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to Nurse Manager Sheila Coakley who will be inducted into the Miami Dade College Alumni Hall of Fame. Sheila is an inspiring leader who has managed the Dialysis Unit at Nicklaus Children’s through the pandemic. Under her leadership, the team demonstrated an unwavering dedication to children while ensuring safety