How exciting! The “Connector” between Medical Plaza 1 to Medical Plaza 2 is now partially open. The wall has been removed. The Connector Entrance was open to all patients beginning on Monday. Mountain View Orthopedics was the first practice to move into their new space, and began seeing patients today, Tuesday March 1. Several physician offices will be moving over the next three months, so refer to the included map and schedule if you have any questions. Stay tuned to The ICE for more Medical Plaza 2 updates.
Leap Day was also Moving Day for Mountain View Orthopedics. Everyone helped out; even the doctors pitched in to get their new space ready to see patients today. MVO is moving from a 3,200 sq foot office to their new, 8,000 sq foot office on the second floor of Medical Plaza 2. They’re more than doubling their old space, with twice as many exam rooms, an additional procedure room, and two in-office X-ray rooms! One of those X-ray rooms is solely for feet (get it… solely!)
Wow! Did you know eight babies were born yesterday? What a lucky and special thing it is to have been born on a Leap Day. Meet baby Nancy, one of our Leap Day babies, posing here with her nurse, Veronica from Postpartum.
March 19 is Certified Nurses Day, an annual worldwide event dedicated to celebrating certification and to promote continuing excellence in the nursing profession. Initially proposed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the day honors the birthday of the late Margretta “Greta” Madden Styles, an international pioneer of nursing certification who designed the first comprehensive study of nurse credentialing.
Certification validates a nurse’s specialty knowledge for practice in a defined functional or clinical area of nursing. According to data collected by the American Board of Nursing Specialties in 2014, more than 757,912 nurses in the United States and Canada held certifications, an increase of more than 74,228 certificants compared to 2013 survey data. These certifications were granted by 28 certifying organizations and represent 144 different credentials. Currently, more than 94,000 certified acute and critical care nurses hold AACN Certification Corporation’s credentials.
In addition, certification benefits patients and their families, validating that the nurse caring for them has demonstrated experience, knowledge and skills in the complex specialties of acute and critical care.
The following are a list of the ICU/ SDU certified nurses:
- Dianna Read, CCRN
- Rachel Fiorentino, CMSRN
- Joy Memmen, CCRN, CVRN
- Christy Moe, CCRN
- Janet Anderson, CCRN
- Michele Siem, CCRN
The Majestic Designs Scrub Sale is tomorrow, March 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Conference Rooms A & B. Join us for great deals on scrubs, shoes, and accessories! Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted. Proceeds from this sale are donated to the PVMC Foundation.