Mather Hospital’s 2020 annual award ceremony honoring nurses and other staff was distinguished by the fact that it is both the year of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Year of the Nurse.
New nurse leaders were named by Marie Mulligan, PhD, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, over the last few months.
Caregivers, co-workers, family and friends cheered as Mirna Richard, RN, 55 of Manorville, was discharged after spending 64 days as a COVID-19 patient.
Carolyn Germaine, RN, recounts her fight against COVID-19 and commends Mather staff for care and support.
Nicole Hoefler, RN, Mather’s new director for nursing, Cardiac Cath Lab Services, arrived at the hospital in March ready to help get the cardiac catheterization lab up and running.
Mather currently has four Proning Teams that work to turn critically ill patients onto their stomachs to facilitate oxygenation.
Patients who cannot have visitors due to the COVID-19 pandemic can now connect to both their families and their caregivers via electronic devices.
The program will describe the focus of Health Transition Science while identifying nursing’s role in promoting health transitions and health. The program will also describe nursing and interdisciplinary research being conducted at the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health and describe P.I., EBP and research being led by nurses from healthcare organizations on Long Island, New York
Brandy Feliu, RN, Assistant Vice President for Nursing Professional Development, was selected to participate in a two-week study tour with Epworth HealthCare in Melbourne, Australia. She is the only RN representing Northwell.
Gloria Fortune, NP, of Mather’s Partial Hospitalization program has been accepted into Northwell’s Integrative Certificate Program for Advanced Clinical Providers (ACPs).