JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Highlighting Nurses Week, the 2019 Excellence in Nursing Awards were presented to six deserving nurses at a reception on May 9, 2018. Recipients of this award were nominated by their nursing peers, as well as administrative staff and physicians.
These nurses reflect attributes that are necessary to be great in nursing: teamwork, compassion, respect, integrity and a strong desire to heal, just to name a few. They are also the epitome of Better. Every day.
Nurses from various departments were bestowed this honor. The recipients included:
Megan Smith, LPN – Capital Region Physicians – Pediatrics
Sarah Twehus, LPN – Capital Region Physicians – Women’s Health
John Dorsey, RN – Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Rita Johnson, RN – Emergency Department
Glenda Meysami, RN – Medical/Surgical Unit
Lori Brockman, LPN – Capital Region Physicians – Internal Medicine
Attachment: Photo. Group shot of recipients. Left to Right: Megan Smith, LPN, Sarah Twehus, LPN, John Dorsey, RN, Rita Johnson, RN, Glenda Meysami, RN. Not pictured: Lori Brockman, LPN.
About Capital Region Medical Center
Capital Region Medical Center, located in Jefferson City, Mo. is an affiliate hospital of University of Missouri Health Care, and encompasses a full service hospital, a comprehensive cancer program at Goldschmidt Cancer Center and an expansive clinic system covering eight counties. Within the hospital, the Inpatient Rehabilitation Center is one of the few accredited hospital-based rehabilitation centers in the state. From prenatal and obstetric care to orthopaedic and cardiovascular services, Capital Region provides innovative health care, advancing its mission to improve the health and wellness of the people and communities it serves.