Navigation Links
AAHFN President Elect Sue Wingate Received Prestigious 2007 Clinical Excellence in Nursing Award from the Heart Failure Society of America
Date:9/26/2007

MT. LAUREL, N.J., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sue Wingate, RN, DNSc, CRNP, CS, president elect of the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) was recently honored with a prestigious nursing award for her work with heart failure patients.

She received the 2007 Clinical Excellence in Nursing Award from the Heart Failure Society of America at its recent conference.

This award recognizes registered nurses who not only demonstrate excellence in heart failure clinical practice, but demonstrate special achievements in heart failure clinical practice or make significant contributions to the field. Award recipients must also meet these additional criteria: assist in the professional development of peers and colleagues; participate in ethical decision making and client advocacy; collaborate in the provision of safe, effective and cost-conscious care; and receive scholarships, grants or awards in the field.

"I am so honored and honestly humbled to receive this award for my contributions," she said. "It validates my commitment to improving the quality of care for heart failure patients."

Wingate is a cardiology nurse practitioner with Kaiser-Permanente Mid- Atlantic States in Silver Spring, Maryland. She works in the center-based Heart Failure Treatment Program and coordinates department research activities.

Throughout her career Wingate has worked in coronary intensive care, acute care, outpatient cardiology and cardiac rehabilitation settings as a staff nurse, manager, research coordinator and clinical nurse specialist. She recently retired after 25 years as a nurse corps officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

In addition to her clinical work, Wingate is widely published and has been an invited speaker at regional and national meetings on heart failure and other cardiology topics. She also serves as a reviewer for several professional journals. She is a previous acting editor of The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (JCN) and currently serves as the column editor of "At the Bedside" in JCN. She is currently a co-investigator in a research study examining the issue of pain in persons with heart failure.

Wingate is certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner by The American Nurses Credentialing Center. She was elected as a Fellow in the American Heart Association in 2001.

She is also active in several professional organizations. She has been President of the local American Association of Critical Care Nurses as well as Chair of their national research committee. She has been active in several areas with the American Heart Association and currently is a member of its Professional Education Committee.

About AAHFN: The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is dedicated to advancing nursing education, clinical practice and research to improve outcomes for heart failure patients. For information, visit http://www.aahfn.org or call (888) 452-2436.

Contact: Alison Dickman at (215) 884-6499


'/>"/>
SOURCE American Association of Heart Failure Nurses
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Clintons new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?
2. Past President Narayanans Condition Still Critical
3. President and Founder of National Obesity Forum Resigns
4. President Bush Urges Citizens to Invest In Health Savings Account (HSAs)
5. President Bush proposes HSAs scheme for the benefit of both the workers and the country
6. President’s verdict: no need to panic over bird fl
7. Delhi Hospitals On Standby For President Bush
8. Former IMO President Shows Interest In Winning General Election
9. Chicken Dishes Were Off The Menu At Pakistan Presidents House
10. Man Appeals to President to Save His Ailing Son
11. President Kalam Meets Striking Medicos However Stir to Continue
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh, has released ... understood books in the Holy Scriptures, Revelation. The Book of Revelation paints a picture ... Many have tossed it off as mere rubbish, but Yisrayl Hawkins says that is ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... On The Brink”: the Christian history of the United States and the loss of ... William Nowers. Captain Nowers and his wife, Millie, have six children, ten grandchildren, ... Navy. Following his career as a naval aviator and carrier pilot, he spent ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The company has developed a suite of ... authorities worldwide. From Children’s to Adults 50+, every formula has been developed by ... , These products are also: Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Vegan, Soy Free, Non-Dairy*, Preservative ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... delivery system that we intend to develop to enable prevention of a major ... to severe hearing loss, especially in pediatric patients. For cisplatin, hearing loss is ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... On Saturday, October ... treadmill relay – Miles by Moonlight to raise money for the American Heart Association ... more. , Teams will work together to keep their treadmills moving for 5 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/25/2017)... 25, 2017   Montrium , an industry ... today—from the IQPC Trial Master Files & Inspection ... that EastHORN Clinical Services has selected eTMF ... TMF management. EastHORN, a leading European contract research ... increase transparency to enable greater collaboration with sponsors, ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... HistoSonics, Inc., a venture-backed medical device company developing a non-invasive, robotically assisted, platform ... leadership team developments today:   ... ... Tom Tefft ... Veteran medical device executive Josh Stopek , PhD, who has led ...
(Date:9/12/2017)... NEW YORK , Sept. 12, 2017   EcoVadis ... global supply chains, has published the first annual edition of its Global ... more than 20,400 companies evaluated by EcoVadis, based on Scorecard Ratings that ... ... Risk & Performance Index ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: