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:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... IsoComforter, Inc. ( https://isocomforter.com ), one ... an innovative new design of the shoulder pad. The shoulder pad provides optimal ... controlling your pain while using cold therapy. By utilizing ice and water that is ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Information about ... intend to develop to enable prevention of a major side effect of chemotherapy ... especially in pediatric patients. For cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA listed on-label as ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... D.C. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... Leading ... their peers in Washington, D.C., for the 49th Congress of the International Society ... ., Vice President of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... the nation's first interactive health literacy software tool, and the Cancer Patient Education ... of cancer patient education, today announce a new strategic alliance. , As ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... of California Berkeley, and other leading institutions in announcing the launch of the ... to change the way animals are raised for food. , Founding members of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/28/2017)... Sept. 28, 2017 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ... conference call and webcast on Friday, November 3, 2017, ... and ending at approximately 8:30 a.m. (CDT) / 9:30 ... company,s 2017 financial performance and guidance for 2018, Hill-Rom ... to enhance operational performance, and long-range financial outlook through ...
(Date:9/25/2017)...   Montrium , an industry leader in ... IQPC Trial Master Files & Inspection Readiness Conference ... Clinical Services has selected eTMF Connect ... EastHORN, a leading European contract research organization (CRO), ... to enable greater collaboration with sponsors, improve compliance ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... 22, 2017 AVACEN Medical (AVACEN) announced that ... successfully helping those with the widespread pain associated with ... Amanda in Essex, England commented, ... hair, experiencing no sleep at all, tremendous pain, with ... cannot recommend [the AVACEN 100] enough, how this has ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: