CANANDAIGUA – UR Medicine Thompson Health encourages national board certification for all its nurses and this year celebrated Certified Nurses Day™ on Monday, March 19.

“We are grateful for the opportunity to recognize our nurses for demonstrating professionalism and dedication to quality patient care by earning certification in their respective specialties,” said Vice President of Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer Hazel Robertshaw, who is certified in executive nursing practice by the American Organization of Nurse Executives.

According to Robertshaw, as health care becomes increasingly complex, board certification of nurses plays an increasingly important role in the assurance of high standards of care for patients and their loved ones.

The following Thompson nurses currently have certifications in their respective specialties:

· Elizabeth Alexander, CNE

· Nancy Allen, RN-BC

· Glynna Beechler, CCE

· Lisa Bishop, C-EFM

· Nancy Bonk, C-EFM

· Sarah Boyce, CEN

· Alice Brocklebank, C-EFM

· Kelly Carr, RN-BC

· Paula Constantino, CBC, C-EFM

· Shannon Cooper, RN-BC

· Mary Kate Corey, CCRN

· Cristine Crawford, RNC-OB, C-EFM, SANE

· Cathleen Crosby, CNL

· Tina Culver, CWPC

· Jennifer Dane, CBC, C-EFM

· Linda Demme, MDS

· Denise DeVuyst, MDS

· Chet Eldridge, CEN

· Molly Emblidge, CBC, C-EFM

· Vicki Erway, RN-BC

· Dawn Fisher, RN-BC

· Amber Fulmer, RN-BC

· Sarah Gallagher, CCRN-K, SCRN

· Brandon Geer, CEN

· Lynne Goodman, C-EFM

· Sharon Haefele, MDS, WCC

· Jane Hallstead, CDE

· Cynthia Hartman, RNC-OB, C-EFM

· Sheri Hayes, CNOR

· Polly Higley, CPAN

· Robert Hine, CNOR

· Danielle Howell, CNOR

· Emily Hunt, NRP

· Wendy Hurley, Healthcare Informatics

· Brianne Jennison, CEN

· Diana Jensen, CNOR

· Jennifer Jesske, CCRN

· Rachael Johnson, RN-BC

· Deborah Jones, RNC-OB, C-EFM, PLNC

· Kurt Koczent, FACHE

· Heather Lovejoy, RN-BC

· Tammy Lush, RN-BC

· Alice Mann, WCC

· Barbara Manning, CEN

· Hannah Martens, CCE

· Amy Martin, Inpt. OB, C-EFM

· Susan McCarthy, C-EFM

· Brian Moore, CEN

· Gennell Moore, CN-BN

· Tana Morehouse, RNC-OB, C-EFM

· Pamela Mott, RN-BC

· Susan Mydosh, CPAN

· Aimee Nesbitt, CEN

· Kenneth Nesbitt, CPAN

· Dorothy Nolan, CPAN

· Sheryl O’Neill, CEN

· Rebecca Parshall, CCE

· Marianne Peck, CNOR

· Anne Peck, RNC-OB, C-EFM

· Courtney Phillips, IBCLC

· Beth Potter, CNOR

· Amy Propester, CCRN

· Deborah Reynolds, RN-BC, CCRN, PCCN, CMSRN

· Kimberlie Rippey, RN-BC

· Kristena Robbins, C-EFM

· Hazel Robertshaw, CENP

· Kathy Roeland, CCRP

· Ashley Schultz, CDP

· Melissa Shelley, CNOR

· Bronwyn Ship, CPAN

· Hilary Ship, RN-BC

· Khristeen Sproul, CEN

· Michael F. Stapleton, Jr., FACHE

· Ragan Stevens, SANE

· Denise Storie, RN-BC

· Ida Thompson, RN-CMS

· Teresa Trank, CCRN

· Patty Trickey, CCRN

· Shannon Walker, CCRN

· Emily Wallace, C-EFM

· Kathleen Wilbert, CLC, C-EFM

· Jill Wilson, RN-BC

· Kimberly Yerkes, CBC, C-EFM