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Structural
Empowerment
Crista Creedle
BSN, RN, OCN
Patient Services Manager III

Certification Matters!
Saying certification matters begs
the question-why? As a nurse,
becoming professionally certified
demonstrates to others that you
have the knowledge, skills and
abilities to provide high quality
care to patients and their families.
To triple the hospital's certification
rate within the last ten years and
beat the national benchmark
by 20% required creativity,

hard work and organizational
support by nurse leaders
and the Nursing Certification
Committee. In recognition of this
achievement, the American Board
of Nursing Specialties selected
the University of North Carolina
Hospitals as its 2018 Nursing
Certification Advocacy Award
winner. This prestigious award
is given to only one organization
throughout the nation each year.

We have worked together...to propel
nurse certification rates at UNC Hospitals
to 49%. The most recent national
benchmark...is 39%. So clearly, we are
over-achieving.

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UNCH 2018 Nursing Annual Report

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of UNCH 2018 Nursing Annual Report

A Letter from Dr. Madigan
Magnet® Stories
Transformational Leadership
Structural Empowerment
Exemplary Professional Practice
New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvement
Feature: The Beacon Award for Excellence
Staff Profiles
Rising to the Top
A Helping Hand Through Hard Times
Turning Anxiety into Outcomes
Nursing Staff Recognition Awards
Professional Accomplishments
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UNCH 2018 Nursing Annual Report - 1
UNCH 2018 Nursing Annual Report - A Letter from Dr. Madigan
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UNCH 2018 Nursing Annual Report - Transformational Leadership
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UNCH 2018 Nursing Annual Report - Structural Empowerment
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UNCH 2018 Nursing Annual Report - Exemplary Professional Practice
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UNCH 2018 Nursing Annual Report - New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvement
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UNCH 2018 Nursing Annual Report - Feature: The Beacon Award for Excellence
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UNCH 2018 Nursing Annual Report - Rising to the Top
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UNCH 2018 Nursing Annual Report - A Helping Hand Through Hard Times
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UNCH 2018 Nursing Annual Report - Turning Anxiety into Outcomes
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UNCH 2018 Nursing Annual Report - Nursing Staff Recognition Awards
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UNCH 2018 Nursing Annual Report - Professional Accomplishments
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