January 31, 2011 - Employee Focus: Marietta Memorial Hospital Recognizes Two Wound Care Certified Nurses, New Certified Diabetes Educator and Ninth Critical Care Registered Nurse in the ICU Tammy Pierce, RN, WCC and Beth Ann Miley, RN, WCC
, have successfully passed the examination to become Wound Care Certified (WCC). The WCC credential is a multidisciplinary wound care certification available to licensed wound care professionals from across the health care continuum. This certification is the professional recognition that Tammy Pierce and Beth Ann Miley possess the qualifications to deliver the highest standard in wound care to their patients.
Tammy Pierce is the clinical nurse manager for the wound center, inpatient and outpatient infusion therapy and diabetes education at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Beth Ann Miley is the team leader for inpatient wound care. Both have over 25 years experience in the nursing field.
Jennifer Hanlon, RN, CDE
, recently passed the certification examination for diabetes educators. She is now the new certified diabetes educator at Marietta Memorial Hospitalís Diabetes Education Center. This certification is designed and intended solely for health care professionals who have defined roles as diabetes educators, and is the highest recognition available in diabetes education.
Heather Johnson, RN, CCRN
, recently passed the certification exam for critical care nurses. Heather, who has been at Marietta Memorial Hospital since 2007 has worked in intensive care for several years. Nurses, through certification, demonstrate their mastery of skills, knowledge and abilities as they progress along the continuum of life-long learning. Achieving this certification helps assure that a nurse has met rigorous requirements in a specialized area of practice. Heather is the ninth nurse to add the CCRN credentials to her name in the intensive care unit at MMH.