8 Methodist Nurses Are Finalists for March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards
Each year, March of Dimes (MOD) hosts its annual Nurse of the Year Awards to celebrate nursing excellence and recognize leaders in nursing across Nebraska and Iowa.
This year the MOD received a record 321 nominations across 22 nomination categories. Of those nominations, eight Methodist nurses were selected as finalists for their category.
The following Methodist nurses were announced as finalists on Oct. 23.
Brent Hannah, 7 North Critical Care, Methodist Hospital
Long-Term Care/Post Acute
Wendy Rix, Dunklau Gardens
Sheri Cunningham, 5 South Short Stay, Methodist Hospital
Tori McElligott, 8 South Med/Surg, Methodist Hospital
Public/Community/Home Health & Hospice/Palliative Care
Hilary Applequist, Palliative Care, Methodist Hospital
Courtney Weaver, Nebraska Methodist College
Surgical Services/Procedural Care
Kathleen Kauffman, Surgery, Methodist Women's Hospital
Tasha Bang, Labor & Delivery, Methodist Women's Hospital
Congratulations to the nominees and finalists! To watch a recording of the announcement of finalists, click here.
Virtual Awards Ceremony
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2020 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Award celebration will be a virtual event. It will occur on Dec. 1, 2020, at 6 p.m. and can be viewed here.
To learn more, go to nurseoftheyear.marchofdimes.org.