Western Maine Health Vice President of Clinical Services, M. Patricia Cook, RN, MBA, EdD, announced recently that Stephens Memorial Hospital (SMH) Registered Nurses Shannon Santos, RN, and Amy Landry, RN recently passed the very rigorous Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC).
This is a 2 day intensive program, developed by the National Emergency Nurses Association that teaches an organized and thorough assessment of trauma patients with immediate life saving interventions. Both are Registered Nurses employed in Emergency Services at Stephens Memorial Hospital.
Santos who has been employed at SMH for nearly a year, received her nursing degree at CMMC School of Nursing. She resides in South Paris. Landry earned her nursing degree from St. Josephs Hospital School of Nursing in Rhode Island, and has worked at Stephens since 1994.
Darlene Glover, RN, Nurse Director of the Emergency Services Department shares, "I am so proud, not only Amy and Shannon, but of all the Emergency Services nurses at SMH who maintain certifications specific to the needs of our emergency patients: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life support (PALS), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) and Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC)."
Stephens Memorial Hospital is a Leapfrog Top Rural Hospital and a member of MaineHealth. Visit Western Maine Health on the Internet at www.wmhcc.org.