Five Sparrow Hospital nurses were given special recognition for their quality, compassionate care and service as part of activities celebrating National Nurses Week.Cyndi Dupuis, a critical care float nurse, was named Nurse of the Year after being lauded for her education, training, empathy and compassion toward her patients.
Others receiving special honors at Sparrow Hospital were:
Sparrow’s Pain Resource Committee and the Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit nursing teams were recognized with Nursing Excellence awards. Sparrow Carson Hospital honored Kelsie Smith, a medical/surgical nurse, as its Nurse of the Year. The Sparrow Ionia Hospital named Kathy Raby, who provides care to patients in the oncology/hematology center, as its Nurse of the Year.