Nurses Honor June's DAISY Award Winner

Nurses Recognize June’s DAISY Award Winner Renata Clark, a certified nursing assistant aide on 3 Center earned the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for June at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Each month, the WRNMMC nursing team recognizes one of their own with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for demonstrating “excellence in the delivery of patient care, extraordinary compassion, courage, integrity, and promotion of their professional nursing practice,” according to the WRNMMC DAISY award selection committee. Three family members of a patient nominated Clark for the June DAISY award at WRNMMC. “This nurse not only cares for my dad but also makes sure we, the family, are OK and have everything we need during our visits,” the family members stated. “ Thank you’ can’t begin to express our gratitude. Caring for others is hard, but this nurse definitely does it with grace and professionalism,” they added. Anyone can nominate a member of the WRNMMC nursing team for the DAISY award. Nominations for the DAISY award can be submitted to any nurse or clerk in WRNMMC directorate of nursing services, or e-mailed to joan.loepkerduncan.civ@mail.mil. Nominations can be mailed to Joan Loepker-Duncan, WRNMMC, 8930 Brown Drive, Bldg. 9, Room 2894, Bethesda, Maryland 20889. For additional information about the DAISY award at WRB, contact Loepker-Duncan at 301-319-4617.