Kristal Graves, DNP, RN, education, was named WHC’s 2021 Excellence in Nursing award winner. The Excellence in Nursing award is given to a deserving nurse who has made an impact on the profession of nursing. “Kristal has done so much in the short time she has been in her new education role. She has streamlined our orientation process, does monthly simulations and is a resource for the staff. Kristal has even taken on the role of providing education to the OB and nursery providers as well.”
“Kristal is an amazing asset to our staff and has helped me personally with the nurse residency program,” added her nominator.
The Excellence in Nursing award is given to a deserving nurse each February. It is a chance for patients and co-workers to recognize a nurse who has made an impact on the profession of nursing. Areas of focus for the award include the use of evidence-based practice, community involvement, mentoring, person-centered care and professional development. Nominations for the award are gathered in November and December.