MUNDELEIN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nursing is the largest healthcare profession in the United States with nearly four million active nurses nationwide. With a wide range of capabilities and disciplines, nurses provide expert care across the entire continuum. During National Nurses Week, May 6-12, Medline celebrates the importance and invaluable experience nurses bring to healthcare and are proud to recognize one of its employees, Clinical Education Specialist Joyce Norman, BSN, RN, CWOCN, DAPWCA. This week, Norman will be named to the 2016 list of Tucson Nurses Week Foundation Fabulous 50 Nurses.
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Norman is a clinical education specialist for Medline and registered nurse (RN) with expertise in wound, ostomy and continence care. In addition to her role at Medline, Norman has 25 years’ experience in a hospital setting and is an active leader in her community. She volunteers her time to the Tucson affiliate of the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses (WOCN) Society and has volunteered in Tucson’s diaper bank. Having been nominated by her peers from WOCN Society, Norman is the first RN working for an industry healthcare provider to be named to this prestigious list.
“I have known Joyce for over 15 years. She is always professional, caring, empathetic and knowledgeable. Knowing that advanced wound care can be very complex, Joyce is a master at bringing common sense to clinical practice,” says Margaret Falconio-West, senior vice president of clinical services, Medline. “We are proud of Joyce and all of our Medline clinicians who are committed each day to helping healthcare providers perform at their very best.”
Since 1995, Tucson Nurses Week Foundation celebrates excellence in nursing by recognizing the roles nurses play in the health of the community. Each year, the community nominates nurses from all settings and 50 Fabulous Nurses are recognized for their contribution to health care. For more information on Tucson Nurses Week Foundation Fabulous 50 Nurses award, visit www.tucsonnursesweekfoundation.org.
Norman and other recipients will be honored at the 2016 Nurses Week Gala on May 7 at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson.
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Medline serves the entire continuum of care and employs nearly 100 nurses from the U.S., Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Portugal and Nordics to help bring clinical expertise to facilities around the globe. The company also is committed to developing unique products and solutions that help soothe caregivers’ hands, improve patient handling and encourage clinicians to practice at the top of their license through continuing education (CE).
Check out the company’s “The Voices of Healthcare” blog to learn more about how the field of nursing is changing by visiting www.medline.com/advancing-blog. Or, follow the conversation on social this National Nurses Week with #NNW2016.
Medline is a global manufacturer and distributor serving the health care industry with medical supplies and clinical solutions that help customers achieve both clinical and financial success. Headquartered in Mundelein, Ill., the company offers 350,000+ medical devices and support services through more than 1,200 direct sales representatives who are dedicated points of contact for customers across the continuum of care. For more information on Medline, go to www.medline.com or http://www.medline.com/social-media to connect with Medline on its social media channels.