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8 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • A P R I L 2 0 1 9 R estaurant gift cards are nice, but if you're looking for a way to honor your nurses for their extraordinary com- passionate and skillful care in a way they'll cherish long after the free lunch, check out the DAISY Award program. More than 3,500 healthcare facili- ties and schools of nursing in all 50 states and 21 other countries honor nurses with the DAISY Award. Close to 125,000 nurses have been honored, including Laurie Maher, RN, an orthopedics nurse at Bryn Mawr (Pa.) Hospital. Ms. Maher's nomination from a patient noted: Laurie went above and beyond for me during my entire stay on her unit. Her compas- sion is just unbelievable and her knowledge and professionalism are beyond compare. After my procedure and upon admission, I was in unbearable pain, but Laurie made sure my needs were addressed right away and my pain was managed correctly. Thank you, Laurie, for everything! Patients, their families or colleagues can nominate a nurse for a DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses (daisyfoundation.org) A Special Way to Honor Your Special Nurses The DAISY Awards recognize nurses for extraordinary care. Editor's Page Dan O'Connor Bryn Mawr (Pa.) Hospital • JOB WELL DONE Laurie Maher, RN, an orthopedics nurse at Bryn Mawr Hospital, proudly displays her DAISY Award.

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