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Andrea Hartong, CNOR, CLNC is Elected to the American Health Council's Nurse Board

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NEW YORK, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Health Council proudly announces the election of Andrea Hartong, CNOR, CLNC to their Nursing Board for her examples of healthcare excellence. For the past 20 years, Ms. Hartong has been an Operating Room Nurse and is currently a Safety Coach at Silver Cross Hospital.  Silver Cross Hospital is dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of all people. Committed to a culture of excellence, and delivery of unrivaled healthcare experience, Silver Cross Hospital utilizes the latest in medical technology reducing unnecessary transfers and the risk of infection and injury. With 29 years of medical knowledge, Ms. Hartong has exceeded her capabilities in Healthcare, Patient Safety, Process Improvement, Clinical Services, Patient Care.

In pursuit of her education, Ms. Hartong attended St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing. She obtained her current certifications in 1983 and has been using her education to provide each of her patients with high-quality care ever since. When choosing her career path, Ms. Hartong felt she wanted to incorporate her love for science and the passion she had for helping others. She chose to enter nursing because that career path offered everything she could ever hope for in a career.

The success that Ms. Hartong has accumulated throughout her career can be attributed to her own dedication and work ethic, paired with the support she has received from her loving family each day. Daily responsibilities for Ms. Hartong, include the assessment of her patients, planning their care, maintaining patient safety in the perioperative setting, and evaluating the nursing care that takes place in her operating room. She both circulates and scrubs in for surgical procedures.

Among the many accomplishments she has gained throughout her career, Ms. Hartong is most proud of her Certification in Perioperative Nursing. To keep abreast of the latest advancements in nursing, Ms. Hartong has become a member of numerous associations such as the American Nurses Association, the National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants and the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses. Additionally, Ms. Hartong mentors newer nurses with an emphasis on communication and patient safety in the operating room environment.

In the upcoming years, Ms. Hartong would like to expand her education in healthcare and help build and sustain a high-reliability organization with respect towards patient safety. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and reading.

About the American Health Council:

The American Health Council is the nation's only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers — from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at: http://americanhealthcouncil.org

Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals and institutions making the difference in patients' lives day in and day out. The AHC is honoring "America's Best Doctors and Nurses," as well as the nation's best medical universities and hospitals. The American Health Council's "Best in Medicine" and "Best in Nursing" awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: http://bestinmedicine.org and http://bestinnursing.org.

For more information, please contact:

Elizabeth Moore
American Health Council
Hauppauge, NY United States
Phone: 1-631-617-6590
Email: media@americanhealthcouncil.org

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