Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md., recently unveiled a photo wall exhibit that pays tribute to its 156 certified nurses. “Nurses worldwide contribute to better patient outcomes through national certification in their specialty,” CNO Barbara Jacobs, RN-BC, MSN, CCRN, CENP, said in the news release. “Since 2009, the number of certified nurses at Suburban Hospital has grown every year.”
Many nurses at Suburban Hospital achieve certification while on the job through the hospitals tuition reimbursement program. Jacobs said in the release that certification affirms advanced knowledge, skill and practice to meet the challenges of modern nursing.