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Georgetown nursing instructor receives Excellence in Advancing Nursing Science Award


A Georgetown faculty member in the Department of Nursing at the School of Nursing & Health Studies in Washington, D.C., recently received the Excellence in Advancing Nursing Science Award from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

Nancy Crego, RN, PhD, CCRN, instructor of nursing, received the award for her dissertation, “Factors Influencing Pediatric Sedation Safety.”

“We are so proud of Nancy,” Jeanne Matthews, RN, PhD, the department’s chairwoman, said in a news release. “This prestigious award recognizes her growing potential as a researcher in the area of quality and safety in patient care.”

Crego will receive the award from the organization’s president at the AACN Doctoral Education Conference in January. She will present an abstract of her work and receive $1,000 as part of the award.

“I am honored to be recognized by the AACN and to have the opportunity to share the findings of my research at the Doctoral Education Conference,” Crego said in the release. “I look forward to continuing to use large data sets to advance nursing science in the area of patient safety.”


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