Cindy Dawson receives DAISY Lifetime Achievement Award

Cindy Dawson, MSN, RN, CORLN, FAAN, chief nurse executive and associate director for University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, was presented with the DAISY Lifetime Achievement Award. “This prestigious award is given to nurses who have devoted their life’s work to the care of others,” says CEO Suresh Gunasekaran. “During her 45-year distinguished career at […]

Gaber given DAISY Award for being a ‘source of comfort, guidance, and information’

Congratulations to Marilyn Gaber, BSN, RN, CCRN, staff nurse in the SNICU, for being recognized as this month’s DAISY Award winner. Find the DAISY Award nomination form on the Recognize Someone page. She was nominated by a patient’s family member, who said: “During the most devastating time in our family, we found ourselves in unfamiliar territory. Dazed, confused, […]

Finding the flowers

Norma Feldmann, BSN, RN, found some flowers for a patient and in return was awarded some flowers of her own as this month’s DAISY Award winner. Feldmann recently celebrated her 30th anniversary of working at UI Hospitals & Clinics, all of those years on the Respiratory Specialty Care and Palliative Care Unit dedicated to bedside nursing. She […]

Barquist receives DAISY Nurse Leader Award

Congratulations to Kara Barquist, MSN, RN, CCRN, nurse manager on the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU), for receiving the third annual DAISY Nurse Leader Award.

Seth Seltun honored with DAISY Award

Congratulations to Seth Seltun, BSN, RN, CCRN, of the SNICU, for receiving this month’s DAISY Award. “The patient was very ill when he arrived and VERY scared. Seth immediately took charge. His confidence and ability immediately led to reducing the patient’s high anxiety. Seth focused on his multiple needs and worked quickly, calmly, communicated clearly, […]