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GNA Member Dr. Doreen Wagner Receives AORN’s Excellence in Perioperative Nursing Award

Monday, April 30, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Copy of press release from Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses

 

 

Doreen Wagner Receives AORN’s Excellence in Perioperative Nursing Award

(April 30, 2018) Denver, Colo. -- Doreen Wagner, PhD, RN, CNOR has recently received the Association for PeriOperative Registered Nurse’s (AORN) Excellence in Perioperative Nursing Award. The award is the highest honor bestowed by AORN recognizing an individual whose work and accomplishments have had global implications on perioperative nursing in the areas of practice, education, and research.

 

Dr. Wagner, of Marietta, Georgia is a nurse educator, international speaker, author, and independent consultant. In health care for 34 years, her career roles have included perioperative staff nursing to Surgical Services Educator, Patient Safety System Coordinator in the acute care setting, legal nurse consultant, and nursing faculty. Presently she is a Professor in the WellStar School of Nursing at Kennesaw State University, Georgia.

 

Dr. Wagner holds membership in numerous professional organizations with long-term volunteer activism in local to national levels of AORN.  She is a member of the AORN Journal Editorial Board, the AORN Nursing Research Committee, and has published numerous articles and book chapters about perioperative nursing issues. She is the 2005 recipient of the AORN National Award for Outstanding Perioperative Nursing Research and the 2009 recipient of the AORN National Award for Outstanding Perioperative Nursing Education.

 

About AORN

Founded in 1949, AORN unites and empowers leading surgical nurses, health care organizations and industry in working together to define standardized practice in the operating room. As the world’s largest professional association for perioperative nurses, our evidence-based guidelines, continuing education and clinical practice resources lead to optimal outcomes in care. We make surgery safe for every patient, every time.

 

For Information:
Gayle Davis, AORN
gdavis@aorn.org
303-928-9105

 

 


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