Hays, Kansas HaysMed, part of The University of Kansas Health System is proud to announce that Kelsey Accurso, MS, APRN, AGCNS-BC and Sarah Green, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, CPAN were honored at the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards Gala held recently in Kansas City. Accurso was named Nurse of the Year out of 5 finalists in the area of Quality Management. Green was one of five finalists in the category of Surgical Services.
There were 845 nurses nominated in 22 award categories. One winner for each category was announced at the black tie awards gala at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Marriott Downtown in Kansas City, Mo
Hosted by the Greater Kansas Chapter of the March of Dimes, the Nurse of the Year Awards is an annual event that recognizes the vital role of registered nurses and the many contributions they make in the community, while helping raise funds to support the nonprofit’s mission to prevent birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.