St. Francis Health Center presented awards to several nurses and nurse aides during a ceremony today. The awards are a part of Nurses Week activities at St. Francis.
Nursing Excellence Awards were presented to Brenda Deters, Lavonne Good, Carolyn Hojnacki, Marla Flanagan and Calvin Wright.
Pusitz Awards were presented to Erica Hill, Kurtis Klecan, Joanie Ives, Ana Ratcliff, Kristy Simon, Gerald Hutfles, Marsha Martin, Damien Mauck and Tiffany Badger.
Pusitz Awards were established at the bequest of Dr. Manuel Pusitz to honor nurses and nurse aides who distinguish themselves through compassionate nurse-patient relationships.
Watch Kansas First News at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. for more information on the ceremony.