Miami Dade College Nursing Faculty Honored as Part of 2013 Class of Great 100 Nurses in Florida
12 MDC Nursing Faculty Named among 100 Best Nurses in Florida
Miami, October 3, 2013 -
A group of 12 nursing faculty members and administrators from Miami Dade College's (MDC) Medical Campus' Benjamin Leon School of Nursing was honored by the Florida Nurses Association (FNA) as part of the 2013 Class of Great 100 Nurses for their dedication to student success, administrative support of students and the community, as well as their reputation among nurses in Florida.
"This recognition represents the incredible work of our Medical Campus nursing faculty, their dedication, hard work and commitment to our students' success," said Dr. Armando Ferrer, president of the Medical Campus.
Dr. Patricia Messmer (FNA Hall of Fame) and Dr. Valerie Browne were in the 2009 Class of Great 100 Nurses. FNA represents the 250,000 registered nurses in Florida.
This year recipients were selected by blind reviews from FNA members across Florida and include:
Administration – Nurses who demonstrate excellent team-building and management skills, maintains a stable work force, and enhances the work environment
Community – Nurses are recognized for problem-solving and innovative skills, as well as serving as a community leader in health-related activities.
Education – Nurses who are employed as an experienced faculty or nurse educator in a nursing program and is recognized as an excellent teacher, has received grants for teaching and applies innovative methods in the educator role.
Guillermo (Billy) Valdes
Role Model (two or more categories) - Nurses who demonstrate excellence in two or more categories.
Marie O. Etienne
About MDC's Benjamin Leon School of Nursing
The School of Nursing offers a comprehensive program of study leading to an Associate in Science degree through several options (Generic, Bridge, and Accelerated). In the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, students will gain knowledge and skills needed for professional nursing practice in all clinical settings.
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