Two of Woman’s registered nurses received top honors at the 16th annual Nightingale Awards Gala on April 1 at L’Auberge Hotel & Casino in Baton Rouge. The prestigious Nightingale Awards, presented by the Louisiana State Nurses Association and Louisiana Nurses Foundation, annually recognize RNs who demonstrate excellence and innovation in the nursing profession.
There are more than 60,000 registered nurses in Louisiana, and meeting the qualifications for nomination is an exceptional accomplishment. Laura Aucoin, Labor and Delivery RN, was named Rookie of the Year. Latonya Brumfield, Adult Intensive Care Unit (AICU) RN, was named Clinical Practice Nurse of the Year. Other nominees include Karrie McCoy, AICU RN, Mentor of the Year; Siobhan Grady, AICU/Assessment Center RN, Clinical Educator of the Year; and Jessica Morris, Labor and Delivery RN, Nurse Administrator of the Year.
Pictured, left to right: Jessica Morris, Karrie McCoy, Latonya Brumfield, Laura Aucoin and Siobhan Grady