Pardee Hospital's Pat Ashe, vice president clinical services and chief nursing officer, and Kathy Sanford, a staff nurse in Psychiatric and Addictions Therapeutic Healing Services (PATHS), have been named two of the Great 100 Nurses in North Carolina for 2012.
"These extraordinary nurses were selected by their peers for their continued excellence in patient care and commitment to the nursing profession," said Pardee CEO Jay Kirby. "Pardee is proud to honor Ashe's and Sanford's achievement and are two of many Pardee nurses that make a difference everyday in the lives of their patients and our community."
Ashe and Sanford will be recognized and receive their awards at a gala on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Koury Convention Center located in Greensboro.
The Great 100 Nurses in North Carolina is a grassroots peer recognition organization honoring the nursing profession in North Carolina. The organization annually acknowledges 100 North Carolina nurses who demonstrate excellence in practice and commitment to their profession and contributes scholarship funds for registered nurse education. To learn more about the Great 100 Nurses in North Carolina, please visit www.great100.org.