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Sanford Jackson RN Awarded

Tue 5-17-2022

(Jackson)- Whitney Larson, who is an RN at Sanford Jackson Medical Center has received the Structural Empowerment Nurse Award during celebration week for nurses. It is an award that recognizes those who, “serve on committees, task forces, and professional organizations that work to improve excellence in patient care and create a safe, efficient and effective environment within the Sanford Health organization.”

Nurses week celebration is an annual event for Sanford, and this year it was held in Sioux Falls. Almost 500 nominations were put up for this years awards.

Whitney is a valued member at Sanford Jackson Medical Center who leads by example,” said Gwen Post, nursing and clinical services consultant at Sanford Health. “She goes above and beyond to ensure our patients receive the best care possible close to home, and we’re so proud to have her part of the Sanford Family.”

National Nurses Week is acknowledged by health care organizations and the American Nurses Association annually.