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Four Nurses Achieve CEN Certification from the ENA, Demonstrating Exceptional Expertise in Emergency

Phillips County Health Systems is proud to announce that four of its dedicated nurses have

successfully achieved their Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) certification from the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). This significant accomplishment highlights their exceptional expertise in the field of emergency nursing.

The CEN certification is a nationally recognized credential that validates a nurse's specialized knowledge, skills, and commitment to delivering high-quality care in emergency settings. It signifies their ability to provide comprehensive and evidence-based care to patients in critical situations, demonstrating their competence and commitment to excellence.


The four nurses who have earned their CEN certification are:

  1. Hayley Blew

  2. Thelma Boydston

  3. Vickie Gibbs

  4. Katie Petrik

These individuals have displayed unwavering dedication and passion for their profession, to provide optimal care to patients during critical moments. Their commitment to ongoing education and professional development has enabled them to enhance their skills and knowledge, resulting in this well-deserved achievement. Their expertise and proficiency will contribute to improved patient outcomes and further strengthen our commitment to delivering excellent emergency healthcare services.

As a healthcare facility committed to delivering exceptional emergency care, Phillips County Health Systems recognizes the significance of this accomplishment. The CEN certification earned by these nurses reflects our organization's commitment to maintaining the highest standards of patient care and safety.

Please join us in congratulating Hayley, Thelma, Vickie and Kaitlynn on their remarkable achievement. Their dedication and hard work serve as an inspiration to their colleagues and a testament to the exceptional healthcare professionals within our organization.

About ENA:

The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) is the premier professional association dedicated to advancing emergency nursing through leadership, advocacy, education, and research. ENA offers certifications, such as the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN), to promote excellence in emergency nursing practice and enhance patient care.

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