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APD recognizes Lanette Baker as the RN of the Year

May 18, 2012—Lanette Baker, RN was named the 2012 Registered Nurse (RN) of the Year at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital during a banquet on May 10, celebrating National Nurses Week.

Baker, who has been a dedicated member of APD’s nursing team for over 11 years, cares for patients in the Same Day Surgery (SDS) and the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU). She was selected by her peers for her collaboration, exemplary leadership, honesty, compassionate care and initiative.

“Lanette has a quiet competence and outstanding ability to always anticipate the patient’s needs,” states Beverley Rankin, RN, MSA, BC-NE, Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer.  “It is inspiring to have a colleague who recognizes both the opportunities for teaching moments and the importance of advocating for patients and their families.”