Same Day Surgery Staff RN Katherine was grocery shopping with her children
when a fellow shopper grabbed at her chest and collapsed. Katherine rushed
to her aid while the store’s Pharmacy staff occupied her children.
Not finding a pulse, K
atherine began performing CPR, called out for reinforcements and asked
that 9-1-1 be called. Fortunately, Dr. Dennis Booth and another nurse
also were shopping and answered Katherine’s call for help with resuscitation.
Thanks to their efforts, the woman’s pulse was restored, and she
was able to be transported to a local emergency room by ambulance for
At left, President/CEO James E. Cathey Jr. presents Same Day Surgery Staff
RN Katherine with the North Oaks Extraordinary Story Award. At right is
Same Day Surgery Coordinator Carmen, who nominated Katherine for the award.
Not pictured: Dennis Booth, MD