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Patient Safety Nurse Laura Receives North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for July 2017

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  • Written By: Melanie Zaffuto

Patient Safety Nurse Laura has received the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for July 2017.

Patient Safety Nurse Laura

"I enjoy working with others to make care safe for our patients," Laura shares.

Laura joined the North Oaks Medicine Unit team in 2003. Over the next 14 years, she served in a variety of roles, including Medicine Unit Staff Nurse and Charge Nurse, Flex-Ability Nurse, Care Manager and Case Management Manager. She became a Patient Safety Nurse in 2014.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in Nursing through Southeastern Louisiana University.

Born in Denver, Colorado, Laura lives in Hammond with her 11-year-old daughter, Gabrielle, whom she loves to watch play soccer.

Laura is a member of the Serve Team at Eagle Heights Church in Tickfaw. She is Vice President of the Tangipahoa District Nurses Association and also belongs to the American Nurses Association.

“Laura is a hardworking, compassionate nurse who champions safe care delivery as a top priority for our team," affirms Rachel Artigues, Performance Management Director. "If I needed nursing care, she would be at the top of my list!"