Pam Faulkner Recently Certified

July 5, 2017

Hannibal Regional would like to congratulate Population Health Nurse Pam Faulkner, RN, BSN. Pam was recently certified in Care Coordination and Transitional Management. The certification was completed through the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing! Thanks, Pam for “Guiding Our Patients To BETTER”!                  

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Dr. Sarva Receives Board Certification in Critical Care

January 9, 2017

This past December, Dr. Sarva passed the American Board of Internal Medicine’s 2016 Critical Care Medicine Certification Examination. Sivatej Sarva, MD, PhD has been practicing in Pulmonology and Critical Care with Hannibal Regional Medical Group since June of 2016. After receiving his Ph. D. in Molecular Sciences from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2008, Dr. Sarva went on to participate in a rotating fellowship in Mycobacterial and…

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Kim Bouyea, MSN, RN-BC Obtains Certification in Nursing Professional Development

December 6, 2016

Kim Bouyea, MSN, RN-BC recently obtained her certification in Nursing Professional Development from American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  Ms. Bouyea has been a nurse for 22 years and has worked at HRHS for 20 years. She has worked in Organizational Learning as a Clinical Educator for the last 8 years where she coordinates nursing education and orientation and is the HRHS American Heart Association Training Center Coordinator. As a Nursing…

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Aleasha Tuley Receives BSN

October 7, 2016

Aleasha Tuley, RN, recently received her BSN from Western Governor’s University online program.  Aleasha is a nurse in the Ambulatory Care Unit at Hannibal Regional.  She  has been with the organization since 2008.  

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Mary Beth Decker Certified CRNFA

October 7, 2016

Mary Beth Decker recently received her CRNFA certification.  Mary Beth has been a team member since 2008 and since then she has obtained her CNOR, BSN, and CRNFA.   The CRNFA credential means that as a registered nurse she has demonstrated the knowledge and skills which show competency in the expanded field of first assisting.  In this role she works with the surgeon and can assist them with:  patient teaching, positioning,…

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Callie Orf Receives Her CNOR Certification

October 7, 2016

Hannibal Regional team member, Callie Orf  RN, BSN, recently passed her CNOR certification from GoldFarb, Barnes Jewish College of Nursing.  Callie has been a team member since 2003 and is currently working in the surgery department as a circulating nurse and surgery educator.   The CNOR credential means that she has demonstrated the knowledge and skills that denote competency in the specialized field of perioperative nursing.    

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Trista Long Receives DNP

September 1, 2016

Trista Long, RN, MBA, ON-C, received her DNP from Chamberlain College of Nursing.  The DNP is a Doctorate of Nursing Practice with her specialty being in Systems Leadership.  In our complex healthcare system, it is vital that we have nurses prepared to lead intra- and inter- professional teams, make evidence-based practice changes and to be a mentor and role model to other nurses aspiring to lead and change healthcare. Through…

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Christy Adams Receives BSN

August 1, 2016

Christy Adams graduated May 13th from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. It took her two years to earn her degree, all the while working full-time and raising 3 children. Congratulations, Christy, on this great achievement!

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Kaitlyn Huber Receives BSN

August 1, 2016

Kaitlyn Huber, RN, received her BSN from Hannibal-LaGrange University on May 7th, 2016. She completed her BSN within a year of graduating with her ASN from HLGU. The program was entirely online and she took more hours than a full-time student normally would, while working full-time. Her dedication and hard work has been rewarded and we couldn’t be more proud. Congratulations, Kaitlyn!

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Amanda Echternacht Completes BSN and CCRN

August 1, 2016

Amanda Echternacht, RN, graduated in May with her BSN from the University of Missouri – Kansas City, and received her CCRN in July. She has worked the last two years as a nurse in ICU and recently accepted a Clinical Coordinator position, staying PRN in ICU. She plans to begin work towards her doctorate degree in January. Please join us in wishing her good luck and congratulations for her accomplishments…

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Dr. Wolber NBEO Board Certified

July 5, 2016

In June 2016 Dr. Kent Wolber received his National Board of Examiners in Optometry, Board Certification. The mission of NBEO – Board Certification is “to recognize & promote professional lifelong learning among practicing optometrists through the joint Board Certification and Maintenance of Certification programs; thereby encouraging & supporting excellent optometric care for the general health, welfare, & benefit of the public.” This program acknowledges the importance of developing and maintaining…

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Sherrie Becker Recieves MTM Certification

July 5, 2016

Sherrie Becker, CPhT, has recently completed training and received certification in Medication Therapy Management (MTM) for Pharmacy Technicians. This was a 30-hr training program which enhances the pharmacy technician’s ability to gather, organize and assess medical and pharmacy information; work with patients to develop their personal medication list; correspond with patients, physicians, and other health care providers; and assess patient adherence and barriers thereto. Sherrie will be able to utilize…

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Hannibal Regional Implements American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI™) Program to Increase Patient Survival

June 13, 2016

More than 200,000 in-hospital cardiac arrests occur annually and the survival rate from adult in-hospital cardiac arrest is only 25 percent. While CPR may seem to be a basic skill for healthcare providers, research has shown that psychomotor skills related to resuscitation can decay within just three to six months – far before the two-year standard when basic and advanced life support skills are currently evaluated. At Hannibal Regional we…

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Congratulations to Kim Bernard, AGPCNP-BC, Now Certified CVNP-BC

June 10, 2016

Kim Bernard, AGPCNP-BC, CVNP-BC completed her training to be credentialed as a Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner through the American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine. “I want to ensure that I provide excellent care for the patients I see within the clinic setting.  I believe it is extremely important to continually advance my knowledge and stay abreast of current and changing guidelines in clinical cardiology in order to provide exceptional care for my…

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Ashley Hodges Now Certified CRNFA

June 10, 2016

Ashley Hodges, team member at Hannibal Regional since August of 2002, has passed her certification to be a CRNFA! Since being hired she has obtained her CNOR, RNFA program, BSN, and now CRNFA.  The CRNFA  credential means that Ashley as a registered nurse has demonstrated the knowledge and skills that show competency in the expanded field of first assisting.  In this role she works with the surgeon and a few…

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