For Support of Perioperative Nursing Certification
Knox Community Hospital is pleased to announce it has recently earned the CNOR® Strong designation from the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI).
The CNOR Strong designation is given to facilities having at least 50% of it OR nursing staff CNOR certified, and provides programs that reward and recognize its certified nurses. This is the first year CCI has awarded this elite status to facilities nationwide.
Knox Community Hospital was recognized for having 86% percent of eligible KCH OR nurses certified. Deborah Shobe, BSN, RN, CNOR, director of Perioperative Services stated, “The percentage of our staff that are certified is indicative of their dedication to great nursing. This recognition shows our commitment to our core values.”
The mission of CCI is to lead competency credentialing that promotes safe, quality patient care and that supports lifelong learning.