Nurses of Women’s Services at Oswego Health Prove Commitment to Patient Care by Earning National Certifications

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Nurses of Women’s Services at Oswego Health Prove Commitment to Patient Care by
Earning National Certifications

(Oswego, NY – March 4, 2021) Continuing education and training is a priority when it comes to providing excellent patient care for the Women’s Services department at Oswego Health.

Even during a pandemic, six nurses made it a priority to complete intense training, which involved hours of education and a final exam, to elevate their clinical practice through the National Certification Corporation. The training focused on improving patient outcomes through the validation of specialty knowledge.

“In addition to their daily responsibilities here at Oswego Health, we could not be prouder of the Women’s Services team to persevere and earn these accolades,” shared Valerie Favata, Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer. “These certifications demonstrate their commitment to patient care and improved outcomes.”

Among those earning national certification in Lactation Consulting include, Amy Ilardi, RN-C, and Nychole Utter, RN-C.  Michelle Rockwood, RN-C, Dawn Costello, RN-C, and Kimberly Spurling, RN-C became certified in Inpatient Obstetrics. And Jessica Leaf, RN-C became certified in Electronic Fetal Monitoring.

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About Oswego Health:
The mission of Oswego Health is to provide accessible, quality care and improve the health of residents throughout Oswego County. As a nonprofit healthcare system that was established in 1881, Oswego Health is proud to continue to be one of Oswego County’s largest employers. More than 1,200 employees work for the Oswego Health system, which includes the 164-bed community Oswego Hospital, a 32-bed psychiatric acute-care facility with multiple outpatient behavioral health service locations, The Manor at Seneca Hill, a 120-bed skilled nursing facility that provides complete rehabilitation services and an Adult Day Health Services Program; Springside at Seneca Hill, a 57-unit independent retirement community and Oswego Health Home Care, the only hospital-based certified home health care agency in Oswego County. For more information about Oswego Health, please visit our website

Post Date

Mar 4th 2021