Florida Hospital DeLand Receives Grant That Allows Two Nurses To Attend Critical Care Exposition
DELAND, FLORIDA, April 16, 2008— Florida Hospital DeLand’s Education Department has received a generous grant from Heart of Volusia, Inc. in the amount of $1232 for the registration of two nurses to attend the 35th Annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition® (NTI) in Chicago.
Heart of Volusia, Inc is a local independent non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote education, research and community service for the prevention and treatment of heart problems and heart-related diseases.
“Because of Heart of Volusia’s generous grant, Alice St Ives and Keyma Henley will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and bring back cutting edge information about how best to care for our critical care patients at Florida Hospital DeLand,” said Marilyn Leistner, Florida Hospital DeLand’s director of Education.
The annual National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition is the world's largest educational conference and exposition focused on further educating acute and critical care nurses. At this exposition, thousands of nurses meet for education on basic, advanced and current critical care nursing research trends. Nurses who attend have a great opportunity to expand their knowledge and bring back information that ultimately will benefit their own practice and the care delivered in their departments.
Florida Hospital DeLand, located at 701 West Plymouth Avenue in DeLand, was established in 1962 and is a 156-bed acute-care hospital. Florida Hospital DeLand is a part of the Adventist Health System; the largest Protestant not-for-profit hospital system in the nation and works to provide exceptional, patient-focused care to the DeLand community. For more information about Florida Hospital DeLand visit www.fhdeland.org.