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2009: CDH Nurses Achieve Advanced Certification
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CDH Nurses Achieve Advanced Certification

WINFIELD, July 29, 2009 - Jennifer Krall, RN, CSMRN, of Montgomery and Daphne Werner, RN, CMSRN, of Oswego recently earned Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) status by the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN). Both Krall and Werner are employed by Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) as surgical nurses.

The AMSN supports certification to establish a commitment to provide safe, current and holistic care and to encourage nurses to dedicate themselves to identifying ongoing opportunities for learning and skill development that will meet the evolving needs of the healthcare industry.

Krall received her bachelor's degree in biology from Benedictine University, an associate's degree in nursing from William Rainey Harper College and is currently working on a BSN at Aurora University. She volunteers with the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life and the American Heart Association's Heart Walk.

Werner received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Northern Illinois University and an associate's degree in nursing from the College of DuPage.

She and her husband Paul, have two children, Ashley and Joshua.

About Central DuPage Hospital

Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) is a nationally recognized 313-bed facility located in Winfield, Ill., a suburb west of Chicago. CDH is a leading center for surgical innovations and was one of the first institutions in the nation to offer robotic-assisted surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery with bio-engineered bone protein and was the first Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in DuPage County.

Recently, CDH was recognized for the third consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report on the list of Best Hospitals in the orthopaedics category.

The hospital is part of an interdependent network of health-care organizations and services, including convenient care centers, occupational health services and a full range of options for senior living, home health and hospice care. For more information or to find a doctor on the CDH medical staff, visit www.cdh.org or call 630-933-4CDH (4234)/ TTY 630-933-4833.

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