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ENHP’s Karen Duhamel Receives Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing

September 01, 2020
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Karen Duhamel

Dr. Karen V. Duhamel, Assistant Professor of Nursing, will receive the Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing on September 3. The Nightingale Award celebrates and elevates the nursing profession and recognizes nurses who have made a significant impact on patient care and/or the profession. Nurses are recognized for going above and beyond the call and demonstrating excellence above what is normally expected. The award is named for Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.

Duhamel has served on the ENHP faculty since 2011 and was named program director of the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program this year. She teaches Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing, Advanced Nursing Theory, and Theory of Nursing Education, including Curriculum Development for nursing professionals. She has extensive experience in behavioral health nursing, case management, and project management. Duhamel is a committed lifelong learner and is passionate about teaching and advancing nursing as a noble profession.

The Hartford Region Nightingale Awards will be presented at a virtual celebration on  September 2 and September 3 in two separate events, beginning at 5:30 pm.  Duhamel will receive her award on Thursday, September 3. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the awards ceremony, which will last for approximately 45 minutes. The ceremony can be viewed here.

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