Eight UCH nurses honored

By Staff

Sanders read the nomination for SICU Nurse Manager Martha Paulson.

Eight nurses representing a broad cross-section of the University of Colorado Hospital recently were named “Magnet Nurses of the Year” for their hard work and commitment to their profession, patients and families and the organization. The Magnet Advisory Council evaluated the candidates.

Honorees are:

Clinical Practice:

  • Transformational Leadership:
    • Martha Paulson, RN, Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU);
    • Samantha Weimer, RN, Burn/Trauma ICU
  • Structural Empowerment:
    • Nicole Huntley, RN, SICU
  • Exemplary Professional Practice:
    • Melanie Bornemann-Shepherd, RN, Resource and Staffing
  • New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvements:
    • Kerri Jeppson, RN, CCRN, Neuro ICU

Non-traditional Practice:

  • Transformational Leadership:
    • April Koehler, RN, Emergency Department
  • New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvements:
    • Kathy Kesner, RN, CNS, Ambulatory Services;
    • Catherine Reeves, RN, Facilities Expansion