I nominate Donna Baily, RN, as a deserving recipient of the DAISY Award. This direct care RN exemplifies the kind of nurse that the patients and families, and the company, recognize as an outstanding role model. This direct care RN exhibits the following highly valued qualities and attributes reflective of our nursing philosophy and mission statement: (please select 3 of your nominee’s strongest characteristics):
Engages in efforts to promote and restore health of individuals or the community
x Uses evidence-based practice to achieve positive patient outcomes
x Delivers holistic care encompassing mind, body, and spirit
x Educates individuals or the community on 1) prevention of illness, 2) alleviation of pain and suffering, 3) wellness, and 4) best possible
quality of life
Addresses and celebrates cultural differences and ethnic diversity
Collaborates with the individual patient and family, and fosters communication
Practices using ethical standards and protects patient’s rights
Shares skills and knowledge with colleagues and students
Delivers competent and compassionate care
Collaborates with the community

Describe in 200 words why this RN is deserving of the DAISY Award, commenting on categories selected above – do not go beyond 200 words