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Center For Nursing Excellence
1700 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239
3rd Floor Waldemere Tower

Keri Hockett, PhD, ARNP, AOCN


Department overview
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Department Overview
         E&CP is responsible for all clinical education competency and all clinical practice issues within the hospital. We directly support other departments such as Bayside, Pharmacy and Respiratory.

Contribution to Strategic Initiatives
 Performance Improvement:
          Determine competency needs of nursing staff and prioritize educational initiatives to enhance clinical performance. Initial areas of focus/education are Patient Safety, Falls,  IV therapy (Phlebitis and Infiltration), Acute Pain Management, Pressure Ulcer Program, Core Competencies.

          Physician Involvement: 
          Care Delivery Redesign/Collaborative Practice: Implement, monitor   and     evaluate Care Delivery Model to deliver exceptional patient and family quality care as measured by Patient, Staff, and Physician satisfaction and various clinical practice indicators.

           Financial Health:
           Enhance staff recruitment and retention through effective nurse development and internship programs (Critical Care, Obstetrics, Cardiac and Medsurg and Emergency Room), as measured by internal methods.

Synopsis of activities

  • Acute pain management program

  • Nursing orientation

  • New Nurse Development Program

  • Clinical Education
           AIDS/Domestic Violence
           Preceptor Workshop
           Career Ladder Program
                    LPN II, RN II, RN III

  • Health Unit Coordinator Program

  • Provider for Educational Contact Hours

  • Maintenance of house wide educational records

  • Patient Family education function for JCAHO

  • Coordinate Nursing Standards and Policies

  • Coordinate JCAHO initiatives:
            Pressure Ulcer Program
            Fall Program
            Patient Safety

Staff Directory

Adoryan, Marianne RN, BSN, M.A. Nurse Development Ext. 1761

Aukland, Margie

Administrative Assistant

Ext. 2281

Bass, Ron RN, BSN, MA

Clinical Educator, CPR

Ext. 1790

Burch, Jane, RN, BSN, MA

Pressure Ulcer Program Coordinator/Wound Ostomy Team

Ext. 6049

Community Class Registration



Diffley, Karen RN

Nursing Standards & Practice

Ext 7377

Desiongco, Maribeth, RNC, BSN, MA

Clinical Educator, ACLS

Ext. 7282

Duchesney, Joan RN, BSN, CWOCN, OCN

ET, Wound Ostomy Team

Ext 7425

Haderlein, Bettina

Pain Management

Ext. 1757

Hockett, Keri  ARNP, MSN, AOCN, PhD


Ext 7425

Oder, Dawn, RN

Center for Advance Surgery

Ext. 1963

Rheingans, Jennifer, RN, MSN, CPON

Nurse Research

Ext. 7724

Scheb, Diane RN

Pain Team Coordinator

Ext. 1762

Skelly, Cheryl RN

Pain Management

Ext. 2758

Zaccagnino, Janine RN, MSN

Stroke Program Coordinator

Ext. 6519



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