Suburban Hospital Nurse is among First in Nation To Receive Pediatric Emergency Nurse Certification
Contact: Shaina Winternitz; firstname.lastname@example.org; 301.896.2580
(Bethesda, MD, December 17, 2008) Suburban Hospital Pediatric Center Assistant Nurse Manager Charlotte Savarino, RN, BSN, CPEN, of Kensington, MD, recently passed the first ever Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse Exam given in partnership with the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing, making her one of the first nurses nationwide to receive certification as a pediatric emergency nurse.
Savarino has been caring for Suburban Hospital’s youngest patients since the Pediatric Center opened five years ago. A graduate of Duke University, Savarino began her nursing career in the pediatric ICU before becoming a clinical specialist in pediatric nephrology.
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Suburban Hospital is a not-for-profit, community-based hospital in Bethesda, Maryland that has served Montgomery County for more than 65 years. Suburban Hospital is distinguished by a cutting-edge stroke program; level II trauma center; centers of excellence in cardiac care, orthopedics and joint replacement surgery, neurosciences and oncology; state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment tools; and affiliations with world-class institutions, including the neighboring National Institutes of Health and Johns Hopkins Medicine.