Deb Larson Selected as one of “The 100 Great Iowa Nurses”
Myrtue Medical Center’s Oncology Nurse, Deb Larson RN, of Harlan, was selected as one of “The 100 Great Iowa Nurses”. Nurses selected for this honor represent many sectors of health care, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, and school and office nurses. These nurses are selected based on their concern for humanity, their contribution to the community and to the nursing profession, their leadership, and mentoring.
According to the nomination form, Deb’s expertise and relationship with the patients, co-workers and management staff, were acclaimed and praised with the following statements: Deb’s most significant contribution to the nursing profession has been her care of oncology patients for the past 23 years. She is meticulous in her care and treats every patient as if they were a family member. Deb puts her patients first and provides exceptional customer service. Our community is blessed and lucky to have Deb providing oncology nursing care right here in our community.
Deb and 99 other nurses will be honored during “The 100 Great Iowa Nurses” program May 7th at the Iowa Events Center – Grand Ballroom in Des Moines. The 13th annual celebration is a prelude to National Nurses Week.
This year, the 100 honorees represent 39 Iowa counties, and were selected from a pool of more than 400 individuals who were nominated by colleagues, patients, doctors, friends, and family members. The field of nominees was narrowed to 100 by a panel of reviewers, including nursing professionals and previous honorees.