NORMAN — Norman Regional physicians honored eight nurses during its annual medical staff holiday banquet.
Each year, Norman Regional physicians choose eight nurses and then select from that group a “Nurse of the Year.” The 2013 Nurse of the Year is Felicia Whitworth, a charge nurse who works in the orthopedics and spine unit.
Other nominees were: Susan Apperson, charge nurse, cardiovascular ICU; Ty Dveney, charge nurse, emergency department; Tonya Faires, supervisor, nursery; Janette Harris, Progressive Care Unit; Mari Newcomer, nurse manager, women’s and children’s; Shannon Umber, surgical services; and Joan Williams, Intensive Care Unit.
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