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April 24, 2008

Amy Gumieny, St. Nicholas Hospital Diabetes Center Selected for Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute Training Program

Amy Gumieny, RN, BSN, CDESheboygan , Wis. --Amy Gumieny, RN, BSN, CDE (certified diabetic educator) was selected by the Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute, LLC to attend their training session beginning on April 7, at the Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute, LLC in Silicon Valley at Milpitas, CA.

Gumieny started her employment at St. Nicholas Hospital eleven and a half years ago and began working in the Hospital's Diabetes Center for the past five years and for the past two years, Gumieny has been a certified diabetic educator.

The goal of the Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute is to transform diabetes care. This is a unique opportunity that allowed Gumieny to participate in a customized curriculum of classroom instruction and training on the latest practice standards, the safe and effective use of diabetes technologies, reimbursement solutions, and delivery care models.

Designed and customized by a faculty of nationally recognized diabetes experts, the training addressed the needs for information and skills training of health professionals. It focused on training the health professionals who work at the community level to help their diabetic patients live healthier and longer lives.

The Institute underwrites all program costs for health care professionals to attend the Institute, including travel and accommodations.

The St. Nicholas Hospital Diabetes Center provides high-quality education services and is recognized by the American Diabetes Association-

About St. Nicholas Hospital
St. Nicholas Hospital is a non-profit hospital sponsored by the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis located at 3100 Superior Avenue, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Their mission and vision is to provide family-centered, compassionate care without regard for race, creed, or ability to pay. This is achieved through the core values of respect, care, competence, and joy.

To learn more, visit www.stnicholashospital.org .

CONTACT: Ryan Perkins
Director, Marketing
St. Nicholas Hospital
3100 Superior Avenue
Sheboygan , WI 53081
920-451-7543
rperkins@sns.hshs.org

 

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