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EORNA Congress Rome 2015 Awards



An exciting component of the EORNA Congress was of the award ceremony. The aim is to celebrate individual and/or team contributions of excellence and identify platforms for all to aspire to attain. Of course all participants were winners for sharing their learning, findings and experience.

However it is valuable to highlight specific achievements in order to promote effort, quality of care, advancement in perioperative nursing care and enhance positive work environments. Grateful thanks is extended to all those who sponsored, contributed or judged the events.

Congratulations to all award winners and supporting teams.

Well done to all and Best Wishes
Caroline

EORNA Congress ROME 2015 Best Speaker Award

EORNA Congress Rome 2015 Awards
Left to right :

  • Liz Waters Scientific Committee Chairperson,
  • Teresa Donnelly, Ireland,
  • Caroline Higgins EORNA President.

Teresa is receiving the 2015 EORNA Congress Best Speaker Award for her presentation titled “Two, four, six, eight…. Stop and count before it’s too late. An audit on swab, needle and instruments counts in Theatre at Sligo regional hospital.” Ireland.

EORNA Congress ROME 2015 Best Poster Award

EORNA Congress Rome 2015 Awards
Left to right :

  • Liz Waters Scientific Committee Chairperson,
  • Caroline Higgins EORNA President
  • Olivier Willieme Belgium.

Olivier Willieme from Centre hospitalier EpiCURA, Hornu, Belgium accepts the EORNA Congress Rome 2015 Best Poster Award for his poster titled “Safe Surgery Saves lives” WHO challenge impacts on daily CSSD activities.

EORNA Congress ROME 2015 First Runner up Poster

EORNA Congress Rome 2015 Awards
Left to right :

  • Liz Waters Scientific Committee chairperson
  • Caroline Higgins EORNA president
  • Ivanka Vidaic- Budiselic Croatia.

Ivanka receives the first runner up prize for the poster titled “Patient’s safeness system organisation culture- the management of unwanted events.”

EORNA Award for Achievement and Leadership

EORNA Congress Rome 2015 Awards
Left to right :

  • Merja Fordell EORNA Vice President presents the award to
  • Mercedes Bilbao, President AESOP, Portugal.

This EORNA President’s award of achievement and leadership was presented to AESOP Portugal in recognition of their work and achievement in securing official recognition of the Perioperative Nurse In Portugal.

EORNA Award for Achievement and Leadership

EORNA Congress Rome 2015 Awards
Left to right :

  • Merja Fordell EORNA Vice President presents the award to
  • Monique Van Hiel, President of VVOV Belgium.

This EORNA President’s award of achievement and leadership was presented to VVOV and AFISO Belgium in recognition of their work and achievement in securing the official recognition of the Perioperative nurse within Belgium.

EORNA Award for Achievement and Leadership

EORNA Congress Rome 2015 Awards
Left to right :

  • Merja Fordell, EORNA Vice President presents the award to
  • Myriam Pietroons, President of AFISO Belgium.

This EORNA President’s award of achievement and leadership was presented to VVOV and AFISO Belgium in recognition of their work and achievement in securing the official recognition of the Perioperative nurse within Belgium.

EORNA Award for Innovation

EORNA Congress Rome 2015 Awards
Left to right :

  • Merja Fordell, EORNA Vice President presents the award to
  • Charmaine Betzema, President of LVO Netherlands.

This EORNA President’s award of Innovation is given to the LVO Netherlands in recognition of their inspiration, dedication and work in obtaining degree status for their Operating Room Education.

ARC Safe Award for the Winner of the Online Poster competition

EORNA Congress Rome 2015 Awards
Left to right :

  • Merja Fordell EORNA Vice President,
  • Margaret Givern Ireland,
  • Damien Brennan, European Business Development Manager Arc Royal
  • Caroline Higgins EORNA President.

Damien presents the Arc safe award to the winner Margaret Givern from Sligo Regional hospital Ireland for her winning poster on sharps safety titled “Safe practice in Sharps Management in the Operating Theatre”

3M One together Award

EORNA Congress Rome 2015 Awards
Left to right :

  • Liz Waters Scientific Committee Chairperson,
  • Winner Jennifer Bessell, Australia,
  • Merja Fordell EORNA Vice President,
  • Caroline Higgins EORNA President
  • Geert Driessen, Manager Clinical Affairs & Education,3M Europe.

Geert presents the One together award to Jennifer Bessell, Warringal Private Hospital, Heidelberg, Australia.

Launch of Ansell European Perioperative HERO Award

EORNA Congress Rome 2015 Awards
Mr Anthony Lopez, Global Medical president Ansell launched the Ansell European Perioperative hero award at the closing ceremony. This iniative in collaboration with EORNA seeks to recognise those Perioperative Heros that work within our departments that are inspiring, leading, coaching, teaching and going beyond the call of duty in the best interest of their patients. Vote for your perioperative hero at http://hero.emea.ansell.com/en/Vote.aspx until June 19th 2015.