Published on: 05/26/2004
MIAMI, FL — Miami Children’s Hospital’s Jackie Gonzalez, ARNP, MSN, CNAA, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Maria Fernandez, MSN, ARNP, LifeFlight® Program Director, and Natasha H. Melbourne, ARNP, MSN, Clinical Educator, received awards from the Florida Nursing Association District V.
Jackie Gonzalez received the Nursing Administration Award for her visionary leadership within the hospital and the community at large.
Maria Fernandez was honored with the Advanced Practice Nursing Award in recognition of the high level of advanced care she provides to critically ill children transported by LifeFlight® and for her state and regional leadership among flight nurses.
Natasha H. Melbourne was awarded the Nursing Student Liaison Award for her outstanding efforts to promote professionalism in nursing education. Natasha has been a role model and mentor to nursing students throughout the county as they participate in pediatric rotations at MCH.