Salute to nurses awards, national nurses week.
Article Type: Brief article
Subject: Registered nurses (Achievements and awards)
Pub Date: 06/22/2012
Publication: Name: Tennessee Nurse Publisher: Tennessee Nurses Association Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health care industry Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2012 Tennessee Nurses Association ISSN: 1055-3134
Issue: Date: Summer, 2012 Source Volume: 75 Source Issue: 2
Product: Product Code: 8043110 Nurses, Registered NAICS Code: 621399 Offices of All Other Miscellaneous Health Practitioners
Persons: Named Person: Jennings, Linda
Geographic: Geographic Scope: Tennessee Geographic Code: 1U6TN Tennessee
Accession Number: 293950433
Full Text: Linda Jennings, BSN, RN, at right, received the Tennessean's Lifetime Achievement Award in its annual Salute to Nurses Awards event held each year during National Nurses Week. Jennings, Director of Clinical Services in Government Relations, Tennessee Health Care Association, was honored for her more than 30 years as a nurse during which she instructed, taught, trained and motivated thousands of nurses across the country. Jennings began her career as an LPN in a nursing home but went on to become a registered nurse and earn a bachelor's degree in applied organizational management. Today she serves as a director of clinical services, advising and informing the administrators of 243 Tennessee Nursing Homes. Jennings was presented the award by last year's recipient, Frances Edwards, MSN, RN. Both are members of the Tennessee Nurses Association. Photo by Dan Menlove

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