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GCMH celebrates one of its own as a recipient of the 100 Great Iowa Nurses award for 2014

March 30, 2014
Reinbeck Courier

Each year 100 Great Iowa Nurses are honored at a ceremony, created for the state of Iowa, by nurse and community leaders. This award recognizes nurses for making a meaningful and lasting contribution to humanity and our profession. This Great Nurse is also viewed as a mentor to others and exemplifies all of the principles on which the 100 Great Iowa Nurses celebration was founded.

This year, Grundy County Memorial Hospital (GCMH) is proud to announce that one of their own, Theresa Borcherding, RN, Telehealth Nurse, is a recipient of this prestigious award for 2014.

Theresa has been very instrumental in getting our telehealth program launched and utilized as well as serving in many other roles within the hospital including working as a nurse in our specialty clinic and emergency departments as well as conducting pulmonary function tests. She is also an instructor for BLS and Safe Sitter classes.

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100 Great Iowa Nurses Award Winner for 2014, Telehealth Nurse, Theresa Borcherding, RN.
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This year's 100 Great Iowa Nurses will be honored the Sunday before National Nurses Week, on May 4, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. The tenth annual celebration will be held in the Iowa Events Center, Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines. The 2014 awardees will invite family friends, and colleagues to share in the recognition of their outstanding achievements. Tickets are available for purchase at $5.00 each, and must be purchased in advance (tickets will not be sold at the door). Please check to purchase tickets or for more details.

For more information on any GCMH services please call 319-824-5421 or visit our website at



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