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  • Nanticoke welcomes wound care, hyperbaric center specialist

  • Kathy Wright, CWOCN-AP, has been hired as community education specialist at Nanticoke Health Services' Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center.
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  • Kathy Wright, CWOCN-AP, has been hired as community education specialist at Nanticoke Health Services' Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center.
    Wright has more than 35 years of nursing experience, including service with the U.S. Air Force and Nurse Corps, with a focus in wound care. She previously served close to 20 years at Nanticoke in various positions. She was instrumental in opening Nanticoke's Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center in 2006, including the opening of the first hyperbaric oxygen therapy service in Delaware.
    Wright has served as president of the national WOCN Certification Board (WOCNCB) and on the Board for the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists. She was awarded the WOCNCB President's Award in Advanced Practice in 2005 and the Excellence in Advanced Nursing Practice Award in 2003 from the Delaware Nurses Association/Delaware Organization of Nurse Executives. She has published and lectured on wound care, hyperbaric therapy, and topics in advanced practice nursing.
    For more information, visit Nanticoke.org.
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