North Colorado Medical Center nursing leader joins association panel
GREELEY, Colo. (June 27, 2011) — The chief nursing officer at North Colorado Medical Center has been elected vice chairman of a committee with the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Lisa Hoyle is a registered nurse who holds a doctorate in nursing practice and is board certified as an advanced nursing executive. She will serve as the vice chairman of the Nurse Executive Advanced Content Expert Panel through Dec. 31, 2012.
In her role, Hoyle will lead content expert panel meetings in absence of the chairman, facilitate communication among panel members and work with the chairman to complete online review of new incoming test items. The panel is a resource for and reports to the Commission on Certification under the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Content Expert Panel is responsible for recommending eligibility requirements and ensuring validity of the content included in the certification examinations.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center is a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association and promotes nursing excellence. ANCC leads the Magnet Recognition Program® and the Pathway to Excellence® Program and accredits providers of continuing nursing education.
NCMC received Magnet™ status in 2007 for nursing excellence.
Hoyle has worked in nursing administration since 1992. Before joining NCMC in 2010, she was deputy director of nursing for Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y. She has her doctorate from Rush University, master of nursing administration degree and a bachelor of nursing degree from SUNY College of Nursing as well as a nursing diploma from Cochran School of Nursing.
ABOUT NORTH COLORADO MEDICAL CENTER
North Colorado Medical Center is a fully accredited, private, not-for-profit facility licensed to operate 398 beds. It serves as a regional medical center with community-based and specialty services in a service area including southern Wyoming, western Nebraska, western Kansas and northeastern Colorado. A family-centered obstetrics unit, cardiovascular, oncology, ortho/neuro, Level II trauma, Western States Burn Center and acute inpatient rehabilitation are among the many services offered through the medical center. Nearly 400,000 square feet of new patient care space was added to the northern Colorado region when the NCMC opened an expanded facility in December 2005. Included is the CardioVascular Institute of North Colorado featuring state-of-the-art heart services; expanded birthing center and neonatal care unit, new intensive care units and new surgical suites.
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