MIAMI, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Governor Rick Scott has appointed Dade Medical College's Corporate Clinical Rotation Manager, Ladisbel Leyva, to the Board of Directors for the Florida Center for Nursing.
The Board, responsible for addressing the dynamic nurse workforce needs and the issues of nursing supply and demand to meet the needs of health care consumers in Florida, also works on recognition awards for nurses as well as disseminates information to healthcare professionals, other organizations and potential nurses. The three-year appointment will see Leyva and all board members working on these initiatives.
"Choosing to be a nurse and finally obtaining my license was a tremendous accomplishment for me and now, I am honored to be appointed to this board to continue to nurture and maintain the high professional standards of this wonderful profession," says Leyva.
During her time with Dade Medical College, Leyva has worked closely with the Corporate Director of Nursing to develop and implement a first rate nursing program at the college. As the Corporate Clinical Rotation Manager, Leyva oversees all student clinical rotations and places students at all of the area hospitals to assure that students have a positive educational experience during this important part of the program.
"I am fortunate to have Ladisbel on our nursing staff team and it is clear that the Governor saw what I saw in her: a compassionate, hard working nurse that exemplifies the nursing profession's mission to protect and promote the health of all," says Ernesto Perez, Dade Medical College President and CEO. "We could not be happier for her."
Leyva is appointed for a term beginning July 10, 2012, and ending June 30, 2015.
About Dade Medical College
With close to 400 full-time employees staffing Dade Medical College's six Florida campuses and corporate office, the school features a fully-licensed and certified faculty whose commitment to excellence in education are unmatched by other area colleges and institutions. A majority of the faculty and administrative staff originates locally, with many having been educated at other prestigious local and national institutions. The college offers Associate of Science and Bachelor's degrees in nursing and Associate of Science degrees in other programs such as radiology, diagnostic cardiac sonography, medical billing and coding and more. Classes start every four weeks. Online course offerings also available.
Dade Medical College is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (Miami and Hollywood Campuses) and is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education. Dade Medical College has also been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and the Florida Board of Massage and is a member of the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges and the South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association.
For more information, visit www.DadeMedical.edu, like them on www.facebook.com/DadeMedicalCollege or call 305.644.1171.
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