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Release: Oct. 9, 2001
UI nurse receives WOCN Nurse of the Year award
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Iowa Affiliate of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence
Nursing (WOCN) Society recently presented its first Nurse of the Year award
to a University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics advanced practice nurse.
Beverly Folkedahl accepted the award last month at the WOCN chapter meeting
in Des Moines. Presenters called Folkedahl "well-respected nationally,
exceptionally knowledgeable, and dedicated to WOC nursing," and praised
her leadership, vision, caring attitude and communication skills.
Folkedahl graduated from the UI College of Nursing in 1970. She received
her WOCN certification in 1983 and has maintained her certification since
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