Westland, MI, February 17, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Kathleen Urban of Westland,
Michigan has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2015 by
Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding
contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare.
About Kathleen Urban
Ms. Urban is a certified rehabilitation nurse (CRRN) and certified case
manager (CCM) and the Director of all Rehab Services at Garden City Hospital
(a Prime Health Care Hospital) which provides rehabilitation in the acute
inpatient rehab setting, outpatient and inpatient areas in Garden City,
Michigan. She specializes in general rehabilitation services and has extensive
knowledge and experience in mobility progression, team building, stroke
prevention, fall prevention, restraint reduction and patient safety. She
has served on the national and local boards of the Association of Rehabilitation
Nurses (ARN), (MI-ARN), as well as past treasurer of the Michigan Association
of Medical Program Rehabilitation Administrators (MAMPRA) and secretary
of the Quality Association Nursing network (QANN). With nearly thirty
years in rehabilitation, including developing the inpatient rehabilitation
unit from the ground floor, her professional contributions are recognized
with several awards including the ARN National Nurse Manager Role Award
(2005) and runner-up and the Nightingale Award in Administration (2008).
She is both a national and local speaker at numerous rehabilitation nursing
and management conferences and was a contributing author to "Gerontological
Nursing: Competencies for Care" (second edition).
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Ms. Urban obtained her nursing diploma from
Henry Ford Hospital School of Nursing, a B.S.N. from Madonna University
and completed graduate studies at Central Michigan University, before
obtaining her M.S. from Belford University in 2000. In her spare time
she enjoys volunteer work, travel, theater, opera, baseball, writing and
family activities. Rehabilitation is her passion and she is always looking
at avenues to combine her interests.
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