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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., December 5, 2016 – Florida Hospital East Florida Region cancer services administrator Imee Unto, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center nurse navigator Denise Norfolk, and Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center oncology social worker Jenny Ketring have been selected to present at the Oncology Nursing Society's 42nd annual Congress during May 4–7, 2017, in Denver, Colorado.
Jenny Ketring and Imee Unto will present a poster titled “The Benefits of Animal Assisted Visitation in an Outpatient Oncology Setting: A Nursing Perspective,” and Denise Norfolk and Imee Unto will do an oral presentation titled “The Value of Nurse Navigation in Implementing Lung Cancer Screening Using Low-Dose Computed Tomography.”
Both abstracts will also be published in the online Congress issue of the Oncology Nursing Forum.
About Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center
Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses and nearly 8,200 licensed beds in 10 states. Our locations include Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach and Florida Hospital Oceanside in Ormond Beach, as well as outpatient facilities in Port Orange, Daytona Beach Shores and New Smyrna Beach. With 277-beds, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties that composes the Florida Hospital East Florida Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region has 907 beds and more than 6,000 employees. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region collectively contributed nearly $120 million in benefits in 2015 to the underprivileged, the community’s overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements. For more information about Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, visit www.floridahospitalmemorial.org.