Dr. Charles Court and Hollie Nagel Earn Patient Safety Credentials

July 10, 2017

Dr. Charles Court and Hollie Nagel Earn Patient Safety Credentials

SANFORD, N.C. (July 3, 2017) – The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) recently recognized Charles Court, M.D. and Hollie Nagel, MSN, RN, of Sanford as a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS).

“Earning this credential attests to Dr. Court and Hollie’s professional competency in patient safety science and application,” said Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, President, CBPPS. “This achievement demonstrates their expertise in this critical discipline and positions them among those committed to and leading patient safety work.”

Dr. Court and Nagel earned this credential in part by passing a rigorous, evidence-based examination that tests candidates on their competency in patient safety science and application. Nagel is currently employed as a Patient Safety Officer at Central Carolina Hospital and Dr. Court is on staff at Central Carolina as the Chairman of Anesthesiology.

With the conferring of certification, they are both privileged to use the CPPS credential.

For more information about the CPPS credential, contact the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety at (617) 391-9927 or write to info@cbpps.org.

ABOUT CENTRAL CAROLINA HOSPITAL

Central Carolina Hospital, a Duke Lifepoint Hospital, is a 137-bed acute care hospital that serves the health care needs of Lee County and surrounding communities.  With over 120 physicians, the hospital offers a wide range of specialties including cardiology, orthopedics, general surgery, obstetrics, gynecology, otolaryngology, emergency medicine, emergency medical services, gastroenterology, pediatrics, hospitalist services, internal medicine, nephrology, neurology, hematology, urology, podiatry, dentistry, pulmonary medicine, and wound care and hyperbaric medicine. Hospital services include emergency room, physical and occupational therapy, ophthalmology, cardiac rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging and radiology, inpatient and outpatient surgery, dialysis, maternity services, nutritional counseling by clinical dietitians, and diagnostic cardiac catheterization. Central Carolina Hospital was reaccredited by the Joint Commission for a 3-year period in May 2015.

Committed to providing quality care to the community, the hospital has earned numerous disease-specific quality designations:

American Heart Association Get with the GuidelinesSM Gold Plus Performance Achieve­ment Award for Heart Failure, January 2017

American Heart Association Get with the GuidelinesSM Gold Plus Performance Achieve­ment Award for Stroke, January 2017

American College of Radiology Gold Seal Accredited for Mammography June 2016

Healogics Center of Distinction for Wound Care, February 2017

Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Certification, January 2017

Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care, January 2016

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade “A”, April 2017

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