Sacred Heart Hospital colleagues earn CNOR certification

Eau Claire, WI – Sacred Heart Hospital is pleased to announce that four registered nurses from the hospital’s Surgical Services department recently earned their CNOR certification: Beth Devlin, Beth Larson, Sally Otto and Tony Palchik.


CNOR certification is the documented validation of the professional achievement of identified standards of practice by an individual registered nurse providing care for patients before, during and after surgery. CNOR-certified nurses are recognized internationally for providing the highest quality of care to patients in the perioperative setting. Nurses who attain their certification demonstrate their dedication to providing excellence in perioperative care.


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About Sacred Heart Hospital

Sacred Heart Hospital is an affiliate of the Hospital Sisters Health System. Since 1889 it has been meeting patient needs in western Wisconsin with the latest medical innovations and technology, together with a Franciscan whole-person healing tradition. For more information about
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About Hospital Sisters Health System

Hospital Sisters Health System is a Roman Catholic health care mission founded to continue the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Sponsored by the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care framed in traditional values taught by St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi.  It is dedicated to serving all people, including the poor and the needy, at each of its 13 Local Systems in Illinois (Belleville, Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Highland, Litchfield, Springfield and Streator) and in Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Sheboygan and two in Green Bay). For more information about HSHS, visit