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Vice President Acute Care and Chi...

Local Address: Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
Sentara Healthcare Inc
6015 Poplar Hall Drive Suite 101
Norfolk , Virginia 23502
United States

Company Description: Sentara Healthcare operates more than 70 sites of care including six acute care hospitals, two outpatient care campuses, seven nursing centers, three assisted...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MSN
  • master's degree , nursing
    University of Virginia
  • bachelor's degree , nursing
    Eastern Mennonite University
  • doctorate , nursing practice
    University of Virginia
  • master’s degree , nursing
    University of Virginia
  • bachelor’s degree , nursing
    Eastern Mennonite University
  • master's degree , mental health
    University of Virginia
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"This designation validates our superior ...
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"This designation validates our superior quality of nursing and the positive impact it has on our patients and their families," said Donna Hahn, chief nurse executive for Sentara RMH. "For members of our community, this means they can feel confident that when they come to Sentara RMH they will receive the best possible care available."
A Magnet hospital is one that has met the specific standards set forth by ANCC. These standards define the highest quality of nursing practice and patient care.
"When we began our Journey to Magnet Excellence® in 2010, I am not sure any of us understood how the process would help transform the culture and the continued improvements that we now see as part of what we do here everyday," commented Hahn.
Research shows there are clear benefits to patients and their families who receive care at Magnet facilities, including confidence in caregivers and positive outcomes. The designation is awarded for four years, during which time the ANCC monitors facilities to ensure high standards of care remain intact.
"We are so proud of our team and their continued commitment to provide high quality, patient-centered care to our community," said Hahn.
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Donna Hahn, RN, CNE VP Acute Care Services RMH Healthcare
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Donna Hahn, RN, MSN Vice President, Acute Care Services/Chief Nurse Executive Donna Hahn joined RMH in 2007. Prior to that, she served as assistant vice president of patient care and community services at Augusta Medical Center for seven years.
Hahn holds a bachelor's degree in nursing from Eastern Mennonite University and a master's degree in nursing from the University of Virginia. She is completing a doctorate in nursing practice (DNP) in management from the University of Virginia.
Of her tenure with RMH, she says, "I am proud of the teamwork that has developed at RMH to form a culture where care of patients is our first priority.
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Hahn is a member of the American Nurses Association and the American Organization of Nurse Executives. She is a member of the advisory boards for the nursing schools of Eastern Mennonite University, James Madison University and Blue Ridge Community College. She also serves as member and past president for the Commonwealth Center for Children Advisory Council.
"These nurse professionals were nominated ...
www.supportrmh.org, 8 May 2014 [cached]
"These nurse professionals were nominated by their peers for exemplifying excellence in nursing and being committed to providing compassionate care for every person, every family, every day," said Donna Hahn, RN, Chief Nurse Executive.
Donna Hahn, DNP, RN, ...
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Donna Hahn, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
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Donna Hahn, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
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Chief Nurse Executive Donna Hahn, DNP, RN, NEA-BC and Critical Care Unit Director Martha Schneider, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, both earned their doctorate degrees in December 2013.
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According to Hahn, while similar course work is required, a DNP degree focuses on clinical education and improving outcomes for patients, whereas a doctor of philosophy, or PhD, degree in nursing focuses on preparation for conducting research regarding clinical outcomes .
"I was attracted to pursuing a DNP degree because it focuses on, and can directly impact, the care we provide our patients every day," Hahn said. "My degree work focused on issues nurses face on a daily basis in the patient care setting and on ways to improve the patient care experience."
Hahn noted that the Institute of Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation published a report titled "The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health" in 2010 in which they encouraged nurses to pursue lifelong learning opportunities. "I would hope other nurses would see the benefits of returning to school to further their formal education as a contribution to patients," she said.
Hahn joined RMH in 2007 and has 36 years of nursing experience with more than 26 years in nursing leadership.
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Sentara RMH offers a variety of support to nurses who decide to pursue advanced education, including tuition reimbursement and scholarships, noted Hahn. In addition, Sentara has its own nursing school for nurses to pursue a bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN).
"Nurses within the Sentara system, including Sentara RMH, who have the desire and commitment to move to the next level can get the support they need," she said.
Sentara is currently encouraging all associate's degree-level nurses to achieve at least BSNs. "Nursing research has shown that patient outcomes improve with the more BSN level nurses a hospital system has," Hahn says. "Our goal is to have 80 percent of Sentara RMH nurses achieve a BSN by 2020."
Currently, she said, almost 60% percent of Sentara RMH nurses have BSNs, which is above the national average.
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