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Navy nurse earns recognition for Nurses Week 2019

Navy Capt. Andrea Petrovanie (left), Naval Medical Center San Diego, Senior Nurse Officer, Directorate for Branch Clinics, goes over the day's orders with members of her nursing staff at NMCSD Naval Training Center branch clinic. Petrovanie was recently recognized for outstanding leadership by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Defense Health Agency. (U.S. Navy photo) Navy Capt. Andrea Petrovanie (left), Naval Medical Center San Diego, Senior Nurse Officer, Directorate for Branch Clinics, goes over the day's orders with members of her nursing staff at NMCSD Naval Training Center branch clinic. Petrovanie was recently recognized for outstanding leadership by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Defense Health Agency. (U.S. Navy photo)

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SAN DIEGO — A Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) nurse earned special recognition for exceptional leadership from two distinct organizations: the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) on March 19, and the Defense Health Agency for Nurses Week, May 6-12.

Navy Capt. Andrea Petrovanie, NMCSD Senior Nurse Officer, Directorate for Branch Clinics, was awarded the 2019 ANCC Certified Nurse Award in the Ambulatory Care Nursing category.

The award recognized her work toward establishing the first Specialty Leader in Ambulatory Care Nursing by the Director of the Navy Nurse Corps, resulting in a centralized voice for ambulatory care nurses across Navy Medicine.

Her work implemented several standardized initiatives that contributed to streamlined processes throughout ten branch clinics, resulting in improved care and safety promotion for NMCSD’s patient population.

“It is a privilege to serve our military population, and I can't think of anything else I would rather be doing,” said Petrovanie. “Each day brings an opportunity to touch lives and make a difference.”

In addition, the Defense Health Agency recognized Petrovanie for superior leadership in an online profile honoring Nurses Week 2019. She is one of only 10 military nurses who are profiled for the occasion on the Military Health System website.

Navy Capt. Jeff Bledsoe, NMCSD Director for Nursing Services, agrees with the accolades Petrovanie is receiving.

“Capt. Petrovanie has spent her life dedicated to helping others. She does so with compassion but also with intellect, as she is always striving to build a better mouse trap,” said Bledsoe.

“I often tell people that none of us is as smart as all of us, but it helps to have someone like Capt. Petrovanie as a part of your ‘all,’” said Bledsoe.

A Wagner College graduate who is board certified for more than 20 years, Petrovanie joined the Navy in 1991. Dedicated to her profession, she is a member of the Nominating Committee of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing.

Petrovanie’s proud husband, also of NMCSD, Navy Cmdr. Darryl Green, Director of Healthcare Business, knows first-hand what a consummate nursing professional she is.

“The decision to become a nurse is not a decision to be taken lightly, and its nurses like Andrea who provide the stability our complex healthcare system has come to depend on,” said Green.

“To be recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as the 2019 Certified Nurse of the Year for Ambulatory Nursing is a testament to the time and effort Andrea puts into her profession each and every day,” said Green.

“I have the awesome opportunity to be a change agent in our journey to a high-reliability organization. I am honored to work with an amazing team that is committed to providing safe, high quality patient-centered care,” said Petrovanie.

“I love what I do and I know for sure nursing is my calling.”

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