Samantha Orr, Halifax Health Stroke Coordinator, Appointed to the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing Board of Trustees

  • by Ashley.wohlford
  • January 25, 2021
  • Categories: Article, Blog, Press Release, Uncategorized, Video

Samantha Orr, MSN, RN, SCRN

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (January 25, 2021) – Samantha Orr, Stroke Coordinator at Halifax Health has been appointed to the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing Board of Trustees.

The ABNN Board of Trustees is composed of eight Trustees and one public member who have demonstrated experience and expertise in the area of Neuroscience Nursing.

Orr, who has over 25 years of nursing experience, and has been in Neuroscience Nursing for over 10 years. In her current position as Stroke Program Coordinator, she ensures regulatory body’s high-level criteria is met or exceed through monitoring, evaluating, and redefining practice modalities to improve patient outcomes.

The American Board of Neuroscience Nursing (ABNN) is the independent, not-for-profit corporation established to design, implement, and evaluate a certification program for professional nurses involved in the specialty practice of neuroscience nursing. ABNN is solely responsible for the development, administration and evaluation of the certification programs. The mission of ABNN is to promote and advance the practice of neuroscience nursing through specialty certification. ABNN’s vision is that every person with neurological health needs receives care from ABNN certified registered nurses. Learn more at ABNNcertification.org.

Halifax Health

Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, freestanding emergency department, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

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