DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (March 28, 2022) – Samantha Orr, Stroke Manger at Halifax Health has been appointed Secretary/Treasurer to the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing Board of Trustees for the 2022-2023 calendar year. 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 has 25 years of nursing experience with a dedicated focus in neurosciences. She holds a professional certification as a Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN) through ABNN. While at Halifax Health, Orr has developed processes and protocols that have enabled Halifax Health to become a Thrombectomy-Capable facility and receive accreditation from The Joint Commission.
The ABNN is an 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 and its subspecialties. The mission of ABNN is to promote and advance the practice of neuroscience nursing through specialty certification.
Recognized as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ in the United States by IBM Watson Health™, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of health care services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, two community hospitals, 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 clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home health care agency and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC), Center for Transplant Services, 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