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Audrey Boschma, RN receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Nurse in scrubs poses in front of DAISY award banner holding Healing Touch statue.

Congratulations to Audrey Boschma, RN from the Operating Room at Skagit Valley Hospital for receiving the DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nurses

Nurses who receive DAISY Awards consistently meet the following criteria:

  • Interacts with patients, families and staff in a professional and personable manner.
  • Demonstrates excellent medical evaluation skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent decision-making capabilities.
  • Provides a consistent focus on meeting patient and family goals.
  • Is thoughtful and caring in all situations.
  • Works well with all members of the healthcare team.
  • Demonstrates consistent use of the nursing process in patient care.
  • Excellent educator of patients and their families.
  • Generates enthusiasm and energy towards meeting the challenges of nursing.

A patient nominated Audrey, stating “She was very friendly and chatted with me the whole way back [to the OR]. The part that I was most impressed with is that she explained every step in detail...There were no surprises, which made me feel comfortable with the whole procedure.”

Congratulations, Audrey! Thank you for your hard work and commitment to providing quality and compassionate care to our patients. We are proud to have you on our team at Skagit Regional Health!

To learn more about the DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nurses and to nominate an inpatient nurse, visit