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2010: CDH ICU Nurse Achieves Advance Certification
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CDH ICU Nurse Achieves Advance Certification

WINFIELD, Ill., March 15, 2010 – Angelica J. Montes, RN, CCRN, TNCC, of Rochelle, Ill. recently earned CCRN certification after successfully completing the nationally recognized exam. Currently, Montes is a staff nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Central DuPage Hospital (CDH).

CCRN certification is one of the most advanced professional credentials that can be achieved by a nurse in the field of critical care. As a result, the CCRN designation is highly regarded as recognition of advanced knowledge and clinical expertise in the care of acutely and critically ill patients and their families. Most importantly, the CCRN credential acknowledges that these individuals have been recognized by their peers as demonstrating the experience, knowledge and skills in the complex critical care nursing profession.
Montes holds an associate degree in nursing from Kishwaukee College and will receive a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Northern Illinois University in May 2010.

A mother of five, Montes and her husband, Felipe, reside in Rochelle. She is involved with missions and youth activities in her church, New Life Foursquare Church.

About Central DuPage Hospital
Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) is a nationally recognized 313-bed facility located in Winfield, Ill., a suburb west of Chicago. CDH is a leading center for medical technology and one of the busiest surgical centers in Illinois.

For the last three consecutive years, Thomson Reuters has listed CDH as a 100 Top Hospital in the U.S. Similarly, U.S. News & World Report has included CDH on their list of Best Hospitals in the orthopaedics category each year since 2007.

The hospital is part of an interdependent network of health-care organizations and services, including convenient care centers, occupational health services, home health and hospice care. For more information or to find a doctor on the medical staff of CDH, visit www.cdh.org or call 630-933-4CDH (4234)/ TTY 630-933-4833 for the hearing impaired.

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