Dr. Gina Qualls Receives DAISY Award by the Arkansas Nurses Association
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Baptist Health College Little Rock faculty member Dr. Gina Qualls, PhD, MSN, RN, practical nursing semester one and two course leader, received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty awarded by the Arkansas Nurses Association (ARNA). Dr. Qualls was celebrated at the annual ARNA Nurse Recognition Gala on Nov. 4.
The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty was established to honor nursing faculty who inspire their students to remember that nursing is more than tasks and technology. Awarded faculty ensure the art and science of nursing is brought to every patient experience. This recognition honors faculty for their commitment and influence on their students.
“Dr. Qualls is a wonderful faculty member and is committed and loyal to the School of Practical Nursing. She is an excellent role model and is loved by her students,” said Laura Hamiliton, MNSc, RN and dean of nursing. “She cares deeply about their success in the PN program and goes above and beyond to ensure they succeed by having study sessions in the evenings and on the weekends. She exemplifies the Baptist Health values and is a tremendous asset to our school.”
To learn more about the award, visit https://www.daisyfoundation.org/daisy-faculty-award.
About Baptist Health College Little Rock
Since 1921, Baptist Health College Little Rock has shaped the health of Arkansans by educating and mentoring healthcare professionals with excellence and Christian compassion. With nine programs of study, including two nursing programs and seven allied health programs, graduates demonstrate entry-level competency in their fields, exemplify professionalism and personify the Baptist Health values. For more information about Baptist Health College Little Rock, visit bhclr.edu.
About Baptist Health
For more than a century, Baptist Health has delivered all our best in health care through Christian compassion and innovative services. Baptist Health, Arkansas’ most comprehensive health care organization, is here For You. For Life. – with more than 250 points of access that include 11 hospitals; urgent care centers; a senior living community; over 100 primary and specialty care clinics; a college with studies in nursing and allied health; and a graduate residency program. It is also the largest private not-for-profit health care organization based in Arkansas, providing care through the support of approximately 11,000 employees, groundbreaking treatments, renowned physicians and community outreach programs. For more information about Baptist Health, visit Baptist-Health.com, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST or download the myBaptistHealth app.