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Pictured from left are Tammie Chavez, RN, BBA, acting CNO; Liz Estrada, RN, BSN, CEN, TNS, director of emergency services; Kenneth Randall, CEO; and Ronda Tasker Clayton, RN, BSN. (Courtesy Photo)

Pictured from left are Tammie Chavez, RN, BBA, acting CNO; Liz Estrada, RN, BSN, CEN, TNS, director of emergency services; Kenneth Randall, CEO; and Ronda Tasker Clayton, RN, BSN. (Courtesy Photo)

ARTESIA — Each year, the New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence champions nurses throughout the state for the contributions they make to their organizations, communities and New Mexico.

Artesia General Hospital has announced that two of their own nursing leaders are among those nominated and recognized this year.

Ronda Tasker Clayton, RN, BSN, pharmacy coordinator, has been nominated for the Rural Practice Nursing Excellence Award, and Liz Estrada, RN, BSN, CEN, TNS, director of emergency services, has been nominated for Emergency Nursing Excellence. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.