Aberdeen nurse and pharmacists honored with prestigious nursing awards

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.(Press Release) — Sarah Stoebner, RN, and the Aberdeen Pharmacy Service team received awards earlier this month during the Sanford Health Nurses Week celebration in Sioux Falls.
Sarah Stoebner received the Florence Nightingale Professional Nurse award for her outstanding involvement in the practice of the art and the science of nursing, as evidenced by strength of character, commitment and competence that has been recognized by peers as an outstanding asset to the community, nursing profession and Sanford Health organization. 
The Aberdeen Pharmacy Service team received the Friend of Nursing award, which is given to an individual or group who, though not a nurse, has demonstrated significant contributions to the nursing profession, the work environment of the health care team and the Sanford Health organization.

The nurses week celebration is an annual event for Sanford Health. This year’s event, held at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, honored nurses and other health care professionals in nine categories. Nearly 590 nominations were submitted for 2023 honors.

National Nurses Week is acknowledged by health care organizations and the American Nurses Association annually.