At the Hospitals: Sept. 29, 2013
Courtesy Of Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health (Left to Right): Jacqueline Contois, Diane Daniels, Serena Lamontagne.
Mount Ascutney Hospital Nurses Earn Rehabilitation Certification
Windsor — Three nurses at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center were recently certified as rehabilitation registered nurses. Serena Lamontagne, of Charlestown; Diane Daniels, of Springfield, Vt.; and Jacqueline Contois, of Claremont, received the certification.
Certified rehabilitation registered nurses specialize in the treatment and care management of various conditions, including stroke and traumatic brain injuries. They possess the knowledge and experience necessary to take provide comprehensive care for people with physical disabilities and chronic illnesses in all rehabilitation settings, the hospital said in a recent news release.
“We are very proud of these three employees,” said Kevin W. Donovan, CEO of Mt. Ascutney Hospital. “They have done a great job over the past couple years, and we are all excited to see them progress to the next level.”
Psychiatrist Joins New London Hospital
New London — Psychiatrist Linda Call has joined New London Hospital. Dr. Call will see patients at New London Hospital and Newport Health Center.
Call works with both adults and children but has a special interest in helping children and adolescents. Most recently, she worked at Acadia Hospital in Bangor, Maine as a child and adolescent psychiatrist. Before entering the medical field, she was a math teacher in North Carolina and Mississippi.
Call received her medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical School in Jackson. She completed her residency and fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She is board certified in general psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Cottage Hospital to Host Flu Clinic
Woodsville — Cottage Hospital will offer a community flu clinic Oct. 7-10, from 8-4 p.m. The cost for the vaccination is $30, and the hospital will bill participants’ insurance companies.
For more information about the drop-in clinic, contact Maryanne Aldrich, community relations director, at 603-747-9707. — Compiled by Aimee Caruso