Name: Judi DehoffHonored by The Carroll County Sun for...

The Carroll County Sun News Profile of the Week

December 29, 1991

Name: Judi Dehoff

Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Becomingthe director of education at Carroll County General Hospital, a position that puts her in charge of education and training for 1,100 employees

Age: 47

Residence; hometown: Hanover, Pa.

Education: Diploma graduate of St. Joseph's School of Nursing in Lancaster, Pa.; graduate of Mount Saint Mary's College, Emmitsburg, Frederick County, witha bachelor of science degree; currently working on a master's degreein business administration at Mount Saint Mary's

Family: Husband:James, 46, employed as a central office repairman for United Telephone of Pennsylvania; son: James Jr., 24, works as an accountant with CCGH; son: Jeffrey, 17, a senior at Delone Catholic High School in McSherrystown, Pa.

Place of worship: St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Hanover, Pa.

Activities/hobbies: Enjoys shopping, going to school,being a mother; involved with several hospital committees, such as Safety, Library, Patient Care Executive Committee and the Code Blue Committee that establishes procedures for critically ill patients

Accomplishments: Graduated from undergraduate school three years ago; being a mother, family member, student and employee at the same time; developing wellness and illness prevention programs for county residents, such as blood-pressure screening, stress management, weight control, CPR certification, baby-sitting training and the Children's Hospital Orientation Program; helping to establish the Clinical Ladder Program, which recognizes the achievements of nurses who pursue professional advancement in clinical practice; helping to implement an information system involving computerizing specific clinical and diagnostic departments

Recipient's comments: "I'm pleased with that accomplishment and excited as well. I feel I've worked hard to provide professional education not only to nursing personnel but others in the hospital. It's obviously a challenge to keep current about changes in technology and procedures."

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