December 18th, 2006

Ramona DeSotel, R.N., manager, Great River Digestive Health Center, has received the designation of Certified Gastroenterology Registered Nurse. The certification is awarded by the Certifying Board of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, a nonprofit certification board that recognizes advanced competency in gastroenterology/endoscopy. Candidates receive the designation by having worked a specified number of hours in the field, obtaining verification of professional qualification by practitioners and passing a comprehensive examination.

DeSotel is a graduate of Carl Sandberg College, and has worked at Great River Medical Center for 13 years. A Burlington resident, she is an active member of the Society of Gastroenterology Association and is pursuing her Bachelor of Nursing degree through the University of Phoenix.