INA, Ill. (Oct. 17, 2019) - Myra Henson, Center, (Du Bois) was named the 2019 Outstanding CNA of the Year during Rend Lake College's annual CNA conference. Henson currently works at Crossroads Hospital.
"Myra is always kind and caring to both her patients and their families. She shows compassion and empathy to all that she cares for. She never fails to provide for her patients' comfort, often knowing what they will need before they even ask," wrote Henson's supervisor Katie Allen, RN, on Henson's nomination form.
Henson, center, is pictured with her supervisor Allen, left, and RLC Dean of Allied Health Bria Robinson, right.
This year's CNA Conference at Rend Lake College featured keynote speaker Amanda Spade, BS, CDP, with HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital. In addition to Spade's presentation, attendees participated in breakout session and attend networking events. The annual conference is free to participants. This was the sixth year for the event.