Megan Hemphill, RN, E6 – Perinatal/Lactation
Please join the Center for Nursing Excellence in congratulating Megan Hemphill, RN, for being selected as the DAISY Award recipient for the month of June!
Megan Hemphill, RN, works on E6 – Perinatal/Lactation and was nominated by a patient. The nomination below reflects how Megan impacted their life in a very special way.
Nomination: On May 7th I was airlifted to UAMS due to pre-term labor. Upon arrival I was doing so good they decided to move me down to the perinatal on floor E6. I was greeted by Meghan who was my night nurse. I suffer from bad anxiety and Meghan noticed right off the bat and asked if she could sit by bed and if i wanted to talk about it. I’ve never had a nurse go out of her way, the way that Meghan did for my whole entire stay. Unfortunately, my daughter ended up being born at 23 weeks and 3 days gestation on March the 8 via c section. Sadly, she passed away on March the 9th. Meghan exceeded her warmth and empathy not just in the care of my physical wellbeing but my mental wellbeing also. She prayed with me multiple times, talked with me, kept me calm when my world fell apart and most of all, not just me but my family, who were there with me as well. She went above and beyond to make sure we were cared for both mentally and physically. Meghan is angel sent from God I feel she was put in my path at that time in need. I received excellent care from all the staff doctor’s, nurse’s, chaplain, baby nurses’, baby doctors, ‘nurses etc. during our stay. Everyone was so kind and respectful during Maelynns birth from her death until my discharge. But the one and most thoughtful nurse that stood out the most who really went above and beyond was Megan Hemphill. Meghan made such an impact on me that I will never forget how gracious a complete stranger can be during the hardest time in my life. She truly deserves the best because she’s an amazing nurse, person, and know who I can call a true friend. Her heart truly is not to exceed the care of her patient’s physical needs but their mental needs and wellbeing also. To me that’s extremely important and you don’t see that too often. I would like to say Thanks to all the UAMS doctors, nurses, baby specialist and everyone who helped with assisting the birth and death of our daughter Maelynn Joy Fuller. I hope Meghan Hemphill is recognized for her wonderful ability as a nurse in all her abilities she exceeds.
Great job, Megan!
To learn more about The DAISY Award or to nominate a deserving licensed nurse, please visit: DAISY Award