November 06, 2019 | Press

Pentec Health’s Intrathecal Nurse Fellowship is accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.

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Pentec Health, Inc, a leader in providing intrathecal pump management through nursing services and complex pharmaceutical products for patients who require care in a flexible setting, is honored to announce that accreditation as a practice transition program has been granted for three years through The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Acreditation in Practice Transition Programs. As a practice transition program, Pentec Health’s Intrathecal Nurse Fellowship was awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Accreditation Program. Once again, Pentec Health has the distinct honor of being the only orientation program for Intrathecal therapy RN’s with the designation as an accredited Fellowship Program.

“Achieving the Fellowship Accreditation award from the ANCC serves as a professional acknowledgement of Pentec Health’s commitment to quality patient care and continuous professional development of our nursing team. The honor of accreditation “with distinction” validates that Pentec Nursing is spearheading the standard of care for intrathecal therapy on a national level," said Kate Spencer, Executive Nurse Director, Educational Operations and Program Director at Pentec Health.

“ANCC accreditation for our Intrathecal Nurse Fellowship program not only provides national continuity of competence, resulting in outstanding quality patient care, but also enhances our recruitment of the best and brightest nurses, and improves the marketability of our business. To achieve this accomplishment with ‘Distinction’ places us at the cutting edge of the world. Pentec nurses make me proud!”, said Karen McHenry, Senior VP of Nursing Services at Pentec Health.

Pentec Health’s intrathecal pump management program offers patients individualized treatment, and quality specialized compounded medication with expert care in a familiar setting. They partner with your practice and collaborate with physicians to develop a goal-oriented, customized plan of care for each patient. For intrathecal pump patients, Pentec Health’s nursing services provide care for patients in 46 states across the nation.

About Pentec Health

For over 35 years, Pentec Health has been an industry leader in providing patient-specific, and anticipatory compounded sterile medications. Pentec Health’s medications are used for administration in dialysis centers, as well as providing in-home Targeted Drug Delivery through nursing services and complex pharmaceutical products to patients who require access outside of a hospital setting. Pentec Health has built a tradition of exceptional patient care by committing to quality, safety, and innovation. For more information, please visit www.pentechealth.com.

About ANCC

The mission of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association (ANA), is to promote excellence in nursing and health care globally through credentialing programs. ANCC’s internationally renowned credentialing programs certify and recognize individual nurses in specialty practice areas. ANCC recognizes health care organizations that promote nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes while providing safe, positive work environments. In addition, ANCC accredits health care organizations that provide and approve high-quality continuing nursing education (CNE), interprofessional continuing education, transition to practice programs, and skills-based competency programs. ANCC is the only nurse credentialing organization to successfully achieve ISO 9001:2015 certification. ISO 9001:2015 certification recognizes ANCC as an organization that provides the highest level of service and quality both in the U.S. and globally.

Contact Pentec Health, Inc.

Nadine Neilly 610-546-8585

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