Emily exemplifies all the qualities that make up a DAISY nurse. Her enthusiasm for learning and excellence in nursing is evident. She communicates well with staff, patients and her peers. Her caring and compassion is evident every day. One patient made a point to let the CNO who was rounding on the unit know how compassionate Emily had been in providing care. Emily cared for a very medically complex patient with mental health and psychosocial issues. Emily consistently advocated for the patient, demonstrated patience, kindness, and empathy that went above and beyond. She always remained calm and impartial, providing the patient with the care that he needed. She is always offering help and support to her peers and team members. Emily makes a difference every day in the lives of the patients she cares for!