ICU Nurse Recognized With DAISY Award at Cooper

DAISY award winner Michelle Mento, BSN, RN, CCRN, SRNA

Cooper University Health Care recently recognized Michelle Mento, BSN, RN, CCRN, SRNA, of West Berlin, NJ, with The DAISY Award for providing exceptional nursing care to a dying patient and her family. Mento is a nurse in Cooper’s Intensive Care Unit.

According to the patient’s family member who nominated Mento for the award, “Michelle is an exemplary nurse and human. She was a tiny light on my family’s darkest day, and I will always remember the impact she made on our family.”

The DAISY Award, established by The DAISY Foundation, is an international program that celebrates the extraordinary care given by nurses every day. It is presented in collaboration with the American Organization of Nurse Executives.

Anyone—patients, families, and professional colleagues—may nominate a Cooper nurse for The DAISY Award. The DAISY nomination materials are located on nursing units and other public locations throughout the Cooper Camden campus and outpatient offices, as well as online through the Cooper website. Visit:  to learn more.