Loyola Student One of Great 100 Nurses of Louisiana
Loyola press release - November 9, 2006
Rooks moved to
During Hurricane Katrina, he refused to leave his patients behind. The Batesville Daily Guard recently published an article on Rooks and his award. In it, Rooks explains that his patients had to come first. In the days following the storm, Rooks took extreme measures to make sure his patients were brought to safety, and that none of his patients were injured or lost during the ordeal.
Each year the Great 100 Nurses Foundation seeks nurse nominations by nursesí patients and peers based on their outstanding contributions to the nursing profession and their concerns for humanity. The program was started in
To read more about Rooks and his accomplishments, please visit http://www.guardonline.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=37098&format=html