Cora Vizcarra MBA, RN, CRNI, VA-BC


Cora is an infusion nurse consultant and founder/president of a privately owned healthcare consulting and education corporation. She has more than 25 years of healthcare experience in both the hospital and alternative healthcare settings. She is experienced in insertion and management of various vascular access devices as well as administration of intravenous medications. She holds certification in infusion therapy (CRNI) and vascular access (VA-BC). She is actively involved in many professional medical and nursing organizations and was the President for the Infusion Nurses Society in 2008-2009. She has authored numerous articles and chapters in infusion nursing textbooks and other healthcare professional journals. She is known as @infusionnurse on twitter and is the author of the “Infusion Nurse Blog”.


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Betty Noyes is President of Noyes & Associates Ltd. which she founded in 1989 .


·      Management Education Courses

·      Leadership Assessment

·      Organization Redesign & Process Improvement


Prior to this she has had a 35 years of executive level health care administrative experience.  Her administrative experience has been in multi-hospital systems, large university teaching facilities, to small for profit Psychiatric and Chemical Dependency hospitals.  She has been a Chief Nursing Executive, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer throughout the country.


She has authored over 18 articles and is a frequently sought after public speaker.  She is an active member of various health care organizations nationwide.



The emphasis of Noyes & Associates Ltd. is the integration of mission with leadership performance and the belief that Excellence in Patient Care and Excellence in Financial Return are mutually interdependent!


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Margaret Hawke’s nursing career encompassed all aspects of elder care. She began as a staff nurse, then as a director of nursing, a nursing home administrator, and consultant. She was also a contributing writer for, formerly known as Nursing Spectrum, a Gannett syndicated magazine for nurses from 1992 through 2006. She wrote feature articles for all editions across the United States. After retiring, she wrote and published her first novel, Bellehaven. She is currently working on the first of what she hopes will be a mystery series. The protagonist of her upcoming book is a travel nurse.

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Twitter: Margaret Hawke @MargaretHawke

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