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Denise Broussard, RN

Director of Quality

Profile

Denise Broussard serves as director of quality for Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS). A native of New Iberia, Louisiana, she earned an associate degree in nursing from Louisiana State University in Eunice and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Broussard has been a registered nurse for 21 years and has been employed at CIS for the past 18 years, serving mostly as a registered nurse working with physicians in an acute and non-acute care environment. She also supports corporate initiatives such as patient satisfaction, nursing education and training, and the development of nursing staff.

Broussard is board certified in cardiovascular nursing in acute and non-acute care. In 2008, she received the CIS Mary Domangue Award, which is presented to the CIS team leader that most exemplifies the high standards of patient care, compassion and dedication, showing that she carries on the mission, vision and values held true by the staff and physicians of CIS. In 2013, she received a CIS Leadership Award demonstrating the spirit of teamwork, creativity, innovation, and willingness to meet the challenges of the future. In 2014, she was nominated by CIS administration for the Nurse of the Year Nightingale Award. In addition, Broussard serves as the course director for an internationally-accredited medical education conference held annually.