Congratulations to Rich Smith, RCIS, for passing the RCIS exam. Rich joined the cath lab team at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas as our Chief CVT in August of 2012. We are very proud of you, Rich!

— From the cath lab team and Nancy Ellis, RN, Cath Lab Manager

Congratulations to Michael Grills, RT(R)(CV), RCIS, who recently became RCIS-certified. Michael works as a cath lab technologist at Northside Hospital Cherokee in Canton, Georgia. We are proud of our certified staff!

— Sent in by Angela Edgar, RN, MS, CCRN-CMC, RCIS, Service Coordinator, Cath Lab/IR, Non-Invasive Cardiology, & 1 East Obs. Unit, Northside Hospital Cherokee

We would like to commend Christina Bull, RN, MSN, for her recent obtainment of the RCSA credential. She works in Cardiology Services at Lowell General Hospital, Lowell, MA. In addition, we would like to do the same for Chuck Gibalt, RCP, RCIS for the same accomplishment as well as his accomplishment in being certified as Certified Cardiovascular Medical Simulation Trainer (CTAE). He works in the Cardiac Catheterization System at the Sonora Regional Medical Center, Sonora, CA.

— Provided by Dr. Henry Pevsner, Chairman, Medical Director, CEO, Registry of Cardiovascular Specialists and Assistants (RCSA), formerly known as the ICCCSA.