Nurse Brittany Dement at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital helped a local patient cope with "fear of the unknown". They were in the hospital for respiratory issues and Nurse Dement went out of her way and beyond the call of duty to help. The woman said, "It was a frightening time, but Nurse Dement comforted and encouraged me." The patient concluded, "She is a Godly person who treats you professionally, and with love and respect." Brittany Dement, an RN in surgery at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.