By Victoria Stern

When Jennifer Dizon, DNP, RN-BC, began updating preference cards for a Duke University hospital in 2005, she thought the project would only last two years.

“It was just supposed to be a short project, and then I was planning to return to my job as an OR nurse,” Dr. Dizon said.

But that never happened.

“We never stopped creating and updating the cards,” said Dr. Dizon, who runs a team overseeing preference cards for the entire Duke University Health System,