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Age-Friendly Lecture Series: Mentation

AAMC’s Institute for Healthy Aging is hosting an Age-Friendly Lecture to explore best practices and concepts around mentation for older adults. This interactive session presented by Jennifer L. Fitzpatrick, MSW will show you how to identify isolation, re-engage older adults and caregivers experiencing it, and prevent the senior isolation crisis from becoming worse.[…]

A hero is found in Short Stay

Marty is a true hero. Marty has worked on the Short Stay Unit for about 10 years as a Customer Service Representative and has continued to put a smile on the children’s faces the whole time. When a child comes out of surgery and gets settled in the Phase ll[…]

  1. Lisa Allen, RN: Marty, this is an absolutely wonderful thing you are doing!!! I commend you for what you do! Such kindness is…

  2. Jennifer Christ: Marty is simply amazing! We love what he does for AAMC patients and families. He is always available when needed…

Congratulations Nurse Residents!

On Thursday, January 29th AAMC proudly graduated 11 nurse residents surrounded by their family and co-workers who helped them along the way. The Nurse Residency Program is a 12-month program that helps transition a newly licensed registered nurse into the working profession. Our coordinators Anne Marie and Racquel meet with[…]

February Journal Club 2/18/2019

Topic: Nurse staffing and nurse outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis Presenter: Megan Porter, MS, MSN, RN Date: Monday, February 18th   Time: 12pm-1pm Location: 2 South Conference Room Save the date for next month’s Journal Club on Monday, March 18th, presented by Edwards Surgical Pavilion OR

Welcome to AAMC

Please join me in welcoming our new AAMC Nursing Staff who joined us in January 2019! Rakuia Akter, Patient Care Technician – Heart & Vascular Unit Martia Arrington, Patient Care Technician – Oncology Daniel Beltramo, Staff Nurse – ICU/IMU Courtney Brooks, Patient Care Technician – 4 Medical Ileah Cartagena, Nursing[…]

“Nothing about us, without us”: How AAMC collaborates with Patient Family Advisors

Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC), AAMC’s care delivery model, embraces the patient and their family as vital members of the healthcare team. Think of it as working WITH the patient and family, rather than doing TO and FOR them. There are four core concepts of PFCC and we’ve explored[…]

Jacqueline Shanahan, RN is AAMC’s newest DAISY nurse!

Congratulations to Jackie Shanahan, the nurse navigator for the survivorship program who was awarded the DAISY award on January 8, 2019. Here is an excerpt from her nomination: “Jackie is an oncology nurse to the core. She spends every day all day and a great deal of her evenings and[…]

  1. Nia Wright: Congrats, Jackie. Well deserved. So very proud of you!!

  2. Joanne: Yay Jackie! Well deserved - Congratulations!!

  3. Tina Andersen: Congrats Jackie! Everyone could use a navigator like you in their life!!! Well deserved award :)