May2011

News you can use: theCart is making rounds on May 18

Be on the lookout! TheCart is coming to HP 1, 2 and Outpatient on Wednesday, May 18 between 1-3 p.m. This month, we’re bringing these folks along: Employee Wellness Initative “Employee Wellness activities – info about guided campus walks, 15-minute stretching exercises, nutrition demos, an intro to boot camp and more!” […]

Celebrating our certified nurses

253: The number of AAMC nurses who are certified in their specialty. 48: The number of different nursing specialty certifications held by AAMC nurses. 11: The number of AAMC nurses who hold more than one specialty certification – wow! 2: The number of new certifications at AAMC. They are “Board[…]

Congratulations to our Nurse Excellence Award and Scholarship winners!

The Excellence Award and Scholarship winners were announced just minutes ago.  Below, the news you’ve been waiting for… Excellence Award Winners: Rookie of the Year Brandee Breitenbach, RN- CCU Ayoko Hillah, RN- JSC Alyssa Finlayson, RN- ONC

  1. Bill Swan: What a great group of winners!!! But, then I think all AAMC nurses are winners!

  2. Christine: What a wonderful event. We are so fortunate to be able to celebrate, in such a beautiful building, the amazing…

  3. Patty Schiro: Congratulations to all the nursing excellence winners; what a wonderful celebration of compassion, intelligence, dedication, and talent! It was an…

  4. Cathaleen Ley: Congratulations to all the 2011 Nursing Excellence Award Winners! Together we all make AAMC a great place to practice nursing.…

  5. Michelle Donovan: I hope that each of you will celebrate who each of you are! Celebrate what you do for others! Celebrate…

Patient thanks ED and OBS nurses, adds “Shanley Minor is my hero”

Below, a letter from an AAMC patient, praising our ED and OBS team (and especially nurse Shanley Minor) for the outstanding care he received. I’d like to take a moment to thank the staff in the Observation Area and Emergency Room at AAMC for the outstanding care provided me on a recent stay in[…]

  1. Annette Bargmann: What a wonderful letter! I am especially happy to find the ER mentioned in such a positive way - after…

Check out the new Nursing Web site!

Our new nursing web site is all about YOU! Our old nursing web site got a facelift. Visit www.aahs.org/aamcnursing to see an overview of nursing at AAMC, including current events, the perks of being an AAMC nurse, community outreach opportunities, nursing education, quality and EBP at AAMC, and even “Why We[…]

  1. Chad Dillard, marketing & wellness: Thanks to Justus in Marketing for his collaboration with nursing. So proud to see the Together network continue morphing into…

    • monicam: Yes, a heartfelt thanks to Justus for the many, many hours he spent working on this site. Props to Mar/Com!

  2. Chona Hamrock: Love the changes! So much brighter and user friendly. An even easier way to access it is to click on…

  3. Deb Keane: I just Love Love Love the new Nursing Website! And the best part is that it is "owned" by Nursing

  4. Christine: One of the great changes with this website is that the Communications Initiaitve can manage, change and update the content.…

What does Nurses Week mean to you?

The raffles, gifts, seminars and light-hearted spirit of Nurses Week make it one of the highlights of our year. At AAMC, we celebrate this special week to thank and recognize our staff, as well as acknowledge the contributions that nurses make every day in our local and global community.  Click this link for a schedule of Nurses[…]

  1. Beth Catterton: Nurse's are the gatekeepers between the patient and the doctor. It is a dynamic and challenging positon to be in.…

  2. Melinda Baillieul: Nurses are the (frequently) unsung heroes in most hospitals and this means my own special nurse, Melisa Baillieul in the…

  3. Nia Wright: Nurses' Week prompts me to reflect upon my reasons for becoming a nurse as well as the gratitude I have…