September2012

GSU – Great Service Unit!!

A grateful patient recognizes the GSU for the exceptional care he received. Recently, I was a patient in the General Surgical Unit at AAMC. During my stay, the nursing care was truly remarkable. Both my wife, who stayed with me throughout, and I remarked frequently about the superior culture of[…]

  1. Rachel: Yah! Congrats GSU! I can't imagine a better unit to work on or better friends to have :-)

  2. Rita Linnenkamp: Now that's a MAGNET Unit!!!

  3. mary etta barbour: What a wonderful letter for GSU! And for all here at AAMC!

  4. tina andersen: What a great letter! Congrats GSU!

  5. Cricket: GSU IS AN OUTSTANDING FLOOR AND ITS RUN LIKE A WELL OILED MACHINE!!! LOVED WORKING WOTH YOU LADIES AND GENTS!!!…

MAGNETS…MARBLES…MUSIC…And best of all…much evidence of AAMC EXCELLENCE

On Thursday August 30th – 40 representatives across AAMC nursing assembled to begin the process of gathering the evidence for the Magnet Document. This 10 – 12 month process entails staff learning about the evidence needed, brainstorming where the examples are evident, gathering the details of this evidence, and sending[…]

It’s not too late to nominate -MNA extends submission date for annual awards

The submission date for the MNA Annual Awards has been extended to Friday, September 14, 2012.  Please consider nominating a colleague for one of these awards. 2012 MNA ANNUAL AWARDS ATTENTION MEMBERS! MNA solicits your input in nominating Registered Nurses for the following seven (7) awards. The Outstanding Nursing Practice[…]

Surgical Services Family Day a Huge Success!!

Our Pediatric Surgery Task Force, comprised of staff from Surgical Services, Pediatrics and Child Life, has spent months planning to have a Surgical Services Family Day.  Finally, on August 26th, we hosted a “Bring Your Child to Work Day” for those of us who work in the HP OR and[…]

  1. Evelyn Rochlin: Thanks so much to the Pediatric Initiative team! What a fine example of a nurse led process to improve patient…

  2. patty schiro: What a wonderful accomplishment! Our pediactic patients and their families will reap the benefits of your hard work for years…