March2015

Lorraine Antel, RN, honored with DAISY Award

Congratulations to Lorraine Antel, RN, AAMC’s most recent DAISY Award recipient. As per AAMC tradition, Lorraine was surprised by a crowd of CCU colleagues, family and friends who secretly assembled on the evening of February 24 in a daisy-decorated conference room. Sherry B. Perkins, AAMC’s Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer,[…]

  1. Lisa Kirchner: Lorraine, Thank you for the compassion and care you bring to the bedside!

  2. Mary Etta Barbour: Congratulations Lorraine! It has been my pleasure to have the opportunity to work with you!! So happy our career paths…

  3. carol brumsted: Congratulation Lorraine!

  4. Christine Frost: How lovely and well-deserved. The letter from your patient speaks volumes. Congratulations.

  5. Deb Keane: Congratulations Lorraine! Well deserved !

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Ever heard of Life Hacks — tips to make your life easier? Check out these Nurse Hacks!

We have all heard about Life Hacks – simple ideas to make life easier. (My favorite is to put aloe vera gel into an ice cube tray and freeze – it works great to soothe sunburns.) But I wondered:  what about Nurse Hacks?  Are there ideas out there that are[…]

Honor, recognize and celebrate our certified nurses — March 19 is Certified Nurses Day

In 2008, the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) declared March 19 as Certified Nurses Day, in honor of the late Dr. Margretta Madden Styles, RN, EdD, FAAN, whose birthday was on this day. Dr. Styles recognized the value of certification and developed and implemented[…]