July2015

During National Nursing Assistant’s Week, OBS nurses say a special thank you to their PCTs

June 11-18, 2015 was National Nursing Assistant’s Week. In honor of our awesome PCTs, the nurses of the Observation Unit devised a plan to show them just how much they are appreciated. Good food is always a great place to start, so we treated the PCTs to brunch at a[…]

  1. Evelyn Logan: This is awesome! It makes me feel nice and warm inside.

  2. marianne mckiernan: This was a great time!

  3. Cynthia Benedict: And thank you Nurses for everything!! It was such a great time and we all really enjoyed it. You made…

After surgeries, cancer patient writes letter of thanks to physicians, nurses and staff: “This hospital is a gift to us all”

A patient letter praising our awesome surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses and staff all over the hospital — this patient started off “racked with anxiety,” but that fear was quickly replaced with confidence and gratitude. Proud of our team, way to go! I recently was a patient at AAMC. I was actually[…]

Help provide kids in our community with back to school backpacks

This summer, AAMC’s Community Service Initiative (CSI) will again collaborate with the Light House shelter to collect back to school essentials for needy children in our area. We need your help! We are asking each unit to prepare two backpacks — one for a boy and one for a girl, ranging in age from kindergarten[…]

Professional Power Hour on Aug. 5 – Ethics & Scopes & Practice Acts, oh my!

Ethics & Scopes & Practice Acts, oh my! Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 2nd floor Conference Room, South Tower Speaker Jessalyn Barbour, MSN, RN, OCN, Clinical Educator, Oncology Unit Take a closer look at the ANA Code of Ethics, Nurse Practice Act, and the scope and standards[…]

4 reasons why you should take the Nursing Workforce Data Questionnaire today

It’s not just another survey. Here are four reasons you should take the Nursing Workforce Data Questionnaire right now: It helps our patients. By gathering information about AAMC nurses each year, we learn more about our team as a whole. We use this data to help us invest our resources,[…]

From a mom (who also happens to be a nurse) to the ED staff who cared for her daughter, “Our care was impeccable.”

It’s always especially great to get positive feedback from a nursing colleague. Thanks to our multidisciplinary ED team for giving such great care to this family. Way to go! This is the second time I am writing to you in regard to yet another “well done” by your staff at[…]