June2016

Backpack buddies needed – donate school supplies to needy kids in our community.

In July, the Community Service Initiative will kick off a backpack drive for students in need of school supplies. Last year we collected more than 200 backpacks for local schools. Each department is invited to prepare two backpacks, one for a boy and one for a girl, in kindergarten through[…]

“You did it!” AAMC’s Nursing grads honored at 3rd annual Nursing Graduation celebration.

On Thursday, June 23, AAMC hosted its third annual Nursing Graduation celebration. Employees who have graduated with a nursing degree over the past year gathered to commemorate their achievement together. Both entry-level nurses, as well as our lifelong learners who earned bachelor’s or master’s degree, were honored. Christine Frost, MSN,[…]

  1. Myra: Great job ladies!

  2. Katrina: Wow! Great job graduates! Congratulations!

  3. Brandy: Congratulations to you all!!

July Journal Club: Promoting Patient Safety with Perioperative Hand-off Communication

Are Nurses Recognizing Delirium?  Presenters: Dennis Matteson, BSN, RN, and Terry Ridel  RN Monday, July 18, 2016 12-1pm South Tower, 2nd floor conference room Please join us to discuss this article, Promoting Patient Safety with Perioperative Hand-off Communication

Ready to climb the Ladder? Check out the Nursing Clinical Ladder revisions, tools and resources

Have you heard about the revised Nursing Clinical Ladder — there are even more opportunities for AAMC nurses to get on board! With revisions, many of which were suggested by our nurses, the Ladder is even more robust. For example, a Level 4 (with bonus) has been added to support MSN-prepared nurses[…]

Professional Power Hour: Breathe. Balance. Bliss.

Breathe. Balance. Bliss Wednesday, July 6, 2016 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Rotary Room Speaker Pam Blum, Director of Programming and Yoga Instructor, Evolutions The average person breathes about 900 breaths per hour – that’s more than 20,000 breaths each day! Isn’t it amazing that this critical life function can go on[…]

  1. Laura Flanagan: will attend

Introducing… AAMC’s new Clinical Ladder for Certified Nursing Assistants!

Introducing the new CNA Clinical Ladder! This program recognizes and encourages CNAs who take on responsibilities and are involved in activities that improve unit governance, patient care quality, or the work environment and promote continuous learning of front-line caregivers. To learn more about the CNA Clinical Ladder, attend an info[…]

AAMC’s perinatal loss program featured in Wall Street Journal

On June 6, the Wall Street Journal featured an article on perinatal loss programs around the nation which highlighted AAMC. Perinatal loss coordinator Ann O’Sullivan and L&D nurse Tina Raab shared their experiences in caring for patients and families after the loss of a baby, describing the importance of addressing[…]

Introducing AAMC’s FY17 Bedside Scientists…

The Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Council is very pleased to announce the newest Bedside Scientists. Each of the principle investigators and their team were awarded a $1,000 grant to complete a nursing evidence-based quality improvement project or a nursing research study to be conducted in FY2017. Bedside Scientist grants[…]