March2017

Jennifer Castricone, RN, is AAMC’s newest DAISY nurse!

Above from left: Tori Bayless, Eve Sage, Jennifer Castricone, Becky Kawecki, and Barbara Jacobs celebrate Jennifer’s DAISY Award. Congratulations to Jennifer Castricone, RN, AAMC’s most recent DAISY Award recipient. As per AAMC tradition, Jennifer was surprised by a crowd of General Surgical Unit colleagues and friends who secretly assembled on[…]

  1. carol brumsted: Congratulations Jennifer! Well deserved!

  2. Tina Andersen: Such a beautiful story! Congrats on the award Jen!

  3. Sue Lee: Congratulations Jennifer!!! You are a wonderful nurse with a good heart....I'm so happy for you :)

  4. Brandy Brown: Congratulations Jennifer for being a shining example of extraordinary nursing care- a Daisy Award recipient!

  5. Katrina: Congratulations Jennifer!

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On MNA Nurses Night, AAMC Nurses lobby for maintaining affordable health care

Above, a photo of AAMC nurses at the 2017 MNA Nurses Night in Annapolis with Senator John Astle (center). As professional nurses, our voices are powerful. On Monday, February 20, 2017, nurses from all over Maryland, including many of our own, attended Nurses Night in Annapolis to lobby for continued[…]

  1. Brandy Brown: Nurses using their VOICEs for greater good! So proud of everyone for taking the time to be heard at Nurses…

Suicide. It’s a patient safety issue we need to talk about

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States. It is the second leading cause of death for ages 44 and under. Hospitals need to do a better job identifying and treating patients with suicidal ideation. Join the Quality and Safety Department and our Mental Health Professionals[…]

  1. Beth: AFSP will be having a Mid-Shore Walk to Prevent Suicide on September 30th 2017. Check out their website!!

Mended Hearts, a peer to peer support program, is coming to AAMC

Hope — it’s what Mended Hearts, a peer to peer support program — offers to patients and families after a cardiac event. With 300 chapters and 20,000 participants throughout the United States, members listen to concerns; share experiences; and offer social, emotional and practical support to patients and their loved[…]