Bedside Nursing

November Journal Club 11/19/18

Split-Dose Preparations Are Superior to Day-Before Bowel Cleansing Regimens: A Meta-analysis Topic: Split-Dose Preparations Are Superior to Day-Before Bowel Cleansing Regimens: A Meta-analysis Presenter: Connie Kowalski, RN, BSN, CGRN Date: Monday, November 19th Time: 12pm-1pm Location: 2 South Conference Room Access the article here Save the date for the next Journal Club[…]

AAMC nurses serve the community

Several of our AAMC nurses proudly volunteered at the Anne Arundel County annual Homeless Resource Day this past Saturday, 10/27. This is a one day-one stop opportunity for individuals & families experiencing homelessness to access a number of services including medical care. Our AAMC nurses triaged over 150 individuals and[…]

The autumn of my life: what matters to me

What if every healthcare provider routinely asked their patients, “What matters to you?” — and listened attentively at every encounter with individuals and their family members? What would we learn? How would understanding “What Matters” enhance our ability to develop genuine partnerships with our patients? “What Matters” is a simple,[…]

  1. Carolyn E: Very funny, Pat. Love your sense of humor. C

  2. julie: Love this! thank you for making me lol. I have a lot of 3 year old friends too!

American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) review class

Anne Arundel Medical Center offers various educational programs to engage the nursing staff and encourage professional development. We are fortunate to have a host of professional organizations related to our specialties that offer wonderful opportunities for additional continuing education, collegiality, peer support, and sharing of best practices. AAMC is happy[…]

Online Submission Form Now Open for Podium Presentations for 2019 Quality Improvement Showcase. Deadline 11/12/2018

The 2019 Quality Improvement Showcase is being held on March 11, 2019, during Patient Safety Awareness Week. Share your research, clinical quality, or performance improvement projects and research studies with colleagues across the organization! To be eligible to be a presentation and award finalist, please submit by November 12, 2018.[…]

Bedside Scientist Grants

Please join the Nursing Research Evidence-Based Practice Council in congratulating our recent Bedside Scientists. Each of these teams received $1,000 to conduct their study to improve patient care at AAMC. If you are interested in conducting a study or learning more about receiving a Bedside Scientist Grant, please contact Cathaleen[…]

  1. eve sage: Congratulations Kelly, Jeanette, Teri & Rachel. Thank you for all the work you have done with your studies- "knowledge is…

October Journal Club – A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Coping Strategies on Reducing Nurse Burnout

A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Coping Strategies on Reducing Nurse Burnout Topic:  A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Coping Strategies on Reducing Nurse Burnout Presenter: Justin Bowser  MS, RN, Clinical Director Medical/Surgical Unit and Inpatient Wound Date: Monday, October 15th Time: 12pm-1pm Location: 2 South Conference Room Access the[…]

DAISY Healer’s Touch sculpture unveiled in memory of Bob O’Bryhim, RN.

On Thursday, August 23, family, friends, and colleagues gathered to witness the unveiling of the DAISY Award Healer’s Touch sculpture in memory of Bob O’Bryhim, RN. Bob was a long-time employee of AAMC until his unexpected passing in December 2017. Bob was one of the first celebrated DAISY Award winners[…]