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Mobile Time Management with Location and Open Shift Notification

AAHS Nursing Leadership, Information Systems, and Payroll have been working diligently together to implement new functionality within Compass with features that benefit all employees including those in leadership roles.  This new functionality consists of Mobile Time Management with Location and Open Shift Notification. Mobile Time Management with Location (MTM) allows[…]

March Journal Club

Topic: Moral distress experienced by nurses-a quantitative literature review Presenter:  Brittany Manning, MSN, RN, CNOR Date: Monday, March 16, 2020 Time: 12pm-1pm Location: 2 South Conference Room Article: Click here Receive a point for your Clinical Ladder and a meal ticket for attending!

Hand Hygiene Updates and Champions!

    Criteria for Medal Winners: 90% or greater compliance for the quarter, a minimum of 30 observations per month. Microorganisms can live under artificial fingernails/gel-powder polish both before and after using hand sanitizer & handwashing. This can lead to the spread of infection, therefore we should: Keep natural nail[…]

February Journal Club

Topic: The Impact of Health Literacy on Palliative Care Outcomes Presenters:  Noel C Blizzard, BSN, RN Date: Monday, February 17, 2020 Time: 12pm-1pm Location: 2 South Conference Room Article: Impact of Health Literacy on Palliative Care Outcomes

IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN! NURSING EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2020 – NOMINATE HERE!

Nursing Excellence Award nominations and Foundation Nursing Scholarship applications for 2020 are now available. Do you know a wonderful nurse, technician, patient care secretary, or customer service representative? Nominate a colleague online or submit a paper nomination to Gena Kosmindes at gkosmides@aahs.org or 481-1541. Nominations are due by February 10, 2020.  2020 Foundation Nursing Scholarship Application[…]

‘Tis the Season to be Sharps Safe!

Although December is the season to be jolly, ‘tis also the season to be sharps safe! Happy International Sharps Injury Prevention Awareness Month! The facts: Approximately 400,000 needle stick injuries happen each year, with half going unreported Of the 400,000, nurses account for approximately 40% of these injuries As nurses,[…]