A Great Partnership: AAMC, Prince George’s Firefighters, and Emergency Medical Technicians

In mid-August, James Loor, a recently retired Prince George’s County firefighter, was brought to the AAMC Emergency Department suffering a heart attack. Our AAMC team, working with the Prince George’s County EMTs, saved Mr. Loor’s life, and in a remarkably quick fashion. Our teams’ quick actions likely prevented permanent heart[…]

  1. Kim McCarthy,RN: 30 minutes is impressive ! Good job to all !

Pharmacists at the Bedside – coming soon!

The AAMC Pharmacy Department recently began staffing patient care areas on the 6th floor ACP with pharmacists. Their goal? To enhance patient safety. This pilot program, which began in August, has made our pharmacists even more accessible to staff on weekdays between 8 a.m.-4 p.m. They are able to assist the health[…]

  1. Tina Andersen: I love this idea! It would be especially helpful with identifying those "little blue pills" the patient states they take…

AAMC’s New Healing Arts Program: Reiki for ACP Inpatients, Family and Staff

The Wellness Center and Auxiliary Volunteer Services have come together to offer a new and exciting service to our inpatients.  Starting Thursday, Sept. 30, Reiki volunteers will be on the Oncology unit from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. offering free Reiki sessions for oncology patients, families and staff. These sessions will be ongoing, every[…]

AAMC Nurses Win with Drexel

Drexel would like to thank all of the AAMC employees who participated in the contest and learned more about their online programs during their recent visit to our campus. Congratulations Jazmin Manlapaz, the lucky recipient of the Drexel University Online Peel n’ Win contest—she won an Apple iPad™! For a[…]

  1. Christine: Congratulations Jazmin!

AAMC’s CE Direct Contest – Win fabulous prizes!

Need continuing education credits? As an AAMC nurse, you have access to CE Direct, which hosts more than 600 online, ANCC-accredited courses that can be taken from work or home! What a perk!  In addition to taking CE courses online, you can now take them via an iPod or MP3 player–just visit and search for[…]

Join the AAMC Komen Team

Interested in having fun, getting fit and showing support for our breast cancer survivors? Then join the AAMC Team for the 18th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K. The 3.1-mile race will be held Sunday, Oct. 3 in Hunt Valley, Md., at 11350 McCormick Road. The run[…]