Nominate a Colleague for a Nursing Excellence Award

     has created a national program of recognizing extraordinary contributions nurses make to their patients, each other, and the profession. They are seeking nominations for the Nursing Excellence Awards in six categories:   Advancing & Leading the Profession Clinical Care Community Service Management Mentoring[…]

  1. Cricket: Take the time to do this!!!- you won't regret it!

Congrats to AAMC’s newest PCTs!

Congratulations to the graduates of the Fall 2010 cohort Patient Care Technician Program. Their families, educators, and directors gathered to celebrate the students’ achievement on Dec. 14. Our CNO, Sherry B. Perkins, PhD, RN, awarded each PCT with a certificate and Certified Nursing Assistant pin.   Pictured from left to right:[…]

  1. Marianne McKiernan: Donna- You are doing great! Thanks already looking for ways to improve what we do! Marianne

  2. Joan Sadler: Cheryle, Congrats on your new role! We love having you on Mother/Baby! Joan

  3. jill Smitley: Welcome aboard in your new role!

  4. jill smitley: Hey Leanne, Great job! Glad to welcome you to the unit in your new role. Jill

  5. Carol Fickinger: Hey Donna! Welcome to OBS - it's fun working with you already - your doing great! Carol

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New grads show off their evidence-based practice skills

Evidence based practice (EBP) is a vital part of nursing today. By using current research to guide their practice, nurses can be confident that the care they are giving is based on the best practice guidelines currently available, and patients can be sure that they are receiving the best care[…]

  1. Sandy Fox: Nice job!

  2. Cricket: Sherry and Sandy were so proud of you all for your research and contributions... I was unable to see them…

Nurses are still ‘most trusted’ profession, according to Gallup poll

For the ninth straight year, nurses topped Gallup’s annual Honesty and Ethics survey, which measures how trustworthy U.S. residents consider various professions. Eighty-one percent of Americans say nurses have “very high” or “high” honesty and ethical standards, a significantly greater percentage than for the next-highest-rated professions, military officers and pharmacists[…]

106 Thanksgiving Baskets donated by AAHS

Thank you to all those who donated Thanksgiving Baskets to benefit the Light House! Approximately 80 units/departments throughout AAHS prepared 106 baskets. The Light House staff tells us that we helped to feed about 750 people in our community. THANK YOU! Below, staff prepare the baskets for delievery… 

  1. Laura: This is awesome!!! What an accomplishment!

MLK Celebration Contest

AAMC is planning its annual MLK celebration, and invites all staff to submit innovative, creative themes, along with inspirational one-line statements that capture the essence of Dr. King’s life. Please submit your entries by Monday, Dec. 27, to The MLK Celebration will be held 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan.[…]