Please join us in welcoming the newest participants of AAMC’s Patient Care Technician (PCT) Program! This innovative program was developed to support the professional development of our staff by training current employees or volunteers (who are usually not clinically experienced) for an eventual role as a PCT II. Our current[…]
We all live a busy life with not much time to breathe. But recently, my family and I had the opportunity to do something that really touched my heart – we participated in Operation Welcome Home. Hundreds of our Sailors, Airmen, Soldiers and Marines return from overseas every week through[…]
Stephanie’s story: from NICU nurse to NICU mommy. Support these little ones by joining our March for Babies team.
Every day, thousands of babies are born too soon, too small and they are often very sick. Team AAMC NICU is walking for March for Babies, sponsored by the March of Dimes, because we want to do something about this. Our team knows the problem of premature birth firsthand – we are on[…]
“We’ve often said that we would not let the ‘tail wag the dog,’” Sherry Perkins, AAMC’s COO and CNO, said last week in her message to nursing. “We will not focus on Magnet for Magnet’s sake. We will use structure and leadership and practice and science to create better results.[…]
Two years ago, my family bought me my first laptop for Christmas, hoping to bring me out of the dark ages. It wasn’t easy, but somewhere in between then and now, I learned how to do more than just shop at Amazon. Here is my Clinical Ladder story… I reviewed[…]
A letter from a young mother, sent to AAMC president and chief executive officer, Tori Bayless. A clear example of a time when a patient was at their worst and how our staff turned that around — just by doing what they do each day. Bravo to this team. Dear Ms. Bayless, First of all, I[…]
MAGNET MONDAY: Familiar faces in a new role. Introducing AAMC’s Magnet Coordinators, Holly Greever & Rita Linnenkamp.
Nursing excellence is the result of hard work and commitment on the part of each nurse, leader, and hospital employee. Put simply: AAMC = Nursing Excellence Nursing Excellence = Magnet Designation AAMC= Magnet Designation Yes, we are officially on the road to Magnet! We’re going to keep doin’ what we[…]
The DAISY Award is a nationwide program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by bedside nurses every day. Congratulation to all AAMC’s DAISY nominees! And thank you to all the staff who submitted nominations to recognize your peers for the care they give at the[…]
AAMC Patient Safety Awareness Week is March 4–10, 2012. Please join in AAMC’s Patient Safety Week activities, which focus on our commitment to Patient and Family Centered Care. To view and print a schedule of the weeks’ activities, click here. Monday, March 5 Lunch and Learn: “Patient and Family Involvement[…]
What’s been happening with our Nursing Strategic Planning initiatives? As we focus on care for our caregivers, C.O.P.E. was established in January and, since then, has intervened five times to support our staff after critical events. The Care Delivery Model initiative led us to partner with our community in ways[…]