We’ve been COPEing for two years — help us grow

Compassion. Outreach. Peer. Encouragement (C.O.P.E.), AAMC’s Critical Incident Management (C.I.S.M.) Team, is fast approaching its two-year anniversary. As we continue to develop this program, we value your feedback. Please take a moment to complete this confidential, six question survey before September 30th. Click here to access the survey Thank you![…]

Have you RSVP’d for the Prediabetes program yet?

Don’t forget to register for the Pre-Diabetes educational program by September 2! Prediabetes Tuesday, September 10, 2013 7am-12pm Doordan Institute Speakers: Patricia Czapp, MD, Gretchen Youssef, MS, RD, CDE and Rick Philbin, MBA, MED Register to by September 2. This activity has been submitted to Maryland Nurses Association for approval to[…]

  1. sandra dewberry: I would like to register for the prediabetes program on sept 10

    • monicam: Sandra, Register to

Instructors needed for community-based diabetes program

Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities, in partnership with Anne Arundel Medical Center, is seeking volunteers to instruct Stanford University’s Diabetes Self -Management Program. This six-week (2.5 hours per week) workshop will be taught at various places throughout Anne Arundel County, including AAMC,  senior centers, community centers, churches[…]

Nursing Workforce Data questionnaire: Prize winners announced here!

As of today, 424 nurses have completed the Nursing Workforce Data questionnaire! Congrats to the following nurses, who have won fabulous prizes: Denise Buccheri (JSU) won a membership to MNA or professional nursing organization of her choice. Christie Thibeault (ED) won a $20 spa certificate Christine Gate (askAAMC) won a  $10 cafeteria certificate We are[…]

AAMC rated among top ten in nation for safe surgery

AAMC has been recognized for being among the Top Ten in the nation for overall surgery ratings. It reflects the teamwork we have in surgical services and throughout our organization.  In our efforts to establish a culture of safety, we put patients and their families at the center of our[…]

  1. carol Namo: Wow!!! This is awsome news!!! It just makes me that much more proud to be a part of the teams…

Octavia Gross: An angel with a heart of gold in the Obs Unit

Octavia Gross, a PCT on the Observation Unit, is described by her co-workers as caring, compassionate, and professional, day in and day out. According to the letter below, her patients feel the same way: As I sit here recovering from a horrible fall down a flight of stairs resulting in[…]

  1. Geri: Congratulations, Octavia! We are blessed to have you among us.

  2. Mary Etta Barbour: I totally agree with this patient, Octavia! You are very much appreciated by your patients, but also, your co-workers!! Thank…

  3. Saisa Neel: I first met Octavia when she worked in the lab. She was always skillful, friendly, and caring. I KNEW she'd…

  4. veronica: Octavia, this is very sweet. Amazing job. You've Inspired me to keep on going to school. This has touched my…

  5. carol: Fantastic, Octavia!

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MAGNET MONDAY: You + a computer + 5 minutes = fabulous prizes

Wow! More that 3oo nurses have already completed the Nursing Workforce Data questionnaire. Great start! Haven’t done it yet? Access the survey here — it will take about 5-10 minutes. Names will be drawn on Friday for fabulous prizes: MNA or other nursing organization memberships, spa certificates and cafeteria vouchers.[…]

  1. Carrie Jackson: User friendly and QUICK!!!! Let's show AAMC who we are!!! ;)

  2. Valerie Donaldson: I agree, very easy. Just do it. Be Proud of who you are!

  3. chamrock: It took maybe 2 minutes, tops!