Grant funding available for Bedside Scientists – apply today!

Want to be part of the solution in improving care to our patients? Become a Bedside Scientist and receive up to $1,000 in grant funding to conduct your evidence based quality improvement project or research study. Grant funding is available to all clinical staff, including nursing and clinical support staff.[…]

Donors give toys, jammies, and smiles to our pediatric patients — your family can pitch in, too!

If you’ve ever visited AAMC’s pediatric unit, you know what a special place it is for kids and families. The pediatric staff work hard to create a comfortable and home-like environment for kids, and to fill their time here with many more pleasant memories than scary ones. We wouldn’t be[…]

  1. Deb Keane: What a wonderful article ! I never knew all that was available in the Pediatric Department. Thank you for sharing…

Charge nurses Judy Loftice & Mandi Brady — like mother, like daughter

A mother and daughter nursing team — both charge nurses, both proud to work at AAMC! Judy Loftice, BSN, RN, CMSRN (Charge Nurse, Special Care Unit and mom to Mandi): I decided to go to nursing school right out of high school. There was a drastic change of plans when instead,[…]

  1. Mary Cohn: What a wonderful story! I am so glad that AAMC has such a great "mother-daughter" act going on!

  2. Jo Ann Shelley: Lovely story.

Weren’t able to make the last Journal Club on VTE? Here’s a recap.

During the January 20th Journal Club meeting, Laura Norton, MSN, RN, AAMC’s Stroke Coordinator, presented practice guidelines related to venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in the acute stroke patient. VTE is a condition that includes both deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). DVT is the formation of a blood[…]

Save the date for Nurses Lobby Night on Feb. 17

Save the date for Nurses Lobby Night in Annapolis! Join members of Professional Nurse Council (PNC) and Sherry Perkins, COO/CNO, at this free event as we make our voices heard and positively influence our state legislators. Click here to register by Monday, Feb 3.   Why attend? -Meet public officials representing  your district and[…]

  1. Brandy Brown: Let's fill that bus!!!!

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration: If you can dream it, you can do it

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” Each year, Americans across the country answer that question by coming together on the King Holiday to serve their neighbors and communities. This Friday, join AAMC staff for a Martin Luther King, Jr.[…]

Three weeks to go! Submit your scholarship application soon — read Janet Ascione’s story here.

The AAMC Foundation will award twelve $5,000 scholarships this year! Applications are now being accepted at www.aahs.org/aamcnursing. Deadline to submit is February 14, 2014. Here’s how Janet Ascione, RN, a staff nurse in the OR, benefitted from her scholarship. I can’t put into words how appreciative I am to have[…]

Retired nurse (and patient) praises “dedicated” Joint/Spine Center team

We love getting feedback from fellow nurses. This one made us proud! Way to go, Joint/Spine Center! Recently, I underwent a revision of my right total knee at AAMC. After the surgery I had the rare good fortune to be taken to the AAMC Joint Center better known as the[…]

  1. Eve Sage: A wonderful note of recognition to very special and dedicated team.

  2. Tina Andersen: You guys rock!!!