Plan to attend the November 17 Journal Club: Cultural Considerations in Patient Care

What’s one quick and easy way to improve your knowledge of current research and determine practical ways to apply it to your nursing practice? Attend AAMC’s Journal Club! Next up: Cultural Considerations in Patient Care Monday, November 17, 2014 12-1 pm 2nd floor conference room, South Tower Presented by Claudia Burgett, RN, and Dawn Souris, RN[…]

Sherry Perkins, PhD, RN, recognized for Outstanding Leadership by the MNA

We are so proud to share that AAMC’s CNO/COO, Sherry Perkins, PhD, RN, was awarded the Outstanding Leadership Award during the Maryland Nurses Association 111th Annual Convention, hosted at AAMC on October 16-17. This award is presented to a MNA member who has demonstrated exemplary leadership in the performance of[…]

  1. Lynn Dorsey: Congratulations Sherry! You deserve it!

  2. Renee Lester: Well deserved! So lucky to have you as our leader.

  3. Deb Keane: Congratulations Sherry ! Your dedication and leadership has changed the entire culture of nursing at AAMC and I am delighted…

  4. Holly Greever: Congrats to you Sherry - the epitome of a transformational leader! We couldn't have said it any better than Carol's…

  5. Mary Beth Tubiolo: Way to go, Sherry! I can't think of anyone more deserving of this than you! Keep doing what YOU do…

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Sharing, giving, caring: Donate a Thanksgiving Basket to needy members of our community.

Help others this holiday season by donating a basket of food for families in need. Baskets should feed a family of four to six. No glass items, please. If donating a gift card, please place it in an envelope. Bring your basket to the Garden Cafe (Clatanoff Pavilion, first floor)[…]

AAMC Nurses complete training as emergency responders

On October 18, 2014, AAMC nurses Ann Barnes, Maria Reinitz and Denise Matteson completed their training as MD Responds volunteers. MD Responds is the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) for the State of Maryland. The MRC is a nation-wide network of volunteer programs that respond to local emergencies and ongoing public health[…]

  1. Barb Studer-Baer: I am a trained volunteer with the MD Responds since 2001 after 911. Training is free and centrally located. I…

Yee-haw, y’all! AAMC nurses attend a very special Magnet Conference.

Each year, AAMC nurses attend the Magnet® conference. We learn more about evidence-based nursing practice and ways to achieve excellent patient outcomes, excellent patient satisfaction, and an excellent nursing practice environment. This year’s conference was held in Dallas, Texas – home of cowboy boots and mechanical bulls. Each year we[…]

  1. Cindy Mueller: I am so proud of our AAMC nurses! The journey to Magnet has been a long and exciting one. The…

Globally-minded: AAMC donates surplus supplies to resource-poor communities around the world

On October 10, a shipment of surplus equipment and supplies were delivered to Global Links, a medical relief and development organization in Pittsburgh, PA. Global Links is dedicated to promoting environmental stewardship and improving health in resource-poor communities, primarily in Latin America and the Caribbean. They provide hospitals with a[…]

What’s it like to walk in their shoes? The PNC’s RN-RN Shadowing Program

The RN-RN Shadowing Program was founded by the PNC to help strengthen our nursing workforce. Most of us work in one specific area in the hospital – this can cloud our view of how all AAMC’s units ultimately work together to provide excellent patient care to our community. As AAMC[…]

  1. Tuesday Tynan: This is a fantastic idea. Programs like this are what set AAMC apart from other hospitals. From the top on…

  2. Brandy: Wow! You had me at "help strengthen our nursing workforce"!!! Brandy :)

Nov. 5 Professional Power Hour: Managing Family Violence in a Patient- and Family-Centered Care Environment

It’s not too late to register for our next Professional Power Hour… Managing Family Violence in a Patient- and Family-Centered Care Environment Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 2nd floor Conference Room, South Tower Speakers Rae Leonard, BSW, Abuse/Domestic Violence Program Coordinator Kate Snyder-Taylor, MHA, BSN, RN, Manager,[…]