Maryland Nurse Practitioners now have full-practice authority. What does that mean? Madelaine Binner explains…

On May 12, 2015, Governor Larry Hogan signed into law the Certified Nurse Practitioners – Authority to Practice bill. This legislation retires the mandate that Maryland nurse practitioners (NPs) maintain attestation agreements with physicians as a pre-condition of licensure and practice. Maryland is now the 21st full-practice authority state, allowing[…]

  1. Jazmin Manlapaz: I'm so pleased to be able to attend Nurses night in Annapolis and left our message with our senator to…

  2. Geri: Best wishes to our NPs for a long deserved change in this legislation. Every day we hear about the wonderful,…

  3. Kelly Swan: Great job Madelaine!

Highlight AAMC’s contributions to the nursing profession at the MNA Convention — deadline June 15

The 112th Annual Maryland Nurses Association (MNA) Convention will be held on Oct. 22-23 at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, MD. All member and non-member nurses and students are invited. National and local speakers will present timely topics and engaging, innovative, and interactive workshops that[…]

Patient writes, Infusion Center staff “the most compassionate group of individuals I have ever found gathered in one organization”

Thank you to our amazing Infusion Center staff for your caring and compassion. This letter from a patient about receiving unexpected news and superior care needs no further introduction… By way of background, I was scheduled for a “vanilla” (or uncompleted) hysterectomy. In my case, it turned out that my[…]

  1. Geri: Our OPIV staff is the best, without a doubt. So glad to see this testimony to their excellent nursing practice…

Nursing Grand Rounds on June 12: Family-Centered Care with “CLAS”

Nursing Grand Rounds Family-Centered Care with “CLAS”: The Importance of Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Friday, June 12, 2015 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Doordan Institute Moira Lawson, PhD, MPH Health Equity Program Director, Minority Health and Health Disparities, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Learn more about how ethnicity, culture,[…]

  1. Debra B. Doolan: i would like to attend the nursing grand rounds tomorrow 6/12. I have taken courses in religions and illness and…

    • monicam: Debra, Please do come! See you there.

Like our new look?!

The nursing blog has gotten a facelift! We hope you like out new, Pinterest-y, design. As well as being more visually appealing, it’s also easier to find recent articles. You can also “like” blog articles by simply clicking on the heart icon at the bottom left – or share them[…]

  1. Christa white: Loving the new look!!!!

  2. Deb Keane: I love the new look ! So easy to navigate.

  3. Chad Dillard: Great new look! Nice work team.

Mother/Baby nurse, Amy Holston, receives Daisy Award

Congratulations to Amy Holston, RN, AAMC’s most recent DAISY Award recipient. As per AAMC tradition, Amy was surprised by a crowd of Mother/Baby colleagues, family and friends who secretly assembled on the evening of May 5 in a daisy-decorated conference room. Sherry B. Perkins, AAMC’s Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer,[…]

  1. Geri: Like mother, like daughter! Congratulations Amy and Peggy!

  2. sandra dewberry: just doing your usual outstanding job! congratulations amy, i will so miss working with you

How will you grow? Learn more about the Clinical Ladder and financial aid at these monthly sessions.

Are you interested in taking your first steps on the Clinical Ladder, but unsure of where to begin? Are you thinking of applying to school and want more information on financial resources available? Attend a Professional Development Session on the second Thursday of each month from 9-10a.m. in the South[…]