Come see “The American Nurse Project” at local MNA meeting — non-members welcome!

Preview your MNA Local District at an annual business meeting, then stay to watch The American Nurse Project documentary, check out the trailer here. Members and non-members welcome! Admission is one non-perishable food item for Maryland Food Bank. MNA Business Meeting and Movie Night Wednesday, November 11 District 3 Business Meeting:[…]

  1. Brandy Brown: Come on out, get together with fellow nurses, and see a fantastic movie about NURSES!!!!! You'll be glad you did!

AAMC Nurses make an impact at 2015 Magnet Conference

What a thrill is was to represent AAMC at the 2015 Magnet Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. More than 7,000 nurses, nursing executives, and healthcare professionals from top hospitals around the world attended — AAMC nurses were able to network with colleagues from Korea, Saudi Arabia, and all over the United[…]

  1. jazmin Manlapaz: I saw it coming !! we have such excellent leadership and nursing organization that we definitely work for and deserve…

  2. Brandy Brown: Bravo Deb!!!! And Bravo to everyone who presented!!! You all make an impact near and far!

Nursing Councils Report for September

Nursing Research Evidence-Based Practice Council Chair: Cathaleen Ley, PhD, RN Co-Chair: Cheryl Briggs, BSN, RN The September 2014 Journal Club was led by Claudia Burgett, RN, and DawnMarie Lombardo, RN, both staff nurses on Mother Baby Unit, who presented, “Multimodal approaches to VTE prophylaxis.” The Journal Club meets on the third Monday of[…]

Meeting a need in our global community: AAMC scrubs donated to Grenada hospital

Recently, the Ministry of Health in Grenada contacted Global Links, a medical relief and development organization, requesting one thing – scrubs for the 1,000 healthcare workers on the small Caribbean island. Last year, AAMC sent over 2,800 teal scrubs to Global Links, sorted by size and type. Remember this? Globally-minded:[…]

  1. Carrie Ulrick: Just another reason I am so proud to be part of the AAMC organization!!

  2. Charmaine McKie: It's great to hear that you are helping out my homeland. This makes me happier to be working at AAMC.

AAMC participating in research study on the Electronic Health Record — need your input!

AAMC is participating in a multi-site research study with Baylor Scott & White Health (Texas) and MedStar  Franklin Square Medical Center (Maryland) conducted by Rand Obeidat, an Information Systems  doctoral student at UMBC . The purpose of the study is to evaluate nurse’s belief and readiness for changes related to[…]

Your smile for the day — pediatric SSU patient receives a very special pillowcase…

Ryan’s Case for Smiles, formerly known as ConKerr Cancer, is an organization solely dedicated to helping sick children cope with the stress of their illness by providing them with a bright and whimsical pillowcase. Ryan’s Case for Smiles is made up of volunteers who purchase and coordinate the fabrics, then[…]

Need money for school? Project Advance applications are now available!

The Project Advance (HSCRC) Grant Program is a career advancement program at AAMC that offers financial assistance and mentoring support for employees seeking a degree in the field of nursing. Review the Project Advance Guidelines here. Project Advance funds can be used to pay for tuition, books, and certain essential[…]

Welcome to AAMC’s new chief nursing officer, Barbara Jacobs, MSN, RN

AAMC Nursing is thrilled to welcome our new chief nursing officer, Barbara Jacobs, MSN, RN. Barbara brings with her a wealth of nursing experience and knowledge. Over nearly 40 years in nursing, she has developed deep and diverse clinical and leadership experiences.  Barbara most recently served as Chief Nursing Officer[…]

  1. Cathaleen Ley: So looking forward to working with you in the years ahead. Welcome to AAMC Nursing!

  2. Justin Bowser: Barbara, I am excited to be working with you again! I had such a great experience with you at Suburban…

  3. Deb Keane: Welcome, to AAMC! I look forward to working with you.

  4. Gena Kosmides: Welcome to AAMC Barbara! We are delighted to have you with us.

  5. Mary Beth Tubiolo: Welcome, Barbara! Looking forward to meeting you and working with you :-)

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An AAMC volunteer becomes a patient — thanks ACE staff for “kindness and care”

We love to share stories of patient- and family-centered care in action at AAMC. Here, a patient — who is also one of our treasured volunteers — writes in to recognize the ACE Unit, along with several nurses and a physician who made a significant difference in his stay.  My wife[…]