Compassion Fatigue Presenter: Emily Kauzlarich, BSN, RN, Clinical Educator of Endoscopy Monday, January 18, 2016 12-1pm South Tower, 2nd floor conference room Please join us to discuss this article, Factors that influence the development of compassion fatigue, burnout, and compassion satisfaction in Emergency Department nurses.
Myra Nuton, RN, was awarded the Grow a Nurse scholarship last year. Check in with her and submit your own application today!
The AAMC Foundation Nursing Scholarship application is now available! The deadline to apply is February 1, 2016. Access the application here. Here’s how Myra Nuton, RN, a nurse at Premier OB GYN, benefited from her scholarship: I have been employed at AAMC for the last four years; it has been[…]
Congratulations, nurses! The public continues to show high regard for nurses by rating them the most trusted profession, according to the annual Gallup poll ranking of honesty and ethics in various fields. Read the Gallup article here. Nurses have topped Gallup’s Honesty and Ethics ranking every year but one since[…]
In January 2016, the Nursing Research Council looks forward to formally announcing the call for proposals for the FY 2017 Bedside Scientist Grants. New this year will be a quality improvement project grant and a research grant. Now is the time to be thinking about evidence-based quality improvement projects and[…]
Every year, our senators and delegates welcome nurses into their offices to discuss bills that are pending legislative action. Some of these are new bills and some are bills that need to be reintroduced so that they stay in effect. They want to hear from us! Nurses’ Lobby Night is[…]
AAMC is participating in a clinical study to compare treatment options for patients who continue to have reflux symptoms, like heartburn and regurgitation, despite taking medication every day. The two treatment options for controlling reflux that are being compared are a medical device, called LINX, and medications called Proton Pump[…]
To show our appreciation for the staff who keep AAMC running during the holidays, the Physical Wellbeing Taskforce is providing FREE seated chair massages for employees on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31 from 7pm-9pm in the LEED Lobby, main floor of the South Tower (next to the uniform shop.) If[…]
Recently, US News and World Report published an article entitled “The Patient Wish List.” Author Peter Pronovost, Director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality and Senior Vice President for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins Medicine, reported the ten things former patients considered extremely important in[…]
The AAMC Foundation Nursing Scholarship application is now available! Deadline to apply is February 1, 2016. You can access the application here. Here’s how Kia Ahmed, BSN, RN, an Edwards Surgical Pavilion charge nurse, benefited from her scholarship: “When I was awarded the Gus & Marjorie Berlitz Charitable Trust for[…]
Save a Life, Take a Nap Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2015 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 2nd floor Conference Room, South Tower Speaker Robin Colchagoff, MSN, RNC-OB, CCE, Clinical Educator, Labor & Delivery “I’m not asleep… but that doesn’t mean I’m awake.” Chances are, you can relate to this statement — nurses[…]