Retired nurse & patient writes, “I have never met a more caring, empathetic, knowledgeable, reassuring nurse than Kelly Vogt”

A retired nurse writes in with a long letter of thanks to the team who cared for her after an unexpected trip to the ED and admission on HVU (this is just one excerpt, there is more to come). Kelly Vogt was especially instrumental in her care — Kelly cared[…]

  1. Brandy Brown: Yes, Kelly is a nurse's nurse!!! Way to go Kelly, and everyone else who helped make this patient feel special.

  2. Robyn Lanasa: As one of Kelly's friends, nursing school buddies and co-worker in the ER.......I TOTALLY AGREE!!! She is an amazing nurse…

Nursing Councils Report for December

Nursing Research Evidence-Based Practice Council Chair: Cathaleen Ley, PhD, RN Co-Chair: Cheryl Briggs, BSN, RN The December 2015 Journal Club was led by Robin Colchagoff, MSN, RN, who presented, “How do night shift nurses learn to adapt to circadian disruption.” The Journal Club meets on the third Monday of every month[…]

The Hackerman-Patz House celebrates its third anniversary with an Open House

Plan to attend the Hackerman-Patz House three year anniversary Open House on March 1, 2016  between 8am – 7pm (and enjoy some cupcakes too). Since opening, 10,170 guests, patients, families, and friends have stayed at the guest house.  This says something remarkable about the high quality care and the absolute[…]

SAVE THE DATE: 113th Annual MNA Convention is Oct. 13-14

Save the date for the MNA’s 113th Annual Convention: “Every Nurse a Leader” Conference Center at the Maritime Institute Linthicum Heights, MD October 13-14, 2016 This year’s theme, “Every Nurse a Leader,” will focus on the multifaceted role of Registered Nurses and how the Registered Nurse “serves as a leader”[…]

AAMC staff now have free access to The Beryl Institute resources — register here!

AAMC has purchased an institutional membership to The Beryl Institute that allows you to have access to all the benefits of membership from the Institute. The Beryl Institute is the global community of practice and premier thought leader on improving the patient experience in healthcare. Membership with The Beryl Institute gives[…]

Nurse Recruiter and Clinical Education Specialist job opportunities available!

Nurse Recruiter Opportunity Do you enjoy meeting new people?  Are you a keen judge of character? Are you able to multitask and demonstrate attention for details? If so, you may enjoy nurse recruitment. Recruitment is a rewarding nursing career that blends your care for patients with your ability to guide[…]

Patient thanks L&D’s Jacquelyn Eberl, RN, for being “helpful, compassionate, and… an advocate on my behalf”

This patient knew she wanted an unmedicated birth experience — and nurse Jacquelyn Eberl’s support and encouragement helped to make that happen for her. Thanks, Jacquelyn, for your caring and compassion. This patient will never forget you and the way you cared for her.  I am writing to express my[…]

Professional Power Hour – Social Media: Dangerous Trap or Professional Tool?

Social Media: Dangerous Trap or Professional Tool? Wednesday, March 2, 2016 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 2nd floor Conference Room, South Tower Speaker Natalie Goldsmith, Marketing Generalist, Marketing and Communications In our increasingly networked world, it has become the norm to participate in some form of social media. As a result,[…]