2016 United Way Campaign: AAMC is helping our neighbors in need

Help raise $120,000 for the United Way of Central Maryland to benefit our most vulnerable neighbors. By donating, you can make a big difference in someone’s life. Donate Now Get instructions for donating online. Download/print a pledge form. View a list of partnerships and codes to designate your donation to[…]

AAMC Nurses present at MNA Conference

“Every nurse is a leader” was the theme of the  Maryland Nurses Association 113th Annual Conference  held at the Martime Institute in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, from October 14-15.  The conference focused on how nurses serve as leaders across the continuum of the profession. This is certainly true at AAMC, where[…]

  1. Peggy Haines: Great Job! On Mother Baby the Bedside Scientist Grants have supported numerous evidence based practice changes and quality improvement/safety projects.…

Visit the EBP Poster Fair on Oct 28 — no registration necessary!

The Nursing Research Council will host the 2016 AAMC Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice Poster Fair On Friday, Oct. 28 from 7:30 AM-4:00 PM in the Doordan Lobby area.  This exhibition event will be held in conjunction with the Professional Development Day Activities that are taking place all day in[…]

NURSING GRAND ROUNDS- Transgender 101: A Primer for Healthcare Providers

Transgender 101: A Primer for Healthcare Providers Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Doordan Institute What is the best way for healthcare staff to offer high quality, patient- and family-centered care to transgender patients? Join us as we build a foundation for better understanding. Challenge myths and stereotypes, discuss[…]

Better Together: SCU and ICU teams work together to help open IMU

Our Critical Care unit has recently undergone some changes to ensure proper placement of AAMC’s most unstable patient populations and help improve throughput in the process. On Monday, Oct. 3, we opened our new 18 bed Intermediate Care Unit (IMU) and transitioned our CCU to a 20 bed Intensive Care[…]

“From hospitalists and specialists to housekeeping staff,” this patient has only the highest praise for HVU

Enjoy this thoughtful and detailed letter of thanks from a patient, which highlights so many of our awesome HVU staff. Recently, I suffered a hypertensive crisis while attending a dear friend’s memorial service and was rushed to the emergency department by ambulance. To be honest I do not recall many[…]

  1. Brandy Brown: Way to go HVU! You all Rock!! So proud to be your teammate!!!!!!

AAMC’s newest unit, 4 Medical, welcomes its first patients!

To meet the needs of our growing community, AAMC has opened another medical unit, 4 Medical, which welcomed its first patients on Thursday, Oct. 6. Clinical Director Sharolyn Bush led a team consisting of staff from bed board, IS, engineering, materials management and senior support that seamlessly moved 15 patients[…]

  1. Heidi: Congrats to Sharolyn and her new unit , making it great !

  2. Katrina: Congratulations Sharolyn and team!!

Jazmin Manlapaz, RN, writes about improving nurse-patient communication in ADVANCE for Nurses

Congratulations Jazmin Manlapaz, BSN, RN, CMSRN, whose article, Enhancing Patient Experience: Improved nurse-patient communication at Anne Arundel increases satisfaction, was featured in the October issue of ADVANCE for Nurses. In this article, Jazmin describes the efforts made by MSU staff to improve their patients’ experience. She notes that their patient[…]

  1. Brandy Brown: Yes! Congratulations Jazmin! You are a role model nurse!!!!

  2. carol brumsted: Way to represent, Jazmin!!

  3. Deb Keane: Congratulations Jazmin ! Very well written!

  4. Cheryl Brigs: Jazmin, What a wonderful article! Nice work!

  5. Nia Wright: Congrats, Jazmin. So very proud of you. Thanks for representing AAMC Nurses so well.

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Money for school! Apply for Project Advance funds by Dec. 15

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[…]