ER Tech Peter Graham “literally shouldered my burden,” writes thankful patient

An email from a grateful patient… I would like to take this opportunity to thank one of your outstanding ER technicians, Peter Graham. My wife had to be brought in early one morning after an injury. After being seen by the doctor we were being discharged. Peter was very helpful[…]

  1. Chris knight: Thank you for taking such great care of the patient and family. So reassuring to them both. You are truly…

  2. William Moore: Way to go Peter. What a great job, it is an honor to work with you!

AAMC staff prepare over 200 Thanksgiving baskets for families in need

Our AAMC community provided more than 200 food baskets, along with more than $3,000 in grocery gift cards to benefit families in need. More than 80 departments helped make this happen. Light House employees and residents were overjoyed at the amount of food collected, which took three trucks to transport.[…]

“Who moved my cheese?”: Continuing education for preceptors and mentors

Who Moved My Cheese – Preceptor Enrichment Session and Mentor Lunch and Learn Presenter: Lisa Walker, Organizational Development Specialist How do you feel about change? Do you dread it or expect it? Does it seems to work against you or for you? Learn how to be ready for change! Join[…]

What are your Three Good Things?

Recently, many AAMC staff members were able to attend Thriving vs. Surviving During Times of Change, led by Dr. Bryan Sexton. They learned from Dr. Sexton’s research that one out of three health care providers suffers from burnout. His research has also shown that identifying three good things at the[…]

  1. Tori Bayless: 1. We had successful Joint Commission surveys x3! Pathways, AAMC and our Stroke Program. 2. My son, Connor was accepted…

  2. Melisa Robles: Thank you for sharing this! I would like to recognize Amanda Hammond, one of our amazing charge nurses in the…

  3. Katrina: Love your board, Edwards! So creative!

The Nursing Communications committee is seeking new members, learn more here!

The Nursing Communications team is looking for a few new members. This is their goal — Keeping nurses on the go in the know: Inform, Interact, Inspire, Innovate. This team primarily manages the nursing blog, nursing website and the traveling coffee cart. Interested? Check out the job description: You’re passionate[…]

Managing Special Populations: Caring for Former Special Care Patients

Please join us for a special series of educational events, Managing Special Populations: Caring for Former Special Care Patients Geriatric Pharmacology Presented by: Emily Gambler, PharmD, and Whitney Hanson, PharmD Older adults may be at an increased risk for adverse drug events because of altered pharmacokinetics, increased exposure to multiple[…]

When your buddies in Peds need some encouragement, you rally.

Our family of Educators among Women’s & Children’s heard their buddies in Peds were having a challenging time — the last few weeks had been tough. They got together to coordinate a little surprise — a special delivery of two baskets full of snacks and letters from the L&D, Mother[…]

  1. Cynthia Mueller: Women's and Children's nurses are a very special group. I hope that spirits were lifted by this act of kindness.

  2. June Brouse: I'm so proud of our Women's and Children's team!

Patient writes his thanks to the Cardiac Rehab team for their competence, professionalism, smiles and kind words

Yes, its ANOTHER wonderful letter of gratitude from a patient for our amazing Cardiac Rehab team. This patient clearly went out of his way to list each and every person who cared for him…  congrats to each of you for making a difference in the life of this patient. Way[…]

Professional Power Hour – Managing Aggressive Behavior in your Patients: Strategies for De-escalation

Managing Aggressive Behavior in your Patients: Strategies for De-escalation   Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 2nd floor Conference Room, South Tower Speaker Daniel Watkins BSN, RN, Nurse Manager – Pathways “Conflict in the healthcare arena is on the rise. Once considered safe havens, healthcare organizations are facing[…]

Congrats to AAMC’s Evidence-Based Practice poster winners!

On October 28, a total of 32 posters were presented at the Evidence-Based Practice Fair held in conjunction with Professional Development Day. Unit-based quality improvement projects, bedside scientist projects, and new graduate posters were presented. As was seen by the posters, nurses are doing significant work to improve clinical outcomes[…]

  1. Cathaleen Ley: Congratulations to all of the winners! You are true quality leaders on your units.

  2. Judy Loftice: Congratulation Jackie and Julia. Great Job!

  3. Katrina: Great job to all of the Nurse Researchers and to the Poster Presentation Winners and Presenters!

  4. Ann Marie Holland: Julia and Jackie I'm so proud of your both, representing the March 2016 Nurse Residency Cohort. Great Job