Free infection control video-simulation training for healthcare providers

“Partnering to Heal is a computer-based, video-simulation training program on infection control practices for clinicians, health professional students, and patient advocates. The training highlights effective communication about infection control practices and ideas for creating a “culture of safety” in healthcare institutions to keep patients from getting sicker. “Users assume the[…]

Make a great first impression — learn how to write a strong abstract

Writing an abstract? Make a great first impression! Cathaleen Ley, PhD, RN, will lead a discussion on writing an abstract that will leave your readers wanting to know more about your project or research. This event is geared toward the upcoming Quality Improvement Showcase’s abstract requirements for quality improvement projects,[…]

Four AAMC nurses selected as Nurse Leadership Institute fellows

Congratulations to Crystal Asche, MBA, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM (Women’s Surgical, Clinical Supervisor), Alexandra Benoff, MSN, RN, CPNP (Pediatric, Clinical Supervisor), Amanda Chipko, MSN, RN, CRNP, FNP-BC, ACHPN (Pain Nurse Practitioner), and Ashley Rice, MSN, RN, CPN (Clinical Research Nurse), for being selected as fellows in the 2017-2018 cohort of the[…]

  1. Charlotte Wallace: What a fantastic team! Congrats ladies!

Scrub donations — helping those affected by recent disasters

AAMC will be collecting scrubs to donate to areas affected by disasters. What to donate: Gently used or new scrubs, hats, lanyards, stethoscopes, or new socks When to donate: September 20 – 27, 2017 Where to donate: Drop off areas: the Auxiliary Office (behind main information desk in Hospital Pavilion[…]

  1. Charlotte Wallace: Hi Vicky, Thanks for sharing the information and expanding the outreach. Unfortunately the truck came yesterday for our collection with…

  2. Vicky Olsen: I was on vacation when this email came out. I told my daughter about it. She works in another hospital,…

What Matters: Beginning a Conversation to Guide Health Choices

What Matters: Beginning a Conversation to Guide Health Choices October 4, 2017 10 am-11:30 am Doordan Institute Kathleen Ahern Gould, PhD, RN Editor in Chief, Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Boston College William F. Connell School of Nursing Speaker for the Institute of Healthcare Improvement Conversation Project[…]

Professional Power Hour – Effective Interventions: Recognizing and Responding to Domestic Violence

Effective Interventions: Recognizing and Responding to Domestic Violence Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 2nd floor Conference Room, South Tower Speakers Rae Leonard, Abuse & Domestic Violence Program Coordinator  Kate Snyder-Taylor, MHA, BSN, RN, Manager, Employee Health Frequently, victims of domestic violence have no apparent physical injuries. How[…]

Identifying and treating sepsis — an educational video by Dr. Paluchowski

Statistics around sepsis are startling: -More than 1.5 million people get sepsis each year in the U.S -About 250,000 Americans die from sepsis each year -One in three patients who die in a hospital have sepsis ( Learn more about sepsis and what we can do about it in this[…]