Preventing Pressure Ulcers Presenter: Joyce Onken, BSN, RN, CWOCN Monday, March 19, 2018 12-1pm South Tower, 2nd floor conference room Access the article here: A randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of soft silicone multi-layered foam dressings in the prevention of sacral and heel pressure ulcers in trauma and critically[…]
In the Wellness Department, our new six foot communication board is a big attraction (literally)! Results of our Wellbeing & Gallup Engagement Pulse survey indicated that staff members believed communication in the department could be improved. This was discussed in staff meetings and it was proposed that we develop a[…]
Above is a photo of Sharon Jones-Rumph, Manager of Environmental Services, carrying more than 180 pair of socks collected by her department! In total, AAMC collected over 750 pairs of adult socks to donate to AAMC’s community partner, the Light House. In the spirit of Valentine’s Week, what a wonderful[…]
The Heart and Vascular Unit goes RED for women’s heart health… Happy Valentine’s Day!
The Joint Center recently had a combination Big Game & Chili Cook-Off party. Several staff members prepared their favorite chili recipes and then all gathered to taste and vote for the winners. Mary Perzanowski, RN, received a bronze medal for her “Chili on the Bay”, Aaron Edwards, PCT, got silver[…]
For the past 14 year, nurses have been ranked as the most trusted of all professions. We are strong advocates at the bedside and need to look upstream at local policies that will have an impact on our patients’ and community’s. Enhance the health of the people we serve by[…]
Beginning this week, a new urinary catheter care product, Theraworx, will be available on the inpatient units. Over the past several months three units (ACE, GSU and ICU) have piloted this product to assess its impact on reducing CAUTI. Based on the success of this pilot in demonstrating the effectiveness[…]