April Journal Club

Topic: Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Presenter: DawnMarie Lombardo BSN, RNC-MNN & Michelle Ritter RN, BSN, IBCLC Date: Monday, April 15th, 2019 Time: 12pm-1pm Location: 2 South Conference Room Save the date for next month’s Journal Club on Monday, May 20th, presented by ICU. 

Dementia Workshop

Experience dementia firsthand through an interactive workshop and receive the tools to better understand the behaviors and needs of those living with dementia. Date: Monday, May 13, 2019 Time: 9am – 11am OR 1pm – 3pm Where: Doordan Institute, 7th Floor Belcher Pavilion RSVP: Danette Readling @ This presentation[…]

AAMC installs two medication disposal drop boxes

AAMC has installed two medication disposal drop boxes for staff and community members to safely dispose of unused or expired medications. The new drop boxes can be found at: – MedPark Professional Pharmacy: Sajak Pavilion, Suite 170 – Arnold Professional Pharmacy: 1460 Ritchie Highway, Arnold 21012 Protect your loved ones. From[…]

Laughter is the best medicine: Sharing a smile with a Patient Family Advisor

As a patient and family advisor I was invited to write posts for the nursing blog.  I like to write, but a “command performance” can create writer’s block for sure!  Since last summer I have tackled the four core concepts of Patient Family Centered Care.  Additionally, I wrote a piece[…]

  1. Bev Eanes, RN, PhD, CHP: Dear Pat: Thank you for bringing the power of humor back to the attention of health care professionals. Humor is…

Michelle Hayden, RN, is AAMC’s newest DAISY nurse!

Congratulations to Michelle Hayden, RN, AAMC’s most recent DAISY Award recipient. As per AAMC tradition, Michelle was surprised by a crowd of General Surgical colleagues and friends who secretly assembled on the afternoon of February 19th to pull off this big surprise. Barbara Jacobs, AAMC’s Chief Nursing Officer, extended her[…]

Welcome to AAMC

Please join me in welcoming our new AAMC Nursing Staff who joined us in February 2019! Emily Ratliff, Staff Nurse – 4 Medical Shahnaz Pesante, Staff Nurse – 4 Medical Taylar Staub, Staff Nurse – 4 Medical Yejide Omotosho, Staff Nurse – 4 Medical Bethel Mykerra, Patient Care Technician –[…]

Volunteers needed!

The Child Life Specialist team is looking for volunteers for a special event that’s coming up called Hands on Health (HoH). For those of you who aren’t familiar, HoH is an AAMC tradition in which 500 local kindergarteners take a field trip to AAMC to participate in activities that teach[…]

March Journal Club

Topic: A scoping review of interprofessional collaborative practice and education using the lens of the Triple Aim Presenter: TBA Date: Monday, March  18th Time: 12pm-1pm Location: 2 South Conference Room Save the date for next month’s Journal Club on Monday, April 15th , presented by Women’s and Children’s