The definition of Mindfulness is paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally. Mindfulness means learning how to have a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens. When we practice mindfulness, we bring our mind to experiencing the present moment[…]
October Journal Club – A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Coping Strategies on Reducing Nurse Burnout
A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Coping Strategies on Reducing Nurse Burnout Topic: A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Coping Strategies on Reducing Nurse Burnout Presenter: Justin Bowser MS, RN, Clinical Director Medical/Surgical Unit and Inpatient Wound Date: Monday, October 15th Time: 12pm-1pm Location: 2 South Conference Room Access the[…]
Join the Anne Arundel Medical Center’s team for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Staff members from Anne Arundel Medical Center are gathering together to raise awareness and funds to help end Alzheimer’s. The walk will start at the Susan B. Campbell Park in Annapolis, MD on Sunday 10/21/18. Registration begins[…]
September Journal Club – Impact and experiences of delayed discharge: A mixed-studies systematic review
Impact and experiences of delayed discharge: A mixed-studies systematic review Presented by: Christie Thibeault, MSN, RN Date: Monday, September 17th Time: 12pm-1pm Location: 2 South Conference Room Access the article here Save the date for October Journal Club: Monday, October 15th at noon! Presented by Justin Bowser, MS, RN.[…]
Caring for the aging population can be challenging for healthcare professionals to understand, especially in a world full of technology. Although nurses are constantly charting data, such as vital signs and assessment pieces, we are still failing to capture the bigger picture. So what can nurses do to help this[…]
Save the date! Another edition of Nursing Grand Rounds is making its way on: Friday, September 7, 2018, from 11:30am-1:00pm. Lunch and registration begins at 11:15am. Healthcare is demanding, complex, and self-sacrificing. Healthcare workers can become overburdened, stressed, and burnt out. Learn more about workplace burnout and explore strategies to[…]
Do you know what to do in a bleeding emergency? Join us for this free public training to become equipped and empowered to help stop active, life-threatening bleeding before professional help arrives. Learn how to properly apply pressure, fasten a tourniquet, pack a wound and more. RSVP here for one of[…]
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[…]
The Heart and Vascular Unit goes RED for women’s heart health… Happy Valentine’s Day!
New Health Connection Podcast: AAMC Genetics Counseling Can Help Patients Learn More About Their Risk of Cancer Development
Since 2007, the Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) Genetics Counseling Program has helped hundreds of patients better understand their risk of developing certain types of cancers. In a new Health Connection Podcast, AAMC genetic counselor Aimee P. Martin, M.G.C., C.G.C., CG(ASCP), discusses the field of genetics counseling, the invaluable insight the field can provide patients, and what a typical genetics consultation entails.
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