News and Updates

New eCards for BLS, ACLS, & PALS

The  American Heart Association (AHA) has discontinued paper cards and now provides eCards for BLS, ACLS, and PALS classes.  In approximately 1-2 weeks our current paper card stock will be depleted and Clinical Education will start to issue eCards. After completing BLS, ACLS, or PALS you will receive an eCard[…]

The Blog’s Top Stories from 2018

Take a look back at our Top 3 blogs: Breast cancer and the “silver lining” – a Patient Family Advisor’s perspective Guest post: The unsung heroes of AAMC Rocker gives AAMC nurses a shout out! Share with us your favorite memory from 2018 in the comments

  1. Pat Clesh: What a lovely surprise and honor. Thank you so much! And as always, thanks for all you do. Each and…

AAMC nurses serve the community

Several of our AAMC nurses proudly volunteered at the Anne Arundel County annual Homeless Resource Day this past Saturday, 10/27. This is a one day-one stop opportunity for individuals & families experiencing homelessness to access a number of services including medical care. Our AAMC nurses triaged over 150 individuals and[…]

The autumn of my life: what matters to me

What if every healthcare provider routinely asked their patients, “What matters to you?” — and listened attentively at every encounter with individuals and their family members? What would we learn? How would understanding “What Matters” enhance our ability to develop genuine partnerships with our patients? “What Matters” is a simple,[…]

  1. Carolyn E: Very funny, Pat. Love your sense of humor. C

  2. julie: Love this! thank you for making me lol. I have a lot of 3 year old friends too!

Mission Trips Power Hour

The Clinical Education and Professional Development recently hosted a missions trip power hour were participants learned what it takes to serve on a mission trip. Presenters Monica Mewshaw and Denise Matteson shared their experiences and discussed the various local organizations that travel across the globe to serve those in need.[…]

Retirement Celebration for Denise Matteson, ESP Educator

After 21 years with Anne Arundel Medical Center, Denise Matteson, the Nurse Educator for the Edwards Surgical Pavilion celebrated her retirement on October 12, 2018. Denise has spent her many years with AAMC serving the community, including mission trips to Haiti to provide care to those in need. Denise will[…]

  1. Jo Ann Shelley: Best of luck in retirement and being a grandmother. Thanks for all your help throughout the years. We will miss…

  2. Mary McLean: Denise, Great working with you over the years. Enjoy that little grandchild. Enjoy your retirement!! Mary

  3. Laurie Thompson: Denise, sorry I missed your party!! Best wishes for your retirement. I'll miss you at meetings and when you come…

  4. Geri: Fair winds, friend!

  5. Mary Gwyn: Congrats on retirement. Enjoy your next adventure. mg

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AAMC Welcomes YOU!

Please join us in welcoming our new AAMC Nursing Staff who joined us in September 2018! Allison Adams, Staff Nurse – Mother/Baby Unit Maudleen Anusie, Staff Nurse – Medical Surgical Unit Karen Beans, Patient Care Technician – Oncology Unit Celine Castillo, Patient Care Technician – Medical Surgical Unit Brandlyn Cothern, Health[…]

Online Submission Form Now Open for Podium Presentations for 2019 Quality Improvement Showcase. Deadline 11/12/2018

The 2019 Quality Improvement Showcase is being held on March 11, 2019, during Patient Safety Awareness Week. Share your research, clinical quality, or performance improvement projects and research studies with colleagues across the organization! To be eligible to be a presentation and award finalist, please submit by November 12, 2018.[…]