together | Nursing Blog | | Page 2

AAMC Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the DAISY Foundation

Anne Arundel Medical Center partnered with the DAISY Foundation in 2010 to acknowledge nurses for outstanding patient care. Since our partnership, AAMC received over 700 nominations and has named 30 Honorees. On DAISY’s 20th Anniversary, we gathered to celebrate and honor the General Surgical Unit for their continuous strides in[…]

Movement is Medicine

Under the Institute for Healthy Aging, mobility plays a huge role in creating an age-friendly environment for our patients. Did you know: The average person spends 83 percent of their time lying in bed while in the hospital. After four days in the hospital, it can take up to 14.2[…]

July Journal Club

Topic: Impact of preoperative patient education on the prevention of postoperative complications after major visceral surgery: The cluster randomized controlled PEDUCAT trial Presenter: Juliana Wildey, MSN, RN  and Kaitlynn LaBille, BSN, RN Date: Monday, July 15, 2019 Time: 12pm-1pm Location: 2 South Conference Room Click here to access the article[…]

A Patient and Family Advisor’s Appreciation of AAMC’s Bioethics Forums

This year patient and family advisors have been invited to attend the monthly bioethics forums.  These one-hour sessions are fascinating and provide perspectives to which I have not been exposed.  I understand things from a patient perspective but have gained insight and clarity into the issues with which medical professionals[…]

Team AAMC: No Bones About Us

Did you know? There are over 100 types of arthritis – and one-third of adults report that it limits their ability to enjoy leisurely activities and work (source: Arthritis Foundation). On June 2, 2019, AAMC staff members participated in the Arthritis Foundation, Walk for a Cure event in Annapolis, MD[…]