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30th Annual Critical Care Conference, sponsored by Chesapeake Bay AACN

Last month, 13 AAMC nurses attended the Critical Care Nursing: The Future is Now conference sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of AACN. The two-day symposium featured experts from Baltimore and Washington D.C. who presented topics on critical and progressive care. To learn more about the Chesapeake Bay Chapter and[…]

Welcome to AAMC

Please join me in welcoming our new AAMC Nursing Staff who joined us in March 2019! Kristina Dickerson, E.R Technician – Emergency Department Bryce Dodge, E.R. Technician – Emergency Department Melanie Ratcliff, Infusion Therapy Nurse – OP Infusion Tyesha Jones, Patient Care Technician – Observation Unit Marie Beaubrun, Patient Care[…]

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[…]