Nursing Matters

Wilson Receives Daisy Award

Wilson Receives Daisy Award

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We were excited to see Willard Wilson, III, MSN, CNS, Ph.D. receive The Johns Hopkins Hospital June 2019 Daisy Award. The award recognizes nurses who have been nominated by a patient/family member/visitor for staff member for extraordinary service. Will, a nurse II on Meyer 9, rented a Zipcar to deliver medications brought from home to(...)

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June Updates

June Updates

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A New Professional Practice Model The new JHH nursing structure will allow us to work as a collaborative body, rather than in our own functional unit. Councils have been created to help determine priorities for JHH professional practice improvements and innovations whose work will then flow to inter-professional/inter-department groups. The process by which a nurse(...)

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May Updates

May Updates

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Happy Memorial Day! I want to thank all of those who have served our country or are continuing to serve. I hope you are able to take a moment to spend quality time with your family during this special weekend. THANK YOU for a successful Joint Commission visit! The leadership team and I want to(...)

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April Updates

April Updates

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CLABSI-Free Nelson 3 is one year CLABSI-free as of April 16! Miller Coulson Academy Awards The Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence selected Nikki Chokshi, physician assistant in the Division of Cardiology, Monica Riegert, nurse practitioner in the Division of Gastroenterology, and Virginia Wendel, nurse practitioner in the Division of Geriatrics to receive the 5th(...)

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March Updates

March Updates

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Happy Spring! As the weather begins to warm up, I hope you are able to schedule some time outdoors to refresh and recharge yourself. Springtime in the Baltimore area is filled with many fun and family-oriented activities including the 2019 Orioles Opening Day and the Flower Market at Mt Vernon. In the meantime, I want to(...)

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February Updates

February Updates

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Winter weather will be behind us soon! We appreciate all our staff who weathered the snow, ice and cold to come to work during our most recent winter weather events. Neither event was declared significant enough to open the Hospital Command Center, but we did have many staff who awoke early, shoveled snow, salted ice,(...)

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

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Thank you for everything you do for our patients. Your dedication is what makes Johns Hopkins a special place all year long. As we move into the new year, I look forward to working with you to make 2019 another successful and prosperous year. Wishing you a happy and joyful holiday season! Happy Holidays! -Ron(...)

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November Updates

November Updates

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CCU Celebrates One Year CLABSI Free We applaud the CCU for having no CLABSIs for one year! Their celebration was in mid-November after a rigorous year of performance improvement, collaboration with other units and departments, and competency validations. We are happy to see this success. 2018 Nursing Annual Reviews For four days in October almost(...)

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Nursing Town Hall Meetings

Nursing Town Hall Meetings

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  Happy Fall! I hope you were able to attend Dr. Baker’s Town Hall last week. I am excited with the initial changes made by our new leadership: Mr. Kevin Sowers, Dr. Redonda Miller and Dr. Deb Baker. As a team, we have been working hard to implement a variety of changes into practice. As(...)

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