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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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Take the Safety Culture Assessment

Take the Safety Culture Assessment

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It’s hard to believe October and the fall holiday season will soon be upon us. The changing of the leaves and the cool weather are a welcome relief from the mid-Atlantic heat and humidity. There are a few items which I would like to update you on. Safety Culture Assessment (SCA) begins Monday October 1(...)

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Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

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As we prepare for fall the next academic season, I hope you have had a chance to break away and recharge yourself this summer. I want to congratulate this year’s graduates.  Your hard work and perseverance has paid off.  For those of you returning to school, I wish you the best of luck. Over the(...)

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Congrats to Our First SOARING Program Graduates

Congrats to Our First SOARING Program Graduates

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Greetings! I hope your summer is off to a great start. Summer is a time where many of us take time away to be with friends and family before school begins. It’s also the time when we begin assisting our new School of Medicine and nursing colleagues transition into the Department of Medicine. That said,(...)

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June Updates

June Updates

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Happy Summer! On behalf of Medical Nursing Administration, we hope that you will have a happy and healthy summer and are able to enjoy some time for family, friends, hobbies and rest. Telesitter Implementation The Remote Patient Monitoring called “telesitter” was successfully implemented on June 8. The room is staffed by specially trained clinical technicians(...)

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Congrats to Our Award Winners

Congrats to Our Award Winners

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  First, we'd like to reiterate our sentiments expressed during National Nurses Week. We truly appreciate the work each and everyone of you does on a daily basis and hope you enjoyed this week honoring you. MPCU Receives Nurse's Award On May 18, the Medical Progressive Care Unit received an award from the Osler housestaff(...)

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Happy Certified Nurses Day!

Happy Certified Nurses Day!

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We celebrated Certified Nurses Day on Monday, March 19 with a breakfast honoring our nurses with specialty, subspecialty and advance practice certification. We appreciate your commitment to nursing excellence and the patients you care for. Thank you for all do in the Department of Medicine. -Ron Get to Know Cindy Rutledge  Cindy Rutledge, nurse manager(...)

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So Much Good News!

So Much Good News!

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Check out our Medical Nursing Newsletter here: Medical Nursing Updates One Year CLABSI-Free! We want to recognize many of our Medicine units that have now celebrated one year without a central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI): CHU, Nelson 3, Nelson 6, Nelson 7 and Nelson 8.  This achievement represents dedication and skill from the nurses in assuring(...)

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year! It certainly is an exciting time of year. We’ve added quite a few new staff, nurses and nursing leaders to the team. In fact, Kevin Sowers, a nurse, was just appointed President of The Johns Hopkins Health System. As we begin the new year, the leadership team and I look forward to(...)

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