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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

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

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!

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

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

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

  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

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

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

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

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

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

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

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

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

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

  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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