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Nurse Week 2019

May 30, 2019
In this issue: Nurse Week - PT-OT Youth Scholar Program - Practice Alert - Iftar at MGH - Hole in the Wall Gang: Nursing Style - Patient Experience Awards - AACN Clinical Scene Investigator Academy - Documentation Update - Professional Achievements - Announcements - icare Huddle Message
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Standing Against Racism
Awareness Week

May 9, 2019
In this issue: Stand Against Racism - Debbie Burke: Boston Marathon 2019 - Volunteer Regognition Week - Knight Center Visiting Scholar - Stand Against Racism - Patient-Family Advisory Councils - A Passover Tradition - Announcements - Advance Care Planning Booth - Practice Update; PhaSeal: Closed System Tansfer Device
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Patient Safety
Awareness Week

April 18, 2019
In this Issue: Occupational Therapy Month - Debbie Burke: The Lunder-Dineen Health Education Alliance of Maine - Nursing Research Grand Rounds - New Graduate Critical Care Nurse Residency Program - Occupational Therapy: an Integral Component of Community Care - National Therapy Animal Day - Patient Experience Week - Nurse Recognition Week Schedule - Endoscopy Nursing
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Patient Safety
Awareness Week

April 4, 2019
In this issue: Patient Safety Awareness - Debbie Burke: PCA's Perceptions of the Work Environment - Practice Update - Certified Nurse Day - Patient Safety Awareness Week - Images: New Look, New Location - Diversity & Inslusion on Yawkey 8 - Clinical Narrative: Jeanmarie Fallon, RN - Announcements - Nurse Recognition Week Schedule - The Molly Catherine Tramontana Award
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Child Life Specialists

March 21, 2019
In this issue: Child Life Specialist - Debbie Burke: Women's History Month - CLABSI-Free Pediatric Units - A Wedding on Phillips 21 - Child Life Specialists - LVC Celebrates 150th Anniversary - Hazardous Drug Safety Update - Practice Alert - Announcements - Embracing the icare Philosophy
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MGH Pet Therapy Program

March 7, 2019
In this issue: MGH Pet Therapy Program - Debbie Burke: Workplace Violence - Code Narrator Survey - Disruptive Patient Behavior - New STEMI Response Protocol - A Day in the Life of an MGH Pet -Therapy Dog - Profesional Acheivements - Spiritual Care: Resiliency Rounds - Announcements - Patient Safety Week Activities
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Ditomassi inaugural holder of MGH
Trustees Endowned Chair in
Nursing and Patient Care
Professional Practice

February 21, 2019
In this issue: Black History Month - Debbie Burke: NERBNA Recognition - The MGH Substance Use Disorders Iniative - PCS Black History Month Event - The ED Discharge Phone Call Program - Excellence in Action Award - Clinical Narrative: Janelle Lovell, RN - PCS Goes Red for Women's Health - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Burn Awareness
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Ditomassi inaugural holder of MGH
Trustees Endowned Chair in
Nursing and Patient Care
Professional Practice

February 7, 2019
In this issue: Trustees Endowed Chair in Nurisng and Patient Care Professional Practice - Debbie Burke: Bed Re-Allocation - Trustees Endowed Chair in Nurisng and Patient Care Professional Practice - Medical Nursing Educational Series - YMCA Achievers - Clinical Research Nursing Forum - Cardiac Nursing Visiting Scholar - A Generous Gift on White 6, Quality & Safety: A New Nurse-Sensitive Indicator - Global Health Nursing Fellowship - Q&As: Service Animals at MGH - Announcements - Privacy Guidelines
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A Celebration of Stars

January 24, 2019
In this issue: Message for Debbie Burke, RN Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services - Physical and Occupational Therapy - Respiratory Care Services - Volunteer & Information Ambassadors - Spiritual Care - Social Service Department - Speech, Language & Swallowing Disorders and Reading Disabilities - Medical Interpreter Service - Ladies Visiting Committee & Retail Stores - Nursing - Some Memorable Patient Care Services Moments - More Memorable Moments - 'Icons' of 2018
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2017: A Very Big Year

January 18, 2018
In this issue: 2017 Annual Report Wordle - Jeanette Ives Erickson: 2017 a Very Big Year - Professional Practice - New Leadership - Magnet and Joint Commission - Informatics - The Patient Experience - Diversity - Collaborative Governance - Education - Research - Quality & Safety - The Voice of the Patient - Global Health - The Jiahui Collaboration - Lunder-Dineen - The Data - Endowned Chairs in Nursing - Awards and Scholarships - Clinical Recognition - The Nursing & Patient Care Services Executive Team
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Finding Beauty in Illness

February 1, 2018
In this issue: Kaleidoscope Art Exhibit - Debbie Burke: Getting to Know Each Other - Anatomy of a Safety Event - PT Neurologic Residency - Patient-Family Advisory Councils - Kaleidoscope Art Exhibit - New Patient Menu Guide - Visiting Scholars - 2018 IDEA Grants - Fielding the Issues: Gaurdianship and Health Care Proxies - The Student Research, QI & EBP Policy - Announcements - Clinical Support Services Employees of the Month - HCAHPS
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Saying Thank-You to a
Beloved Leader

February 15, 2018
In this issue: A Celebration of Jeanette Ives Erickson - Debbie Burke: The Magnet Phone Call - Gun Violence: A Personal Call to Action - Reducing Sharps Injuries in the OR - PT-OT Go Red for Women's Health - Mother and Daughter Nurses Making a Diffrence - Fielding the Issues: Resources for Minority Employees - Announcements - Professional Achievements - AMMP Scholarships
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The Point One Initiative

March 1, 2018
In this issue: The Point One Initiative - Debbie Burke: The best Job in Health Care - PCS Black History Month Event - NERBNA Awards - Worl Lymphedema Day - A Birthday Party on Ellison II - Feilding the Issues: The IV-Fluid Shortage - Announcements - HCAHPS
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Then and Now at MGH

March 15, 2018
Then and Now at MGH - Debbie Burke: Staff Perceptions of the Professional Practice Environment Survey - Global Nursing and End-of-Life Care - Clinical Narrative: Alexandra Canty, LCSW - Then and Now at MGH - Fielding the Issues: Volunteering a the MGH - Announcements - HealthStream: Strategies to Prevent Workplace Conflict and Violence - HCAHPS
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Certified Nurses Day

April 5, 2018
In this issue: Certified Nurses Day - Debbie Burke: A Generous Gift in Support of Education and Certification - Anatomy of a Safety Event: Balancing Staff Safety and Patient Safety - SMART: Strategic Management Assesssment and Response Team - Certified Nurses Day - Gun Violence Awareness - Announcements - MGH Documentary Premier: Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing - HCAHPS
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Occupational Therapy Month

April 19, 2018
In this issue: Occupational Therapy Month - Debbie Burke: Salute to MGH Marathoners - Occupational Therapy: Triage Task Force; Assessing Functional Cognition - Clinical Recognition Program - Privacy: Assessing Medical Records of Family and Friends - The Molly Catherine Tarmontana Award
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A Book, a Movie, a Dog,
and One Incredible Journey

May 3, 2018
In this issue: A Book, a Movie, a Dog and One Incredible Journey - Debbie Burke: Celebrating Volunteerism - Movie Premiere/Book Signing - National Healthcare Volunteer Week - Clinical Reflection: Meg Hamp, RN - PICU Nurses Travel to Haiti - Massachusetts ANA Awards - Fielding the Issues: Refining Documentation in eCare - Announcements - Inspired by MGH to Run the Marathon - HCAHPS
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Nurse Week

May 31, 2018
In this issue: Chief Nurse Address - A compendium of nurse-led initiatives - Scholary works: the science behind nursing leadership - It takes a villaage: inter-diciplinary team outcomes - Interactive Nursing Research Poster Display - Yvonne L. Munn Nursing Research Lecture and Awards - Nurses coming together4 in the spirit of friendship and collegiality - 2018 Salute to Nurses - Boston Red Sox Appriciation Night - Relax... renew... refresh... - MGH Nurses... simply the best!
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Iftar at MGH

June 14, 2018
In this issue: Iftar at MGH - Debbie Burke: eCare and the Staff Perceptions Survey - Cronin Elected President of ANA Massachusetts - Addressing the Opioid Shortage - DEU Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary - Teamwork, Trust and Teaching on Phillips 21 - Advance Care Planning Booth - Iftar at MGH - ECOTE Symposium 2018 - Practice Update: Communicating Risk for Disruptive Patient Behavior - Professional Achievements - MGH Recognized by DiversityInc - HCAHPS
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A Special Father's
Day Celebration

July 5, 2018
In this issue: Multi-Faith Father's Day Service - Debbie Burke: Plain-Language Emergency Announcements - Nursing History: The Nurse Cadet Corps - Clinical Narrative: maggie Kirby, RN - MGH Men Against Abuse and Spiritual Care Multi-Faith Fathers Day Service - Practice Updates - Q&As: Fall TIPS - Announcements - New Leadership Patrice Osgood, RN - HCAHPS
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MGH Revere Youth Zone

July 19, 2018
In this issue: Entering the Youth Zone - Debbie Burke: Partners Transitions from Blue Cross Blue Sheild to Neighborhood Health - Entering the Youth Zone - Gun-Violence Prevention - Patient Experience Awards - Hospital Medicine Access Nurse - Ghiloni Oncology Nursing Fellowship - Guide to Successful Pain Assessment - MGH Contributes to AAN's Choosing Wisely Recommendations - Q&As: Updating Patient Furniture - Practice Alert: Mannitol Administration for Cerebral Edema - Announcements - Treadwell Virtual Library
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MGH Workplace
Eduction Program

August 2, 2018
In this issue: Workplace Education Program - Debbie Burke: First Chair in Nursing Education - Celebrating Siblings - Ben Corrao Clanon Memorial Scholarship - Workplace Eduction Program - Privacy: Non-Clinical Photography Policy - Q&As: Disruptive Patient Behavior and Staff Safety - Announcements - Commentary: Jeanette Ives Erickson, RN - HCAHPS
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Yoga on the Bulfinch Lawn

September 6, 2018
In this issue: Yoga on the Bulfinch Lawn - Debbie Burke: New ACN Position - Veteran Nurse Looks Back at Long Career - Yoga on the Bulfinch Lawn - Protecting Patients and Families from the Flu - Life-Experience Narrative: Jackie Mulgrew, PT - International Nursing Research Congress - Q&As: Understanding Trauma-Informed Care - Recovery Month Calendar - Professional Achievements - Announcements - HCAHPS
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Get Your Flu Shot

September 20, 2018
In this issue: Revised MGH Flu Vaccination Policy - Debbie Burke: NDNQI Nurses Survey - Practice Update: Acute Care Plan and Safety Plan - PCS Scholarships - MGH Prayer Tree ministry - Q$As: Revised MGH Flu Vaccination Policy - Clinical Narrative: Emily Browning, RN - Voter Registration Day at MGH - Announcements - HCAPHS
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Supporting Our Culturally,
ethnically, and gender-
diverse healthcare
community

October 4, 2018
In this issue: Gender Neutral Signage - Debbie Burke: Using Preferred Gender Pronouns - Case Management Week - Q&As: New SUD Portal Page - Practice Update: Warm Hand-Offs for Hemodialysis Patients - Neighborhood Health Name-Change - Welcome to CafeWell - Announcements - MGH Votes! - HCAHPS
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How Will You Vote on
Question #1

October 18, 2018
In this issue: How Will You Vote on Question #1 - Debbie Burke: Question #1 - Emergency-Preparedness Training in Haiti - A Wedding on Ellison 9 - Pediatric Nurse Week - Q&As: Ask My HR - Practice Update: Warm Hand-Offs for Hemodialysis Patients - Announcements - Clinical Research Day - HCAPHS
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SAFER Fair

November 1, 2018
In this issue: Safer Fair - Debbie Burke: Outpatient Nursing Certification - SAFER Fair - Spiritual Care Week - Election Day: Remember to Vote - A Special Fund-Raiser - Q&As: Qualified Bilingual Staff Members - Announcements - Inclusion: A Message from MGHLeadership - HCAHPS
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Quiet at Night

November 15, 2018
In this Issue: Quiet at Night - Debbie Burke: 2018 Magnet Conference and Question #1 - Disability Month at MGH - Physical Therapy Month - Qiet at Night - Weight Stigma - Clinical Narrative: Amanda Tetreault, PT - Trauma-Informed Care in the Mental-Health Setting - IDEA Grants - Pediatric Global Health Summit - Q&As: Data Analytics - Announcements - Professional Achievements - Debbie's Photo Gallery
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A Celebration of Stars

December 13, 2018
In this issue: A Celebration of Stars - Debbie Burke: MGH Workforce Diversity Survey - A Celebration of Stars - Wound Care Task Force - Medical Visting Scholar - A NICU Milestone - An Update on eCare Rounds - Connell Nurse-Led Team Research Award - The Von Metzsch Scholarship Program - Q&As: Improving Workplace Safety; Changes to the CRP Appeals Process - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Nurse Practitioner Week at MGH
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A Look Back at 2016

January 19, 2017
In this issue: 2016 Annual Report Wordle - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Look Back at 2016 - The PCS Strategic Plan - Our Professional Practice Model - The Patient Experience - Partners eCare - Our Narrative Culture - Collaboratice Governance - Diversity - Professional Development - Research - Global Health - The Lunder-Dineen Health Alliance of Maine - Quality & Safety - The Data - The Inaugral Paul M. Erickson Endowned Chair in Nursing - Awards and Scholarships - Clinical Recognition - The Nursing anbd Patient Care Servicers Executive Team
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Volunteer Pin Week

February 2, 2017
In this issue: Volunteer Pin Week - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Partners 2.0 Tiger Teams - Volunteer Pin Week - A Wedding on Bigelow 9 - A Note of Appreciation - Clinical Narrative: Nicole Skrzyniarz, PT - Fielding the Issues: The ED Inpatient Border Program - Fielding the Issues: The Tobacco Treatment Program - MGH General Store Gets Face-Lift - Announcements - Professional Achievements - HCAHPS
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IV Academy

February 16, 2017
In this issue: The IV Academy - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Diversity, Inclusion, the Immigration Ban, and the World Champion New England Patriots - The IV Academy - IDEA Grants - Clinical Narrative: Suzanne Murphy, RN - New Simulation Gym on White 6 - PT/OT Go RED for Women's Health - Smoking Cessation - Fielding the Issues: Volunteerism - Medical Interpreters: To Interpret or Not to Interpret - Announcements
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Black History Month

March 2, 2017
NPCS Black History Month Event - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Resting is Healing: Quiet Times - N & PCS Black History Month Event - Social Work Month - NERBNA’s Excellence in Practice Award - Clinical Narrative: Audra Wallace, PT -The Next Generation of Nurses: Evgeniya Larionova -Fielding the Issues: Safety Reporting - National Patient Safety Week Calendar of Events - Why Does She Need a Medical Interpreter -Announcements - HCAHPS
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Welcome

March 16, 2017
In this issue: Welcome - Jeanette Ives Erickson: We are a Better Organization Because of Our Diversity - Advancing our Culture of Safety: Protecting Patients at Risk for Suicide - Suicide Prevention Checklist - Clinical Narrative: Sarah Ballard Molway, RN - The Next Generation of Nurses: Jessica Perira - National Social Work Month: Violence Intervention Advocacy Program - Medical Interpreters: Idioms Can Change Everything - Announcements - Fielding the Issues: Staff Perceptions of the Professional Practice Environment Survey
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Speak Up for Safety

April 6, 2017
In this issue: Speak Up for Safety - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Clinical Recognition Program Survey - Speak Up for Safety - Nursing History: MgH Nurses Serve in World War I - Clinical Narrative: Jessica Riggs Garton, PT - The Next Generation of Nurses: Amy Smith - Fielding the Issues: eCare One Year Later - Certified Nurse Day - Endoscopy Nursing - Professional Achievements - Announcements - HCAHPS
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Occupational Therapy
Celebrates 100 Years

April 20, 2017
In this issue: Occupational Therapy Celebrates 100 Years - Jeanette Ives Erickson: N & PCS 2017 Strategic Plan - Occupational Therapy Celebrates 100 Years - 2017 Patient Safety Stars - IDEA Grants - Clinical Narrative: Jaclyn Cmero, OTR/L - The Next Generation of Nurses: Sally Vanderploeg - Needlesticke Safety - Fielding the Issues: Volte Phone; Smoking-Cessation - Announcements - Nurse Week Schedule 2017 - Announcements
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Celebrating Speach
Language Pathology

May 4, 2017
In this issue: Better Speech and Hearing Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Continuous Virtual Monitoring - Nursing History - Life Experience Narrative: Danny Nunn, CCC-SLP - The Next Generation of Niurses: Mike Tanguay - Compass Awards - Fielding the Issues: Changes to the Evaluation Process for Nursing Performance Appraisals - Announcements - HCAHPS
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Nurse Week 2017

June 1, 2017
In this issue: Chief Nurse Presentation: Nursing & Patient Care Services 'quarterback' gives memorable Nurse Week address - The Power of the patient's voice in research: stories from the bedside and beyond - Interactive Nursing Research Poster Display - 2017 Nursing Research Award recipients - 2017 Nursing Research Poster Awards - Best practices for transforming 21st-century, multi-generational learning - MGH Nurses Simply the Best - The wisdom of experience: advancing practice through safety narratives - Scholary works: the science behind nursing leadership - The myths, realities, and ZZZs of safe sleep for infants - Perioperative Nursing - Dottie Jones name 'Living Legend' - Some scenes from Nurse Week
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Re-Designing the OA Role

March 2, 2017
NPCS Black History Month Event - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Resting is Healing: Quiet Times - N & PCS Black History Month Event - Social Work Month - NERBNA’s Excellence in Practice Award - Clinical Narrative: Audra Wallace, PT -The Next Generation of Nurses: Evgeniya Larionova -Fielding the Issues: Safety Reporting - National Patient Safety Week Calendar of Events - Why Does She Need a Medical Interpreter -Announcements - HCAHPS
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Welcome

June 22, 2017
Re-Designing the OA Role - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Partners 2.0 - Using Customized Videos to Reinforce Patient Education - The Professional Learning Environment Surveys - Clinical Narrative: Mary Boisee, RN - Advance Care Planning Booth - Fielding the Issues: Clinical Recognition vs. Clinical Ladders - In Memoriam: Yvonne L. Munn, RN - Announcements - The Next Generation of Nurses: Sarah Mularz - HCAHPS
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Iftar at MGH

July 6, 2017
In this issue: Iftar at MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: national Patient Safety Goals - Iftar at MGH - Global Health: South African Discovery Program - Pride Week at MGH - Remembering Mimmy McCarthy - Clinical Narrative: Elizabeth Daley, RN - National Healthcare Volunteer Week - Nursing History: Parson Works to Gain Rank for Military Nurses - Partners Healthcare Biobank - Fielding the Issues: Renovations int he Perioperative Setting - Internatinal Nurses Day at the UN - Announcements - HCAHPS
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Clinical Research Nursing

July 20, 2017
In this issue: Clinical Research Nursing - Jeanette Ives Erickson: our Magnet Journey - The History and Evolution of Clinical Research Nursing - Clinical Narrative: Karla Dejesus, RN - The Carol A. Ghiloni, RN, Oncology Nursing Fellowship - Fielding the Issues: Welcoming the Joint Commission - Announcements - New Leadership: Suzanne Algeri, RN - Partners Charlestown Merit Scholarships
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Bicentennial scholar
soon to be MGH nurse

August 3, 2017
In this issue: Bidentennial Scholar to become MGH Nurse - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Excellence Every Day - Youth Scholar Program - Nursing History: Helen Dore Boylston - Clinical Narrative: Lauren McGlone, PT - Paul W. Cronin and Ellen S. Raphael Award for Patient Advocacy - The Ben Corrao Clanon Memorial Scholarship - Fielding the Issues: The New Partners Nurse Agency, Clinical Cocumentation Improvement Program, Partners Smoking Cessation Program - Announcements - HCAHPS
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New Pediatric Wheelchairs

September 7, 2017
In this issue: Pediatric Wheelchairs - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Charlettesville, Heather Heyer, and Moral Authority - Sepsis: Early Detection and Treatment - New Pediatric Wheelchairs - Nursing History: Carrie Hall Makes her Mark during World War I - Service Excellence Awards - Charlettesville Service of Remembrance - Quality & Safety: PCS REsponds to Patient Safety Culture Survey - Fielding the Issues: MGH Patient Safety Culture Survey; Vouchers for Cources at Educational Affiliates - El Mundo Festival at Fenway Park - Nurses Attent International Research Congress in Dublin - Professional Achievements - Announcements - HCAHPS
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Excellence Every Day Rally

September 21, 2017
In this issue: Excellence Every Day Rally - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Excellence Every Day and Perpetual Rediness - Global Nursing Symposium - National Recovery Month - Evidence-Based Practice Initiative - Clinical Narrative: Casey Vandale, PT - Professional Learning Environment for Nurses (PLEN) Survey - Fielding the Issues: Our Journey to Transparent Patient Classification - Excellence Every Day Rally - Announcements - Magnet Staff Notice - HCAHPS
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Diversity at MGH

October 5, 2017
In this issue: Diversity at MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: New MGH Patient-Family Discriminatory Behavior Policy - Patient Education Committee: Health Literacy Awareness - Clinical Narrative: James Ehrlich, RN - Nursing History: Nurses Serve Ourseas during Great War - Announcements - Fielding the Issues: An Update on our diversity Agenda - HCAHPS
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Gun Violence

October 19, 2017
In this issue: Gun Violence - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Gun Violence - Substance Use Disorders - Clinical Narrative: Vanessa Poirior, RN - HAVEN Celebrates 20th Anniversary - Fielding the Issues: Upcoming Magnet Site Visit - Announcements - The Allan More, MD Medical Servces Blood Drive - Congratulations Knight Center
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Burke Named New Chief
Nurse and Senior Vice
President for Patient
Care Services

November 2, 2017
In this issue: Burke Named New Chief Nurse and Senior Vice President for Patient Care Services - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Welcome Debbie Burke, RN - SAFER Fair - How Does Magnet Come Alive on Your Unit? - Reaching Out to Improve the Long-Term Care of Burn Patients - Clinical Narrative: Carol McMahon, RN - Nurinsg History: Nurses Serve Overseas During Great War - Ellison 16 Celebration - Fielding the Issues: The Office of Patient Advocacy - Announcements - Simchat Torah - Medication Safety
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The Institute for
Patient Care Celebrates
10-year Anniversary

November 16, 2017
In this issue: Institute for Patient Care 10-Year Anniversary - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Welcome Magnet and Joint Commission - The Institute for Patient Care: Intro - The Blum Patient & Family Learning Center - The Knight Center for Clinical & Professional Development - The Munn Center for Nursing Research - Skin and Wound Care - Evidence-Based Practice - The Clinical Recognition Program - Collaborative Governance - The Clinical Ethics Program - Global Nursing Education - MGH Cares about Pain Relief - Clinical Affiliations - Credentialing, Recognition, and Job Shadowing - Announcements - National Disability Employment Awareness Month - MGH 2018 Quality & Safety Goals
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MGH Celebrates
Physical Therapy

December 14, 2017
In this issue: PT Month at MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Looking Back at 21 years of Excellence - Magnet and Joint Commission Surveys - National Respiratory Care Week - PT Month at MGH - Clinical Narrative: Kirstie Hinsman, PT - A Celebration of Stars - Ernesto Gonzalez Award - Orren Carrere Fox Award - Fieldig the Issues: Patient-Family Discriminatory Behavior Policy - Nursing History: Responding to the Halifax Explosion - Announcements - Fielding the Issues: New-Hire Drug Screen Progra
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A Look Back at 2015

January 21, 2016
Inside this issue: 2015 Annual Report - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Look Back at 2015 - The PCS Strategic Plan - Innovation Unit Evaluation - The Attending Nurse Role - The Patient Experience - Patient Progression - Collaborative Governance - Diversity - Partners eCare - Global Health and Emergency Preparedness - The Lunder-Dineen health Alliance of Medicine - Quality & Safety - The Data - International Nursing - PCS Scholarships
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A Celebration of Stars

February 4, 2016
In this issue: 2016 Annual Report Wordle - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Look Back at 2016 - The PCS Strategic Plan - Our Professional Practice Model - The Patient Experience - Partners eCare - Our Narrative Culture - Collaboratice Governance - Diversity - Professional Development - Research - Global Health - The Lunder-Dineen Health Alliance of Maine - Quality & Safety - The Data - The Inaugral Paul M. Erickson Endowned Chair in Nursing - Awards and Scholarships - Clinical Recognition - The Nursing anbd Patient Care Servicers Executive Team
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The MGH/MGPO Diversity Committee

February 18, 2016
In this issue: The MGH/MGPO Diversity Committee - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The MGH/MGPO Diversity Committee - The Inaugural Volunteer Pin Night - Fielding the Issues: Spiritual Care Options for Muslim Patients - Clinical Narrative: Kristin Morris, PT - Professional Achievements - Announcements - PT/OT Go Red for Women's Health - HCAHPS
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The READI Study

March 3, 2016
In this issue: The READI Study - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Always Events - MGH eCare - Clinical Narrative: Reverend Thomas Powers - Fielding the Issues: Renovating the Legacy ORs - Fielding the Issues II: Profesional Nursing Certification - Announements - Patient Safety Awareness Week Calendar - HCAHPS
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MGH eCare It's Go Time!

March 17, 2016
In this issue: MGH eCare It's Go Time! - Jeanette Ives Erickson: eCare Ready - Clinical Narrative: Kristin Schaefer, LICSW - eCare Safety - eCare Code/Rapid Response Narrator - Fielding the Issues: Ready for eCare? - The Healing Power of Song: Meet the Precautions - Professional Achievements - Certified Nurse Day 2016 - Policies, Procedures & Products
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National Patient Safety
Awareness Week

April 7, 2016
Inside this issue: National Patient Safety Week - Jeanette Ives Erickson: MGH eCare Prep - Clinical Narrative: Kristen Antrew, PT - Fielding the Issues 1: Angel Eye Baby Monitoring System - Fielding the Issues II: Nutrition & Food Services eCare Changes - Announcements - LGBT Health Awareness Week - HCAHPS
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Chaplaincy Blesses
MGH eCare

April 21, 2016
In this issue: Chaplaincy Blesses MGH eCare - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Welcome to the Age of eCare - eCare photo spreads - Patient Education and eCare - Clinical Narrative: Ben lanckton, staff chaplain - Announcements - Nurse Recognition Week Schedule - eCare Massages
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Joseph Receives Prestigious
E. Lorraine Baugh
Scholarship for Leadership

May 5, 2016
In this issue: Joesph Receives E. Lorraine Baugh Scholarship for Leadership - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Patient Acuity and Nurse Staffing Ratios - MGH Employee Support Service Grant - Joesph Receives E. Lorraine Baugh Scholarship for Leadership - Clinical Narrative: Sonali Patel, PT - Fielding the Issues: Home Base Launches New Program - Fielding the Issues: MGH WElcomes New Muslim Chaplain - Announcements - eCare Update - HCAHPS
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Nurse Week

May 26, 2016
In this issue: Chief Nurse Presentation:It wasn't Late Night with Conan O'Brian It was mid-afternoon with chief nurse, Jeanette Ives Erickson - Errors of Omission: Missed Nursing Care - 2016 Nursing Research Award Recipients - 2016 Nursing Research Poster Awards - Interactive Nursing Research Poster Display - Presentation: Let's disrupt disruptive behavior - Presentation: Characteristics of nurse directors that contribute to high registered-nurse satisfaction scores - Presentation: Examining nursing peer-review practices among Magnet and non-Magnet hospitals: a survey of chief nurse executives - Presentations: The wisdom of eperience: advancing practice through safety narratives - Refresh and renew: navigating change with resiliency - Ives Erickson first holder of Paul M. Erickson Endowned Chair in Nursing
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MGH Chaplaincy
celebrates 75th anniversary

June 16, 2016
In this issue: MGH Chapel Celebrates 75th Anniversary - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Our Professional Practice Model - ECOTE Symposium - New Navigator Position at MGH - Weight Stigma - Safety Narrative: Susan Ferretti, RN - MGH Chapel Celebrates 75th Anniversary - Revisiting our Professional Practice Model - Advance Care Planning Booth - Fielding the Issues: Checking in our Diversity Agenda - Organ Donor Conference - Pride Week at MGH - Professional Achievements - Pet Therapy Photo - HCAHPS
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Boston Pride; Orlando Strong

July 7, 2016
In this issue: Boston Pride; Orlando Strong - Jeanette Ives Erickson: In the Aftermath of Orlando.. - Advancing Unitary and CAring Science for Nursing Praxis Conference - Service Excellence Awards - National Healthcare Volunteer Week - MGH Teddy Bear Clinic for Children - Katie Mannix Retires - Announcements - Fielding the Issues: New Glucometers - HCAHPS
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Ramadan MGH-Style

July 21, 2016
In this issue: Ramadan MGH-style - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Social Determinants of Health - Ramadan - South African Discovery Program - An Education Trip to Havana - Advancing Evidence-Based Practice - NICU Parent Forum - Linda Kelly Visiting Scholar Program - Carol Ghiloni Oncology Nursing Fellowship - El Mundo Family Festival - Deb Smith Retires - Fielding the Issues: Pet Therapy; New Opioid Therapy Guidelines - Announcements
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Compassionate care
remembered more than
a decade later

August 4, 2016
In this issue: Compassionate Care Remembered - Jeanette Ives Erickson: IDEA Grants - Commentary: Deborah Washington; RN Director; PCS Diversity - Fielding the Issues: New Pharmacy & Therapeutics Safety Committee - Clinical Narrative: Catherine Holley; RN - Compassionate Care Remembered - Announcements - In Memoriam: Peg Ramage RN - HCAHPS
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Embracing Diversity

September 1, 2016
In this issue: Embracing Diversity - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Recovery Month at MGH - Do We Need to Talk about Race at Work? - MGH Global Nursing Fellowship - An Appreciation Luncheon - Chaplaincy Milestone - Clinical Narrative: Katie Perch, RN - Ben Corrao Cianon Award - New Leadership: Ann Marie Dwyer, RN - Reducing the Risk of Neddlesticks - Fielding the Issues: Trauma-Informed Care - Announcements - Professional Achievements - HCAHPS
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Fall Prevention

September 15, 2016
In this issue: Fall-Prevention - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Capacity-Management and Patient Throughput - Fall-Prevention - LEAF: Let's Eliminate All Falls - Educating Nurses on Substance Use Disorders - Preparing for Emergencies - Clinical Narrative: Katrina Scott, Oncology Chaplain - Health Literacy Month - Proton Beam Book for Children - Pielding the Issues: Medical Interpreters; Safe Patient Handling - Announcements - Ailan Moore Memorial Medical Services Blood Drive
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Hausman Nursing Fellowship

October 6, 2016
In this issue: The Hausman Nursing Fellowship - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Patient and Family Advisory Councils - The Hausman Nursing Fellowship - Hausman Fellow Essays - Clinical Narrative: Daniel Huntington, RN - Evidence-Based Nursing - Fielding the Issues: The General Patient and Family Advisory Council - Cancer Center healing Arts Program - Life-Experience Narrative - Professional Achievements - Announcements - HCAHPS
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A Graduation on Lunder 10

October 20, 2016
In this issue: A Graduation on Lunder 10 - Jeanette Ives Erickson: 2017 Strategic Planning Retreat - Protecting Patient from the Flu - MGH Cardiology Celebrates Milestone Anniversary - Clinical Narrative: Katie Kafkas, RN and Alanna Leahy, RN, Case Management Narrative: Laurene Dynan, CM - Labor & Delivery Hosts Networking Event - Fielding the Issues: Cleaning Patients' Rooms - Announcements - In Memorian: John "Yannis" Pagounis
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PeriOperative Nursing

November 3, 2016
In this issue: Perioperative Nursing - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Detecting and Preventing C. difficle - Perioperative Nursing - Patient Education: Focusing on Nutrition - Disabilities Awareness Booth - Clinical Narrative: Stephanine Neville, RN - The Molly Catherine Tramontana Award - Pre-Admission Testing Area: Pre-Procedure Evaluation Phone Program - Fielding the Issues: On-Line Translation Programs and Apps Not Appropriate in the Medical Setting - Acute Pain Opioid Guidelines - Professional Achievements - Announcements - HCAHPS
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Celebrating National Physical Therapy Month

November 17, 2016
In this issue: Physical Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Partners 2.0 - The SAFER Fair - Physical Therapy Month - Clinical Narrative: Lynn Gray-Meltzer, PT - Adults with Down Syndrome Join Volunteer Team - Fielding the Issues: MGH Disaster Response Teams - Reduce Your Risk of Needlesticks - Pediatric Patients in the ED - Nursing Research Grants - Announcements - Spiritual Care Week
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A look at the ED
post-discharge phone
call program

December 1, 2016
In this issue: ED Post-Discharge Phone Care Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Re-Visiting our Guiding Documents - Celebrating Everyday Heros - ED Post-Discharge Phone Call Program - Clinical Narrative: Chantai Kayitesti, RN - Comfort and Support After Loss Memorial Service - Case Management Week at MGH - Professional Achievements - New England Organ Bank - Fielding the Issues: How do We Monitor Quality of Care - Announcements - HCAHPS
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It's not too late to vaccinate

December 15, 2016
In this issue: It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Mutual Respect and Understanding - Global Disaster Response Team - Clinical Narrative: Kelly Cruise, RN attending nurse - Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program - Orren Carrere Fox Award - Fielding the Issues: Vigilance in Linen-Management - Announcements - It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate
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Certifited Nurses Day

January 22, 2015
In this issue: 2014 - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A look back at 2014 - Learning from the past; planning for the future - Innovation Units: a look back and a look ahead - Improving the patient experience - Patient Education: a focus on access and quality - Cultivating an organizational culture of inclusion - Best practices and nurse-sensitive quality indicators - National Patient Safety Goals - Partners eCare: gearing up for the transition to a fully integrated clinical information system - Optimizing patient flow: reducing length of stay while maintaining optimal quality, safety, and service - Collaborative Governance: 2014 Annual Report - The learning organization - Patient and family advisory councils - The Yvonne L. Munn Center for Nursing Research - Data tells a story: meeting today's healthcare challenges with a highly skilled, experienced workforce - 2014 awards and recognition
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Unconscious Bias

February 5, 2015
In this issue: Unconscious Bias - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Unconscious Bias - OR Learning Laboratory: Simulation Suite - Clinical Narrative: Maria Vareschi, RN - National Patient Safety Goals: Suicide-Prevention - Did you Know?: Optimizing Inpatient Flow - Fielding the Issue: Self-Care as the Marathon Bombing Trial Begins - Announcements - HCAHPS
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Simulated
Bedside Emergencies

February 19, 2015
In this issue: OB Nursing Simulation Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: PCS Strategic Plan: Goal #1 - OB Nursing Simulation Program - Critical Care Nurse Residency Program - Perianesthesia Nurse Awareness Week - Clinical Narrative: CArolyn La Vita, RN - Preventing Hospital-Acquired Infections with Good Hand Hygiene - Professional Achievements - Fielding the issues: Ensuring LEP Patient Understand their Options - Announcements - ellucid is Coming to MGH - PT Goes Red for Women's Health
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When it comes to talking
about race, are we
all on the same page?

March 5, 2015
In this issue: Talking about Race - Jeanette Ives Erickson: PCS Strategic Plan: Goal #2 - Let's Talk about Race - MGH Community Dialogue on Race - Clinical Narrative: Vanessa Dellheim, PT - NERBNA Excellence Awards - Fielding the Issues: Estimated Date of Discharge Tool - Fielding the Issues: Blood Transfusion - Announcements - Staff Perceptions of the Professional Practice Environment Survey - HCAHPS
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Innovation in care-delivery

March 19, 2015
In this issue: Innovation in Care-Delievery - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Innovation in Care Delivery - Reducing Length of Stay with Restraint Solutions - Safety Reporting at MGH Back Bay - Clinical Narrative: Katie Murphy, LICSW - Fielding the Issues: Improving the Hospital Experience for patients with Autism - Fielding the Issues: Health Care and the Gordian Knot Symposium - Announcements - Certified Nurse Day
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Celebrating National
Social Work Month

April 2, 2015
In this issue: in this issue: Celebrating National Social Work Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: PCS Strategic Plan: Goal #4 - Social Work Month - Checking in with the New Director of HAVEN - Clinical Narrative: Jennifer Neveu, PT - Exercise your Fair - Health Care Proxies: Myths and Misconceptions - In Memoriam: Carolyn Anderson, RN; Mary Williams, RN - Fielding the Issues: Metavision - Announcements - HCAHPS
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Certifited Nurses Day

April 16, 2015
In this issue: Certified Nurses Day - Jeanette Ives Erickson: We're Ready - Occupational Therapy Month - Patient Education: Partners in Care - Certified Nurses Day - Continuing Education and MGH: Training & Workforce Development - Clinical Narrative: Heather Evoniuk, RN - New Leadership: Mery 'Meg' Bourbonniere, RN and Jacqueline Nolan - Revised Acute Stroke Protocol - Fielding the Issues: partners. eCare Work Groups Forming - Nurse Week Schedule - Chaplaincy: Mechirate Chametz
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Rolling out the red carpet
for the Service Excellence
Awards

May 7, 2015
In this issue: Service Excellence Awards - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Joint Commission Visit - Clinical Recoginition Program: Review Board Presentation - Service Excellence Awards - Clinical Narrative: Casandra McIntyre, RN - The Molly Catherine Tramontana Award - Fielding the Issues: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety - Fielding the Issues: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Timity Science Fair - HCAHPS
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Nurse Week 2015

May 28, 2015
In this issue: Nurse Weekd 2015 - MGH nurses still 'Simply the Best' - The wisdom of experience - Understanding biases can make you a better caregiver and co-worker - Interactive poster display - Advancing nursing research at MGH: view and vision - 2015 Nursing Research Award recipients - Nursing in the RACU - 2015 Nursing Research Poster Awards - Making Florence proud: using nursing informatics in your daily practice - Pediatric nursing - Reflect, re-fuel, and re-balance - Orthopaedic nursing - Scenes from Nurse Week - Nursing in the Short Stay Unit - Annual military nurse cake-cutting ceremony
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Newell Retires

June 18, 2015
In this issue: Newell Retires - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Improving the Patient Experience - Newell Retires - Albert H. Brown Visiting Scholar Program - Patient Education: Helping Patient Help Themselves - Clinical Narrative: Paula Restrepo, RN - Mary C. Forshay Scholarship - Advance Planning - Fielding the Issues: Healthcare Proxies - Announcements - Professional Achievements - Pride Week
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GEM Nursing
Excellence Awards

July 2, 2015
In this issue: GEM Nursing Excellence Awards - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The eCare Nurse Residency Program - GEM Nursing Excellence Awards - Workplace Education Program - Clinical Narrative: Brian Cyr, RN - The Lunder 9 Gratitude Project - Our Baby Friendly Journey - The READI Study - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Policies, Products, and Procedures - HCAHPS
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The Barbara A. Dunderdale,
RN, Lecture on the
Future of Nursing

July 16, 2015
In this issue: The Barbara A. Dunderdale, RN, Lecture on the Future of Nursing - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Utilizing Home Health Care - Ramadan at MGH - Clinical Narrative: Sarah Brooks, RN - Still Alice: Understanding Alzheimer's - Carol A. Ghiloni Oncology Nursing Fellowship - Creating a Welcoming Enbironment for Patients with Disabilities - Hand Hygiene - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Fielding the Issues: Selecting New Glucometers
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Untangling the Gordian
Knot of Health Care

August 20, 2015
In this issue: Untangling the Gordian Knot of Health Care - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Guest Editor, Rick Evans, on Improving the Patient Experience - Healthcare and the Gordian Knot - MGH youth Programs - Cardiac Nursing Visting Scholar - Clinical Narrative: Lyndsey Farrow, RN - Safe Patient Transport - The Ben Corrao Clanon Memorial Scholarship - Fielding the Issues: Estimated Date of Discharge Tool 2.0 - Policies, Products, and Procedures - Announcements - Remembrance: Lisbeth Rodriguez
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Caring for Ebola Patients
in Sierra Leone

September 3, 2015
In this issue: Caring for Patient in Sierra Leone - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Partners eCare Update - Caring for Ebola Patient in Sierra Leone - Clinical Narrative: Kristen Nichols, RN - Fielding the Issues: Celebrating Accessible MGH - Remembrance: Barbara Carter, RN - Announcements - Chaplaincy: Selfless Act of Kindness - HCAHPS
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Medical Abbreviations

September 17, 2015
In this issue: Medical Abbreviations - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Magnet Update - Unacceptable Abbreviations - Susan A. Noska LEAD Award - Clinical Narrative: Lisa Bouvier, RN; Anne Labriola, RN; Jennifer Mantia, RN; Christine McCarthy, RN - Caring for a Family Member with Alzheimer's Disease - Fielding the Issues: New Emergency Medicine Chaplain - Announcements - Professional Achievements
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Celebrating Accessible MGH

October 1, 2015
In this issue: Celebrating Accessible MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: 2015 Staff Perceptions of the Professional Practice Environment Survey - Celecrating Accessible MGH - Clinical Narrative: Sara hunter, rN - The Orren Carrere Fox Award - Re-Designing Collaborative Governance - Fielding the Issues: MOLST - Announcements - HCAHPS
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Case Management Celebrates
20 Years of Service at MGH

October 15, 2015
In this issue: Case Management - Jeanette Ives Erickson: our Incredible Support Staff - Case Management Celebrates 20 Years - Bystander Awareness - Disabilities Awareness - PCS Scholarships - Clinical Narrative: Angela Wynder, RN, and Michelle Picard, RN - Paul W. Cronin and Ellen S. Raphael Award for Patient Advocacy - National Health Literacy Month - Patient-Education Materials on IVC Filter Removal - Patient-Education Materials on COPD - Unacceptable Abbreviations - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Policies, Products & Procedures - Partners eCare Update
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Is the Care You Provide
LGBT-friendly?

November 5, 2015
In this issue: LGBT Awareness - Jeanette Ives Erickson: LGBT Awareness - A Nursing Career Remembered - Clinical Narrative: Stephanie lane, PT - Nursing Certification in PeopleSoft - Fielding the Issues: Understanding the PCS Budget Process - Announcements - HCAHPS
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Celebrating National
Physical Therapy Month

November 19, 2015
In this issue: National Physical Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: On Confidentiality - National Physical Therapy Month - Innovation in PT and OT Clinical Education - Clinical Narrative: Dan Kelleher, PT - MGH MVP Program - GEM Nurse of the Year Celebration - Fielding the Issues: Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts - Professional Achievements - Announcements - eCare Update: Educational Efforts
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Celebrating Respiratory
Care Week

December 3, 2015
In this issue: Respiratory Care Week - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Patient Safety Culture Survey - Respiratory Care Week - Disabilities Breakfast Champions Award - Clinical Narrative: Sarah Pollard, RN - Spiritual Care Week - Perioperative Nurse Week - Comfort and Support after Loss of Memorial Service - Fielding the Issues I: Voalte Phones and Medical Interpretation - Fielding the Issues II: I-PASS; Standardizing Hand-Over Communication - Announcements - HCAHPS
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ESOL Field Trip
to Russell Museum

December 17, 2015
In this issue: ESOL Field Trip to Russell Museum - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Partners eCare Update - ESOL Field Trip to Russell Museum - Clinical Narrative: James Doran, Buddhist Chaplain - Fielding the Issues: I-PASS for Warm Hand-Overs; Changes to Patient Wristbands - Policies, Procedures & Products - Announcements - HAVEN Says Thank You
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Julie Cronin, RN
GEM Nurse of the Year

January 9, 2014
In this Issue: Cronin: GEM Nurse of the Year - Jeanette Ives Erickson: 2014 PCS Strategic Plan - Cronin Named GEM Nurse of the Year - Respiratory Care Week - Cardiac Nursing Visiting Scholar - Munn Nursing Research Grand Rounds - Clinical Narrative: Kristen Patrick, RN - Cronin & Raphael Award for Patient Advocacy - Comfort & Support After Loss Memorial Service - Clinical Pastoral Education Program - Tai Chi at the Benson-Henry Institute - Fielding the Issues: eBridge: What Nurses Need to Know - Eucharistic Ministers - Professional Achievements - Announcements - HCAHPS
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The Safe Patient
Hand-Over Summit

January 23, 2014
In this Issue: Safe Patient Hand-Over Summit - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Staff Perceptions of the Professional Practice Environment Survey - The First Safe Patient Hand-Over Summit - Clinical Narrative: Amy Lizotte, RN - Pediatric Endoscopy Receives Special Gift - Fielding the Issues: Care Re-Design and Innovation Units - Announcements - Professional Achievements - Professional Achievements - Hand Hygiene Poster Campaign
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The ABCDEF Bundle
in the CICU

February 6, 2014
In this Issue: The ABCDEF Bundle in the CICU - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Partners eCare Update - The ABCDEF Bundle in the CICU - First Hindu Spiritual Gathering - Clinical Narrative: Nicole Martinez, RN - A Tribute to Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr - Fielding the Issues: Nursing Certification - Announcements - HCAHPS
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Hourly Rounding

March 6, 2014
In this Issue: Innovation Units - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Innovation Units - NERBNA Nursing Excellence Awards - Certified Nurse Day - Clinical Narrative: Jessica Berry, RN - The NICU Parent Forum - New Leadershiip: Claire Seguin, RN, Senior Manager for Clinical Compliance - Fielding the Issues: Professional Organizations - Announcements - Raising Awareness: PT Goes Red for Women's Health - HCAHPS
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Hand Hygiene
and Mobile Devices

March 20, 2014
In this issue: Hand Hygiene and Mobile Devices - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The MGH Strategic Plan - Black History Month - Hand Hygiene and Mobile Devices - Clinical Narrative: Susie Essig, LICSW - Connell Nursing Research Mentor Comes to MGH - More than just a journal club - Preventing CAUTIs - Fielding the Issues: Ambulatory Practice of the Future - Announcements - Professional Achievements - Hand Hygiene Poster
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April is Occupational
Therapy Month

April 3, 2014
In this issue: Occupational Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Fixed Nurse-Patient Staffing Ratios - Occupational Therapy Month - Social Work Month - Clinical Narrative: Christine Carifio, OTR/L - Patient-Family Advisory Councils - Purim at MGH - GI Nurse Day - Patient Education Website - Schedule of Marathon Events - Announcements - Professional Achievements - HCAHPS
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One year later...

April 24, 2014
In this issue: One Year Later - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Boston Strong, MGH Proud; One Year Later - Service Excellence Awards - Clinical Narrative: Lauren Aloisio, RN - Linda Richards: America's First Trained Nurse - Prayer Shawl Ministry - Fielding the Issues: Selft-Care - Nurse Recognition Week Schedule - Announcements - Hand Hygiene Campaign
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Pierce-Chana receives this
year's Pamela J. Ellis Memorial
Secretarial Award

May 8, 2014
In this issue: Pamela J. Ellis Memorial Secretarial Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Fixed Nure-Patient Staffing Ratios - Pamela J. Ellis Memorial Secretarial Award - National Women't Health Week - Clinical Narrative: Julie MaqcPherson-Clements, RRT - The Mary C Forshay Scholarship - Fielding the Issues: Hourly Rounding - Announcements - Comfort Zone Camp - HCAHPS
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Nurse Week 2014

May 29, 2014
In this issue: MGH nurses... still simply the best! - Self-care palette for nourishing the mind, body, and spirit: relax and renew - Clinical and professional transformation: a dialogue with CSI Academy graduates - Portrait Unveiling Linda Richards, America’s fi rst trained nurse - No bows, no curls, no jewellery, and no hoop skirts: the trained nurse in the 19th century - Interactive poster display Nurse researchers share their knowledge and fi ndings at this year’s Nursing Research Poster Session - 2014 Nursing Research Poster Awards - Implementing power as knowing participation in change: impact on the professional practice environment - 2014 Yvonne L. Munn Nursing Research Award Recipients - Gem Nursing Excellence Awards - Military cake-cutting at MGH
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Nurse Week 2014

May 29, 2014
In this issue: MGH nurses... still simply the best! - Self-care palette for nourishing the mind, body, and spirit: relax and renew - Clinical and professional transformation: a dialogue with CSI Academy graduates - Portrait Unveiling Linda Richards, America’s fi rst trained nurse - No bows, no curls, no jewellery, and no hoop skirts: the trained nurse in the 19th century - Interactive poster display Nurse researchers share their knowledge and fi ndings at this year’s Nursing Research Poster Session - 2014 Nursing Research Poster Awards - Implementing power as knowing participation in change: impact on the professional practice environment - 2014 Yvonne L. Munn Nursing Research Award Recipients - Gem Nursing Excellence Awards - Military cake-cutting at MGH
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Pat Rowell Extraordinary Achievement Award

June 19, 2014
In this issue: Pat Rowell Extraordinary Achievement Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Improving Care through Peer-to-Peer Assessment - Volunteer Recognition Week - The Molly Catherine Tramontana Award - Clinical Leadership Collaborative for Diversity in Nursing - MGH Celebrates Boston Pride Week - Cancer Center's Through Each Other's Eyes Conference - Advance Care Planning Booth - Advance Care Planning Booth - Connell Nursing Research Visiting Scholar - Cliniical Narrative: Melissa Mattola-Kiatos, RN - New Disruptive-Behavior Icon - National Men's Health Week - Fielding the Issues I: Dietary Restriction for Dialysis Patients - Fielding the Issues II: Partners eCare Revenue-Cycle Implementation - In Memoriam: Ed Coakley, RN, Susan Noska, RN - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues III: Pain-Management - Announcements - HCAHPS
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The Inaugural Barbara A. Dunderdale Lecture on the Future of Nursing

July 3, 2014
In this issue: The Inaugural Barbara A. Dunderdale Lecture on the Future of Nursing - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Optimizing Inpatient Flow - The Inaugural Barbara A. Dunderdale Lecture on the Future of Nursing - Critical Care Nurse Residencyt Program - Clinical Narrative: Reverencd John Kearns - Albert H. Brown Visiting Scholar - Orren Carrere Fox Award - Fielding the Issues: National Patient Safety Goal #1 - Partners eCare Revenue Cycle Implementation - Announcements - Professional Achievements - HCAHPS
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New Nurse Staffing Legislation

July 17, 2014
In this issue: Nurse Staffing Legislation - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Nurse Staffing Legislation - Linda Kelly Visiting Scholar - Clinical Narrative: Sharon Serinsky, OTR/L - Cardiac Nursing Visting Scholar - More than Just a Journal Club - Fielding the Issues: Spirituality and Care-Giving - Remembering Maude Forrester - Announcements - World Cup MGH-Style - Hand Hygiene Poster Campaign
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Cultural Rounds

August 21, 2014
In this issue: Cultural Rounds - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Smoking Cessation - Cultural Rounds - Ramadan at MGH - PCS Scholarships - Clinical Narrative: Rebecca Santos Inzana, SLP - Bereavement Program for Children - Cathy Gouzoule Oncology Scholarship - Patient Renews Wedding Vows - Munn Nursing Research Update - Clinical Pastoral Education Program - Fielding the Issues: Patient' Rights and Responsibilities - Announcements - Professional Achievements - Hand Hygiene Poster Campaign
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I-PASS

September 4, 2014
In this issue:I-PASS - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Preserving our Pale Blue Dot - Depression: Signs and Symptoms - Global Health Nursing Conference - MGH-Huashan Hospital Nurse-Leader Twinning Fellowship - Summer Jobs Program - Clinical Narrative: Therese Nearhos, RN - Ben Corrao Clanon Memorial - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: Cliniical Recognition Program, I-PASS - Announcements - ellucid Policy Manager/Library - HCAHPS
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Fall-Prevention

September 18, 2014
In this issue: Fall-Prevention at MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: National Patient Safety Goals #1 and #2 - The Hausman Fellowship for Minority Nursing Students - Getting Creative about Fall-Prevention - Clinical Narrative: Elzbieta Gilbride, RN - The LEAF Program - Fielding the Issues: Fall Prevention - Getting Ready for I-PASS - MGH Accessibility Resource Site - Announcements - Professional Achievements - Hand Hygiene Poster Campaign
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Flu Season is Here

October 2, 2014
In this issue: Flu Season is Here - Jeanette Ives Erison: Now More than Ever; Innovation Units - AMMP Scholarship Program - Case Management Week - Clinical Narrative: Rabbi Ben Lanckton - Preparing for Flu Season - Frequently Asked Questions about the Flu - Norman Knight Visiting Scholar - Fielding the Issues: Safe Patient Transport - Announcements - Surgical Technologist Week - HCAHPS
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The SAFER Fair

October 16, 2014
In this issue: The SAFER Fair - Jeanette Ives Erickson: See Something Say Something - Annual SAFER Fair - Collaborative Governance Celebration - Cultural Themes Inform Patient Care - Clinical Narrative: Jess MacKinnon, RN - Organ Donation in the Cardiac ICU - CPE Residency Returns to MGH - Fielding the Issues: Sharing Best Practices - Professional Achievements - National Health Literacy Month - Hand Hygiene Poster
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Culture Rounds

November 6, 2014
In this issue: Culture Rounds - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Guardianship - MGH Nurses Retire - Clinical Narrative: Kelly Perfetti, RN - Culture Rounds - New Patient Food Service - A Wedding in the Cardiac ICU - Fielding the Issues: MGH Perscription-Benefit Program - Announcements - The Hajj - HCAHPS
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A Celebration of Stars!

November 20, 2014
In this issue: Celebration of Stars - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Autism Collaborative - Celebration of Stars - Spiritual Care Week - Clinical Narrative: Mary Bourgeois, PT - Celebrating Everyday Heroes - Physical Therapy Month - Respiratory Care Week - Fielding teh Issues: The Mattress Fair - Announcements - Comfort and support After Loss Memorial Service
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Fall-prevention

December 4, 2014
In this issue: Preventing Falls - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Optimizing Patient Flow - Preventing Fall-Related Injuries - Younger Patients Fall Too - Cliniccal Narrative: Mimi Pomerleau, RN - Health Literacy Month - ESOL Program Takes a Field Trip - Fielding the Issues: The IOM and MGH Medical Interpreters - Announcements - HCAHPS
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The Mackoff visit, fostering
a just culture, and
enhancing patient safety

December 18, 2014
In this issue: Disruptive Patient Behavior - Post-Acute Levels of Care - Post-Acute Levels of Care Poster - Clinical Narrative: Stephanie Michael, RN - Fielding the Issues II: New Feature Available in Kronos - Professional Achievements - Announcements
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New practice
in Neonatal ICU

January 10, 2013
In this Issue: New Practice in the NICU - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Princess, a Prank, and a Breach of Privacy - Connell Family Lecture Series - Connell Nursing Research Visiting Scholars - Best Practices in the NICU - Clinical Narrative: Danny Nunn, CCC-SLP - Health Literacy Month - Changing Practice on Lunder 9 - Electronic Resources for Patient Education - Fielding the Issues :Patient Confi dentiality - Announcements - Raskin Feldman Retires - HCAHPS
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Help contain the flu

January 23, 2013
In this Issue: Help Contain the Flu - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Culture of Safety - Severe Flu Season Contributes to Public Health Emergency - Clinical Narrative: Susan Barisano, RN - Magnet Lunch Forum - Fielding the Issues: Spiritual Rounds - Announcements - Magnet Notice - Professional Achievements
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New Outpatient
PICC Program

February 7, 2013
In this Issue: New Outpatient PICC Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Non-Labor Inpatient Cost Savings - Our Journey to Become and Remain a Magnet Hospital - Clinical Narrative: David De La Hoz, RN - The Knight Nursing Center: Change is in the Air - Fiedling the Issues: New Outpatient PICC Program - Announcements - CRP Program: Eligibility Changes - HCAHPS
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The Blizzard of 2013

February 21, 2013
In this Issue: The Blizzard of 2013 - Jeanette Ives Erickson: HCAHPS, Pay for Performance, and our 2013 Patient-Experience Goals - Celebrating Black History Month - The Connell Nursing Research Scholar Program - MGH Youth Programs - Clinical Narrative: Christine Gryglik, RN and Daphne Noyes, chaplain - The Blizzard of 2013: Than-You! - New Leadership Colleen Snydeman, RN - Fielding the Issues: Tuition Reimbursement - Announcements - Professional Achievements - PT Goes Red for Heart Health
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Magnet Site Visit

March 7, 2013
In this Issue: The Blizzard of 2013 - Jeanette Ives Erickson: HCAHPS, Pay for Performance, and our 2013 Patient-Experience Goals - Celebrating Black History Month - The Connell Nursing Research Scholar Program - MGH Youth Programs - Clinical Narrative: Christine Gryglik, RN and Daphne Noyes, chaplain - The Blizzard of 2013: Than-You! - New Leadership Colleen Snydeman, RN - Fielding the Issues: Tuition Reimbursement - Announcements - Professional Achievements - PT Goes Red for Heart Health
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Are you authorized to
access that information?

March 21, 2013
In this Issue: Privacy - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Our Magnet Site Visit - National Social Work Month: An Interview with Karon Konner, LICSW - Access is a Privilege Not a Right - Prayer Trees - Clinical Narrative: Julie Barrett-Abebe, LICSW - The Oral History Project (Part II) - Fielding the Issues I: Changes to the CRP Portfolio - Fielding the Issues II: Large Volume Infusion Pump Conversion - The MGH Center for Global Health: Collaborating in Crisis - Announcements
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Enhancing handover
communication with SBAR

April 4, 2013
In this Issue: Enhancing Handover Communication - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Enhancing Handover Communication - eBridge is Coming - What Does a Culture of Safety Look Like? - Clinical Narrative: Ida Meister, RN - Medical Nursing's Albert H. Brown Visiting Scholar Program - Fielding the Issues: Preventing Cathete-Associated Urinary=Tract Infections - Susan Tully, RN Retires, Announcements
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Occupational Therapy
Working with the first
MGH hand-transplantation
patient

April 18, 2013
In this Issue: First MGH Hand-Transplantation - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Pain-Management - First MGH Hand-Transplantation - Virtual March on Washington - Clinical Narrative: Jesse MacKinnon, RN - Preventing Patient Falls - Baby-Friendly Status - Fielding the Issues: The Joint Commission Lab Survey - Nurse Week Schedule - Announcements - LGBT Health Week
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Boston Strong

May 2, 2013
In this issue: Boston Strong - Jeanette Ives Erickson: MGH Proud - Hand Hygiene and the ESOL Program - Clinical Narrative: Susan O'Donnell, RN - New Parking Shelter at Nashua Street - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: MGH Benefits Program - Announcements - HCAHPS
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Nurse Week 2013

May 30, 2013
In this issue: Jeanette Ives Erickson: Imagine the Possibilites - Relationship-based Care: a pathway to extraordinary practice and compassionate care - Creating a Culture of Innovation - Nurses and comprehensive care: the answer to the healthcare crisis - Communicating nursing's impact on patient outcomes through standardized nrsing terminologies - Yvonne L. Munn Nursing Research Awards - GEM Nursing Excellence Awards - Interactive poster display - Magnet re-designation a highlight of Nurse Week - Keith Perleberg, RN, memorial bench - Military cake-cutting at MGH
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The MGH Center
for Global Health

June 20, 2013
In this issue: The MGH Center for Global Health - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Going Green - Volunteer Recognition Week - AgeWISE - The MGH Center for Global Health - Chaplaincy: Blessin of the Hands - Millar Honored for Distinguished Career - Palliative Care Nursing Fellowship - Clinical Narrative: Karen Rosenblum, RN - Patient Eduction in the RACU - PeriSCOPE Supply Documentation - Connell Nursing research Visiting Scholar and Mentor - Clinical Pastoral Education - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: Patient-Family Advisory Councils - Announcements - Chaplaincy: Buddha's Birthday - HCAHPS
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Ricardo Diaz Memorial Award

July 11, 2013
In this issue: Ricardo Diaz Memorial Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Emergency-Management - ESOL Graduation - Ricardo Diaz Memorial Award - Liz Walker at MGH - Clinical Narrative: Jennifer McAtee, OTR/L - Clinical Leadership Collaborative for Diversity in Nursing - Orren Carrere Fox Award - Fielding the Issues: Product Value-Analysis Committee - Fielding the Issues: E-Cigarettes and the MGH No-Smoking Policy - Announcements - New Leadership: Annabaker Garber, RN , Director PCS Informatics - HCAHPS
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A Special Wedding on Lunder 9

July 25, 2013
In this issue: A Wedding on Lunder 9 - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A visit from the Studer Group - A Wedding on Lunder 9 - Patient Education: Optimal Care Through Accessibility - Critical-Care Nurse Residency - A Letter of Appreciation - Clinical Narrative: Meghan Bertone, RN - Carol A. Ghiloni Oncology Nursing Fellowship - Fielding the Issues I: Restraint Solutions - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues II: New Criteria for Identifying MDROs - Announcements - Notification: EFIC Study
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Iftar at MGH, Breaking fast,
building community

August 22, 2013
In this issue: Iftar at MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Code Silver - Global Health Nursing - Linda Kelly Visiting Scholar Program - Iftar at MGH - Clinical Narrative: Melissa Bryant, RN - Ben Corrao Clanon Memorial Scholarship - Minimizing the Use of Restraints - Medication Safety: Standardizing Discharge for Patient on Anti-Coagulation Medication - CLCDN Diversity Nursing Fellow - Fielding the Issues: The Morphine First Initiative - Remembering Sandy Hession, RN - A Tribute to Cesar Villa, RN - Announcements - Professional Achievements - Preventing Elopement in the Lunder Building
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MGH Chaplaincy

September 5, 2013
In this issue: MGH Chaplaincy - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Magnet Update - Advance Care Planning Task Force - Clinical Pastoral Education Program - Clinical Narrative: Andrea jackson, Chaplain Intern - Fielding the Issues: Treadwell Library - Announcements - New Leadership: Antigone Grasso - HCAHPS
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The Hausman Fund

September 19, 2013
In this issue: The Hausman Fund - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Car Re-Design and Patient Affordability - The Hausman Fund: Advancing Diversity in the Nursing Wrokforce - Clinical Narrative: Donna Jorday, RN - Nutrition & Food Services: Some Changes to Patient Food Services - Virtual March on Washington - My Giving Helps - Announcements
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Raising Awareness

October 3, 2013
In this issue: Disabilities Employment Awareness Month - Jeanette Ivew Erickson: Documenting Allergies - Disabilities Employment Awareness Month - Gil minor and Norman Knight Scholarships - National health Literacy Month - Clinical Narrative: Andy Beggs, Medical Interpreter - AMMP Scholarships - eMAR - Fielding the Issues I: eBridge - Fielding the Issues II: Partners eCare - Announcements - Professional Achievements - Surgical Technicians Week
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'Distinguished' Nurse
Leader Retires

October 17, 2013
In this issue: Sally Millar, RN, Retires - Jeanette Ives Erickson: An Update on the Affordable Care Act - Sally Millar, RN, Retires - The SAFER Fair - Clinical Narrative: Elizabeth Daley, RN - Fall-Prevention Awareness Day - Lunder 9 Appreciation Ceremony - Case Management Celebrates 18 Years - Innovation in Care Delivery Symposium - Announcements - Professional Achievements - Excellence in Life Support Award
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Thank-you, MGH

November 7, 2013
In This Issue: Thank-you, MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: An update on the Partners eCare Revenue Cycle - An Oppen Letter to MGH from Jessica Kensky, RN - PATA Phone Evaluatin Program - Connell Nursing Research Scholars Program - Clinical Narrative: Caroline Connell, RN - Expousing the Benefits of Innovation - Raising Awareness about Trichotillomania - Cronin Receives GEM Nursing Excellence Award - Fielding the Issues: The Affordable Care Act - Announcements - New Emergency Alert System - HCAHPS
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Innovation in Care Delivery Symposium

November 21, 2013
In This Issue: Innovation in Care Delievery Symposium - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Innovation in Care Delievery Symposium - Trauma-Informed Care Conference - Physical Therapy Month - Clinical Narrative: Alissa Evangelista, PT - Stop The Clot Forum - Spiritual Care Week - Safe Patient Handling on Blake 6 - Fielding the Issues: Bilingual Colleagues are Not Medical Interpreters - Announcements - Collaborative Governance Celebration
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A Celebration of Stars

December 5, 2013
In this issue: A Celebration of Stars - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Innovation-Unit Retreat - A Celebration of Stars - Linda Aiken, RN, Comes to MGH - Clinical Narrative: Janet Actis, RN - Celebrating Everyday Heroes - Health Literacy Month - Fielding the Issues: OR Learning Lab Simulation Suite - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Jeremy Knowles Nurse Preceptor Fellowship - HCAHPS
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Where Would We
be Without Innovation?

December 19, 2013
In this issue: Where Would We be Without Innovation - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Innovation Units: a Great Idea but Will it Fly? - Relationship-Based Care - The Voice of the Patient - The Patient Experience - Inter-Disciplinary Care - The Attending Nurse Role - The Patient Journey Framework - Hourly Rounding - Warm Hand-Overs - Communication - Supporting Technology - Equitable Care - Evaluation - Life-Long Learning - We're Flying!
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Cultural traditions,
MGH traditions

January 5, 2012
In this Issue: Holidays at MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Innovation and Ingenuity - Tourette's Syndrome - Clinical Narrative: Robert Ferdinand, RN - Knight Nursing Center: Embracing Technology as a Learning Tool - Fran Donovan Remembered - Fielding the Issues: New Pain-Assessment Tool - Announcements - Innovative Recycling
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New Technology

January 19, 2012
In this Issue: Common Clinical Systems - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Common Clinical Systems - Physical Therapy Month - Health Literacy - Clinical Narrative: Jane D’Addario, RN - 2012 Knowles Nurse Preceptor Fellows - Former Knowles Fellow Checks In - pink tips - Announcements - Fielding the Issues: The Center for Perioperative Care
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Taking narrative
rounds on the road

February 2, 2012
In this Issue: Taking Narrative Rounds on the Road - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Connell Gift - Narrative Rounds - Clinical Narrative: Leslie Smith, RRT - Code Silver: Preparing for the Worst-Care Scenario - Fielding the Issues: New Parameters for Pneumococcal Vaccine - Announcements - Blum Center Lecture: Nutrition in the New Year
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Innovation

February 16, 2012
In this Issue: Innovation: the Springboard to Everything New - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Innovation Units: Leading the Way to Transformational Change - Intervention Unit Interventions at a Glance - Clinical Narrative: Megan Keating, RN - The Attending Nurse Role - One Attending Nurse’s Story - Inter-Disciplinary Rounds - Innovation Units 101: The Educational Plan - Fielding the Issues - Temporal Artery Thermometers - Announcements - Go Red for Women
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Every employee
plays a part in keeping
patients safe

March 1, 2012
Inside this Issue: Excellence Every Day - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Key to Successful Joint Commission Survey - Diversity: Black History Month Event: Can We Talk? - Clinical Narrative: Lauren Harvey, RN - Job Shadow Day - National Patient Safety Goals - Administrative Fellows Foster Support - Fielding the Issues: Advancing a Culture of Safety - Announcements - Professional Achievements
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Medication reconciliation:
one of four key hospital-
wide Process Improvement
Initiatives

March 15, 2012
Inside this Issue: Process Improvement Initiatives - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Process Improvement Initiatives - Social Work Embodies Spirit of Innovation - Child Life Specialists - Clinical Narrative: Caitlin Laidlaw, LICSW - Clinical Narrative: Kathie Pazola, RN - Doctoral Nursing Research Forum: Welcomes Terry Fulmer, RN - Fielding the Issues I: New Joint Commission Standard Affects APRNs and PAs - Fielding the Issues II: Professional Nursing Certifi cation Announcements - Ellison 3 PACU Celebrates Diversity
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Bystander Training

April 5, 2012
Inside this Issue: Bystander Training - Jeanette Ives Erickson: IOM Report on the Future of Nursing Bystander Training - The CRP Interview - NERBNA Excellence in Clinical Practice Awards - Clinical Narrative: Joyce Shapiro Gordon, CCC-SLP - REBPC Journal Club - Allan Moore, MD, Memorial Medi cal Services Blood Drive - Chaplain Cuts Hair for Good Cause - Fielding the Issues: Acute Care Documentation - Certified Nurse Day - Announcements - Professional Achievements
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Occupational Therapy Month

April 19, 2012
Inside this Issue: Occupational Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Scope of Practice - Occupational Therapy Month - Patient Education: Health Information Translations - Clinical Narrative: Kimberly Erier, OTR/L - Clinical Narrative: Kelli McLoughlin, RN - Molly Catherine Tramontana Award - Fielding the Issues: Understanding the Role of Social Workers - Nurse Recognition Week Schedule of Events - Announcements - MGH Celebrates LGBT Week
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Innovative thinking:
partnering to advance
clinial practice

May 10, 2012
Inside this Issue: Innovative Thinking to Advance Clinical Practice - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Innovation Units Update - Innovation to Improve Clinical Practice - Visiting Cardiac Nursing Scholar - MGH Youth Scholars - The Norman Knight Center: Results of 2012 Learning Needs Survey - Clinical Narrative: Molly Murphy, RN - Clinical Recognition Program: Changes to the Portfolio - Advance Care Planning Booth - Fielding the Issues I: Labeling Specimens a the Bedside - Fielding the Issues II: Identifying Patients' Preferred Language - Mary C. Forshay Scholarship - Professional Achievements - Announcements
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Nurse Week 2012

May 31, 2012
Inside this Issue: Nurse Week 2012 - MGH Nursing, Florence Nightingale and Lady Gaga??? - An evidence-based practice project on the use of non-invasive mechanical modalities for VTE prophylaxis in the Surgical ICU -The impact of death and dying in the ICU on new graduate nurses - Shaping the future of health care through innovation - Self-care for compassion fatigue - Taking the 'T' to cultural competence - The bucket list - Yvonne L. Munn Nursing Research Awards - Nursing Spectrum Nursing Excellence Awards - Interactive poster display
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Quiet Time

June 14, 2012
In this Issue: Quiet Time on White 7 - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Nursing Documentation - Clinical Leadership Collaborative - CLCDN and NERBNA Team Up - PCS Inter-Disciplinary Advisory Committee - Riding for Beth, MGH, and a Cure - Quient Time on White 7 - Clinical Ethics Residency for Nurses - Clinical Narrative: Hilary Levinson, RN - REBPC Journal Club: Pulmonary Artery Hypertension - Jill Nelson Burke, NP, Advanced Practice Nurisng Award - Fielding the Issues I: Organ and Tissue Donation - Fielding the Issues II: Changes to the CRP Portfolio - Fielding the Issues III: My Giving Hellps Campaign - Fielding the Issues IV: Proper Disposal of Medications - Professional Achievements - Announcements - CPE Graduation
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A true champion
of patient-centered care

July 5, 2012
In this Issue: A Tribute to the Life of Keith Perleberg, RN - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Remembering Keith Perleberg, RN - A Tribute to the Life of Keith Perleberg, RN - Clinical Narrative: Chimwemwe Clarke, RN - Treatment for Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis - ESL Celebration of Achievement - Fielding the Issues: Innovation in the Perioperative Service - Fielding the Issues II: Shortage of Roman Catholic Priests - Professional Achievements - New Restraint Brochure - Announcements - Preventing Patient Elopement
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Fulmer is Linda Kelly
Visiting Scholar

July 19, 2012
In this Issue: Linda Kelly Visiting Scholar Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: 2012-2013 PCS Stratigic Goals - Linda Kelly, RN, Visiting Scholar Program - Managing Disruptive Behavior - The Albert H. Brown Visiting Medical Scholar Program - Clinical Narrative: Katherine Fillo, RN - Mind Body Medicine - The Carlol A. Ghilioni, RN Oncology Nursing Fellowship - The Wedding of a Lifetime - national Certification for Medical Interpreters - Fielding the Issues: Landmark Supreme Court Decision - Announcements
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The Huashan Hospital
Nurse Leader Fellowship

August 16, 2012
In this Issue: Huashan Hospital Twinning Fellowship - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Joint Commission Visit - Volunteer Recognition Week - We're #1 - Clinical Narrative: Colleen Kehoe, RN - Huashan Hospital Twinning Fellowship - Fiedling the Issues: Diversity an Ongoing Priority - Announcements - Ben Corrao Clanon Memorial Scholarship
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The Huasman
Nursing Fellowship

September 6, 2012
In this Issue: The Hausman Nursing Fellowship to Advance Diversity - Jeanette Ives Erickson: State Zeroes in on Healthcare Costs - The Hausman Nursing Fellowship to Advance Diversity - Ramadan at MGH - Resource Nurse Leadership Development Forum - Clinical Narrative: Kathryn Eagan, RN - MGH Hosts Youth Peace Empowerment Program - Patient Education: The Effect of Sleep, Nutrition, and Exercise on Healthy Aging - Phillips 21 is Expanding - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: Employees with Disabilities Reource Group - Announcements
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The Oral History Project

September 20, 2012
In this Issue: The Oral History Project - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Magnet Evidence - The Oral History Project - MGH Welcomes Rev. John Polk - Clinical Narratives: Gloria Mendez-Carcamo, RRT - Always Responsive Project - RWJF Grant to Support Academic Nursing Preparation - Fielding the Issues: Name Chance for Modified Barium Swallow Study - Announcements - Professional Achievements
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Our journey to a common
clinical system has begun!

October 4, 2012
In this Issue: Our Journey to a Common Clinical System... - Jeanette Ives Ericson: Conversion to a Common Clinical System - Raising Awareness about DVT and PEs - Gil Minor and Norman Knight Scholarships - AMMP Scholarships - Clinical Narrative: Janice Tully, RN - Paul W. Cronin and Ellen S. Raphael Award for Patient Advocacy - Case Management Celebrates 17 Years - Fielding the Issues I: Service Animals at MGH - Fielding the Issues II: Understanding Clostridium Difficile - New Offerings from the Blum Center - Announcements - Announcements
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Innovation

November 1, 2012
In this Issue: The Innovation Issue: There’s a Way to Do it Better - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Building on a History of Innovative Thinking - About Innovation Units - Relationship-Based Care - The Patient Compact - The Attending Nurse Role - The Education Plan - The Communication Plan - Inter-Disciplinary Rounds - Evaluating Change - Metrics - Outcomes - Creating a Culture of Safety - Cultural Rounds - Opening New Avenues of Communication - Leveraging Technology - Innovation through Standardization - The Always Responsive Project - Volunteers - Spiritual Care - Medical Interpreters - The Voice of the Patient - The Emergency Department - Peri-Operative Services
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Physical Therapy Month

November 15, 2012
In this Issue: Physical Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: HCAHPS Coming to Caring Headlines - National Disabilitiy Employment Awareness Month - Respiratory Care Week - Respiratory Care Week - Opportunities for Nursing Research - Physical Therapy Month - Clinical Narrative: Robert Dorman, PT - Physical Therapy and Multi-Cultural Communication - One Celebration of Many Stars - Collaborative Governance Celebrates 15 yrs - Blum Visiting Scholar Program - Spiritual Care Week - Announcements
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SAFER Fair working together
to keep patients safe

December 6, 2012
In this Issue: SAFER Fair - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Inter-Disciplinary Advisory Committee - The SAFER Fair - It Takes a Village - Clinical Narrative: Samantha Tarcov Block, LICSW - Blum Center Goes Virtual - Inter-Professional Learning atr the IHP - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: New Security Policies affect Mobile Devices - Fielding the Issues: Changes to the MGH Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan - Announcements
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First-ever Knight
Nursing Center Skills Day

December 20, 2012
In this Issue: Skills Day - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Look Back at an Incredible Year - Diversity in 2012 - Knight Center Skills Day - Clinical Narrative: Molly Rosenwasser, RN - Norman Knight Visiting Scholar - Connell Nursing Research Scholars - Comfort and Support After Loss Memorial Service - Memoriam: Remembering Deanna Pearimutter, RN - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Flu Season is Upon Us
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Holiday time at MGH

January 6, 2011
In this Issue: Holiday Time at MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Volunteer Pin Week - Celebrations - Jackie Somerville, RN, goes to BWH - Paul Arnstein, RN, Inducted into AAN- Clinical Narrative: Helen Brandt, RN - The Knight Center: Physiologic Monitoring - Bicentennial Moments - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Fielding the Issues - More on Physiologic Monitoring
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Proactive
Budget-Management

January 20, 2011
In this Issue: Proactive Budget-Management - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Meeting the Economic Challenges of 2011 - A Wedding on Ellison 14 - New Programs from The Blum Center - Clinical Narrative: Suzanne Hally, RN - The Knight Center: Website Gets Face-Lift - NRC Journal Club: Linda Evans, RN, Presents - Fielding the Issues: Enhancement to ‘Wall of Fame’ - Announcements - Professional Achievements
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Creating a welcoming
and inclusive
environment for
patients with
disabilities

February 3, 2011
In this Issue: Creating a Welcoming Environment for Patients with Disabilities - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Closer Look at 2011 Strategic Goals - Disabilities Awareness - A Bicentennial Reflection - Clinical Narrative: Jennifer Curran, RN - A Nursing Reflection: Lin Wu, RN - Blum Center Launches National Health - Observance Discussion Series - Announcements - Fielding the Issues: Diversity Initiatives Strong in 2011
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A closer look at the
Clinical Recogniton
Program

February 17, 2011
In this Issue: The Clinical Recognition Project - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Lunder Building - Excellence Revealed Through Story-Telling - Clinical Narrative: Carol Doherty, RN - Improving Access to Care - Leadership Book Club - Fielding the Issues - Healthcare Reform: on the Local and National Level - Announcements - Blum Center’s National Health - Observance Dis cussion Series: Heart Disease in Women
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2011 Our
bicentennial year

March 3, 2011
In this Issue: 2011: Our Bicentennial Year - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Brief History of Patient Care Services - Looking Back at the MGH School of Nursing - Quality & Safety: The Importance of Filing Safety Reports - Fielding the Issues: A Virtual Tour of the Lunder Building - Clinical Narrative: Sarah Zumsande, RN - Dedicated Education Unit - The Knight Center - Nurse Residency Program - Professional Achievements - Announcements
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Child life specialist

March 17, 2011
In this Issue: 2011: Child Life Specialists - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Excellence Every Day - 106 Years of Medical Social Work - Child Life Specialists - Cliniical Narrative: Amy Krasner, LICSW - Job Shadow Day - Videophones Come to MGH - NERBNA Excellence in Nursing Awards - Blum Center: Kidney Health - Announcements - Professional Achievements
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Occupational Theapy
Then...
...and now

April 7, 2012
In this issue: Occupational Therapy - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Nursing-Sensitive Indicators - Occupational Therapy Month - The Wii comes to Blake 11 - Clinical Narrative: Claire deMercado, RN - A Week in Burundi - New Graduate in Critical Care Nursing Program - Fielding the Issues: IPOP vs. VPOP - Announcements - Vascular Nursing Lunch & Learn
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Volunteer
Recognition Week

April 21, 2011
In this issue: Volunteer Recognition Week - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Partners Strategic Initiatives - Social Work Month - Clinical Leadership Collaborative for Diversity in Nursing - Volunteer Recognition Week - Patient Education: Teach-Back/Show-Back - Clinical Narrative: Kaitlyn Kariger, RN - Collaborative Governance Re-Design - Fielding the Issues: Hourly Safety Rounds - Announcements - Visiting Medical Nursing Scholar
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Speech-Language
Pathology

May 5, 2011
In this issue: Speech-Language Pathology - Jeanette Ives Erickson: 2011 National Patient Safety Goals - The Allen Moore, MD, Memorial Medical Services Blood Drive - Cardiac Nursing Visiting Scholar Program - Speech-Language Pathology - Patient Memorial Service for Staff - Journal Club: Diabetes-Education in the hespanic Population - Clinical Narrative: Kristen Cina, RN - Ambulatory Practice of the Future - Clinical Recognition Program - Clinical Support Services: Infection Prevention - Fielding the Issues: Way-Finding in the Lunder Building - The Mary C. Forshay Scholarship - The Molly Catherine Tramontana Award - Professional Achievements - Announcements - The Knight Center: Preparing for the Electronic Medical Record
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Nurse Week 2011

May 26, 2011
In this issue: A Tribute to those who, hands-down, provide the best nursing care int he world - New regulatory expectations focus on patient safety and patient outcomes - Ethical Considerations in Nursing: preserving the dignity and values of our patients - Yvonne L. Munn Nursing Research Lecture: A closer look at the way we do things here - Yvonne L. Munn Nursing Research Awards - Transition Theory figures into entry-into-practice for first-and-second-career nurses - Experiences of humanitarian care providers: an inspiring look at global health - MGH Nursing at 200 - Interactive Poster Display Showcases nursing knowledge and research
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Are the 7Ps
in your tool kit?

June 16, 2011
In this issue: 7Ps Tool Kit - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Picker Institute Always Event Grant and the 7Ps - Simple Act of Kindness - Ethics Forum: Caring for Individuals with Newly Aquired Disability - The Hausman Young Scholars Program - Bicentennial Scholars - MGH Chapel Celebrates 70th Anniversary - Clinical Narrative: Maria Sweeney, RN - Susan Dasilva Psychiatric Nursing Award - The Orren Carreere Fox Award - Women's Health Fair - Advance Care Planning Booth - New Leadership: Kevin Whitney, RN and Marie Elena Gioiella, LICSW - Announcements - Inter-Disciplinary CPE Program - Tools of Innovation
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Clinical Ethics
Residency for Nurses

July 7, 2011
In this issue: Clinical Ethics Residency for Nurses - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Privacy Policies for PHI - Clinical Ethics Residency for Nurses - Journal Club - Bicentennial Scholars - Clinical Narrative: Kelly McDermott, PT - Linking Nursing Care to Obesity Solutions - Nurse Executives Complete DNP Program at IHP - Fielding the Issues 1: The LEAF Program - Announcements - Fielding the Issues 2: New Chaplaincy Paging System
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Holistic Nursing at MGH

July 21, 2011
In this issue: Holistic Nursing at MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Social Media - Holistic Nursing at MGH - Diversity Exhibit at Treadwell Library - Carol A. Ghiloni Oncology Fellowship - Clinical Narrative: Karen Turner, OTR/L - S Our SKIN Campaign - Tthe Knight Nursing Cener: In response to Your Feedback - Fielding the Issues: Health Literacy for Patients and Families - In Memoriam: Catherine Gouzoule, RN - Announcements - Infection Control: Vaccines Protect againt Pneumonia and Flu
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A fond and fitting
farewell to Ann Daniels

August 4, 2011
In this Issue: Fond Farewell to Ann Daniels - Jeanette Ives Erickson: New EED Website - Celebrating Ann Daniels' Distinguished Career - A Tribute to Judy Newell - Clinical Narrative: Jennifer Podesky, PT - Linda Kelly, RN, Visiting Scholar Program - Prayer Shawls Bring Home and Comfort - Fielding the Issues: Changes in AcuityPlus - Announcements - Professional Achievements - Oncology Nursing Career Development Award
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Iftar at MGH

September 1, 2011
In this Issue: Iftar at MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Innovation Units - Ramadan - Ben Corrao Clanon Memorial Scholarship - Paul W. Cronin and Ellen S. Raphael Award - Clinical Narrative: Lori Lancaster, RN - An Update from MGH Imaging - Journal Club MGH Youth Scholars - Fielding the Issues I: Flu and Pneumococcal Vaccines - Announcements - Fielding the Issues II: Changes to Collaborative Governance
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The Hausman
Fellowship

September 15, 2011
In this Issue: The Hausman Fellowship - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Regulatory Readiness and Excellence Every Day - The Hausman Fellowship - Clinical Narrative: Melissa Bryant, RN - Norman Knight and Gil Minor Scholarships - Announcements - Acute Care Documentation Update
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Case Management

October 6, 2011
n this Issue: Case Management - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Infection Control Survey - AMMP Scholarships - Clinical Recognition Program: Key to Successful Recognition Process - Case Management Celebrates 16th Year - ACD Fair - Clinical Narrative: Susan Lozzi RN - Holistic Nursing - Fielding the Issues I: The Knight Center for Clinical & Professional Development - A Nursing Reflection: Clare Swan, RN - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues II: What You Need to Know about the Flu
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The history of Physical
Therapy at MGH

October 20, 2011
In this Issue: The History of Physical Therapy at MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Affordable Care and Cost-Containment - The Rich History of Physical Therapy - Nursing Symposium - Clinical Narrative: Tessa Rowin, PT - One Celebration of Many Stars - Blum Center Lecture Series: Pain Management - The Norman Knight Visiting Scholar Program - Fielding he Issues: Patient Affordability and Innovation Units - Announcements - Nursing Research Opportunities
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Celebrating the life
and career of
Judy Newell, RN

November 3, 2011
In this Issue: A Tribute to Judy Newell, RN - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Gregg Meyer, MD, on Care Re-Design - Judy Newell, RN, a Legacy of Kindness - Nurse Residency Program - Clinical Narrative: Laurie Carlsoon, RN - Collaborative Governance Welcomes Michael Bleich, RN - Police & Security: The New SMART Team - REBPC Journal Club - Changes to Fire Drill Procedure - Professional Achievements - Nursing Research Expo - Fielding the Issues: Beacon On-Line Request System - Announcements - Solidarity on Blake 4
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Common Clinical
Systems

November 17, 2011
In this Issue: Common Clinical Systems - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Common Clinical Systems - Physical Therapy Month - Health Literacy - Clinical Narrative: Jane D’Addario, RN - 2012 Knowles Nurse Preceptor Fellows - Former Knowles Fellow Checks In - pink tips - Announcements - Fielding the Issues: The Center for Perioperative Care
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AccessAbility Fair

December 15, 2011
In this Issue: AccessAbility Fair - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Look Back, a Look Ahead - AccessAbility Fair - Life Experience Narrative: Helen Brandt, RN - Comfort and Support after Loss - Memorial Service - Fielding the Issues: Disabilities Awareness - Professional Achievements - Announcements - The Circle of Life
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MGH gets into the
holiday spirit..

January 7, 2010
In this Issue: MGH Gets into the Holiday Spirit - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Strategic Plan 2010 - Volunteer Pin Week - Ethics Rounds: Organ Donation - Clinical Narrative: Jayne Hill, RN - Evidence-Based Practice Initiative - Fielding the Issues: CarePages and the Flu - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Nursing Research Journal Club
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IV nurses: integral members
of the healthcare team

January 21, 2010
In this Issue: IV Nurse Day - Jeanette Ives Erickson: HCAHPS - A Day in the Life of an IV Nurse - 65Plus Conference - Clinical Narrative: Palmie Riposa, RN - The Knight Center: Responsiveness - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Fielding the Issues: Code Blue Newborn Team
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Crisis in Haiti brings out
the best in MGH

February 4, 2010
In this Issue: Crisis in Haiti - Jeanette Ives Erickson: MGH Mobilizes to Help Haiti - Pet Therapy Celebrates Milestone Anniversary - EMAPPS Coaches - Clinical Narrative: Holley Engel, RN - Talking with Children about Events in the News - Fielding the Issue: Re:Designing Collaborative Governance - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Nursing Research Journal Club: Therapeutic Touch
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Job Shadow Day brings
local students to MGH

February 18, 2010
In this Issue: Job Shadow Day - Jeanette Ives Erickson: CMS Comes to MGH - Job Shadowing in Physical Therapy - The Knight Center: The Nurse-OA Relationship - Clinical Narrative: Jenny Rusin, RN - Go Red for Women - Fielding the Issues: Supporting our Haitian Colleagues - Announcements - Educational Offerings - A Note of Thanks
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MGH in Haiti..
days before the earthquake

March 4, 2010
In this Issue: MGH Nurses in Haiti - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Raising the Bar on Patient Safety - MGH Nurses in Haiti - Mesi, MGH (Thank-you, MGH) - Clinical Narrative: Laura Maguire, RN - National Patient Safety Week - The Chaplaincy and Ash Wednesday - Fielding the Issues I: MGH Haiti Relief Fund - Fielding the Issues II: Physiological Monitoring - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Heart Health Awareness
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March is National
Social Work Month

March 18, 2010
In this Issue: Social Work Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Communication, Expectations, and Patient Satisfaction - Social Work Month - MGH Lung Transplant Support Group - Ambulatory Practice of the Future - Clinical Narrative: Leslie Geer, LCSW - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: Cardiac Monitoring on the General Care Units - Fielding the Issues II: Video Medical Interpreting - Announcements - Educational Offerings - The Knight Center: Commitment of Olympic Proportions
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Let's talk safety
"A look at the evolution
of safety at MGH"

April 1, 2010
In this Issue: Patient Safety Awareness Week - Jeanette Ives Erickson: On Licensure, Credentialing, and Certification - New Graduate in Critical Care Nursing Program - Patient Safety Awareness Week - Clinical Narrative: Darren LeBlanc, RN - Fielding the Issues: Key Words - Key Word "Wordle" - Announcements - Best Practices: Preventing UTIs - Be Fit Lunchtime Sessions
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The Gil Minor Nursing and
Health Professions
Scholarship to Advance Diversity

April 15, 2010
In this Issue: The Gil Minor Scholarship to Advance Diversity - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Understanding Restraints - The Gil Minor Scholarship to Advance Diversity - Occupational Therapy Month - Occupational Therapist in Beijing - Improving Care for Older Adults - Medical Nursing Visiting Scholar Program - Clinical Narrative: Leslie McLaughlin, OTR/L - Journal Club: Falls in the General Hospital - New Model for PCS Awards Program - The Knight Center: PCA Workshops - The Orren Carrere Fox Award - Fielding the Issues: Pressure Ulcers - In Memoriam: Remembering Marjorie K. Ionta - Announcements - Patient Education: Creating a Shame-Free Environment - Nurse Recognition Week Schedule
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Visiting Scholar for Cardiac
Nursing focuses on unique
needs of cardiac patients

May 6, 2010
In this Issue: Visiting Scholar for Cardiac Nursing - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Making a Difference: the Hausman Fund - Visiting Scholar for Cardiac Nursing - Advance Care Planning - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Pain Assessment: Simple and Meaningful - MGH Recognized for Diversity Program - Clinical Narrative: Christina Gancarz, RN - Chaplaincy Honors Eucharistic Ministers - A Fond Farewell to Father Celsi - Quality & Complaince in the MGH Transplant Center - Fielding the Issues: Important Practice Reminders - Announcements - Be Fit Seminar - A New look for Information Associates
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Nurse Week 2010

May 27, 2010
In this Issue: Nurse Week 2010 - A nursing journey that would make Florence Nightingale proud - The effects of sensory interventions on a inpatient psychiatric unit - Evaluation of basic arrhythmia knowledge-retention and clinical applicaton by registered nurses - Healthcare reform and nursing care of older adults - Research utilization in nursing practice at MGH - The proclamation for change: promoting nursing practice - The effect of a preparatory information session prior to a cardiovascular procedure - From the NICU to OB clinics: the research practice trajectory - 2010 Yvonne L. Munn Nursing Research Awards - Interactive nursing research poster display and doctoral consultation - The patient experience of endocrine-based oral chemotherapy and drug 'holidays' in women with breast cancer - Florence Nightingale: a pioneer of modern nursing - Author compares MGH nurses to pebble in the water - Patient experiences unwitnessed fall in Neuro ICU - High-risk patient falls while transferring with family member - Patient Falls while afforded brief moment of privacy - Sudden change in status triggers unwitnessed fall - Announcements - Banister, Donahue recognized by Nursing Spectrum
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MGH celebrates
hand-hygiene sucess

June 10, 2010
In this Issue: Hand Hygiene - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The MGH Fund - Hand Hygiene - Nurse Practitioners: New Care Model - Linda Kelly Visiting Scholar in Women's Health - The Acute Care Documentation Project - Clinical Narrative: Anastsia Tsiantoulas, RN - The Mary Forshay Scholarship - Breast Cancer Memorial Service - Fielding the Issues 1: Staff Perceptions of the Professional Practice Environment Survey - Fielding the Issues II: Medical Interpreters Awareness Campaign - Professional Achievements - Announcements - McGrail Mentor of Distinction Award
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Coakley retires. Again.

July 7, 2010
In this Issue: Ed Coakley Retires - Jeanette Ives Erickson: CMS Returns - Volunteer Recognition Day - Coakley Retires - Clinical Narrative: Cindy Kane, RN - Clinical Narrative: Mary D’Onofrio, RN - Patient Memorial Service for Staff - Non-Clinical Narrative: Helena Kryuchkin - Professional Achievements - Research Poster Recognized - Announcements - Fielding the Issues
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Leading the way in
nursing research

July 22, 2010
In this Issue: Clinical Nurse Researcher Forum - Jeanette Ives Erickson: High-Quality Care in Cost-Conscious Times - Clinical Nurse Researcher Forum - Ricardo Diaz Memorial Award - The Knight Center: Team USA 'Spring Cleaning' - Nursing Research Committee Journal Club - Clinical Narrative: Eric Smith, PT - Patient Education: Tailor your Teaching to your Patient - The Paul W. Cronin and Ellen S. Raphael Award for Patient Advocacy - New Leadership: Robin Lipkis-Orlando, RN - In Memoriam Janice 'Jay' Ciano - Fielding the Issues: Infection Control Practices - Announcements - Health & Wellness Lunchtime Seminar
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Certified registered
nurse anesthetists

August 5, 2011
In this Issue: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists - Hospital Clowning - Youth Programs: A Pro Tech Narrative - Clinical Narrative: Amber Lessard, RN - Clinical Nurse Manager: Marion Phipps, RN - The Carol A. Ghiloni, RN, Oncology Nursing Fellowship - CRP Survey Results - Fielding the Issues: Maintaining a Clean Environment - Announcements - Medication Manual in Trove
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Blending science
and Storytelling

September 2, 2011
In this Issue: Blending science and Storytelling - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Office of Patient Advocacy - PT's Journey Toward a Narrative Culture - The Hausman Fellowship - Evidence-Based Practice at MGH - A Bicentennial Moment - Clinical Narrative: Sarah Abbot, RN - NRC Journal Club: Lela Holden, RN, Presents - New Leadership: Zary Amirhosseini - Clinical Ethics Residency for Nurses - Fielding the Issues: Domestic Violence - Fielding the Issues II: Advanced Inter-Disciplinary CPE - Announcements - Summer 2010 CPE
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Certified Nurse-Midwives

September 16, 2010
In this Issue: Certified Nurse-Midwives - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Certified Nuse-Midwives - Ramadan at MGH - Clinical Narrative: Daphne Noyes and Rachel Spence, RN - Rinvigorating Our No-Smoking Campaign - The Knight Center: Annual Regulatory Compliance Training - Fielding the Issues: Acute Care Documentation (ACD) - Announcements - Collaborative Governance
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New Graduate in Critical
Care Nursing Program

October 7, 2010
In this Issue: New Graduate in Critical Care Nursing Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Healthcare Reform - New Graduate in Critical Care Nursing Program - Clinical Narrative: Jessica Hancock, RN - Pediatric Nurse Makes Lasting Impression - Fielding the Issues I: Clinical Recognition Program Survey - Fielding the Issues II: Roll-Out of the Inpatient Evacuation Plan - Announcements - Pain Awareness Month
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Many Stars One
awesome celebration

October 21, 2010
In this Issue: One Celebration of Many Stars - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Flu Season and Vaccination - One Celebration of Many Stars - Case Management Celebrates Milestone - Clinical Narrative: A Multi-Disciplinary Team - AMMP Educational Scholarships - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Beth Nagle, RN - The Knight Center: Patricia Reilly, RN, Visiting Scholar - Inouye on Delirium in Older Adults - Fielding the Issues I: Transporting Patients on Contact Precautions - Fielding the Issues II: Keeping our Environment Clean - Announcements - Medical Interpreters Week
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Celebrating National
PT Month

November 18, 2010
In this Issue: National Physical Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Nursing Grand Rounds: Healthcare Reform - Physical Therapy Month - Respiratory Care Week - Life-Experience Narrative: Emily Smith, PT - Annual Collaborative Governance Celebration - Fielding the Issues I: an Update on the Lunder Building - Fielding the Issues II: Changes in POE Related to STAT Orders - Disability Awareness Month - Announcements - 2011 Jeremy Knowles Nurse Preceptor Fellowship
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Re-Designing
Collaborative Governance

December 2, 2010
In this Issue: Re-Designing Collaborative Governance - Jeanette Ives Erickson: 2011 Partners Strategic Goals - Re-Designing Collaborative Governance - Clinical Narrative: Steven Mason, RT - The AgeWISE Summit - Patient & Family Advisory Councils Annual Networking Dinner - Announcements - Fielding the Issues: Safe Patient Handling
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PT fund-raiser promotes
exercise and spirit of giving

December 16, 2010
In this Issue: PT Fund-Raiser - Jeanette Ives Erickson: 2010: the Year in Review - A Nursing Reflection - PT Supports Power Up Program - Clinical Narrative: Andrea Bonanno, PT - Fielding the Issues I: Understanding the work of the PCS Financial Management Team - Fielding the Issues II: Recycling at MGH - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Fielding the Issues III: Handling Hazardous Drugs
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Excellence Every Day
Champions Retreat

January 8, 2009
In this Issue: Champions Every Day Champions Retreat- Jeanette Ives Erickson: Excellence Every Day Champions - Payroll Process Improvement Team - Informed Concent for PICC Lines - Empowerment through Health Literacy - Clinical Narrative: Elizabeth Whittier, RN - Comfort and Support after Loss Memorial Service - Volunteer Pin Week - Fielding the Issues: HealthStream - Tiger Team Update: Linens - Educational Offerings - Hematology Oncology Nurse Practitioner Excellence Award
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HealthStream on-line
education: coming to a
computer near you

January 22, 2009
In this Issue: HealthStream - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Power of Apology - Above and Beyond: Christmas Spirit - Kacmarek Recognized - IHP Doctor of Nursing Practice Program - Clinical Narrative: Kerri Tyman, RN - Tiger Team Update - Fielding the Issues: MGH Benifits Program - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Knowles Nurse Preceptor Fellowship
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PCS Greeter Program
welcoming patients and
visitors to MGH with
good old-fashioned
'hospital'ity

February 5, 2009
In this Issue: Creating a Welcoming Environment for Patients with Disabilities - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Closer Look at 2011 Strategic Goals - Disabilities Awareness - A Bicentennial Reflection - Clinical Narrative: Jennifer Curran, RN - A Nursing Reflection: Lin Wu, RN - Blum Center Launches National Health - Observance Discussion Series - Announcements - Fielding the Issues: Diversity Initiatives Strong in 2011
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Team Effort Produces
Small Miracle

February 19, 2009
In this Issue: Team effort produces small miracle for dialysis patient - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Medication Reconciliation - New Menu from Nutrition & Food Services Fielding the Issues: Rapid Response Team - The Waiting Room Reader - Clinical Narrative: Helen Brandt, RN - Symposium on Disabilities Awarenss - Nursing Research Journal Club - Fielding the Issues II: EMAPPS - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Random Acts of Excellence
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African American
Pinning Ceremony

March 5, 2009
In this Issue: African American Pinning Ceremony - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Minimizing the Risk of Suicide - New Leadership: Thomas Elliot, RN - Marie C. Petrilli Awards - Clinical Narrative: Carolyn Pelley, RT - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Lillian Ananian, RN - PT/OT Go Red for Women - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: 2009 MGH Operational Initiatives - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Jasey Receives Excellence in Nursing Award
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Building Relationships
in the GCRC

March 19, 2009
In this Issue: Building Relationships in the GCRC - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Hand Hygiene - Creating a Culture of Safety - Above and Beyond: Honoring a Sacred Promise - Norman Knight Preceptor of Distinction Award - Clinical Narrative: Rabbi Ben Lanckton - Making a Difference: The Office of Patient Advocacy - Job Shadow Day - DVT Awareness Month - Fielding the Issues: MGH Benefits Program - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Certified Nurses Day
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Patient Care Services
Welcomes Ann Scott Blouin

April 2, 2009
In this Issue: Ann Scott Blouin Visit - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Universal Protocol - Communications Boards in the Neuro ICU - Patient Safety Awareness Week - Clinical Narrative: Lorraine Drapek, RN - Welcome eMAR - Remembrance: Miriam 'Mim' Huggard - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: Noroviruses - Announcements - Educational Offerings - National Healthcare Decisions Day
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Occupational Therapy
Helping patients perform
daily activities to the
best of their ability

April 23, 2009
In this Issue: Occupational Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Anticoagulation Management - Helping Children Cope in Difficult Economic Times - Social Service Presentation - Norman Knight Visiting Scholar Program - Clinical Narrative: Lisa Lovett, LICSW - Stephanine Macaluso, RN, Excellence in Clinical Practice Award - The Orren Carrere Fox Award - Fielding the Issues: Fall Prevention - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Nurse Week Schedule
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New Technology Brings
New Options for Care

May 7, 2009
In this Issue: New Technology in Orthotics - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Environment of Care - The Bowditch Prize - The Brian M. McEachern Extraordinary Care Award - Visiting Scholar for Cardiac Nursing - National Donate Life Month - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Clare Cole, RN - Clinical Narrative: Ann Haywood-Baxter; MDiv - New Graduate in Critical Care Nursing Program - Nursing Research Committee Journal Club - Fielding the Issues I: Changes in Heparin Administration - Fielding the Issues II: Understanding the Joint Commission - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Educational Offerings - 65Plus an Update
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Nurse Week 2009
Science, safety take
center stage

May 28, 2009
In this Issue: Patient outcomes 'hardwired' to Excellence Every Day - Therapeutic Touch - The wisdom of experience - The effect of music on patient undergoing cerebral angiography - Patients' perception of feeling known by their nurses - The Institute for Patient Care - The Pursuit of Quality - 2009 Yvonne L. Munn Nursing Research Awards - Interactive nursing research poster display and doctoral consultation sessions - Making the 'authentic connection' - Resourcefulness, reassurance reverse need for restraints - Learning by experience takes on new meaning for Phillips 22 nurse - Accidents can happen no matter how vigilant the care - Re-building relationship helps 'transform' suicidal patient - 'Near miss' leads to heightened awareness and safer nursing practice - Trusting your instincts can help avert adverse events - Recognizing mistakes as opportunities to enhance patient care - Near-miss scenario points to need for better communication - 2009 Nursing Spectrum Nursing Excellence Awards - Poster receives honors at national Care Management conference
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MGH volunteers thank-you
for your invaluable service
to our patient and staff

June 18, 2009
In this Issue: MGH Volunteer Recognition Day - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Documentation - Patient Education - The Knight Center - MGH School of Nursing Signature Quilt - Reflection of an EED Champion - Clinical Narrative: Katie Teele, PT - Above and Beyond: Helping a Patient in Distress - New Cullen Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - Celebrating Eucharistic Ministers - Prayer Shawls: a Sacred Gift of Hope - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: An Update on Restraint Use - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Advance Care Planing
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The CAL STAT RAP

July 9, 2009
In this Issue: The Cal Stat Rap - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Cal Stat Rap - Imam Talal Eid Making a Difference - The Jean M. Nardini RN, Nurse of Distinction Award - Making a Diffrence: Post-Mortem Care: a Gift to Grieving Family - Acute Care Documentation Project - Clinical Narrative: Elissa Huber-Anderson, PT - The MGH Institute of Health Professions - Fielding the Issues: Checking in on Diversity - The Gil Minor Nursing and Health Professions Scholarship - Professional Achievements - Educational Offerings - Elder
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HealthStream

July 30, 2009
In this Issue: HealthStream - Jeanette Ives Erickson: HIPAA - ESOL Celebration - Carol A. Ghiloni, RN, Oncology Nursing Fellowship - Ellison 14 Blanket Initative - The Knight Center: HealthStream - Clinical Narrative: Denise Thibeault, RN - Clinical Pastoral Education Program - Fielding the Issues I: Safety Reporting - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Fielding the Issues II: Patients Rights
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OB Simulation Program

August 20, 2009
In this Issue: OB Simulation Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Patient Experience - International Nursing: Israeli and Palestinian Visitors - International Nursing: Middle East Cancer Consortium - Owning the Patient Experience - Clinical Narrative: Elizabeth Warren, RN - OB Simulation Program - KnowledgeLink - The Knight Nursing Center: Happenings with the Knight Nursing Center - Feilding the Issues: Conflict of Interest - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Going Green MGH Style
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Patient care associate
valuable members of the
healthcare team

September 3, 2009
In this Issue: Educational Opportunities for PCAs - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Patient and Family Advisory Councils - The Knight Nursing Center: Educational Opportunities for PCAs - Fielding the Issues I: Privacy and Security - Clinial Narrative: Elizabeth Favulli, RN - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues II: Process Improvement - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Clinical Pastoral Education
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Joint Commission visit
validates culture shift to
Excellence Every Day

September 17, 2009
In this Issue: Joint Commission Survey - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Joint Commission Meets Excellence Every Day - Celebrating Clinical Nurse Specialist: One CNS's Story - Clinical Narrative: Amanda Kunkel, PT - Recognition: Ben Corrao Clanon Memorial Scholarship - Joint Commission: What our Colleagues are Saying - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Safe Patient-Handling Fair
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Flu Season is Here

October 1, 2009
In this Issue: Flu Season is Here - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Designing Care: a Look at Richard Bohmer's New Book - What You Need to Know this Flu Season - Nursing Moments: Nurse, Patient Share Life-Altering Experience - Clinical Narrative: Amy Dietz, RN - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: Safe Patient Transport - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Darryl Firenze, RN, Retires
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Safe Patient Handling

October 15, 2009
In this Issue: Safe Patient Handling Fair - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Responsiveness - The Knight Center: Annual Required Training - Collaborative Governance Grand Rounds - AMMP Scholarships - Clinical Narrative: Elizabeth Henderson, RN - Acute Care Documentation Project - Nursing Research Journal Club - Fielding the Issues I: New Policies on Conflict of Interest - Fielding the Issues II: The Facts about Seasonal Flu Shots - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Healthy Aging Open House
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Medical interpreters ensuring
all patients are fully
informed and have a voice
in decision about
their care

November 5, 2009
In this Issue: Medical Interpreters - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Visit from Rich Bluni, RN - Medical Interpreters - AMS Quality & Safety Conference - Clinical Narrative: Brenda Donovan, RN, and Julia Shea, RN - Celebrating Case Management Week - Fielding the Issues: New Post Anesthesia Care Unit - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Nursing Research Opportunities
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Who says physical
therapy can't be fun?

November 19, 2009
In this Issue: Physical Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Neighborhood Watch Keeps MGH Safe - Respiratory Care Week - Ernesto Gonzalez Award - The Gil Minor Scholarship - Clinical Narrative: Vanessa Arone, PT - MGH Chaplaincy - Fielding the Issues I: KnowledgeLink - Fielding the Issues II: New Visitation Guidelines - ASHA Diversity Champion - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Jeremy Knowles Nurse Preceptor Fellowship
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The Story of the Sukkah

December 3, 2009
In this Issue: The Story of the Sukkah - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Service Improvement - Beckles Looks Back on Half Century of Neonatal Nursing - MGH Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Pastoral Care - Spectrum Nurses of the Year - Clinical Narrative: Debbie Cupp, RN (MGH) and Donna Carpenter, RN (SRH) - The Knight Center - Nursing License Renewal - Pediatric Memorial Service - Research Opportunities for Nurses - Fielding the Issues - Blood Transfusion - Announcements - Educational Offerings - The Story of the Sukkah
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Pediatric nurse brings
hand-hygiene message
to Cambodia

December 17, 2009
In this Issue: Pediatric Nurse Brings Hand Hygiene to Cambodia - Jeanette Ives Erickson: 2009 in Review - Making a Difference: Best Practice on White 11 - Nursing Moments - Life Experience Narrative: Marty Boehm, PT - The Knight Center: Re-Designing RN Orientation - Blum Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary - Diversity, Understanding and the Holidays - Patient Education: Ask Me 3 - Announcements - Educational Offerings - EMAPPS
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MGH Mourns the Loss
of Katie Brush, RN,
Cherished Friend and
Nursing Leader

January 3, 2008
In this Issue: Remembering Katie Brush - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Magnet Re-Designation - Updates in Gerontology Nursing - Clinical Narrative: Joan Bowsher, PT - Implementing Unit-Based Journal Club - New Learning Culture on Pediatric Unit - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: Noise-Reduction Strategies - Announcements - Educational Offerings
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The Norman Knight
Clinical Support
Excellence Award

January 24, 2008
In this Issue: The Norman Knight Clinical Support Excellence Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Unit-Based Performance Template - Magnet Update - Clinical Narrative: Jeanne Elliott, RN - The Multicultural Nursing Committee - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Educational Offerings - ‘Family’ Reunion on Ellison 13
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The Anthony Kirvilaitis Jr.
Partnership in Caring Awards

February 7, 2008
In this Issue: The Anthony Kirvilaitis Jr. Partnership in Caring Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: An Interview with Gregg Meyer, MD - OT Says Thank-You - Washington Recognized as Leader by Example - Clinical Narrative: Jeanne Giovino, RN - IV Nurse Day - Magnet... and Beyond - Fielding the Issues: Magnet Site Visit - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Construction Update
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Coming Together to
Talk About Quality

February 21, 2008
In this Issue: PCS Strategic Planning Implementation Retreat - Jeanette Ives Erickson: An Interview with Keith Perleberg, RN - TEAM USA Supports Strategic Initiatives - Clinical Narrative: Celine Mani, RN - NERBNA Awards - Fielding the Issues: Unit-Based Cultural Rounds - Inter-Disciplinary Solutions - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Liz Johnson, RN - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Professional Achievements
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African American
Pinning Ceremony

March 6, 2008
In this Issue: African American Pinning Ceremony - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Magnet Site Visit - NICU Nursing - Clinical Narrative: Maura Ament, PT - Job Shadow Day - Nursing Research Journal Club - National DVT Awareness Month - Fielding the Issues: Gerontology Certification - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Be Fit Stair-Climbing Challenge
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The Norman Knight
Preceptor of Distinction
Award

March 27, 2008
In this Issue: The Norman Knight Preceptor of Distinction Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: TCAB - New Dedicated Education Unit - Patient-Centered Care - The MGH Center for Global Health - Clinical Narrative: Claudine Riley, LICSW - A Day in the Life of a Social Worker - Mahoney Retires - Fielding the Issues: Ceiling Lifts - Professional Achievements - Educational Offerings - Announcements
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April is Occupational
Therapy Month

April 17, 2008
In this Issue: Occupational Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Hand Hygiene - New Graduate in Critical Care Nursing Program - Rosoff Awards - Clinical Narrative: Laura Walsh, RN - Patient Education - Medication Safety - Collaborative Governance - Fielding the Issues: Serious Reportable Events - Announcements - Educational Offerings - OASIS Program
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Clinical Leadership
Collaborative for Diversity
in Nursing

MaY 1, 2008
In this Issue: Diversity Clinical Leadership Collaborative - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Magnet Re-Designation - Visiting Cardiac Nursing Scholar - Friendly Visitor Program - National donate Life Month - Clinical Narrative: Laurene Dynan, RN - Clinical Nurse Specialist - Mental-Health Care - Same Day Surgical Unit Goes Green - Chaplaincy Celebrates Eucharistic Ministers - Fielding the Issues: Patient and Family Advisory Councils - Announcements - Educational Offerings - National Healthcare Decisions Day
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Nurse Week 2008

May 22, 2008
In this issue: Featured Speaker at the Stephanine Macaluso Excellence in Clinical Practice Award: Michael Sullivan on Clinical Excellence.
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Nurse Week 2008

May 22, 2008
In this Issue: Jeanette Ives Erickson: Our Magnet Partnership with University Hospital in Dubai - Strategies for Healing on Blake 11 - Bike Week at MGH - Brian M. McEachern Extraordinary Care Award - Stephanie Macaluso, RN, Excellence in Clinical Practice Awards - Sullivan on Clinical Excellence - Clinical Narrative: Melissa DeLisle, RN - Diversity: Getting from Point A to Point B - Fielding the Issues: Advance Directives - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Educational Offerings
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International Partnerships
Bringing the Magnet-Hospital
Philiosophy to Dubai

June 19, 2008
In this Issue: The Norman Knight Nursing Center for Clinical & Professional Development - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Knight Center Dedication - Nardini Nurse of Distinction Award - Fielding the Issues: Pain-Management - Health Care Proxy Forms - Transforming Care at the Bedside Project - Clinical Narrative: Erin Greenler, PT - Clinical Pastoral Education Graduation - Oncology Nursing Career Develpment Award - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Kathryn Beauchamp, RN - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Fielding the Issues II: GLBT Pride at MGH
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Graf Retires: MGH Pays
Tribute with Tears
and Testimonials

July 3, 2008
In this Issue: Chris Graf Retires - Jeanette Ives Erickson - Mandated Nurse Staffi ng Ratios - The Jean M. Nardini, RN, Nurse of Distinction Award - Global Health - Nobel Peace Prize Laureate at MGH - Reiki in the SDSU - Clinical Narrative: Jennifer Miraglia, PT - Living and Working with Ovarian Cancer - ESOL Graduation - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: Medication Safety - Announcements - Educational Offerings - MGH Idol
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The Dedicated Inpatient-Unit
Volunteer Pilot Program

July 17, 2008
In this Issue: Process Improvement - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Process Improvement - TEAM USA - Volunteer Recognition Luncheon - Ghiloni Oncology Nursing Fellowship - Cronin Raphael Award - Clinical Narrative: Mary Findeisen, RN - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: Construction Update - Construction Update - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Nursing Research Journal Club
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Excellence Every Day

August 21, 2008
In this Issue: Excellence Every Day - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Excellence Every Day - Patient Education Competency Packet - Clinical Pastoral Education Program - Hand Hygiene Update - Get with the Guidelines - Clinical Narrative: Danielle Nolan, LICSW and Dana Madden, RN - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Janet Madden, RN - Fielding the Issues: Staff Perceptions of the Professional Practice - Environment Survey: Non-Salary Tiger-Team Update Announcements - Educational Offerings - Ben Corrao Clanon Award
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Through the Patient's Eyes

September 4, 2008
In this Issue: Seeking the Patient’s Voice - Jeanette Ives Erickson: PCS Strategic Goals: an Update - The Awakening: A Story of End-of-Life Care - Clinical Narrative: Laura Tikonoff, PT - Vascular Screening Day - Fielding the Issues: The Institute for Patient Care Announcements - Educational Offerings - Geriatric Rounds to Evaluate, Assess, and Teach (GREAT)
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Hausman Nursing Fellowship:
the Future Looks Bright

September 18, 2008
In this Issue: The Hausman Nursing Fellowship- Jeanette Ives Erickson: Efficiency and Innovation - Clinical Narrative: Carol Vivaldelli, RN - Staff Perceptions of the Professional Practice Environment Survey - Fielding the Issues: Non-Salary Tiger Teams - Announcements - Educational Offerings - More than Just a Journal Club
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PCS Office of Quality
& Safety Promoting
'Excellence Every Day'
on patient care units

October 16, 2008
In this Issue: Promoting Excellence Every Day - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Improving the Patient Experience - Meet the Office of Quality & Safety - Clinical Narrative: Nicole Angueira, PT Flu Vaccine Campaign - Fielding the Issues: The Center for Connected Health Announcements - Educational Offerings - National Surgical Technologist Week
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Pastoral Care Week

November 6, 2008
In this Issue: Pastoral Care Week - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Flu Shots - Latino Heritage Month - Pastoral Care Week - Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month - Tiger Team Update - Clinical Narrative: Heather Ann Carlson, RN - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Kathyrn Beauchamp, RN - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: International Nurse Visitors - Announcements - Educational Offerings - New On-Call Patient - Shuttle
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Respiratory Care Celebrates
Collaboration Practice

November 20, 2008
In this Issue: Respiratory Care Week - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Council on Disabilities Awareness - Physical Therapy Month - Tiger Team Update - Forms and Offi ce Supplies Perioperative Nurse Week - Clinical Narrative: Julie Bosworth, PT Nursing Grand Rounds - Vascular Conference - Research Opportunities - Glove Use: Facts and Fiction - Fielding the Issues: Building for the Third Century and An Update on EMAPPS Announcements - Educational Offerings - Excellence in Action Award: Nancy Leventhal, LICSW
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4th Annual Visiting
Scholar Program

December 4, 2008
In this Issue: 4th Annual Visiting Scholar Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Responsiveness - Midwifery Celebrates Key Milestones - Clinical Narrative: Elizabeth MacLellan, RN, and Christine Greenwood, RN - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: Central Resource Nursing Team Announcements - Educational Offerings - Remembering Nancy Jenner, RN
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Patient Care Services
Implements New Inpatient
Support Structure

December 18, 2008
In this Issue: New Inpatient Support Structure - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Look Back at 2008 - Swallow Screening Tool - Meet Our Operations Managers - Clinical Narrative: Heather Markham, PT - The Norman Knight Clinical Support Excellence Award - HealthStream - A Stroke Response Story - Davis Inducted into AAN - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Fielding the Issues: Clinical Supplies
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Take Good Care Packs
Help Parents Talk to
Kids About Cancer

January 4, 2007
In this Issue: Take Good Care Packs - Jeanette Ives Erickson: It's All About the Patient - The MGH Tobacco Treatment Service - Clinical Narratives: Kathie Pazola, RN - Geraldine Gardner, RN - Interdisciplinary Practice: The MGH Diabetes Center - Fielding the Issues: CBEDS - Spiritual Practices: Hajj - Educational Offerings
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OA/PCA/USA Connections:
Focusing on CBEDS and
Hand Hygiene

January 18, 2007
In this Issue: OA/PCA/USA Connections - Jeanette Ives Erickson: PT/OT Strategic Plan - Fielding the issues: Interpreter Services - Clinical Narrative: Brenda Pignone, RN - Nutrition & Food: A Resolution for Good Health - Contact Percautions Plus - Journal Club: Ellen Mahoney, RN - MGH Heart Center - Educational Offerings - MGH Bids Farewell to Lee Niles, RN
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Stephanie M. Macaluso, RN,
Excellence in Clinical
Practice Awards

February 1, 2007
In this Issue: Macaluso Award Ceremony - Corrina Lee, RN - Jane Loureiro, PT - Paula Nelson, RN - Angela Sorge, RN - Fielding the Issues: Expanding Medical Interpreter Services - Educational Offerings - History and Background of the Macaluso Awards
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Pet Therapy Program
Celebrates Four-year
Anniversary

February 15, 2007
In this Issue: Pet Therapy - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine - Fielding the Issues: Hand Hygiene - KnowledgeLink - Clinical Narrative: Sheila Brown, RN - IV Nurse Day - Hausman Fund - Professional Achievements - Educational Offerings - Chaplaincy: Service for Peace
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MGH Heart Center
'Goes Red'
for Women's Health

March 1, 2007
In this Issue: Go Red for Women's Health - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Staff Perceptions of the Professional Practice Environment Survey - Fielding the Issues: A Magnet Update - One Clinician's Path to Palliative Care - Clinical Narrative: Kathleen Egan, RN - Magnet News - Documentation - Professional Achievements - Educational Offerings - Burn Safety
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High in the Andes
HAVEN Advocates
Makinga Difference

March 15, 2007
In this Issue: HAVEN Advocates Travel to Peru - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Conflict Management - Fielding the Issues: MGH Retirement Plan - Black History Month: A Call to Action - Clinical Narrative: Kellyann Jeffries, RN - New Graduate Nurse in Critical Care Graduation - Professional Achievements - Clinical Nurse Specialists: Tracheostomy Quality Team - Job Shadow Day - Educational Offerings - DVT Awareness Month
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Our Professional Practice
Model a Blueprint for the
Delivery of Exceptional Care

April 5, 2010
In this Issue: Our professional practice model a blueprint for the delivery of exceptional care - Articulating our professional practice model: a framework for knowledge-based practice - Our vision and values: the underlying principles that guide our work - Standards of practice: ensuring our patients received the highest quality of care - The power of a narrative culture: sharing knowledge through story-telling - Clinical Recognition and advancement - Innovation and entrepreneurial teamwork - A commitment to life-long professional development - Collaborative decision-making - Research - Patient-Centeredness
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The Norman Knight Preceptor
of Distinction Award

April 19, 2007
In this Issue: The Norman Knight Preceptor of Distinction Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: JCAHO an Update - Clinical Narratives: Susan Sargent, RN; Cara Taylor, RN; and Mary McKenna Guanci, RN - Orren Carrere Fox Award - Patient Education Committee: New On-Line Resource - MGH-Timilty Partnership Celebration - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Pault Arnstein, RN - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Fielding the Issues: The Center for Innovations in Care Delivery
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This year's OT Month theme:
"Serving our Military"

May 3, 2007
In this Issue: Occupational Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: On the Need for Effective Communication - Speech, Language & Swallowing Disorders and Reading Disabilities - Quality & Safety: Same / Similar Name Signs - Research: Outside the Walls of the GCRC - Nutrition & Food Services: OB Food Service - Clinical Narrative: Ann Quealy, RN - MGH Nurses go to Capitor Hill - Summer Jobs Program - In Remembrance: Elizabeth Sheehy, RN - IHP Doctor of Nursing Practice Program - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Patricia M. Connors, RN, and Kim Francis, RN - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Fielding the Issues: Unacceptable Abbreviations
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Nurse Week 2007

May 24, 2007
If you're one of those people who thinks the word 'hero' has been thrown around so much it's lost it's meaning, you should have been in O'Keeffe Auditorium on Thursday, May 10, 2007, to hear senior vice president for Patient Care, Jeanette Ives Erickson's Nurse Week presentation, "Nurses: Everyday Heroes."
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Jones to Lead
Nursing Research

June 14, 2007
In this Issue: Jones to Lead Nursing Research - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Support Staff, a Key Pillar of MGH infrastructure - Cardiac Nursing Visiting Scholar - Magnet Update: The Forces of Magnetism - 4th Annual McEachern Award - Nutrition & Food Services: Emergency Preparedness - Clinical Narrative: Kathryn Sabo, RN - Diversity Scholarships - Remembering Annabel Edwards - New Pathway to MEEI - Quality & Safety: Responsible Physician Project - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Fielding the Issues: Systems Improvement Update
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New Norman Knight
Nursing Center Unveild

July 7, 2010
In this Issue: The Norman Knight Nursing Center for Clinical & Professional Development - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Knight Center Dedication - Nardini Nurse of Distinction Award - Fielding the Issues: Pain-Management - Health Care Proxy Forms - Transforming Care at the Bedside Project - Clinical Narrative: Erin Greenler, PT - Clinical Pastoral Education Graduation - Oncology Nursing Career Develpment Award - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Kathryn Beauchamp, RN - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Fielding the Issues II: GLBT Pride at
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Collaborative Governance,
Commitment and
Carol Channing

July 19, 2007
In this Issue: Clinical Nurse Researcher Forum - Jeanette Ives Erickson: High-Quality Care in Cost-Conscious Times - Clinical Nurse Researcher Forum - Ricardo Diaz Memorial Award - The Knight Center: Team USA 'Spring Cleaning' - Nursing Research Committee Journal Club - Clinical Narrative: Eric Smith, PT - Patient Education: Tailor your Teaching to your Patient - The Paul W. Cronin and Ellen S. Raphael Award for Patient Advocacy - New Leadership: Robin Lipkis-Orlando, RN - In Memoriam Janice 'Jay' Ciano - Fielding the Issues: Infection Control Practices - Announcements - Health & Wellness Lunchtime Seminar
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MGH Volunteers Serving the
Hospital Community Beyond
All Expectations

August 2, 2007
In this Issue: MGH Volunteer Recognition Event - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Quality, Safety and Exemplary Care - Volunteer Recruitment Fair - Patient Education - RN Residency Program - Clinical Narrative: Terri West , PT - White 7 Pretty in Pink! - Spririt Flags - Oncology Nursing Fellowship - Professional Achievements - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Hand Hygiene
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MGH vs. BWH
blood donor challenge

August 16, 2007
MGH-BWH Blood Donor Challenge - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Magnet Re-Certification - Banister Named Executive Director, Institute for Patient Care - Team USA Scores Gold - Fielding the Issues: Advance Directives - The Journey from Job to Career - Clinical Narrative: Rosanne Karp, RN - Magnet Update - WACC New Discharge Site - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Liz Johnson, RN - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Hand Hygene
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Hand Hygiene Slogan
Contest And the Winner is... "
Be an ACE!"

September 6, 2007
In this Issue: Hand Hygene Slogan Contest - Jeanette Ives Erickson: An Interview with Gaurdia Banister, RN - Magnet Essay Contest - Non-Emergent Ambulance Arrivals Move to Cox Entrance - Ben Corrao Clanon Award - Perleberg Named Director PCS Office of Quality & Safety - Clinical Narrative: Debra Mahoney, RN - Wireless Internet Access for Patients and Guests - Hand Hygiene - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Fielding the Issues: Transforming Care at the Bedside
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The Role of Support Staff
in Code-blue Situations

September 20, 2007
In this Issue: OA/PCA/USA Connections - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Academic Partnerships - Pro Tech Graduation - New Graduate in Critical Care Nursing Program - Clinical Narrative: Emily Stieglizt-Shell, RN - Clinical Nurse Specialist: The CNS Wound Care Task Force - Magnet Update - Educational Offerings - Fielding the Issues: Clinical Recognition Program Retreat
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BLS Training for Support
Staff Provides
Life-saving Skills

October 21, 2010
In this Issue: BLS Training for Support Staff - Jeanette Ives Erickson: PCS Strategic Plan for 2008 - Fielding the Issues: Safe Passage During Construction - A Tribute to CPM - Clinical Narrative: Joy Bostrom, PT - Updating the MGH Mission Statement - Relaxation Channels on MGH TV - Professional Achievements - Friends of the MGH Cancer Center - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Hand Hygiene
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Diaz, Marquez, Receive
Ernesto Gonzalez Award

November 1, 2007
In this Issue: Ernesto Gonzalez Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: OA/PCA/USA Connections - Nurturing New Nurses - Flu Shots - Excellence in Action Award - Clinical Narrative: Hillary Kocoloky, PT - Chaplaincy - Fielding the Issues: Password Self-Service Program, Two Patient Identifiers - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Hand Hygiene
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Deborah Washington Nursing
Spectrum Nurse of the Year!

November 15, 2007
In this Issue: Washington: Spectrum's Nurse of the Year - Jeanette Ive Erickson: An Interview with Lillian Ananian, RN - Respiratory Care Week - HAVEN Program - Magnet Update - Clinical Narrative: Jessica Smith, RN - Dempsey Retires - Team USA: Infection Control - Molly Catherine Tramontana Award - Pastoral Care Week - Fielding the Issues: Affordable Lodging - Vascular Conference - Announcements - Educational Offerings - Hand Hygiene
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Moscowitz, Schwartz Center
Compassionate Caregiver
of the Year

December 6, 2007
In this Issue: Physical Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Patient First - Fielding the Issues: Smoking Cessation - Respiratory Care Week - Coordinated Care Clinic - Clinical Narrative: Alison Squadritio, PT - Plain Partnerships - Quality & Safety: New Laboratory Changes - Professional Achievements - Making a Difference Grants - Educational Offerings
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Our Journey to Magnet
Re-designation

December 20, 2007
In this Issue: Journey to Magnet Re-Designation - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Look Back at 2007 - Center for Global Health - Volunteer Department Pin Week - Nursing Research Journal Club - Maria C. Petrilli Oncology Nursing Awards - White 9: Celebrating Diversity - Clinical Narrative: Hilary Levinson, RN - Nutrition & Food Services: Yawkey Nutrition Team - Making a Difference - Comfort and Support After Loss - Magnet Update - Professional Achievements - Fielding the Issues: MGH Benefits Program - Announcements - Educational Offerings - MGH Outfitters
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Stephanie M. Macaluso, RN
Excellence in Clinical
Practice Awards

January 5, 2006
Inside this Issue: Macauluso Award Ceremony - Ann Eastmann, RN - Judy Foster, RN - Jackie Sigel, LICSW - Holiday Happenings - Educational Offerings - About the Award
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Kirvilaitis Awards
Recognize Partners in Caring

January 19, 2006
Inside this Issue: Kirvilaitis Awards - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Work Hours Studies - Fielding the Issues: E-Mail Guidelines - New Director of Chaplaincy - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Sandra Silvestri, RN - Clinical Narrative: Kristin Appel, RN - Nursing Educational Opportunitites - National Youth Leadership Forum - Hand Hygiene Update - Observations of a Co-Op Student - Educational Offerings - Mihrab Comes to the Masjid
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Visiting Professor Shares
Expertise in Wound Healing

February 2, 2006
Inside this Issue: Visting Professor Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Capacity Management - Martin Luther King Day Observance - Wound Care Education Program - Fielding the Issues: Quit Smoking Service - Ethics Committee Goes to Washington, DC - Clinical Narrative: Colleen Gillen, PT - Professional Achievements - Educational Offerings - In Memoriam: Paul Lindquist, Robin Holloway, RN
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Celebrating Three Years
of Pet Therapy at MGH

February 16, 2006
Inside this Issue: Pet Therapy - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Patients First - Fielding the Issues: IMSuRT Team - Food & Nutrition: The Enteral Geeding Unit - Durant Seminar - Clinical Narrative: Caroline Fitzgibbons, PT - Job Shadow Day - Quality & Safety: Using Two Identifiers - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Susan Gavaghan, RN - Flu Clinic at State House - Educational Offerings - NERBNA Awards
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9th Annual Collaborative
Governance Celebration

March 2, 2006
Inside this Issue: Collaborative Governance - Jeanette Ives Erickson: JCAHO, the Patient Care and Environment Evaluation Tool - Fielding the Issues: Charles Street / MGH T Station - Pinning Ceremony - Clinical Narrative: Rachel Bolton, RN - Making a Difference: Maryellen McNamara, RN - Safety: New Web-Based Safety Reporting System - Professional Achievements - Police, Security & Outside Services: Electronic Access Requests - Conferences: Promoting Palliative Care - Educational Offerings - Quality & Safety: Abbreviations
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'You're Incredible'
Celebrating Our Pediatric
Patients and Caregivers

March 16, 2006
Inside this Issue: Special Pediatric Issue - Children and Health Care - Jeanette Ives Erickson: "Your're incredible!" - Food & Nutrition Services: Jamie Sheldon - Child Life Specialists - One Child's Story - Pediatric PT - Pediatric OT - A Look Back - Clinical Narrative: Meghan McDonald, RN - Family-Centered Care - A Tribute - Neonatal Transportation Team - Advanced Practice Nursing - Educational Offerings - Recognition in the ED
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Norman Knight Preceptor
of Distinction Award

April 6, 2006
Inside this Issue: Knight Preceptor of Distinction Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Precepting - Fielding the Issues: Communication and Documentation Project - CCRN Graduation - Patient Education - Professional Achievements - Educational Offerings - Quality & Safety: Reading Back Critical Values
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Celebrating Oncology
Nursing at MGH

April 20, 2006
Inside this Issue: Celebrating Oncology Nursing - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Oncology Nursing - Self-Care - Creating a Healing Environment - Chemotherapy - Chemotherapy Order Set Coordinator - An Interview - Radiation Oncology Nursing - Clinical Narratives: Corrina Lee, RN, Marilyn Gammon, RN - Perspectives: Outpatient Staff Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist - Oncology Nurse Practitioner - Cancer Nursing Practice Committee - What Oncology Nurses are Saying - Fielding the Issues: ED Observation Unit - Educational
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The Meaning Behind
'speech-language-pathology'

May 4, 2006
Inside this Issue: Speech-Language Pathology - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Journey of a Lifetime - Speech, Language & Swallowing Disorders - Orren Carrere Fox Award - GCRC - Clinical Narrative: Mary Sullivan, RN - Oncology Nursing Award - Bowditch Prize - Occupational Therapy - The Beat Goes On - Quality & Safety: Hand Hygiene - Fielding the Issues: Safety-Reporting System - Professional Achievements - Safety: Medication Reconciliation - Educational Offerings - Blood Drive
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Nurse Week 2006

May 25, 2006
In this Issue: Nurse Week - Nurse Week Presentations: Jeanette Ives Erickson - Suzanne Graham - The Making of an ICU Nurse - Joyce Clifford - Scientific Sessions - Loretta Sweet Jemmott - Nurse Week Aboard the USNS Comfort - Yvonne Munn Research Awards - Nardini Hemodialysis Unit and Nurse of Distinction Award - Nursing Spectrum Recognition - Boston Globe Pays Tribute to Nurses - Eduational Offerings
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Clinical Recognition
Program Celebrates
Advancement

June 15, 2006
In this Issue: Clinical Recognition Program celebrates advancement - Jeanette Ives Erickson: JCAHO - Fielfing the Issues: Guardianship - MGH Patient Education TV Channel - A Response to Sexual Assault - Reading Disabilities - Creative Solutions in the AntiCoag Unit - MESAC Update - Clinical Narrative: Shanna Heffernan, RN - OB Nursing Retreat - Quality & Safety: Safe Transport - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Katie Brush, RN - Professional Achievements - Food & Nutrition Services - Educational Offerings - Spanish News Paper
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Making a Difference
Grant Program

July 6, 2006
In this Issue: Making a Difference Grant Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The MGH Chaplaincy - CPE Graduation - Fielding the Issues: The Tracheostomy Quality Team - Clinical Narrative: Lisa Duncombe, PT - Operations Improvement in the OB Service - Professional Achievements - Educational Offerings
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New Lifts Let Clinicians
Move Patients with Ease

July 20, 2006
In this Issue: Moving Patients with Ease: New lifts let clinicians move patients with ease - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Omnicell, On-line Safety Reporting - Fielding the Issues: PCS Diversity Committee - Workplace Education Program Graduation - Robert W. Carey Lecture - Caring for the invisible Patient - Recognition: Durante Award, Cronin and Raphael Award - Clinical Narrative: Kathie Capeless, RN - Quality & Safety: National Patient Safety Goals - MGH Heart Center - Food & Nutrition: Cardiac Patients - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Lynn Oertel, RN - Excellence in Action Award - Educational Offerings - Professional Achievements
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Carol A. Ghiloni
Oncology Nursing Fellowship

August 3, 2006
In this Issue: Carol A. Ghiloni Oncology Nursing Fellowship - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Forces of Magnetism - Fielding the Issues: Reliable Child Care - Volunteer Recognition Day - Clinical Narrative: Ann hession, RN - Professional Achievements - Educational Offerings - Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace
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Providing Quality health Care Half-way Around the World

August 17, 2006
In this Issue: An Update from the Durant Fellows - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Global Thinking - Fielding the Issues: Service Improvements Initiatives - Physical Therapy: The Boston Lobsters - Clinical Narrative: Katherine O'Meara, RN - ENCARE Teaches Safety and Prevention - Staff Perceptions of the Professional Practice Environment Survey - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Marion Phipps, RN - Food & Nutrition Services: Nutrition Screening - Educational Offerings
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The MGH ProTech Program:
Opening Doors to
New Opportunities

September 7, 2007
In this Issue: ProTech Graduation - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Collaborative Governance Survey 2006 - Fielding the Issues: Staffing Ratios - Patient Education - Clinical Narrative: Marissa Legare, RN - New Leadershiip: Eileen Flaherty, RN - New Policy: Emergency Discharge Perscriptions - Educational Offerings - Quality & Safety: Fall Reduction Program
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D'Antonio Receives
Corrao Clanon Award

September 21, 2006
In this Issue: Ben Carrao Clanon Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Institute for Patient Care - Fielding the Issues: Documentation and Communication - Lean Equipment Management System - SummerWorks Program - Service of Rememberance - New Leadership: Thomas Burke, MD - Clinical Narrative: Sheila Pallotta, PT - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Lynda Tyer-Viola, RN - Quality & Safety: Safe Hand-Offs - Food & Nutrition: Ingredients Room - New Graduate Nurse in Critical Care Graduation - Educational Offerings - Neuroscience Units Investing in the Future
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Peace, Shalom, Salaam
Sharing a Celebration of the
Hebrew and Islamic
Holy Months

October 5, 2006
In this Issue: Celebrating the Beginning of Ramada / Tishrei - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Yvonne L. Munn Center for Nursing Research - Fielding the issues: New Inpatient Care Building - Trauma Rapic Assessment Care Unit - The Nursing Research Journal Club - Clinical Narrative: Christine Perino, RRT - Professional Achievements - Nursing Moments: Kathy DeGenova, RN - Educational Offerings - 40th Anniversary Party in the Main OR
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Latino Heritage Month
Mes de herencia latina

October 19, 2006
In this Issue: Latino Heritage Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Celebrating our Latino Community - Fielding the Issues: Latino Heritage Month - Interpreter Services - Quality Core Measures for Heart Failure - Clinical Narrative: Marjorie Volero, RN - Ernesto Gonzalez Award - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Mary Lavieri, RN - Educational Offerings - Universal Protocol
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Pastoral Care Week at MGH

November 2, 2006
In this Issue: Pastoral Care Week - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Center for Innovations in Care Delivery - McEachern Award - Making a Difference: Linda Devaux - Ramadan - Clinical Narrative: Susan LaGambina, RRT - Recognition: Felix Ojimba, Barbara Mahoney, RN, Susan Tully, RN - 65 Plus - Fielding the Issues: New AHA Guidelines - Ballantine Award - Professional Achievements - Educational Offerings - Burn Prevention Week
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Medical Nursing: a Complex
and Rewarding Speciality

November 16, 2006
In this Issue: Medical Nursing - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Patricia Benner Visit - Fielding the Issues: Flu Vaccine - Medical Nursing Practice Committee - Ushering in New Medical Nurses - Clinical Narrative: Brittany Kupferberg, RN - Magnet Conference - Quality & Safety: Safety Reports - Nutrition & Food: Holiday Survival Tips - Recognition: Hess Receives Jimmy A. Young Medal - Educational Offerings - McLeod Farewell
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MGH Celebrates National
Physical Therapy Month

December 7, 2006
In this Issue: Physical Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Patient First - Fielding the Issues: Smoking Cessation - Respiratory Care Week - Coordinated Care Clinic - Clinical Narrative: Alison Squadritio, PT - Plain Partnerships - Quality & Safety: New Laboratory Changes - Professional Achievements - Making a Difference Grants - Educational Offerings
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Everyone is Enjoying the
New Playroom on Ellison 18!

December 21, 2006
In this Issue: Pediatric Unit Gets New Playroom - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Look Back at 2006 - Patient Education Conference - Administrative Fellows - New Password Program - Clinical Narrative: J. Patrick Birkemose, RN - Professional Achievements - Clinical Pastoral Education - Fielding the Issues: Clinical Recognition Program Review Board - Educational Offerings - Nutrition & Food Services: Holiday Safety Tips
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Stephanie M. Macaluso, RN
Excellence in Clinical
Practice Awards

January 6, 2005
In this issue: Macaluso Award Ceremony - Betty Ann Burns-Britton, RN - Danielle Doucette, RRT - Alison Squadrito, PT - Mary Zwirner, LICSW - Macaluso Moments - Holiday Happenings - Educational Offerings - About the Award
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Duffy retires to tributes,
tears, and testimonials

January 20, 2005
Inside this Issue: Jan Duffy Retires - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Healing After the Tsunami in Southeast Asia, Flu Vaccine Update - Fielding the Issues: Electronic Medication Administration Process - Marie C. Petrilli Oncology Nursing Award - Clinical Narrative: Laurie M....
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Operation Unified Assistance
Heads to Indian Ocean

February 3, 2005
Inside this Issue: Operation United Assistance - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Taskforce Mercy, Johnson & Johnson Event, Storm Watch 2005 - Humanitarian Aid - Clinical Narrative: Kathleen Larrivee, RN - Quality & Safety: Human Error and Systems Thinking - NICHE: Phase II - Mag..
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Staff, groundhog, all see
shadows on Job Shadow Day

February 17, 2005
Inside this Issue: Job Shadow Day - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Staff Perception of the Professional Practice Environment Survey - Clinical Narrative: Mary Elizabeth McAuley, RN - YMCA Black Achiever Award - Carbon-Monoxide Safety - Hand Hygiene - Quality & Safety...
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African American
Pinning Ceremony

March 3, 2005
Inside this Issue: African American Pinning Ceremony - Ives Erickson: CarePages - Fielding the Issues: Baby Safe Haven Act - Quality Conference: Creating an Environment of Quality and Safe Parctice - Collaborative Governance Celebration - Knight Preceptor of Distiinction Award: Nicola Gribbin, RN - On-Site, On-Line Nursing Educationa - Quality & Safety: Safety at MGH, Behind the Scenes - IV Nurse Day - Professional Achievements - Educational Offerings - NERBNA Awards
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MGH, Project HOPE, bringing
humanitarian aid to
southeast Asia Patients
and Caregivers

March 17, 2005
Inside this Issue: MGH, Project HOPE in Southease Asia - Jeanette Ives Erickson: To Mercy and Back - Clinical Narrative: Alison Squadrito, PT, and Barbara Guire, RN - Clincal Nurse Specialist: Mary C. Lavieri, RN, and staff nurse Barbara Brien, RN - Respiratory Care: Non...
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National Youth Leadership
Forum: grooming nurses
of the future

April 7, 2005
Inside this Issue: National Youth Leadership Forum - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Capacity Management - Fielding the Issues: Bar-Coded Wristbands - IMSuRT Team Receives National Recognition - Advance Care Planning - Clinical Narrative: Clorinda Buenafe, RRT - Patient Education
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Champions of children’s
health care

April 21, 2005
Inside this Issue: Champions of Children's Health Care - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Safety, Safety, Safety - Fielding the Issues: Child Life Specialist - Same Day Surgery - Lessons Learned from Children - Nurse Partners - A Child's Perspective - Speech-Language & Swallowing...
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Occupational Therapy
Month at MGH

May 5, 2005
Inside this Issue: Occupational Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: MGH Council on Disabilities Awareness - Fielding the Issues: Reporting Critical Results - Better Speech and Hearing Month - Clinical Narrative: Allison Holman, CCC-SLP - Humanitarian Aid: Joanna...
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Nurse Week 2005

May 19, 2005
In this Issue: Nurse Week - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Nurse Week Presentation - Strengthening Patient-and-Family-Centered Care - Health Disparities: Nursing's Voice in Practice - Pioneers of Healing in the Sudan - Family-Centered Care - Family Presence During Resuscitation...
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Reading Disabilities
Class of 2005

June 9, 2005
In this Issue: Reading Disabilites Graduation - Jeanette Ives Erickson: johnson & Johnson Fund-Raising Event - Feilding the Issues: The MGH Quit Smoking Service - Clinical Narrative: Nick Merry, RN - Quality & Safety: Employee-Patient Interview Initiative...
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MGH Volunteer Recognition
Day: honoring our
own Good Samaritans

June 16, 2005
In this Issue: Volunteer Recognition Day - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Staff Perceptions of the Professional Practice Environment Survey - Fielding the Issues: Updating Computers - Vascular Surgical Nursing - New Leadership: ann Daniels, MSW, New Executive Director for...
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2005 Cronin Raphael Award:
a heartwarming ceremony

July 7, 2005
In this Issue: Paul W. Cronin and Ellen S. Raphael Award for Patient Advocacy - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Fast Times at MGH: Support and Services Available - Fielding the Issues:The Clinical Recognition Program - OB Family Education:Infant Massage - patient Education..
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Workplace Education
Program: a celebration
of achievement

July 21, 2005
In this Issue: Workplace Education Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Managing Workplace Conflict - Fielding the Issues: Managing the Challenges of a Complex Work Environment - Nursing and the Belmont Report - Clinical Narrative: Annette Kavanagh, RN - Clinical Nurse...
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Career exploration brings
Bermuda high-school
students to MGH

August 4, 2005
In this Issue: The Bermuda Visit - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Patients First - Fielding the Issues: Pneumoccal Vaccine Program - Carol A. Ghiloni Oncology Nursing Fellowship - Clinical Narrative: Jean Steward, RN - Clinical Nurse Specialists: Kilroy, McHale and Nagle
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Council on Disabilities
Awareness summer internship

August 18, 2005
In this Issue: Council on Disabilities Awareness - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Professional Attire - Fielding the Issues: Preventing and Reducing Falls - Beepball, the Great American Passtime - Clinical Narrative: Kathie Pazola, RN - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Susan Kilroy
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The future is bright
for ProTech graduates

September 1, 2005
In this Issue: ProTech Graduation - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Patient Care Services Update - Fielding the Issues: Foreign Born Nurses Group - A Day in the Life of a ProTech intern - Art in the MICU - Clinical Narrative: Suzanne Curley - Professional Achievements - OB Family Education Program - Educational Offerings - Tuition Reimbursement
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A service of healing
for those affected by
hurricane Katrina

September 22, 2005
In this Issue: A Service of Healing - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Relief Efforts on the Gulf Coast - Fielding the Issues: Faith, Spirituality, and Patient-Centered Care - Nutrition & Food Services: Phase 1 Service Improvements - Ben Corrao Clanon Award - Clinical Narrative: Emily Smith, PT - Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Cardiac CNS Group - The Knight Visiting Professor Program - Educational Offerings - Taking a Bite Out of Crime
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2nd annual McEachern
Award honors ‘quiet hero’

October 6, 2005
In this Issue: The Brian M. McEachern Extraordinary Care Awards - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Quality & Safety Update - Fielding the Issues: Technological Advancements for the Blind - Knight Visiting Professor Program - Health Literacy - The New DIP Database - Clinical Narrative: Linda Shuman, RN - New Graduate Nurse Critical Care Program Graduation - The Open Galley Project - New PATA Website - Educational Offerings - Benner Presents at Grand Rounds
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MGH celebrates Latino
Heritage Month

October 20, 2005
In this Issue: Lation Heritage Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The NICHE Program - Fielding the Issues: Adaptive Technology for the Blind - Clinical Narrative: Kathleen Fahey, RN - Influenza Vaccine Update - New Documentation Education Handbood - Educational Offerings - Italian-American Heritage Day
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Celebrating diversity:
from Rwanda to MGH
and beyond

November 3, 2005
In this Issue: Celebrating Diversity - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Re-Connecting with our Diversity Agenda - Deborah Washington: GLBT; Another Aspect of Diversity - Music Therapy - Ramadan - Clinical Narrative: Sandra Pugsley, RN; Janice Erlandson, RN; and Carly Jean Francois, RN - Culturally Competent Care - 'May I Help You?' - Professional Achievements - Educational Offerings - Italian-American Heritage Day
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PT Month 2005
“Your health, our hands”

November 17, 2005
In this Issue: Celebrating Physical Therapy Month - Jenette Ives Erickson: Strategic Planning Retreat - Fielding the Issues: Universal Protocol - Clinical Narrative: Denise Montalto, PT - Another Perspective: Linda Bracey, RN - Clinical Nurse Specialists: Kathryn Beauchamp, RN and Lois Parkier, RPh - Hynd Hygiene - Food & Nutrition Services - Educational Offerings - Reading Disabilities
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Social Services celebrates
‘Innovation at 100’

December 15, 2005
In this Issue: Celebrating Social Services - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Strategic Planning Retreat (Part II) - Fielding the Issues: Tuition Reimbursement - Reflections of a Social Worker - Lost Pregnancy - Family Advisory Committee - Clinical Narrative: Matthew Travers
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Partners in Excellence Awards

December 1, 2005
In this Issue: Partners in Excellence Awards - Jeanette Ives Erickson: A Look Back at 2005 - Fielding the Issues: Holiday Celebrations - Food & Nutrition Update - Israeli Nurses Visit MGH - PATA Educational Booklet - Interpreter Services Offers ASL - Clinical Narrative
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2003 Macaluso Awards

January 8, 2004
Macaluso Award Ceremony - Erica Edwards, RN - Kimberly Stewart, CCC-SLP - Cynthia Thibodeau, PT - Mara Wernick Robinson, PT - Brenda Whelan, RN - Macaluso Moments - Educational Offerings - Holiday Observances - About the Award
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IMSuRT team returns from
rescue mission in Iran

January 22, 2004
IMSuRT team returns from Iran - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Nursing Diaries - Fielding the Issues: Pet Therapy Program - Magnet Hospital: One Nurse's Perspective - Conferences: Managing Patient with Psychiatric Illness - Exemplar: Cuator Wynne, RN
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IMSuRT team returns from
Iran tired, happy to be
home, and humbled by the
experience

February 5, 2004
IMSuRT team Returns from Iran - Jeanette Ives Erickson: On the Occasion of Clara Barton's Birthday - Fielding the issues: Credentialing and authorization - Exemplar: Jane Bryant, RN - Humanitarian Visit to Haiti - Pediatric Massage Day - ...
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One year after the Rhode
Island fire, the healing
continues

February 19, 2004
One Year after the Rhode Island Fire - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Advocacy Beyond the Walls of MGH - African American Pinning Ceremony - Exemplar: Cara Ventresca, OTR/L - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Kathryn A. Beauchamp,RN - Job Shadow Day - ...
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First annual Norman Knight
Preceptor of Distinction
Award

March 4, 2004
Norman Knight Preceptor of Distinction Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Staff Satisfaction Survey - Exemplar: Elizabeth Kelley, RN - Hand Hygiene: Clean Swee Sweepstakes - Collaborative Governance Dinner - Patient Safety Awareness Week - NERBNAs Nursing
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Carol Ghiloni: celebrating
a remarkable career

March 18, 2004
Carol Ghiloni Retires - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Quality, Safety and the Patient-Care Experience - National Youth Leadership Visit - Exemplar: Audrey Kurash Cohen, SLP - HealthWISE Lecture - Plain Language Training - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Patricia..
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MGH volunteers, ACCESO,
reaching out to
the people of Cuba

April 1, 2004
Reachine Out to the People of Cuba - Jeanette Ives Erickson: An Interview with Susan Edgman-Levitan - Fielding the Issues: Wxygen Tank Management - Exemplar: Ester O'Dette, RN - Bridging Faith Traditions - National Donate Life Month - Educational Offerings
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MGH celebrates Occupational
Therapy Month

April 15, 2004
Occupational Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Senator Moore's Health Care Legislation - Sechedule of Nurse Week Events - Exemplar: Yanya Oliver, OTR/L - Nursing Archives - Social Work Month - New Graduate CCRN Program Graduation - Thomas Durant...
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MGH ProTech students
participate in National Youth
Leadership Forum

May 6, 2004
Pro Tech Students Participate in NYLF - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Reflecting the important work of PCS clinicians - Fielding the Issues: Medical Team Regionalization - Collaborative Governance: Patient Education and Ethics in Clinical Practice Committee...
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Nurse Week 2004

May 27, 2004
Dedication of Nursing Sundial Sculpture - Jeanette Ives Erickson Nurse Week Presentation - Strategies for Publishing - Scientific Sessions and Yvonne Munn Research Lecture - Disparities in Health Care - Professional Achievements - Educational Offerings
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Healing Through Art

June 1, 2004
Healing Through Art - Jeanette Ives Erickson: What is Family - Fielding the issues: Bi-lingual Visitor Volunteer Program - Biomedical Imaging Core Program - Welcoming People with Disabilities in the Workplace - Exemplars: Nancy Davis, RRT...
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MGH volunteers

June 17, 2004
Volunteer Recognition Day - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Preparing for the Democratic National Convention - Fielding the issues: Patient Identity Verification - Patient Education Staff Nurse Internship - Nursing Research Committee - HOPES Workshop - Exemplar.
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Healing Through Art

July 1, 2004
Healing Through Art - Jeanette Ives Erickson: What is Family - Fielding the issues: Bi-lingual Visitor Volunteer Program - Biomedical Imaging Core Program - Welcoming People with Disabilities in the Workplace - Exemplars: Nancy Davis, RRT...
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Bonander retires as executive
director of Social Services

July 15, 2004
Bonander Retires - Jeanette Ives Erickson: DNC Update - Exemplar: Sarah Buck, RN - Fielding the Issues: POE Enhancements - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Trisha Flanagan, RN - Peterson Receives Cronin Raphael Award - Educational Offerings
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Workplace Education Program
celebrates achievement

August 5, 2004
Workplace Education Program celebrates achievement - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Quality and Patient-Centered Care - Fielding the Issues: Abbreviations in Medical Records - Durante Awards - New JCAHO Accreditation Process - Professional Achievements - ...
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On the occasion of Ben
Corrao Clanon’s 18th birthday

August 19, 2004
Ben Corrao Clanon Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Customer Service and People Who Care - Fielding the Issues: Required Training and Annual Competencies - Community Outreach: Hepatitis A Clinics - Exemplar: Melissa Rumsey, RN - new Graduate Critical Care..
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Oncology Nursing
Fellowship 2004

September 2, 2004
Oncology Nursing Fellowship - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Knight Nursing Center for Clinical & Professional Development - Fielding the Issues: Retiring PCIS Results - ProTech Graduation Celebration - Exemplar: Danielle Doucette, RRT - Hartford Foundation ...
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Employee Recognition
Program brings scads of
‘Summer Fun’

September 23, 2004
Summer Fun - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Patient Care Inexorably Tied to Mission, Values - Fielding the Issues: Magnet Interim Monitoring Report - Patient Education: Ensuring Information is not Lost in Translation - Exemplar: Cheryl Brunelle, PT - ...
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Crossing the
culture chasm

October 7, 2004
Crossing the Culture Chasm - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Diversity in Health Care - Confronting Disparities - Caring for Non-English Speaking Patients - New Bostonians Day - Exemplar: Immacula Benjamin, RN - Caring for Children with Multiple Medical Issues...
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Clinical Recognition Program

October 21, 2004
Celebrating Clinical Practice - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Latina Heritage Month - Fielding the Issues: Services for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Patients POE Downtime - Humanitarian Aid: Grace Deveney, RN - Katie Fallon, RN - Exemplar: Jennifer O'Neill, RN ...
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Chaplaincy celebrates
Pastoral Care Week, welcomes
new director

November 18, 2004
Chaplaincy - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Great Time to be a Red Sox Fan; Great Time to be a Nurse - Fielding the Issues: Clinical Narratives - Resspiratory Care Week - Exemplar: Jennifer Podesky, PT - Phyusical Therapy Month - NICHE Program - Hand Hygiene ..
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Third annual Anthony Kirvilaitis,
Jr. Partnership in Caring Awards

December 2, 2004
Kirvilaitis Awards - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Strategic Planning Retreat - Fielding the Issues: Stop Initiative - Brian M. McEachern: Extraordinary Care Award - Humanitarian Aid - Exemplar: Kristen Gallagher, RN - Patient Education: Healthy Behaviors ...
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Partners in Excellence
Awards showcase employee
contributions

December 16, 2004
Partners in Excellence Awards - Jeanette Ives Erickson: 2004:Another Chapter in a Rich History - Fielding the Issues:National Advance Practice Advisory Panel - Student Outreach: Kathryn Pazola, RN - Evidence-Based Nursing Practice - Exemplar: ...
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Winter 2002
Macaluso Awards

January 2, 2003
Kathryn Best, RN - Jennifer Kelliher, RN, - Michael McElhinny, MDiv - Carol McSheffrey, LICSW - Jean O'Toole, PT - About the Award - Educational Offerings
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Former US Surgeon
General, David Satcher, MD,
comes to MGH

January 23, 2003
Satcher Comes to MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Magnet Hospital Update, Kresge Challenge Update - Fielding the Issues: Quality & Safety Rounds - Labor of Love in SDSU - Exemplar: Ruthann Rockwell Looper, RN - Best Practices in Caring for Muslim Patients -
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IMSuRT team deployed
after super-typhoon,
Pongsona, devastates Guam

February 6, 2003
IMSuRT Team Responds to Guam Disaster: MGH clinicians working with the international Medical-Surgical ResponseTeam deployed to Guam - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Managing workplace violence - Fielding the Issues: The Service Recovery Program
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Collaborative governance
celebrates milestone 5-year
anniversary

February 20, 2003
Jeanette Ives Erickson: Hope for Courage A holiday keepsake; a credo for our times - Fielding the Issues: Fire safety and annual requeired training - Resources: Patient Care Services unveils new website - Collaborative Governance: Collaborative gove
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HIV/AIDS:
the crisis, the care,
the community

March 6, 2003
HIV/AIDS - Jeanette Ives Erickson: HIV/AIDS: Our Resources and Our Resolve - Deborah Washington: Week of Prayer - A Patient's Perspective - Prayer4s for the Healing of AIDS - The Zulu Spirit - Exemplar: Sandra McLaughlin, LICSW, and Mary Martha Thiel -
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African American Pinning
Ceremony celebrates
community

March 20, 2003
Carol Ghiloni Retires - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Quality, Safety and the Patient-Care Experience - National Youth Leadership Visit - Exemplar: Audrey Kurash Cohen, SLP - HealthWISE Lecture - Plain Language Training - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Patricia..
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Children and
health care

April 3, 2003
Children and Healthcare - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Meeting the Unique and Varied Needs of Children - Family-Centered Care - Pediatric Therapy Team - Children and Grief - Exemplar: Pam Wrigley, RN - "Where does it hurt?" Behind the Scenes - The Healing Arts - Food & Nutrition - Educational Offerings
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MGH nurses bring
aid to Ecuador

April 17, 2003
Aid to Ecuador - Jeanette Ives Erickson: JCAHO: New Patient Safety Goals - Fielding the Issues: Parking and Transportation, Nursing Documentation - Occupational Therapy Month - Exemplar: Denyce Stanton, RN - Organ & Tissue Donation -
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White 7 blood drive
a true team initiative

May 1, 2003
White 7 Blood Drive - Jeanette Ives Erickson: In the Aftermath of Tragedy - RN-MSN Program at IHP - Magnet Update - Exemplar: Harriet Nugent, RN - Family-Center
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Nurse Week 2003

May 22, 2003
Nurse Week Presentations: Jeanette Ives Erickson - Diversity - Patient Safety - Scientific Sessions - Yvonne Munn Lecture - Women's Health - MGH Nurses Recognized - Educational Offerings
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Unleashing the healing
power of pet therapy

June 12, 2003
Pet Therapy Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Improving Health Care for Older Adults - Fielding the Issues: Clinical Recognition Program - IMSuRT Training Exercise - Exemplar: Kathy DeGenova, RN - Patient Education: Assessing Patient Literacy - ...
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Ruth Sleeper
family visits MGH

July 3, 2003
Ruth Sleeper Family Visit - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Magnet Site Visit - Fielding the Issues: North End Rehabilitation and Nursing Center - Star is Born on White 6 - Volunteer Recognition Day - Pro Tech Program - Exemplar: Elizabeth Gonski, OTR/L - ..
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Student Nurse Oncology
Fellowship Program

July 17, 2003
Student Nurse Oncology Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Patient Safety Goals - Fielding the Issues: Assessing and Managing Pain - Clinical Pastoral Education - Safety: Back-injury Prevention - New Program: Medial Students Shadow RNs - Hand Hygiene
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Workplace Education
Program celebrates
8 years of
achievement

August 7, 2003
Workplace Education Program Graduation - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Strategic Plan - Fielding the Issues: JCAHO reminders - El-Shihbi earns citizenship - Exemplar: Karla Farrer, RN - JCAHO Pain Standards - Nursing for Tanya - Family Care Program - ...
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SummerWorks
Recognition Luncheon

August 21, 2003
SummerWorks Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Safety - Fielding the Issues: JCAHO reminders - JCAHO Pain Standards - Remembering Ruth Sleeper - Exemplar: Peggy Nelson, RN - Ben Corrao Clanon Award - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Susan Kilroy,RN
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MGH: state’s only
Magnet Hospital

September 4, 2003
MGH: state's only Magnet Hospital
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Health Disparities
Conference: a call
to action

September 18, 2003
Disparities in Health Care - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Magnet Hospital Recognition - Fielding the Issues: Staff Perceptions of the Professional Practice Environment - Nursing Research - Brain Aneurysm Awareness - Exemplar: Regis MacDonald, RN - ...
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Revere Health Center
offers therapy with
a view!

October 2, 2003
PT/OT Expansion at Revere Health Center - Jeanette Ives Erickson: MGH Strategic Plan - Fielding the Issues: Confidentiality; Performance Improvement - Exemplar: Steve Mason, RRT - Unit-Based Ethic Rounds - Case Management Week - Educational Offerings
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Disparities in health care:
the challenge for the new
millennium

October 16, 2003
Disparities in Health Care - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Changing Face of America - New Bostonians Community Day - Health Disparities from a Socail Work Perspective - Cuba Revisited - Foreign-Born Nurses - Disabilities and False Perceptions - ...
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First annual Janet Ballantine
Oncology Volunteer Award

November 6, 2003

Janet Ballantine Oncology Volunteer Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Updates - Fielding the Issues: International Patient & Family Center - Patient Education: Health Literacy Day - Exemplar: Joan Vivaldelli, RN - New Graduate Critical Care Program
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Physical Therapy Department
celebrates National PT Month
with spirit of giving

November 20, 2003
Physical Therapy Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Disclosure of Adverse Events - Raising Environmental Awareness League - ProTech Showcase - Mass General Imaging Chelsea - National Mentoring Disabilities Day - Annual Pediatric Memorial Service
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A celebration of ‘Magnetic’
proportion

December 4, 2003
Magnet Celebration - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Smallpox Vaccination - Magnet Momentum - Exemplar: Nicole Filosa,RN - The Colossal Colon Tour - Anthony Kirvilaitis Jr. Partnership in Caring Award - Educational Offerings - Marie C. Petrilli Oncology Nursing.
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Partners in
Excellence Awards

December 18, 2003
Partners in Excellence Awards - Jeanette Ives Eridkson: 2003: the Year in Review - Fielding the Issues:Construction in and around MGH - Medical Nursing - Biomedical Engineering - Exemplar: Team Effort Evokes True Holiday Spirit - ...
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Winter 2001
Macaluso Awards

January 3, 2002
Inside: Stephanie Macaluso Expertise in Clinical Practice Awards - Clare Beck, RN - Anita Carew, RN - Robert Goulet, RRT - Kristen Jacobsen, SLP - Tom Lynch, RN - Educational Offerings - Holiday Observances
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An Interview with
Director of PCS Diversity

January 17, 2002
Inside: An Interview with Director of PCS Diversity - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Patient Care Services 2002 - Fielding the Issues: Staff Perceptions of the Professional Practice Environment - Exemplar: Jennifer Dudziak, RN - Clinical Nurse Specialist
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The PCS Clinical
Recognition Program

February 7, 2002
Inside: Clinical Recognition Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Reach for the Stars! - Skill Acquisition - Self-Reflection - Program Design - Program Signature - Learning about the Program - Fielding the Issues: Clinical Recognition Program - How to Write a Clinical Narrative - Educational Offerings - The Steering Committee
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African American
Pinning Ceremony

February 21, 2002
Inside: African American Pinning Ceremony - Jeanette Ives Erickson: PCS Diversity Update - Fielding the Issues: Medical Equipment; Diversity Initiatives - Multi-Cultural Student Mentoring Program - Medical Interpreters - Exemplar: Heather Kuberski, RN - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Diane Carroll, RN - Professional Achievements - International Patient Center - Educational Offerings
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Inaugral Class of New
Graduate Critical Care Nurses

March 7, 2002
Inside: New Graduate Critical Care Nurse Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Staffing Ratios - Fielding the Issues: Patient Safety Awareness - Diversity in Childbearing - Exemplar: Tyese Maggio, RN, and Virginia Capasso, RN - Black Rose Award - SDSU Arthroscopy Simulation Lab - YMCA Black Achiever - NERBNA Celebration - Educational Offerings - USA Appriciation Luncheon
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National Patient Safety
Awareness Week

March 21, 2002
Inside: Patient Safety Awareness - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Gettig to Yes - Fielding the Issues: Patienty Classification Indicators - International Nursing: More Letters from Africa - Exemplar: Pamela Wrigley, RN - Pallative Care - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Colleen Gonzalez, RN - AIDS Interfaith Prayer Service - Medical Interpreters - Educational Offerings - Timilty Partnership
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Social Work Event
Spotlights Collaborative
Problem-Solving

April 4, 2002
Inside: Social Work Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Clinical Recognition Program - OT Month - Exemplar: Carol Mahony, OTR/L - Fielding the Issues: i-Bridge Payroll System - Cultural Awareness: Bigelow 11 International Festival - Nursing Grand Rounds: Incident Reports - Medical Interpreters - Educational Offerings - Resources: Blum Patient and Family Learning Center
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MassGeneral Hospital
for Children

April 18, 2002
Children and Healthcare - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Children are the Future - Pediatric Trauma - Children and Stress - The Imagination Kart - Exemplar: Tracie Grant, child life specialist - Exemplar: Deborah Sullivan, RN - A Parent's Perspective - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Patricia Maloney, RN - Fielding the Issues: MassGeneral Hospital for Children - Educational Offerings - The Child Protection Consultation Team
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MassGeneral Marathon Team

May 2, 2002
Inside: MassGeneral Marathon Team - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Staff Perceptions Survey - Fielding the Issues: Staff Perceptions of the Progessional Practice Environment Survey - Recognition: HAVE Award; Orren Carrere Fox Award - USA Educational Series - Exemplar: Germaine Lambergs, RN - Health Professions' Billing Project - Patient-Education Video - Family Care Program - Medical Interpreters - Educational Offerings - Occupational Therapy Month
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Nurse Week 2002

May 23, 2002
Inside: Nurse Week Presentations - Jeanette Ives Erickson - Panel Sicussion - Scientific Sessions - Research - The Power of Nurses - Reflective Practice - Exemplar - Educational Offerings
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Volunteer Recognition Day

June 20, 2002
Inside: Volunteer Recognition Day - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Kresge Challenge; Clinical Recognition Program - Fielding the Issues - An Interview: Deb Burke, RN, Associate Chief Nurse - Spectrum's New England Nurse of the Year - Durante Awards - HAVEN Anniversary Celebration - MGH-Big Sister Affiliation - Exemplar: Susan Jaster, RN - Family-Centered Care Awards - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Marian Jeffries, RN - Infectious Disease Conference - Professional Achievements - Educational Offerings - New MONE Leadership
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Summer 2002
Macaluso Awards

July 4, 2002
Inside: Macaluso Award Ceremony - Sharon Brackett, RN - Marguerite Hamel-Nardozzi, MSW - Mary Lou Kelleher, RN - Judityh Lynch, RN - Kristin Parlman, RT - Debra Smith, RN - About the Award - Eductional Offerings
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No Lost Opportunities

July 18, 2002
Inside: No Lost Opportunities - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Drug Diversion - Fielding the Issues: New Resrtaint Policy; HIPAA - Recognition: Cronin-Raphael Award - Education Support: Hepatitis C Update - Exemplar: Sally Lai, RN - Vigil for Peace - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Katie Brush, RN - Educational Offerings - Clinical Recognition Program
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Heffernan Send Love Letter to 'Hotel MGH'

August 1, 2002
Inside: Love Letter to MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Parking - Fielding the Issues: Employeed Referral Program - Food for Thought: Nursing in the Time of Robots, Cyborgs, Clones and Humans - Exemplar: Katherine Marshall, RN - Workplace Education Program - Ethics Committee Update - Recognition: Beg Corrao Clanon Award - Eduational Offerings
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SummerWorks

August 15, 2002
Inside: SummerWorks - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Restraints - Fielding the Issues: New Defibrillators - International Nursing: News from Africa - Exemplar: Barbara Rossi, RN - Employee Referral Program - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Joan Agretelis, RN - Professional Achievements - ProTech Program - Educational Offerings - Illuminations
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ECMO Picnic

September 5, 2002
Inside: ECMO Picnic - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Recruitment and Retention - Exemplar: Liz Johnson, RN - Chaplaincy: Unit-Based Memorial Services - New Graduate Critical Care Nurse Program - Senior Health: Health WISE Program - Educational Offerings - Memorable Moments: Ellison 14 Patient Receives US Citizenship
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Summer Jobs Programs

September 19, 2002
Inside: Summer Jobs Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: September 11th - Fielding the Issues: Restricting the Use of Cell Phones in ICUs - Patient Safety: Restraints - Exemplar: Fred Romain, RRT - CNS: Joan Gallagher, RN - A Gift to MGH - Educational Offerings - Maing a Diffrence Grant Program
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An Inside Look at
Radiation Oncology

October 3, 2002
Inside: Radiation Oncology - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Magnet Hospitals - Fielding the Issues: Hospital Emergency Incident Command System - Exemplars: Sheila Brown, RN; Karen Reed, RTT - NERBNA 30 Anniversar Celebration - Patient Safety: Patient Observation Program - AMMP Recognition Luncheon - Educational Offerings - Interpreter Services
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E Pluribus Unum:
from many... one

October 17, 2002
Inside: E Pluribus Unum - Jeanette Ives Erickson: We are All Citizens of the World - Deborah Washington: Our Diversity Journey - A Muslim Prayer - Employing Individuals with Disabilities - 'Disability' is in the Eye of the Beholder - The Chaplaincy: Buddhism at MGH; Reflections of a Jewish Chaplain - Exemplar: Father Felix Ojimba - What Makes a Family? Recommended Readings - Culturally Competent Care: Are We There Yet?; Do We Walk the Walk? Hispanic Heritage Month - International Nursing - Support: Medical Interpreters; Human Resources - Educational Offerings - Remembrance
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Petrilli Award Recognizes
Compassionate Caregivers

November 7, 2002
Inside: The Marie C. Petrilli Oncology Nursing Awards - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Collaborative Governance - The Yvonne Munn Post-Doctoral Nursing Research Fellowship - Hand Hygiene - Exemplar: Susan Finn, RN - Cancer Nursing Career Development Award - CAse Management - Respiratory Care - Celebrations - Educational Offerings - Fielding the Issues: Clinical Recognition Program
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First Annual
Anthony Kirvilaitis Jr.
Partnership in Caring
Awards

November 21, 2002
Inside: Anthony Kirvilaitis Jr. Partnership in Caring Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Clinical Recognition - Patient Safety: Pediatric Restraints - Operating Room of the Future - OR Nurse Liaison - Exemplar: Jill Nelson, RN - Mulsim Fasing - Pediatric Bereavement Program - The Price is Right! - ELAD* On-Call Nursing Team - Educational Offerings - ESL Class Presentation
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Medical Nursing
Wants You!

December 5, 2002
Inside: Medical Nursing at MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Emergency Preparedness - Fielding the Issues: Staff Perceptions; Cultural Celebrations - Education/Support: Managing Patient's Complaints - Nursing Grand Rounds: Individuals with Disabilities - Psychiatric CNS Consultation Service - Nurses and House Staff - Exemplars: Maura Neville, RN; Karen Ward, RN - Surgical Technologists - CNS: Ellen Robinson - Excellence in Action Award - Educational Offerings - OB Family Education Program
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Advance Directives:
True Life Stories

December 19, 2002
Inside: Advance Directives - Jeanette Ives Erickson: 2002: it Was a Very Good Year - Fielding the Issues: Charles Street-MGH T Station Renovations - Medication System Update - Complementary and Alternative Medicine Conference - Exemplar: Endoscopy Unit - Education for Heart-Failure Patients - Nursing Grand Rounds: Hiring Individuals with Disabilities - Educational Offerings - Golden Pen Award
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The Office of
Patient Advocacy

January 4, 2001
Inside: The Office of Patient Advocacy - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Leadership Re-structuring - Seasonal Observances - Exemplar: Jennifer Schoemer, RN - Education/Support: HOPES Program Complementary Therapies - POE to GYN Service - Pain Management: Understanding Pain Medications - Educational Offerings - Resources: Mother's Corners
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National IV Nurse Day

January 18, 2001
Inside: National IV Nurse Day - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Martin Luther King, Jr. - Quality: Madical Equipment Management - Professional Development: Carmen Vega-Barachowitz - Exemplar: Deslin Jackson, RN - Practice: Med Sheets to Bed Side - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Diane Carroll, RN - Nursing Grand Rounds - Educational Offerings - Collaborative Governance: Ethics Committee
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Ellison 16 Patient Story

February 15, 2001
Inside: Ellison 16 Patient Story - Jeanette Ives Erickson: PCS Executive Management Retreat - Martin Luther King Day - Quality: Utilities Systems Management - Exemplar: Frances Donovan, RN - IV Nurse Day - SLP Publication - "Making a Difference" Grant Program - Professional Achievements - Collaborative Governance: Research Committee - Educational Offerings - Materials Management: Specimen Transport
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Black History Month

March 1, 2001
Inside: Black History Month - Jeanette Ives Erickson: PCS Retreat - NERBNA Awards - Exemplar: Susan Bardzik, RN - Q&A: Does Cal Stat Contribute to 'Super Infections" - EN CARE: Nurses Giving Back to the Community - Schwartz Center Rounds - Educational Offerings - POE to Bigelow 7
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ED Patient Story

March 15, 2001
Inside: ED Patient Story - Jeanette Ives Erickson: PCS Retreat - Quality: General Safety - Exemplar: Kathie Pazola, RN - Re-Hires: Caitlin Hemeon, RN - Nursing Grand Rounds: Our and and Lesbian Clients - Educational Offerings - 10:00am Discharge
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Kolker Bids Farewell to Nepal

April 5, 2001
Inside: Kolker Bids Farewell to Nepal - Jeanette Ives Erickson: The Nursing Shortage - The Orren Carrere Fox Awards - Making a diffrence: Running for Fun and Fund-Raising - Timilty Science Fair - Exemplar: Tricia Cincotta, OTR/L - Occupational Therapy Month - Re-Hires: Patricia Buradagunta, RN and Jennifer Morse, RN - Health Professions Billing Project - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Cardiac Access Unit - Educational Offerings - Bigelow 12 Opening
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Children and Health Care

April 19, 2001
Inside: Children and Health Care - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Responding to the need for specialised are for chilren - Pediatric Chaplaincy - Pediatric Social Services - Project DOCC - Exemplars: Steven Mason, RRT; Sue Riley, PT - Pediatric Resources - Educational Offerings - The Friendship Balloon
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MGH Support Service
Employee Grant Program

May 3, 2001
Inside: MGH Support Service Employee Grant Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: What's age go to do with it - Quality: Security - MGH Marathon Team - Marathon Photo Spread - Standardized Medication Administration - Policy Update: Life-Sustaining Treatment - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Kathryn Beauchamp, RN - Exemplar: Suzanne Roullier, RN - Collaborative Governance: Memebership Opportunities - Professional Achivements - Nursing Grand Rounds: Interpreter Services - Nurse Week Schedule - Making a Diffrence: Kim Cheevers, RN - Educational Offerings
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Celebrating the Grace and
Greatness of MGH Nurses

May 31, 2001
Inside: Jeanette Ives Erickson: Defining the Future of Nursing - Healting Meditation - Promoting Nursing to a New Generation - Research - Research Posters - Ask the Associate Chiefs - Exemplar: Alice Gervansini, RN and Suzanne O'Connor, RN - Culturally Competent Care - How Jane Won - Coronary Syndromes - Celebrating African American Heritage - Educational Offerings - IHP Commencement
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Vincent Club Award

June 14, 2001
Inside: Vincent Club Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Advancing our Strategic Plan - Quality: Hazardous Materials - Diversity: The Hmong Culture - A Death of One's Own - Durante Awards - Pediatric Conference - Exemplar: Ellen Walsh, RN - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Ginger Capasso, RN - Children's Health Fair - Family-Centered Care Awards - Reading Disabilities - Nursing Grand Rounds: Gener Roles in the Muslim Culture - Educational Offerings - Materials Management: Linen Initiatives
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Stephanie M. Macaluso, RN
Expertise in Clinical
Practice Awards

July 5, 2001
Inside: Stephanie M. Macaluso, RN Expertise in Clinical Practice Awards - Award Recipients: Neila Altobelli. Constance Dahlin, RN; Sylvia Gordon, LICSW; Catherine O'Malley - Educational Offerings - History of the Macaluso Awards
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IMSuRT Field Training Day

July 19, 2001
Inside: IMSuRT Field Training - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Staff Perceptions Survey - Recognition: The Cronin-Raphael Award - Lucy's Story - Exemplar: Colleen Dunbar, RN - Resources: Ethics Support Pilot Program; Pharmacy-Nursing Performance Improvement Committee
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Workplace
Education Program

August 2, 2001
Inside: Workplace Education Program - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Retreat Update - Professional Practice Model - Q&As - International Nursing: Letters from Africa - Brain Aneurysm Awareness - Exemplar: Dawn Moore, RN - Student Outreach: Bunker Hill Community College - Special Visitors: Boston Breakers - Educational Offerings - Spiritual Caregiver Fellowship
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Girl Scouts Visit MGH

August 16, 2001
Inside: Girl Scouts Visit MGH - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Mandatory Overtime - International Nursing: Letters from Africa - Exemplar: Joanne Empoliti, RN - Clinical Nurse Specialist: June Guarente, RN - Educational Offerings - MGH-Timilty Partnership
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Cancer Nursing Career,
Development Award

September 6, 2001
Inside: Cancer Nursing Career Development Award - Jeanette Ives Erickson: MGH Ranking in US News & World Report - Fielding the Issues: Recruitment Initiatives - Student Outreach: Cancer Center Student Nurse Internship Program - Nursing Grand Rounds: Caring for Haitian Women - Exemplar: Kimberly Charette, RN - Resources: PFLC Teen Resource - MGH-Timilty Partnership: SummerWorks Program - Pharmacist-Nurse Medication Satisfaction Survey - Educational Offerings - MGH Media Guidelines
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We must not compound one tragedy with another

September 20, 2001
Inside: Jeanette Ives Erickson: A National Tragedy - Recognition and Excellence - Fielding the Issues: Parking - Social Services: Family Connections - Recognition: Ben Corrao Clanon Award - Exemplar: Erin Sullivan, RN - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Mimi O'Donnell, RN - Educational Offerings - Biomedical Engineering: Customer Satisfaction Survey
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Special Diversity Issues

October 4, 2001
Inside: Jeanette Ives Erickson: Our Commitment to Diversity - Deborah Washington: Brotherhood - Reaching Out - Reaching Inward - Acute Stress Reaction - Caring for Each Other - Talking to Children - managing Conflict - The Road to MGH - Multi-Cultural Mentoring - Reflections on India - The Road to Community - MGH 2001 - Educational Offerings - Fielding the Issues: Diversity Initiatives
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DMAT Team Returns

October 18, 2001
Inside: DMAT Team Returns - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Updates - Exemplar: Sue Riley, PT - Fielding the Issues: Clinical Recognition Program - Recognition: AMMP Luncheon - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Ruth J. Bryan, RN - Raising Awareness: Flu Vaccine - Educational Offerings - Materials Management: Product Standardization
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Perioperative Nurse Week

November 1, 2001
Inside: Perioperative Nurse Week - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Knowledge is Empowering - Fielding the Issues: Safety, Security and Spiritual Renewal - Pre-Admission Testing Area - Surgical Nurse Liaison - Same Day Surgery - Pediatric Perioperative Care - Exemplars: Ellen Pantzer, RN and Judith Lynch, RN - PACU Nursing - NU Perioperative Certificate Program - Artistic Touch in the PACU - Educational Offerings - Nurse as First Assistant
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DMAT Presentation

November 15, 2001
Inside: DMAT Presentation - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Collaborative Governance - Fielding the Issues: Collaborative Governance - Latino Heritage Month - Annual Collaborative Governance Celebration - Exemplar: Karlene LeMieus, RN and Lisa Wright, RN - Case Management Week - An Historic Perspective: 19th Century Exemplar - A Cultural Perspective: A Visit to India - Respiratory Care Week - Pastoral Care Week - Physical Therapy Month - Eduational Offerings - Halloween at MGH
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Partners in Excellence Awards

December 6, 2001
Inside: Partners in Excellence Awards - Jeanette Ives Erickson: Quality Fielding the Issues: Patient-Family Advisory Councils - Confidentiality - Administrative Fellows: Continuum of Care - Evaluating Collaborative Governance - Exemplar: Pamela Quinn, RN - A Cultural Note - Clinical Nurse Specialist: Kate Barba, RN - Emergency Food Pack Program - Educational Offerings
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E Pluribus Unum:
from many... one

December 20, 2001
Inside: E Pluribus Unum - Jeanette Ives Erickson: We are All Citizens of the World - Deborah Washington: Our Diversity Journey - A Muslim Prayer - Employing Individuals with Disabilities - 'Disability' is in the Eye of the Beholder - The Chaplaincy: Buddhism at MGH; Reflections of a Jewish Chaplain - Exemplar: Father Felix Ojimba - What Makes a Family? Recommended Readings - Culturally Competent Care: Are We There Yet?; Do We Walk the Walk? Hispanic Heritage Month - International Nursing - Support: Medical Interpreters; Human Resources - Educational Offerings - Remembrance
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