Congratulations to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) team at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC); it was recently awarded a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).
The ICU earned its silver award by meeting the following evidence-based criteria:
Leadership Structures and Systems
Appropriate Staffing and Staff Engagement
Effective Communication, Knowledge Management, Learning and Development