Beacon AwardBeacon Award for Excellence 2013

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
  • Evidence-Based Practice and Processes
  • Outcome Measurement

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