The Evolving Role of Nursing in the Current Healthcare Landscape

This "Nurses Celebrating" story was submitted by Cora Palmer, on behalf of the AMSN Chicago Chapter #317.

What were you celebrating? What is the name and purpose of the award?

Celebrating Med-Surg Nurses Week.

Was the celebration in honor of an individual or a team?

Med-Surg Nurses Week.

Who attended the celebration?

61 nurses in the city and suburbs of Chicago.

When and where was the celebration? What special activities were part of the celebration?

AMSN Chicago Chapter #317 presented our 5th anniversary celebration ''The Evolving Role of Nursing in the Current Healthcare Landscape'' held November 1, 2013, at Prentice Women's Hospital. Keynote speaker was Alice Poyss, PhD, APRN-BC, CNL Track Director, Drexel University.

Is this a recurring celebration or one time only?

Our fifth year celebration.

Did the celebration boost morale on your unit/in your hospital?

Yes!

What do you love about being a Med-Surg nurse?

The networking and teamwork!


Accompanying Images

Med-Surg baskets were raffled off for the selected local charities that we support! These are the gift basket winners.

 

Megan Talbott, harpist, stopped by and provided some soothing music during lunch and during the poster presentation.

Megan Talbott, harpist, stopped by and provided some soothing music during lunch and during the poster presentation.

 

Dottie Roberts AMSN Editor accepting a gift from new AMSN member Lauren Teague.
Dottie Roberts AMSN Editor accepting a gift from new AMSN member Lauren Teague, after Dottie's presentation on writing for publication.

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