_Testing – Outstanding Area of the Month for December

April 2017

Congratulations!   F9

Based on the clinical indicators below, your unit has been awarded Outstanding Area of the Month for May!

We are excited that Mary Helen Forrest and/or Tammy Jones along with Susan Erickson will be presenting this most prestigious award.  Also, if at all possible, we are requesting all leadership (Director, CSM, APP) to be present during the presentation to congratulate your staff.  You will soon receive a calendar invitation to the celebration for Friday, April 7th  at 1:00pm in the breakroom.  Please rally your staff to attend at this time to recognize them for their dedication and hard work.  A group photo will be taken at the end of the presentation.

Data Used to Determine Winner: July 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017
Category Rank Data
Patient Satisfaction 7/9 focus questions outperformed national average
Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) More than 275 days since last CAUTI
Fall with Injury 33 days since last fall with injury
Central Line-associated Blood Stream Infection (CLABSI) More than 275 days since last CLABSI
Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers (HAPU) Stage II and above 59 days since last HAPU Stage II and Above

As Outstanding Area of the Month, you will receive the following benefits:

  1. Announcement in the Nurse Recruitment Display outside the Cafeteria, Nursing Service Line’s newsletter ‘Capsule’ and digital bulletin boards throughout campus.
  1. Recognition display in your area.
  1. $5 Care Coin Rewards for each employee.

(CSM, please contact Barbara Warren at 686-8194 in Patient Family Centered Care to obtain $5 Care Coin Rewards for each employee!  Employee is defined as FTE included on unit/clinic budget.)

Keep up the good work!

The Center for Nursing Excellence