ANMC DAISY Award winner, Jacky Smith, RN Archive | Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

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Congratulations to ANMC DAISY Award winner, Jacky Smith. DAISY Awards are considered from nominations received directly from patients and colleagues. Smith was nominated by a patient. ANMC’s nurses provide culturally appropriate, family-centered care in a unique hospital environment, and they are constantly seeking ways to improve services and care we provide. In an effort to further recognize the outstanding work of our nurses, ANMC partnered with the DAISY Award, an international program that celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate ...

Changes for COVID-19 Testing at ANMC are coming soon. Per CDC guidelines, people who are not experiencing COVID-19 symptoms do not need to be tested. Sites closing soon: The ANMC Walk-up COVID-19 Testing Site located at 4043 Tudor Centre Drive will permanently close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1.The ANMC Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing Site located at 4141 Ambassador Drive will permanently close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29.Regularly scheduled hours will remain for both locations until closure. The ...

In 1925, a large outbreak of the now-vaccine-preventable disease, diphtheria, occurred in Nome. The community was in need of an antitoxin to help control the widespread occurrence of the disease. To transport the antitoxin to Nome in a timely manner, 20 mushers ran their sled dogs in a relay 674 miles across Alaska from Nenana to Nome, which inspired the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. In the 1920s, the United States used to see as many as 200,000 cases ...

Congratulations to ANMC DAISY Award winner, Stephanie Davis, RN.  DAISY Awards are considered from nominations received directly from patients and colleagues. Davis was nominated by a patient. ANMC’s nurses provide culturally appropriate, family-centered care in a unique hospital environment, and they are constantly seeking ways to improve the services and care we provide. In an effort to further recognize our nurses for their outstanding work, ANMC partnered with the DAISY Award, an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary ...

Being a nurse under normal circumstances is hard work. Long shifts. Sick and injured patients to care for. Sometimes after doing everything you could to save them, your patients pass away. Time-consuming technology that can take you away from the bedside. Stressful days and nights. And these last two years being a nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic added multiple layers of unique challenges. Nurses’ Week is celebrated annually from May 6, National Nurses Day, through May 12, the birthday of ...

Effective May 3, 2022, the temporary visitation policy at ANMC has moved to Level Yellow. Visitation will continue to be limited, but we are moving to this level to best support our patients’ health and healing by permitting limited visitation and expanding visiting hours to 8 a.m.-9 pm. Permitted visitor guidelines can be found in the matrix below. Visitors must: Be assessed for symptoms at an entry screening station;At the hospital, the front rotunda and skybridge are the only entrances ...