RRSTAR: Mercyhealth Adult Critical Care Team Receives Award

ROCKFORD — The Mercyhealth adult critical care nursing team recently earned a Silver-Level Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

The Beacon Award recognizes caregivers in stellar units whose consistent and systematic approach to evidence-based care optimizes patient outcomes, according to the AACN.

The adult critical care unit was found to set the standard for excellence in patient care in several categories including leadership structures and systems; appropriate staffing and staff engagement; effective communication, knowledge management and learning development; evidence-based practice and processes; and exemplary outcome measures.

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