No. Carolina, Georgia Hospitals Win Beacon Awards

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Four hospital units from three facilities in the Southeastern region have received Beacon Awards for Critical Care Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

WakeMed New Bern Campus, Raleigh, N.C., had two units recognized, the CCU and SICU.

Beacon honors also went to the cardiothoracic ICU at the University of North Carolina Hospital, Chapel Hill.

Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta’s Medical/Surgical ICU also won the award.

A total of 31 units from 27 hospitals in 17 different states were honored by the AACN.

The award recognizes top hospital units in which nurses care for acutely and critically ill patients.

The Beacon winners are recognized for meeting or exceeding standards in recruitment and retention; education, training, and mentoring; patient outcomes; research and evidence-based practice; healing environment; and leadership and organizational ethics.

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