Message from Dale

Message from Dale, Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Patient Care Service December 10, 2020 Dear Colleagues,On Tuesday, December 8th, SHC's interdisciplinary Shared Leadership Councils (SLC) hosted an engaging year-end virtual retreat. During this session, we heard from CEO David Entwistle, who reflected on our organization-wide virtual Magnet site visit and provided updates about COVID-19. Also during this meeting SLC disseminated … Continue reading Message from Dale

“SHC Magnet Pride” video

"SHC Magnet Pride" video -- this short film demonstrates that our collective 4 years of work, compounded with SHC’s previous 16 years of growth and progress along the Magnet roadmap, has brought us to this dynamic point in our collective Magnet journey.

American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet virtual site visit

We have thoroughly enjoyed these four days of showcasing our culture of nursing excellence with our Magnet appraisers.

CNO Message – Week 13 – Healthcare Con

With more than 300 attendees, this two-day conference featured over 36 podium presentations, 48 poster presentations, 11 educational sessions with guest lectures and two keynote addresses by Linda Aiken, PhD, FAAN, FRCN, RN  & Sue Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN

#MagnetMoments – Charles Ayson, BSN, RN, Unit B3

Charles Ayson was recognized by a colleague for his support and guidance.  Charles is considered one of the most helpful nurses on B3

Magnet Moments: Marlys Ludlow

Marlys was recognized by her colleagues for daily compassion for staff, patients and families for her work as manager of the Dialysis Unit, and was honored with the Daisy Award in December. Read her full story in the Monthly Nursing Recognition Showcase outside of the ED Hallway through February, and "like" this post for a … Continue reading Magnet Moments: Marlys Ludlow

NDNQI Action Planning Retreat

Over 100 Clinical Nurses, Managers and Interprofessionals joined us at our NDNQI Action Planning Retreat on Friday, January 12, 2018—using data to guide decision-making and inspire a shared vision toward work-place safety, well-being, and healthy work environment initiatives. We were so fortunate to have Christy Dempsey, CNO from Press Ganey Associates, Inc., as our keynote. … Continue reading NDNQI Action Planning Retreat

Daisy Award Winner

Kelly Straight, Clinical Nurse III, Unit B1Kelly was recognized by her colleagues as an exemplary skilled, compassionate, and dedicated professional nurse and was honored with the Daisy Award in August. Read her full story in the Monthly Nursing Recognition Showcase outside of the ED Hallway through January, and “like” this post for a chance to … Continue reading Daisy Award Winner

Magnet Conference 2015

Last week, over 40 Stanford nurses joined 9500 nurses worldwide in attending the annual Magnet Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. One of the practices we learned was that many hospitals have their CNO’s writing a blog. We also discovered that many of them had guest contributors as surprise bloggers. Our Stanford nurses thought of adapting this … Continue reading Magnet Conference 2015