Gerontological nusing assistant award nominations sought
Nominations are being accepted through Oct. 1 for the Caring Hands Award, given each year to gerontologcial nursing assistants who show dedication and compassion for their elderly patients. Established by the Maryland/DC Chapter of the National Gerontological Nurses Association in memory of Cynthia Steele, a registered nurse and assistant professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University, the award – which includes a cash gift for winners -- is open to Nursing Assistants, Geriatric Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, Certified Medication Aides and Patient Care Technicians who work with older adults. The nursing assistant must be nominated by a nurse who works directly with or supervises the nominee. For more information on making a nomination, contact Terri Socha at AHEC West, 301-777-9150 x-107, or email her at email@example.com.
Allegany/Garrett Social Work Caucus Meeting and CE Oct. 12
The Allegany/Garrett Social Work Caucus will meet Wednesday, Oct. 12 beginning at noon in the Physician’s Conference Room, 2nd
floor, Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. The meeting will be followed by a Continuing Education session from 12:30-2:00 p.m. RSVP your attendance to Jackie Booth at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 301-777-9150, ext. 101