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MedStar Georgetown University Hospital receives 5th Beacon Award for Excellence from American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
The only hospital in the Washington Metropolitan Area, and one of approximately 21 hospitals in the country with five or more Beacon Award Units

Nursing Studies Aim For Better Patient Care at Medstar Georgetown
“Nurses often work the closest and the longest hours with our patients, so their input can really make a huge difference,” said Kimberly Groner, MSN, RN, ANP-C, CCRC, NE-BC, director of Professional Practice, Research and Outcomes at MedStar Georgetown.

Anesthesia with Fewer Opioids Means Patients Suffer Less Nausea and Some Experience Better Pain Relief
The ComfortSafe Pyramid™ is a checklist for treating pain when a patient is under anesthesia. It is a hierarchy and, like going up the steps of a pyramid, pain is first treated using the safest methods with the fewest side effects. Often, we don’t have to go to the higher levels at which nausea, vomiting, and prolonged sedation are so common.

Prestigious Magnet® Designation Bestowed to Nursing Program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital—For the Third Time
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital proudly announces it has achieved Magnet® designation for the third consecutive time by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). MedStar Georgetown joins just 71 other institutions or fewer than seven percent of hospitals nationwide, to be recognized by the Magnet Recognition Program® three times in a row.