March 13

March 14 eMAR Implementation for selected units

Effective March 14, nurses on the following units will begin charting medication administration into eMAR: 3WST, 6BT, 6WST, 8BT, MICU, MPCU. The eMAR record is accessible via WebCIS for patients admitted to a bed on these units.

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NCDOT to close lane on South Road this week for pavement maintenance

Weather permitting, the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will temporarily close one lane of South Road on the UNC campus this week to patch asphalt. The eastbound lane of South Road between Raleigh Street and Stadium Drive will be closed from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day beginning Wednesday, March 13 through Friday, March 15.

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March issue of 'Inside Supply Chain Services'

The March issue of "Inside Supply Chain Services," a newsletter from Central Distribution, is now available.

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Fire alarm testing Saturday, March 16

Plant Engineering will conduct annual testing of fire alarm notification and control devices from 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. this Saturday, March 16, in many areas of the hospitals.

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Staff Meditation Group begins March 13

A staff Meditation Group begins Wednesday, March 13 from 12:15-12:45 p.m. in the N.C. Cancer Hospital Chapel on the ground floor. Tim Holmes, Zen Buddhist Priest and UNC Occupational Therapist, will facilitate our first group meeting with a relaxing and rejuvenating Zen Meditation.

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News from HR

News from HR this week includes: Community Home Trust On-Site; Fidelity Representative Session; Collins Crossing Apartments On-Site; Homewatch CareGivers of the Triangle On-Site; Montessori Academy of Chapel Hill; Employee Benefits at Hospital; Courtyard by Marriott Chapel Hill; AT&T On-Site; and NC Supplemental Plan Sessions.

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Certified Nurses Day Celebration March 19

UNC Hospitals’ nurses who hold nationally recognized certifications are invited to a Certified Nurses Day Celebration on Tuesday, March 19, from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., in the Starbucks Conference Room.

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New Behavioral Health Response Team available beginning April 1

Beginning April 1, a new Behavioral Rapid Response Team at UNC Hospitals will respond to behavioral health emergencies for staff, family, and patients who may be at-risk to themselves or others and are outside of UNC Hospitals’ inpatient psychiatric areas.

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Policy Manual Update

Please review this new administrative policy - Determination of Brain Death in Children and Adults - ADMIN 0234.

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Pryor-Pankey appointed as EEO/ADA Officer

Aleyah Pryor-Pankey has been appointed to the position of Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (EEO/ADA) Officer for the UNC Hospitals.

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March Practice-Based Nursing Research Seminar - "Breaking Down Departmental Silos for a Common Purpose"

Nursing research and quality improvement projects seek to improve performance and enhance patient outcomes. But it is difficult for one individual to achieve large scale changes. In this seminar, Eric describes how he completed his project and the outcomes that resulted from collaboration across professions and departments.

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Did You Know - Interpreter Services

Do you know when (and how) to access an interpreter? Review the resources available through Interpreter Services and the requirements regarding documentation in this week's "Did You Know?" message.

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Introducing the Epic@UNC 'flight plan'

Introducing the Epic@UNC 'flight plan'

There has been a great deal of activity since we began the Epic@UNC project in January. Now that some of our introductory meetings and discovery sessions are complete, it’s time to review the overall implementation plan for our Epic@UNC system.

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Exterior Sign Repair morning of March 14

Weather permitting, a signage contractor will be on-site Thursday, March 14, from 5 - 6:30 a.m. performing maintenance on the illuminated sign at the N.C. Cancer Hospital canopy (entrance area). The traffic lane directly in front of the Cancer Hospital canopy will be reduced from two traffic lanes wide to one lane wide during this time period.

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Chef Rose from Il Palio to visit UNC Hospitals as part of Guest Chef Program

UNC Health Care’s Nutrition & Food Services team is delighted to welcome Il Palio’s Executive Chef Adam Rose, who will join UNC’s Executive Chef Shawn Dolan and Director Angelo Mojica at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, to provide a cooking demonstration and offer a lunch special for our patients, visitors, and co-workers on patient menus and in the Terrace Café.

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