Feb. 23

New professional development courses now available

Great news for all employees at every level at all UNC Health Care owned entities. Starting April 1, 2017, UNC Health Care’s Learning and Organizational Development Department will offer employees the opportunity to take advantage of two powerful education experiences, Compassionate Leader and Diversity Leader certificate programs. Whether you are a team member wanting to become a leader or a leader wanting to expand skills, these programs provide amazing opportunities for self-development and development of others.

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Planned Epic@UNC downtime Sunday, March 12

There is a planned Epic@UNC downtime scheduled from 1:30 - 4 a.m. Sunday morning, March 12. Please note that this downtime occurs during the Daylight Saving Time change (when time springs forward from 1:59 – 3 a.m.), so Epic@UNC will only be down for 90 minutes.

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Lending Library Spring Book Event

Free books! Please join us in the Children's Hospital lobby for the Lending Library Spring Book Event on Tuesday, March 21, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Diet order updates at UNC Medical Center, Chatham Hospital, High Point Regional

Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 28, the Epic@UNC diet order drop-down list for UNC Medical Center (including Hillsborough Hospital), High Point Regional Health, and Chatham Hospital will have a new look and functionality.

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Inpatient Nurses - Update to Advance Directive screening

CMS has new requirements for Advance Directives and Epic@UNC will be updated March 1.

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The House That Caring Built

UNC Health Care is proud to sponsor the construction of another Habitat for Humanity home. The home is part of Heels for Homes, a collaboration between UNC, the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, and Habitat for Humanity of Orange County to build two homes this spring in downtown Chapel Hill.

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Fire alarm system testing Feb. 25

Annual testing of the fire alarm initiation, notification and control devices will occur throughout UNC Hospitals on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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Nursing Policy Updates - February 2017

Please read these important Nursing Policy Updates effective February 2017.

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Emerging Leaders Workshop, March 1 - 2

Seats are still available for the Emerging Leaders Two-Day Workshop, which is held on March 1 - 2, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day.

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Ways to Watch: Issues of Recording in Patient Care

All are welcome to this Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds panel presentation. Panel members are Arlene Davis, JD; Sarah Fotheringham, JD; Benny Joyner, MD, MPH; and Gary Winzelberg, MD, MPH, FACP.

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NAHSE Presents: Power Up Your Presentations Public Speaking Class

The National Association of Health Service Executives (NAHSE) and Toastmasters are hosting a free public speaking class on March 23 at 6 p.m.

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LMS downtime this weekend

LMS will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, through 3 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25.

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Collaborating to Defeat Sepsis

Collaborating to Defeat Sepsis

On Monday, February 6, sepsis initiative facilitators from across UNC Health Care met in High Point to discuss the latest initiative results from each system hospital. Held every 90 days, these gatherings highlight the importance of collaboration in defeating sepsis at our hospitals.

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Peanut Allergy Clinical Trial

The UNC’s Food Allergy Initiative is conducting an industry-sponsored phase one clinical trial for peanut allergy. The purpose of this study is to find out if an investigational treatment for peanut allergy is safe and tolerable for people suffering from peanut allergy.

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PTO Leave Sell Back Program period ends Feb. 24

UNC Medical Center offers Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election periods quarterly to employees.

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News from HR

Take advantage of in-person sessions and webinars held by CAPTRUST, Fidelity, and TIAA.

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Annual Certified Nurses Day Celebration

Attention all nurses: the Annual Certified Nurses Day Celebration will be held on March 15, 2017.

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Ash Wednesday Service

The Ash Wednesday Service will be held at John M. Reeves All Faiths Chapel (1st floor Memorial Hospital) at 2:30 p.m. on March 1.

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TUG Robot Hospital Mapping and New Route Planning

Starting Tuesday, Feb. 21, a team from Aethon will be walking through the hospital with a TUG robot, similar to those already in use in the laboratory, to map planned travel routes in the facility. This is in preparation to expand our current fleet of TUG robots, enabling the support services team to better service the units with supplies, linen, food along with remove trash and other materials.

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Feb. 17 moves to Morrisville Campus delayed

Learning and Organizational Development and Recruitment teams were scheduled to move to the UNC Health Care Morrisville Campus on Feb. 17. The move has been delayed – we will share the new move date once it is confirmed. Both teams will remain in their current locations for now and all contact information remains the same.

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Flooring-replacement project affects visitor elevators and pedestrian traffic on 5 Bedtower

Through April 7, a flooring-replacement project will block off access to the 5 Bedtower visitor elevators. It will also affect traffic from 5 Bedtower to 5 East and 5 West via the connector.

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Menu for the 2017 Multicultural Fair

The menu has been set for the 2017 Multicultural Fair. Please take a look at the menu, be sure to visit the fair on Friday, April 7, and consider participating by setting up an exhibit or entertaining. The fair will be held in the UNC Hospitals lobbies.

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