Celebrating 100 Years at Mount Zion...A Century of Caring

April 11, 2011
On Saturday, June 18, 2011, Mount Zion will celebrate 100 years with a special event, “UCSF / Mount Zion Campus Community Health Day" which will commemorate this wonderful milestone with a day-long street fair open to the public.

Patient Safety Fellows

March 30, 2011
Nurses at UCSF Medical Center care deeply about patient safety as they care for patients on a 24/7 basis, and play a unique role in communicating and advocating for safe patient care. In such a complex healthcare setting as here at UCSF Medical Center, the needs are numerous, dynamic and ongoing.

Sponge Count Technology Improves Patient Safety

March 26, 2011
Despite national standards for sponge-counting, this common operating room (OR) task is error prone for multiple reasons. In 2006, the Perioperative management and operating room nurses began their journey to identify suitable solutions to assist nurses with sponge counting.

Revised Nursing Orientation Program Receives Great Reviews

March 16, 2011
Orientation of new nursing staff is a unique opportunity to inform and engage orientees and the UCSF nurse educator group plays a key role in making sure this experience is a positive one.