Daisy Award Winners since 2010

May 21, 2011
The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses was established by the DAISY Foundation (Foundation for the elimination of Diseases Attacking the Immune System) in memory of J. Patrick Barnes. The Award is given to honor, recognize and express appreciation for the extraordinary work that nurses do every...

Nurse Week Awards 2011

May 05, 2011
UCSF Nursing annually recognizes the amazing efforts of nurses throughout the institution. Awards are presented to winners at a ceremony during the nationally recognized Nurse Week. Congratulations to the distinguished Nursing award winners! The complete list of 2011 Nursing Award Recipients:...

Nurse Week celebration May 13, 2011

April 25, 2011
UCSF supporting the many faces of Nursing . . . . National Nurses Week will be celebrated on May 6 – 12, 2011, with National Nurses Day being observed on May 6th, the birthday of Florence Nightingale and founder of modern nursing.

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.