WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – July 28, 2017 – The cardiology step-down unit (CSDU) at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center received the Silver Beacon Award from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). The CSDU at Wake Forest Baptist was the only step-down unit in the state to receive this award.
The award is granted to units that set the standard for excellence in patient care by using evidence-based information, positive patient outcomes, credibility and patient and employee satisfaction. This award also signifies a supportive work environment with collaboration between nurses, leaders and physicians.
AACN is the largest specialty nursing organization in the world.
SOURCE: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center