Recipients of the spring 2009 Beacon Award for Critical Care

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     Recipients of the spring 2009 Beacon Award for Critical Care
   Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
The following provides a list of the spring 2009 recipients of the Beacon Award for
Critical Care Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
ordered by category and alphabetically by city and state.

The AACN Beacon Award recognizes top national adult and pediatric critical care units
and progressive care units that meet evidence-based standards of excellence and patient
safety.


ADULT CRITICAL CARE

   Three-time recipient

       Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Strong Memorial Hospital - Rochester,
       New York

   Two-time recipients

       Cardiac Care Unit, Aultman Health Foundation - Canton, Ohio

       Surgical Intensive Care Unit, University Hospitals Case Medical Center -
       Cleveland, Ohio

       Intensive Care Unit, Salem Hospital - Salem, Oregon

       Neuro Intensive Care Unit, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania -
       Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

       7 South 1&2 Intensive Care Unit, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital - Houston,
       Texas

       Critical Care Unit, Reston Hospital Center - Reston, Virginia

       Cardiothoracic Intensive Care, University of Washington Medical Center -
       Seattle, Washington


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  First-time recipients

      Critical Care Unit, Arrowhead Hospital - Glendale, Arizona

      Cardiac Care Unit, Scripps Memorial Hospital - La Jolla, California

      Medical Intensive Care Unit, Christiana Hospital, Christiana Care Health
      System - Newark, Delaware

      4G Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Washington Hospital Center - Washington,
      District of Columbia

      Cardiovascular Critical Care Unit, Emory University Hospital - Atlanta,
      Georgia

      Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Alexian Brothers Medical Center - Elk
      Grove Village, Illinois

      Critical Care Unit, Alexian Brothers Medical Center - Elk Grove Village,
      Illinois

      Critical Care Services, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center - Jasper,
      Indiana

      Intensive Care Unit, Frankfort Regional Medical Center - Frankfort, Kentucky

      Cardiac Care Unit, University of Maryland Medical Center - Baltimore,
      Maryland

      Coronary Care Unit, St. Mary’s Hospital - Rochester, Minnesota

      Coronary Care Unit, Morristown Memorial Hospital - Morristown, New Jersey

      Medical/Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, University of New Mexico Hospital -
      Albuquerque, New Mexico

      Neuro-Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Carolinas Medical Center - Charlotte,
      North Carolina

      Cardiothoracic Surgical Unit, WakeMed Health & Hospitals - Raleigh, North
      Carolina

      Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical
      Center - Winston-Salem, North Carolina




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      Cardiac Recovery Unit, Providence St. Vincent’s Medical Center - Portland,
      Oregon

      Medical Intensive Care Unit, Medical University of South Carolina -
      Charleston, South Carolina

      Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit, Medical University of South Carolina -
      Charleston, South Carolina

      Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit, Medical University of South Carolina -
      Charleston, South Carolina

      Intensive Care Unit, Seton Northwest Hospital - Austin, Texas

      4 Truett (Medical) Intensive Care Unit, Baylor University Medical Center -
      Dallas, Texas

      Cooley 7A Unit, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital - Houston, Texas

      6 East/7 East, Swedish Medical Center - Seattle, Washington


PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE

      Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital -
      Memphis, Tennessee

      Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital - Spokane,
      Washington


PROGRESSIVE CARE

      Rhoads I, Vascular Surgery Endovascular Therapy Unit, Hospital of the
      University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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