Beacon Award Units

February 2009
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2009 Supplement, p14
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Beacon Award, and the critical care and intermediate care units at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, winners of the Beacon Award for Critical and Acute Care Excellence. The Award acknowledges top adult and pediatric critical and progressive care units that meet high-quality standards. According to clinical nurse specialist (CNS) Paula Lusardi, progressive and critical care units that earn such awards implement healthy work environment standards.


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