Evans-Haynes Burn Center earns Beacon Award for nursing excellence

VCU Health Evans-Burn Center received a 2018 Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

The 30-member nursing team at the VCU Health Evans-Haynes Burn Center has been recognized with a silver level Beacon Award for Excellence by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

The award honors North American hospital units for their, “evidence-based practices to improve patient and family outcomes,” according to the AACN website. Also used as a benchmark for the award are nursing units that demonstrate a positive and reassuring work environment, with greater collaboration between colleagues and leaders, higher morale and lower turnover.

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