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UIHC Burn Treatment Center receives Silver Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence

Burn Treatment Center Staff receive the Silver Beacon AwardThe UIHC Burn Treatment Center received the Silver Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence in a presentation on October 29th, 2019. The Beacon Awards are given by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) to recognize the nation's top hospital critical care units. Silver-level recipients demonstrate continual learning and effective systems to achieve optimal patient care. The award was established in 2003 and recognition is for a three-year term. This recognition marks the first time the UIHC Burn Trauma Center has applied and received a Beacon Award from the AACN. The unit was also recently re-verified by the American Burn Association as a national burn center, joining 61 other verified burn centers across the country. More information on the Beacon Award can be found on the AACN website here

Wednesday, November 6, 2019