Nurse Leader Insider: 2018 Archive
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December 27, 2018
Blog Post: Eight New Anticoagulants Added to NPSG
New Release: Shared Governance: A Practical Approach to Transforming Interprofessional Healthcare
Nurses Once Again Named Most Trustworthy Profession
December 20, 2018
Nurses’ Union Supports Legislation to Prevent Workplace Violence
How to Protect Patients and Staff From What Could Be a Long Flu Season
Chicago Hospital Uses Hospitalwide Huddles to Reduce Catheter Infection Rate
December 13, 2018
10 Ways to Protect Nurses From Active Shooters
Joint Commission Revises Suicide Prevention National Patient Safety Goal
The Future of Infection Prevention
November 29, 2018
Nurse Staffing Isn’t Straightforward. Here’s Why.
2019 Nursing Book Topic Survey
Product Spotlight: Essential Skills for Nurse Managers
November 01, 2018
NEW Release: Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections, Second Edition
Need to Train Nurse Practitioners About Telehealth? Use Robots
Great Nurse Leaders Focus on These 6 Areas
Blog Post: Before the Plane Crash
Webinar: Build Nurse Engagement Through Coaching and Mentoring
October 25, 2018
Grow an Operating Room Nurse Pipeline in 3 Steps
Helping Charge Nurses understand their leadership role (Part 2 of 3)
October 18, 2018
Where Are The Nurses? Not in The News Media.
Developing a Fall-Prevention Program
RN Salaries Remain Flat Since 2016
CDC Highlights Antibiotic Awareness Week
Nurse Stressors: It’s Not Just Patient Volume and Acuity
October 11, 2018
Nurses Improve Eating Habits with Nutritional Program
A Q & A with the First Man Elected as American Nurses Association President
October 04, 2018
Hackers, Mattresses, Retained Sponges Top ECRI Health Tech Hazards List
5 Things You Should Know About the Nursing Shortage
Want to Decrease Falls? Here?s How.
September 27, 2018
3 Suicide Prevention Resources
Nurse-Researcher Finds Past Sexual Abuse Affects Bariatric Surgery Recovery
Study: Hospitals Can Improve Their Infection Rates
September 20, 2018
Increased Doses of Training Improve Nurses? CPR Skills
Book Excerpt: Conflict Management
FREE Tool: Conflict Resolution Worksheet
FDA Unveils Proposed Hospital Subscription Plan for Antibiotic Use
September 13, 2018
Take A Stand. Nurses Should Educate Patients On The Risk of Too Much Sitting.
Lifting Patients Puts Nurses at Risk: Have You Tried These Alternatives?
Nurses' Essential Oils Initiative Reduces Time to Intervention By 26 Minutes
September 06, 2018
How Nurses Can Prevent Social Media Mishaps
Not Just for Nurses. This Tool Evaluates the Healthcare Team?s Work Environment
Case Study: Harborview Medical Center?s Automated Sepsis Alert System
August 30, 2018
Why This CNO Takes Advice from A Millennial Nurse
Nurses Feel More Prepared After Active Shooter Simulation
Are Second Victims Getting the Help They Need?
August 23, 2018
3 Behavioral Health Programs That Work
From the Blog: IHI Launches Maternal Care Improvement Project
Sponsored Content: Clinical Communications Quiz! How Do Your Hospital Communications Stack Up? Acing or Barely Passing?
Webinar: Are You Ready? Targeting Hot Spots in Hospital Compliance
August 16, 2018
AACN Initiative Calls on Nurses to Vote
5 Ways Nurses Can Improve Patient Mobility
Book Excerpt: Ongoing Leadership Development Key to Nurse Manager Success
August 09, 2018
Nurse Practitioner Salaries On The Rise
Succession Planning Promotes Bedside Nursing Experience
AORN to Change Recommendations in Heated Bouffant Hat vs. Skull Cap Debate
August 02, 2018
Nurses Need to be Direct When Communicating with Physicians
Heart Failure Program Lowers Mortality Readmissions
Human Trafficking and Healthcare
Q&A: Photos and Wristbands for Patient Identification
July 26, 2018
Setting the Standard: Accrediting Transition to Practice Programs
House Passes Nursing Workforce Reauthorization
When Nurse Staffing Lags, ER Performance Does Too
Human Trafficking and Healthcare
Nurse Residency Program Builder, Second Edition
July 19, 2018
Nurse Manager Coaching Improves Practice Environment Scores
Patients and Families Hesitant to Speak Up About Safety in ICU
Educators Turn to 3D Printing to Train Nursing Students
ECRI to take over critical online resource of evidence-based guidelines
Infection-Free Vaccination: Safely Storing, Handling, Injecting, and Infusing Medications
July 12, 2018
Sexual Harassment Interferes with Nurses’ Job Performance
Infection-Control Compliance Hinges on Nurses' Attitudes
Urinary Catheters Pose More Risks Than Just CAUTIs
Study: CMS Penalties for Hospital-Acquired Conditions Have Little Impact
New Release! Nurse Residency Program Builder, 2nd Edition
New Release! Nurse Residency Program Builder, 2nd Edition
July 05, 2018
How Hospital Occupancy and Staffing Ratios Impact Infection Risk
3 Ways to Support Nurses During the Opioid Crisis
New Patient Safety Panel Unveils Areas of Focus
More Nurse Practitioners Now Pursue Residency Programs to Hone Skills
June 28, 2018
Researchers Call for New Medicare Model to Support Advanced Practice Nurses
AANP Launches Public Awareness Campaign to Tout Nurse Practitioners
Prevent workplace violence by recognizing threatening acts
Book Excerpt: The Importance of Recognition and Reward Programs
June 21, 2018
Nurse Staffing Ratios to Hit the Ballot in Massachusetts
Nurses Not Immune to Gender Wage Gap
Nursing Groups Partner to Address Nursing Workforce Issues
Diagnosing Human Trafficking When a Patient is a Victim
June 14, 2018
Nurse-driven initiative decreases falls, saves money
UVM Medical Center nurses vote in favor of strike
Nurse suicide is real. Don’t ignore it.
June 07, 2018
AACN Practice Alert: Reducing Alarm Fatigue
Creating Nurse Resilience Programs That Work
FDA Issues Recommendations to Prevent Surgical Fires
May 31, 2018
Study finds overtime impedes nurse collaboration
IHI/NPSF announces DAISY Award 2018 honorees
3 takeaways for nurses from the AACN conference
AOHP asks healthcare organizations to ?consider? mandatory flu shot policies
May 24, 2018
Brigham and Women’s Nurse Who Sued for Retaliation Awarded $28 Million
Study Finds Overworked Nurses Can Lead to 40% Increase in Patient Death Risk
Nurse Champions Compassionate Culture With ’The Pause’
From the Reading Room: Improving patient satisfaction one focus group at a time
May 17, 2018
3 Steps to Successful Recruiting at Your Hospital
CDC says Heparin Syringes may have caused bloodstream infection outbreak
AORN expects to make revisions to its guildeline for OR headwear
In the know: The history and importance of the pinning ceremony
May 10, 2018
Editor's Note: Happy Nurses' Week!
Nurses Week: Building on Florence Nightingale’s Example
Nurse Turnover: Realities, Risks, and Prevention
Blog Post: Lead the charge for change and innovation
May 03, 2018
Sharing some Nurses' Week ideas
4 Elements That Enhance Patient Experience
Colorado Nurses Face Jail Time After Pleading Guilty to Drug Thefts
April 26, 2018
Uncertainty a Common Cause for Repeat Emergency Department Visits
Study Questions Effectiveness of Performance Measures
Fall Risk Evaluation Tool
New Illinois legislation requires all nurses to receive sexual assault training
April 19, 2018
Can Triage Nurses Help Prevent 911 Overload?
Nurse Leaders: Broaden How You Think About Patient Experience
Joint Commission Urges Hospitals to Protect Workers from Abuse
April 12, 2018
5-Step Guide to Engaging Nurses
Free Tool: Finding your career path
Patient Safety tools designed to minimize risks from system mergers and acquisitions
Study: Recounting the cost of CAUTIs
April 05, 2018
The Interview: American Nurses Association President Pamela F. Cipriano
Hospitals show major improvements to LGBTQ-inclusive care
Case Study: Hospitalwide Huddles Curb Catheter Infections at Saint Anthony
Patient Safety Strategies: Building a Fall Prevention Toolkit
March 29, 2018
Rock Your Health: Celebrate Spring!
Nurse Practitioners Increase Low-Income Access to Care
The Joint Commission: Comments open on proposed suicide risk NPSG through May 7
March 22, 2018
Capitalizing on diverse strengths and styles
US News Lists Top Medical, Graduate Nursing Schools
CMS Cites Baltimore Hospital for Abandoning Patient in January
Women in Medicine Shout #MeToo About Sexual Harassment at Work
March 15, 2018
New wave of recruitment strategies target nurses
Gearing Up for Patient Safety Awareness Week
Six Tips to Reduce Post-Surgery Confusion in Older Patients
Diagnostic Errors Lead ECRI’s Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns
March 08, 2018
Dealing with Difficult Patients: Helping patients sleep better
Not Tolerated: Sexual Harassment in Healthcare
3 Ways to Knock C. diff Rates Down to Zero
Joint Commission releases 2017 sentinel event stats
Joint Commission releases 2017 sentinel event stats
March 01, 2018
Dealing with Difficult Patients: Fear and anxiety
Burnout, depression remain a concern for healthcare staffers, patients
Solving Workforce Woes: 4 practical reforms providers should consider
Expanding a Telehealth Program to Serve More Patients
February 22, 2018
Dealing with Difficult Patients: The importance of self-care
Is Nurse Work-Life Balance a Myth?
Removing Barriers in Oder to Achieve Your Population Health Goals
Involving patients and representatives in care decisions
February 15, 2018
Dealing with Difficult Patients: High-octane energy
American Nurses Association launches #EndNurseAbuse initiative
3 Reimbursement Models Nurse Leaders Must Know
Where does Joint Commission stand on flu shots for healthcare workers?
February 08, 2018
Dealing with Difficult Patients: Suicidal behavior
Nursing Excellence: Leadership development, culture, and retention
Revamp Your Nurse Managers’ Job Scope
Joint Commission issues new advisory to support 'second victims'
February 01, 2018
Dealing with Difficult Patients: Behaviors that drive you bananas
APRNs Targeted by AMA Resolution
Lack of sleep for nurses can lead to health risks, medical errors
Protecting your Patients: Violence and Active Shooters
Occurrence Reporting: How to Report, Identify, and Resolve Problems
January 25, 2018
Dealing with difficult patients: defense mechanisms
Promote proper sleep among nurses
ANA releases statement on the HHS’ new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division
Rights and Restraints: The need for good restraint and seclusion policies
Report: American Hospitals Show Improved Emergency Preparedness
January 18, 2018
Dealing with difficult patients: Basics of behavior
Another government shutdown would impact public health, healthcare industry
Care Team Surveys Can Augment Mortality Reviews
Joint Commission to roll out new maternal care and infectious disease requirements
January 11, 2018
Combating implicit bias in health care
Nurse Managers Must Model Relationship Skills
The Joint Commission Releases 2018 Patient Safety Goals
Nursing still the most trusted profession
January 04, 2018
Tips for recommitting to nursing in the new year
’BSN in 10’ Becomes Law in New York
Throwback blog: Your 10 Step Guide to a Rockin' New Year