December 2017 Vol. 12 No. 12

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A whack on the side of the head

The last iteration of repealing and replacing Obamacare has gone down in failure because of Republicans appalled by cost and Democrats obsessed with numbers of Americans without access. I…
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Advocating for nurses on boards

As part of its ongoing initiative sponsored by the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation to recognize nurses in board leadership roles, the American Nurses Foundation interviewed Cole Edmonson, DNP,…
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Building moral resilience and healthy environments

This effort requires everyone’s support. “That which does not kill us, makes us stronger,’’ so proposed German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche back in the 19th century and reiterated since…

Community-acquired pneumonia

Community-acquired Pneumonia (CAP) is exactly what it sounds like—a lung infection acquired while out and about in the world. The cause may be a virus, bacteria, or fungus.…
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Demystifying palliative and hospice care

Armed with answers, you can provide patients and families with the information they need to make care decisions. Takeaways: Patients and their families may not understand the difference…
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Do salary surveys matter?

Research shows that hospitals with better nurse staffing and work environments have better outcomes. For you, that means less burnout, more job satisfaction, and less desire to quit…
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EFT: A healing technique for reducing stress and pain

For nurses and patients experiencing stress and stress-related emotions, such as anxiety, worry, fear, anger, insomnia, or acute or chronic pain, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) may provide effective…
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Nurses living mindfully—Over the holidays and always

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Triple Aim is to improve population health, increase patient satisfaction, and reduce per-capita spending. The Quad­ruple Aim adds the goal of improving healthcare pro­viders’…
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Serving the profession

Help protect the health, welfare, and safety of the public. Takeaways: Serving on your board of nursing is challenging and rewarding. Success requires learning and understanding the many…

Take the pledge to #EndNurseAbuse

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has launched the #EndNurseAbuse initiative to increase awareness of the serious problem of physical and verbal abuse against nurses. ANA partnered with Alex…
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The Sepsis challenge

Developing processes and educating staff lead to reduced mortality. Takeaways: Sepsis requires early identification with rapid treatment. Sepsis core measure bundles are a challenge for clinicians. Algorithms and…

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