January 2018 Vol. 13 No. 1

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10 tips to boost employee engagement

Employee engagement begins with an organization’s leaders… Management expert Ken Blanchard once said, “What motivates people is what motivates people” meaning that each person is motivated in his or her own way and by his or her own unique aspirations and preferences.

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2019 Magnet® Application Manual raises the bar for nursing excellence

In October 2017, the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program® released the 2019 Magnet® Application Manual, the 12th application manual in the 27-year history of the program. It builds upon the foundation of seminal research conducted in the early 1980s that led to the creation of the program, but it also incorporates contemporary standards that address challenges faced globally by healthcare organizations today.

A Capital idea?

What’s the correct way to use the word “Nurse”? When should a lower case “n” be used? Or should the…
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Advocacy at the bedside and beyond

By Janet Haebler, MSN, RN, and Matthew Fitting, MPS Advocacy means leveraging one’s position to support, protect, or speak out…
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Asthma exacerbation

An accurate history reduces risk. By Fidelindo Lim, DNP, CCRN, and Nick Deuz, BSN, RN Yi Rong Huang, a 55-year-old…
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Call for nominations

On December 8, 2017, the ANA Nominations and Elections Committee issued a call for nominations for a slate of candidates to be presented to the Membership Assembly in 2018. The following positions will be elected in 2018.

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Changing injury trends related to diabetes and insulin injection

This article is the first in a two-part series brought to you in partnership with the International Safety Center.

In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 30 million people live with diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes, and the American Diabetes Association estimates that 1.5 million Americans are newly diagnosed with diabetes every year.

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Helping nurses recover from disaster

The power of nursing was truly felt this fall, when nurses everywhere worked tirelessly to care for patients in response to multiple natural disasters, often while being affected by the events personally. Nurses supported each other in many ways, by volunteering their time and expertise and donating funds and goods to help organizations respond.

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Identifying and stopping childhood bullying

As the 2014-2015 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies (now the National Academy of Medicine), Sally S. Cohen, PhD, RN, FAAN, focused on childhood bullying prevention and policy. (The scholarship is supported by the American Academy of Nursing, American Nurses Association [ANA], and American Nurses Foundation.) Cohen, who is an ANA-NY member, is a clinical professor at the New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing.

On unsafe ground

A call for real change and policies to prevent violence against nurses By Susan Trossman, RN Healthcare facilities are a…
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Postmenopausal women and urinary incontinence

According to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, about 6,000 women in the United States enter menopause every day. During menopause (which is defined as the cessation of menstruation for 12 consecutive months), estrogen levels significantly decrease, resulting in hormonal fluctuations and physiological changes to the genitalia.

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Wellness 101: 9 dimensions of wellness

Your health and well-being isn’t just about nutrition and exercise. Takeaways: Take action to safeguard your health and wellness. Your…

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