January 2021 Vol. 16 No. 1
In this issue, you’ll see articles on topics that include The Joint Commission’s pandemic response and accreditation, family involvement in care, and just-in-time strategies for nurse self-care. This issue’s CNE article reviews the differences in Alzheimer’s disease and Lewy body dementia, including signs and symptoms, screening, and management. The feature article on race correction in healthcare explores how nurses can use multifaceted and individualized approaches rather than relying solely on algorithm-based, race-corrected risk assessments. The special Nursing Excellence section includes articles on the Magnet® program director’s role during the pandemic, how Pathway to Excellence® standards can be used as a roadmap for change in long-term care facilities, and how a new nursing unit created a culture grounded in teamwork.