March 2015 Vol. 10 No. 3

Workshop sessions

A case study of a managers’ workshop

To apply for Magnet® recognition, a healthcare organization must describe and demonstrate how its nursing leaders promote and develop nursing…

FDA approves CPR devices

On March 9 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the ResQCPR System, a system of two devices for…

FDA launches drug shortages app

On March 4, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched a free mobile app that identifies current drug shortages,…

From your ANA President

As a new staff nurse, I worked mostly nights and went to school during the day to complete my bachelor’s…

How to avoid biased thinking

Jessica, a Millennial (Generation Y) nurse working on a medical-surgical unit, recently completed her first year of practice. Ralph, her…

Issues up close

For many nurses today, the workplace may feel like uncharted territory. New technologies, bold advances in health care, and a…
interview leadership cno chief nurse

Leadership insights

The chief nursing officer (CNO) of a hospital or other healthcare organization has extensive responsibilities, ranging from patient care at…

RDA for vitamin D may be too low

According to researchers, the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for vitamin D, from the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine,…

Room with a view: Clutter included?

Your “new” room is now ready—hospital room, that is. Architects are finally designing and redesigning hospital rooms that could match…

Setting your sights on aging eyes

Half of Americans older than 65 have some degree of age-related cataract formation, making cataracts the leading cause of vision…

What nurses owe one another

With all the concern about ethics today, little attention is paid to the way healthcare professionals treat one another. Nonetheless,…

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