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diversity

Metric-driven initiative for promoting staff diversity

Plan, do, check, and act can serve as a framework.  Takeaways: Lack of diversity impacts patient care and nurses’ experience in the profession. Nurse leaders...
healthcare

Inspired healthcare

A nurse-led care transformation model. Takeaways: The nursing profession must take a lead role in the transformation of care delivery. Success can be achieved by...
AI

Artificial intelligence in nursing

Practical implementation in clinical settings. Editor's note: This is an early release of a web exclusive article for the January 2022 issue of American Nurse...
Climate Courage

Climate courage

Act now to protect the global population.  I’ve always accepted the science of global warming, but I stayed on the sidelines. I didn’t think it...
ANA\C

Nurse leaders and advocacy

Safeguarding nurses’ scope of practice and the profession.   Nursing leadership means different things to different nurses. As executive director of the American Nurses AssociationCalifornia (ANAC),...
Framework to combat PTSD

Pathway to Excellence®: A framework to combat PTSD

This resource helps organizations create a positive practice environment. Takeaways: Workplace stress has an alarming impact on nurse well-being. Pathway to Excellence framework can serve...
Magnet empirical outcomes

Use data to drive empirical outcomes

Follow the evidence to improve satisfaction and efficiency.   Takeaways: Using operating room first case on-time start data can help drive satisfaction and efficiency . Transparency...

Uplifting clinical nurses through Magnet® exemplar writing

These contributions enhance engagement, empowerment, and professional development. Takeaways: Exemplar writing for the Magnet application requires reflection, evidence gathering, and research. Clinical nurse participation in...

Shortage solutions

ANA, partners develop detailed road map for better staffing.  News headlines about the nurse staffing shortage portray an extreme event placing enormous stress on nurses...
Racism In Nursing

Listening with compassion

Nurses’ experiences of racism in nursing. “Many Black girls don’t make it through this nursing education program.”  Have you ever had your intelligence, competence, and value...
interprofessional practice

Interprofessional practice: A blueprint for success

Professional identity and role clarity are essential components. Takeaways: Professional role clarity is integral to successful interprofessional collaborative practice. Role-based collaborative practice by all stakeholders...
generational-learning

Generational learning preferences

Target patient teaching to match generational and individual needs.  Takeaways: Generational cohorts frequently have similar characteristics that influence learning preferences. Understanding generational preferences allows us...
patient portal

Promoting patient portal engagement

Nurses can increase the use of a valuable healthcare tool. Editor's note: This is an early release of a web exclusive article for the January...

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Couples planning a pregnancy might be relieved to know that getting a Covid vaccine does not hurt their odds of conceiving, according to the...