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Operationalizing Pathway to Excellence® standard for professional development

Strategies for developing a competent, collaborative staff. During this past year, nurses have been celebrated as heroes, receiving the well-deserved spotlight. Although long overdue, this...
Transitioning From Peer to Leader

Transitioning from peer to leader

Manage former peers with diplomacy. Kayla was excited about her recent promotion to nurse manager on a pediatric unit. She joined the team 4 years...

Operationalizing Pathway to Excellence® standard for shared decision-making

A principle that guides nursing practice. Piedmont Fayette Hospital in Fayetteville, Georgia, has been on a journey to promote a culture of interprofessional decision-making since...
flu vaccine

Influenza prevention

Immunization options offer coverage across the population. Last year, the incidence of influenza worldwide was unprecedentedly low. For example, less than 0.4% of respiratory samples...
technology

Rapid health technology assessments

Introduction to a process that aids value chain decisions. Takeaways: Rapid health technology assessments (R-HTA) are focused systematic reviews of evidence for using biologicals, drugs,...

Frontline nurses and transformational leadership

A key to quality and safety In 2011, the Institute of Medicine called for nurses in all settings and levels of care to be prepared...
ACP

Advance care planning across the care continuum

Nurses can play an active role in engaging patients and families in helpful conversations. Takeaways Nurses are in a unique position to promote advanced care...
shared governance

Advancing shared governance during a pandemic

A collaborative initiative yields positive outcomes despite challenging circumstances. Takeaways: Shared governance is a framework that empowers collaborative decision-making and positively impacts nursing practice. Transforming...
nurses

125 years of progress

ANA’s track record shapes its pandemic response.  “We have been so busy that we don’t know where we are at. I work 10 hours per...
sleep

We are how we sleep

What nurses need to know about social determinants of health and sleep. Takeaways: Sleep is a necessary and complex physiological function. Social determinants of health...
leadership

Finding the voice within

For millennial nurses, involvement in community leadership through professional associations such as the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) can be integral to developing...
BSN

Support for the BSN

The degree benefits nurses, hospitals, and patients. The battle over nurses’ education isn’t so much over as that it’s entered a new stage. In 1962,...
violence prevention

Violence prevention measures move in Congress

Assaults on the job are a hazard for nurses. The COVID-19 pandemic opened a window for elected leaders to see the safety risks—including workplace violence—that...

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Cup of Coffee Can Lessen Gestational Diabetes Risk

Pregnant mothers concerned about being able to safely enjoy their morning cup of coffee should be reassured by a recent University of Pennsylvania study...