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Above and beyond bed bath

The first time I heard “It’s not in my job description” invoked was during an interaction with a colleague in…

Building personal resilience

Develop skills to overcome daily challenges and prepare for the future. Takeaways  Burnout has been identified as a public health…
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Eliminating your nursing school debt

Without the burden of student loans, you can fully invest time and energy into your career.  Takeaways: Calculating your debt-to-income…
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Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™

Year Four Highlights: 2020-2021 Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation (HNHN), just like all of you, has had quite a year. A…

How to be an online nurse influencer

Tips for building followers and expanding your healthcare impact Takeaways:  Nurses can be influencers well beyond their immediate circle of…
Navigating Authority Gradients

Navigating authority gradients

Four approaches can help promote effective communication and positive outcomes. Takeaways: Authority gradients occur when individuals perceive differences in status…
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Night nurses and exercise

How regular activity can increase sleep quality and quantity. Takeaways: Working at night disrupts nurses’ circadian rhythms and impacts their…

Nurse fatigue: Short on sleep, short on safety

Shift work, organizational barriers, and nurse preferences continue to challenge nurse wellness. Takeaways: Shift work—including long shifts, rotating shifts, double…

Nurses rising

Recognizing, elevating, and caring for RNs during a pandemic As we celebrated the inauguration of President Biden and Vice President…
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Preventing identity theft

Don’t let thieves damage your credit or disrupt your life. Takeaways: Someone becomes a victim of identity theft every 2…

Promoting nurse mental health

An urgent call to shift from crisis intervention to long-term prevention Takeaways: Nurses are experiencing an unprecedented amount of burnout,…

Reiki: Hand in hand with nursing

Caring for your patients and yourself. Takeaways: Reiki is grounded in the transmission of energy through a practitioners’ hands to…
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Self-care during a single shift

Learn how to incorporate intentional moments of calm into your workday.  Takeaways: Reducing burnout, a work-based phenomenon, requires self-care practiced…
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The extraordinary impact of endings

Why wrapping up well is essential for nurses and beneficial to patients. Takeaways: Encounter endings hold extraordinary impact when recalled.…
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To nap or not to nap?

How to implement planned naps for hospital nurses.  To nap or not to nap? That’s a question we recommend all…

Trust me. I’m a nurse

Reconciling trust, ethics, and caring. Takeaways: For 17 consecutive years, nurses have received the highest rating in the Gallup honesty…
When staff disengage

When staff disengage

Re-engagement is a two-way street.   Takeaways: Research indicates that pandemic experiences have led nurses to disengage at a rate twice…

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