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More nurses are at the table

Pilot initiative shows significant growth in board service. During difficult times, the roles nurses play on the frontline of healthcare are at the forefront of...

Developing leaders: A shared responsibility

Take on challenges, seek support. We have the opportunity to speak to new and novice nurses about professional development several times a year. Inevitably, when...

5 steps to interim manager success

Turn a challenge into an opportunity. Takeaways: The interim nurse manager role can be extremely complex and challenging but is crucial for department stability, leadership...
advocacy

Advocacy: A lifetime commitment

Leading nurses through crisis, disaster, and everyday practice. Texas Nurses Association (TNA) CEO Cindy Zolnierek, PhD, RN, CAE, started her nursing career at a small...
FOMO

Confronting the fear of missing out

This addictive habit can lead to leader burnout. Takeaways: Fear of missing out (FOMO) can lead to extreme stress and an inability to make commitments. ...

The perils of perfectionism in nursing

Don’t let perfectionism derail your leadership career. Takeaways: Perfectionism is a weakness masquerading as a strength. A perfectionist approach can cause even the best and...

Year of the Nurse 2020

Advancing professional innovation. The year 2020, designated by the World Health Organization as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, is pivotal for our...

Leading the way to professional well-being

Report provides a road map for change. Takeaways: A recent report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine estimates that between 35% and...
ethics human rights cornerstone award

Academy recognizes nurse leaders for contributions

These nurses have positively influenced healthcare. The American Academy of Nursing (Academy) honored four nurse leaders during the 2019 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference for...

Food is medicine

Nurses address social determinants of health on Chicago’s West Side. JENNIFER GRENIER, DNP, RN-BC, CNML, CENP, is director of clinical operations for the cardiac service...

Using leadership power wisely

Learn how to use power in the service of others. Takeaways:  Leaders are entrusted with power and are expected to use it wisely. Sources of...

Take the chance

Jeannine Rivet’s legacy developed one leap of faith at a time. JEANNINE RIVET, MPH, BSN, RN, FAAN, retired executive vice president of UnitedHealth Group, has...

How reliable is your bedside shift report?

A large healthcare system shares its model for success. Takeaways:  Traditional bedside shift reporting may not focus on specific patient safety prevention methods.  An enhanced...