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Taking the first steps to serving on a board

Nurses have a singular perspective on patient care and community health. With our training and experience, we can inform and improve healthcare decisions in...

Carefronting: An innovative approach to managing conflict

Nick Chase is an emergency department (ED) charge nurse. He and Michelle Stanley have worked together for the past 3 years. Their relationship has...

What followers want in their nurse leaders

Why would anyone want you to lead them? That’s a question nurses rarely ask themselves before they take on leadership positions. But it’s an...

Nine principles of successful nursing leadership

There is an extraordinary quality of spirit that prompts one to aspire to lead. These nine principles will help you tap into that spirit...
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From our readers…What bedside nurses can teach nursing leaders

Five years ago, while working in leadership I had a pivotal conversation with my superior regarding the need to "stop thinking like a bedside...
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Navigating organizational politics

Editor’s note: At American Nurse Today, we believe every nurse can be a leader. This article is the first in a series by Rose...

Accountability: A concept worth revisiting

Where a culture of accountability exists, people do what they say they’ll do. This article describes how to promote accountability.

Making the transformation to a customer-service orientation

This article describes how to boost patient satisfaction and loyalty.

Does evidence-based nursing increase ROI?

A quality-improvement initiative quantified return on investment (ROI) from cost avoidance for five healthcare-acquired conditions.