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Promoting professional accountability and ownership

Nursing leaders set the tone for a culture of professional responsibility. Takeaways: Professional accountability is a commitment that you make to yourself and your career when...
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Strategies for nurse leaders

Turn your vision into a road map for others. AUDREY M. STEVENSON, PhD, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC, has spent much of her 30-year career in nursing...
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Should you pursue leadership? 10 questions to help you decide

 Take stock and prepare for success. Takeaways:  Leadership in today’s healthcare environment is challenging. This 10-question decision-making framework can help clinical nurses who are considering...
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Living Legends make their mark on nursing

Accomplishments positively impact health and healthcare FOR SOME NURSES, their work stands the test of time. Such is the case with seven nurse leaders who...
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Three Good Things: Build resilience and improve well-being

This simple tool can help staff change their outlook and improve care. Takeaways: As nursing leaders, we must recognize the importance of building staff resilience...
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Interprofessional education

Nurse leader aims to improve patient care.  SHANNON COLE, DNP, APRN-BC, from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, is an avid proponent of interprofessional education. She...
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Inspire others through transformational leadership

 Be an exemplary leader.  Takeaways: You can cultivate a transformational leadership style no matter your role, position, or experience. Transformational leadership characteristics can contribute to...
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Forensic files

Bringing nursing expertise to the fight against violence. NANCY CABELUS, DNP, APRN, AFN-BC, a Connecticut Nurses Association member, has been a state trooper, a major crimes...
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Nurses lead progress in Choosing Wisely® Campaign

Call for implementation and evaluation of evidence-based recommendations. NURSES are masters at guiding wise choices and an obvious partner when the American Board of Internal...
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Promote nurse manager job satisfaction and retention

With support, education, and work-life balance, we can develop a new generation of nurse managers. Takeaways: Nurse managers are experiencing significant changes to their roles...
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The imperative for an electronic nurse scheduling system

Prioritize the need and make a positive impact Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from Best Practices for Workforce Management: A Toolkit for CNOs....
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Building your resiliency

With perspective and a few tools, turn failure to your benefit. Takeaways:  Failure to achieve a goal can lead to doubts about our skills and...
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Emerging trends in nursing

RNs embrace roles beyond the bedside. Seun Ross, DNP, MSN, CRNP-F, NP-C, NEA-BC, is the director of Nursing Practice and Work Environment at the American Nurses...