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Writing for publication: Strategies for success

Follow these tips to improve the chances your article will be published.  Editor’s note: Dissemination 101 is a series designed to help nurses share their...
Micro-credentials and Badges

Micro-credentials and badges in healthcare

An opportunity to highlight your skills and experience.  Healthcare evolves continually, and our knowledge base is always expanding. With each new treatment discovered, intervention pioneered,...
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Unplanned and unforeseen unemployment

 Prepare now so you’re not caught off guard.  Takeaways: Most nurses never expect to be terminated from their jobs. Preparing for unexpected job loss can...
EI

Emotional intelligence takes practice

Implement the four pillars to reduce burnout. Takeaways: Emotional intelligence (EI) promotes considering our own and others’ emotions before responding to conflict In nursing, can...

BEAM: The behavioral evaluation and addiction management team

Shining a light to reduce hospital workplace violence. Takeaways: Healthcare workers are more likely to be victims of serious violence than those working in the...
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End workplace violence

Charting a path to zero tolerance April 16, 2021, marked a key milestone in the journey to end workplace violence in healthcare, when the Workplace...
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Creating a compelling poster

Use poster presentations to spread the word about your study or project.  Takeaways: Effective posters convey key information and provide presenters with an opportunity to...
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The COVID-19 Journey: one nurse’s story

My name is Samantha and I’m 22-year-old ICU nurse. Many people tell me how accomplished I am for my age—how amazing it is that...
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Individual nurse liability insurance

Understand your options Takeaways: Nurses are at risk for litigation or state board of nursing action against them. To protect themselves, nurse should learn about...
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Building a staircase to effective staff communication

When any agency asks their employees to complete an employee engagement survey they are likely to see communication at the top of the list...
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Take time to appreciate the importance of what you do

Lessons learned from 1918 d In 1918, the “Spanish flu” killed most people who were infected. Thanks to the efforts of thousands of researchers across...
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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 my very early days...
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Seven steps for having difficult conversations

This simple guide can facilitate interactions. Takeaways: Be open minded when having a difficult conversation. Practice self-reflection to prepare for difficult conversations. Seek to understand...

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