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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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Compassion fatigue risk among skilled nursing facility nurses

Self-care combined with organizational support can aid prevention and resilience. Takeaways: Skilled nursing facility (SNF) nurses caring for older adults experience a variety of resident...
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Nurse Keith’s Corner: Overcoming 21st Century Angst

When the 21st century dawned several decades ago, the next one hundred years — and the new millennium — were seen as a new beginning, a...
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How innovation and design thinking can improve care

Empathy and collaboration create opportunities to help vulnerable populations.  Takeaways: Design thinking is a problem-solving tool driven by the needs of the targeted population. The...
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The pandemic and early career nurses

Find support, shape the profession via input, action. During the peaks and valleys of the now 15-month COVID-19 pandemic, nurses remain the bedrock of competent...
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New nursing school graduates: Let the real learning begin

Education continues on the job. Welcome to the 2021 class of nursing school graduates joining our most remarkable profession. You enter the workforce at an...
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What do nurses want?

Twenty-two percent: That’s how many frontline RNs in the United States said, in a response to a recent McKinsey survey, that they may leave...

A Pioneering Spirit: What new graduates need from nurse leaders

Many nursing students are graduating and will be transitioning into practice. The good news is that jobs for new graduates are more plentiful today,...
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Self-management = a balanced life

Follow this formula for success. Takeaways: • Self-management coupled with a wellness approach can mitigate the stress associated with nursing and improve individual nurse health. • Procrastination...
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Face your fears and forge ahead

Cathleen Wheatley steps up to a challenge. Cathleen Wheatley, DNP, RN, CENP, is president of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina,...
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You make a difference

Honoring nurses and our profession in May This Nurses Month, we honor RNs for their skillful, creative, and compassionate care during the most significant public...
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Benefits of feedback for nurse leaders

Viewing feedback as a gift enhances career growth. Takeaways: Without feedback, beginning nurse leaders’ careers can be derailed Constructive feedback can lead to significant performance...