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Drug diversion in healthcare

Prevention and detection for nurses Special report to American Nurse Journal, supported by an educational grant from Fresenius Kabi USA. © 2021, HealthCom Media Takeaways: Drug diversion among...

Myths of I.V. push administration

Learn the truth about safe administration. Many myths abound about I.V. push medications. To dispel these myths and outline evidence-based standards of practice, American Nurse...

I.V. push safety checklist

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) made several recommendations related to the safe administration of I.V. medications based on the results of its...

Tackling the dangers of unnecessary I.V. dilution

System-wide, evidence-based practice is the solution. The 2018 Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) survey uncovered many concerns about how nurses are diluting I.V. push...

A matter of I.V. push drug safety

Experts weigh in on what nurses need to know New evidence raises concerns about how nurses are preparing and administering I.V. push medications. A 2018...

Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation™ Year One Highlights

On May 1, 2017, ANA Enterprise launched a bold initiative—Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ (HNHN) Grand Challenge—to transform the health of our nation by first...
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Preparing for a behavioral interview

Use responses to behavioral interview questions to highlight your skills and knowledge. By Deborah Lindell, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, ANEF, and Debra Hagler, PhD, RN,...

2017 nursing trends and salary survey results: Part 2

By Meaghan O’Keeffe, BSN, RN In June 2017, American Nurse Today conducted a survey to measure trends in nursing. With almost 6,000 respondents, we collected...
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2017 nursing trends and salary survey results: PART 1

What would you get if you took a snapshot of nursing? To answer that question, American Nurse Today surveyed thousands of nurses to examine...

CNOs and CFOs partner to reap benefits of acuity-based staffing

How to build a case that creates improved patient outcomes. By Janet Boivin, BSN, RN In this new, unpredictable healthcare universe, chief nursing officers (CNOs) and...

Fall prevention: The little things can make a big difference

In 2014, a multidisciplinary task force at Central Maine Medical Center (CMMC) in Lewiston created a fall-reduction program flexible enough to be customized to each unit’s...

Practical steps for applying acuity-based staffing

In the healthcare arena, change happens at a rapid pace. Healthcare leaders face the continual challenge of delivering high-quality patient care while managing costs. A growing body of evidence shows that...

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