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Nurse Mental Health Advisor

Promoting nurse mental health

An urgent call to shift from crisis intervention to long-term prevention Takeaways: Nurses are experiencing an unprecedented amount of burnout, depression, and anxiety. Stressful work...

Suicide among nurses: What we don’t know might hurt us

Research, prevention programs, and open discussion are required to reduce nurse suicide. Takeaways: Suicide is a challenging concern for healthcare professionals. The lack of data related...

Nurse suicide: Breaking the silence

More research and awareness are needed. The recent sudden deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and TV host Anthony Bourdain have propelled the topic of suicide...

Team assist: Manage nurse burnout and improve care quality

Nursing teamwork addresses admission, discharge, and transfer workloads. Takeaways: Multiple simultaneous admissions, discharges, and transfers can create complexity and heavy workloads in acute-care facilities. To...

Fighting the effects of nurse fatigue

Have you ever gotten home from a shift and forgotten the journey from the hospital to your house? Are you ever irritable and cranky, but...

Compassion fatigue: Are you at risk?

For many of us, nursing isn’t just what we do; it’s who we are. Most of us became nurses because we care about people...