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Mitigating the threat of lost knowledge

A looming shortage of expert nurses requires strategies to accelerate knowledge transfer. Takeaways: Healthcare organizations are facing the challenge of retaining expert knowledge as the...

Change maker

Dori Healey is passionate about patient safety, public service, and volunteering. President-elect for American Nurses Association (ANA)-Idaho, Dori Healey, MSN-RN, MBA-HA, CPPS, takes every opportunity...

Accommodating and building bridges

Rose Constantino is inducted into the ANA Hall of Fame. In her 57-year career, Rose Constantino, PhD, JD, RN, FAAN, FACFE, has found success in...

Nurse turnover: Understand it, reduce it

What can employers do to increase nurse retention? Takeaways: Because of the stress involved in nursing, many healthcare organizations have high rates of nurse turnover. ...

Developing leaders: A shared responsibility

Take on challenges, seek support. We have the opportunity to speak to new and novice nurses about professional development several times a year. Inevitably, when...

Advocacy: A lifetime commitment

Leading nurses through crisis, disaster, and everyday practice. Texas Nurses Association (TNA) CEO Cindy Zolnierek, PhD, RN, CAE, started her nursing career at a small...

Academy recognizes nurse leaders for contributions

These nurses have positively influenced healthcare. The American Academy of Nursing (Academy) honored four nurse leaders during the 2019 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference for...

ANA 2016 Annual Report: Safety 360

Focusing on a culture of safety A culture of safety is what nurses want and strive for in their practice every day. It’s about being...

Advocacy for all

Patricia Ford-Roegner, MSW, BSN, RN, ACSW, FAAN, now a senior health policy advisor at Amplify Public Affairs LLC and principal of her own practice,...

Gen Y to Take Over. Prepare

In a previous blog post, we wrote about nurse managers being caught in the middle of a tug-of-war, trying to balance competing priorities: the need...