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American Nurse Journal 2020 All Pro Nursing Team Award Winners

Celebrating team excellence. The world is celebrating nurses this year. In honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, the World Health Assembly, the governing body of the World Health Organization, declared 2020 the...
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The Virtual Health Offices of NJ Certified School Nurses are Open

New Jersey certified school nurses are working throughout the state to keep our students safe, healthy and ready to learn from our virtual health offices. Our buildings may be closed, but we are actively...
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Transformational leadership: Florence Nightingale’s legacy

The details of Florence Nightingale’s work that earned her global veneration are well known. Her pioneering work in the Crimea War catapulted her to a demigod status. The most often heard eulogy is how...

Incivility and bullying of new graduates

Together we can bring about change. Bullying and incivility are all too common in nursing and continue to drive new graduates from the profession. Although great strides have been made in providing support to new...

We need young writers

April 10 is National Encourage a Young Writer Day. While it might not generate the excitement of National Chocolate Day (October 28, or everyday in my house) or the professional satisfaction of National Nurses...
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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 rural hospital in northern Michigan, served as a full-time professor,...
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More meaningful meetings

Preparation and follow-up can keep meetings productive and on track. Takeaways: Careful preparation can contribute to effective meetings. Consider group processes and use leadership approaches when conducting meetings. As nurses move into formal and informal leadership...
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Seven values that ensure a good life

According to Spanish philosopher Sergio Munoz “… In every religion, in every country, in every region at every time, there are some basic principles. We all know what good is, what correct is, what...
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Mentors: Learning from experts and expert teams

Travel your career path with a guide. This month, American Nurse Journal announces the 2020 All-Pro Nursing Team winners. It’s exciting to hear about the attributes, projects, and skills that make a nursing team stand...
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The nearness of you: Cheerleading nurses from a distance

I want to let you know I am thinking of you. My bedside nursing years are past. But I shall do my bit by cheering you and all healthcare workers on for all the...
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Influence in healthcare

Control is ubiquitous in life and is becoming more of an issue in healthcare. Traditionally, the mental health system was based on behavior control but the physical healthcare system was less so. Today the...
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Self-editing: Challenging but essential

As you finish typing those last few words of your manuscript, it’s tempting to breathe a sigh of relief, shut down the computer, call it a day, and plan to submit the article to...

Creating a positive workplace

Countless research studies show that having a positive attitude leads to good health, happiness, and feelings of wellbeing and self-worth. Research also tells us that positivity in the workplace helps everyone feel better about...