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Caring during COVID-19

Editor’s note: This is an early release of a web exclusive article for the April 2021 issue of American Nurse Journal.  Ten insights inspired by...

Ceiling lifts and safe patient handling and mobility programs

Equipment accessibility and multifunctionality help ensure program success. Editor’s note: This is an early release of a web exclusive article for the March 2021 issue...

Nurses and vaccine hesitancy

You’re too important not to get vaccinated. Editor’s note: This is an early release of an article that will appear in the March 2021 issue...

How transformational leaders address fear amid COVID-19

You can provide the guidance nurses need. Editor’s note: This is an early release of an article that will appear in the March 2021 issue...

Cross-training: Preparing for disasters beyond the pandemic

A three-phase approach addressed immediate needs and enhanced nurses’ skills and confidence. Editor’s note: This is an early release of a web exclusive article for...

2020 American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the inpatient setting

Everything healthcare providers need to know Editor’s note: This is an early release of a web exclusive article for the March 2021 issue of American...

Tips for pandemic precepting

Takeaways: The COVID-19 pandemic has altered clinical experiences for many schools of nursing so that some students and new graduates may be less prepared...

Surge planning and a tiered staffing model

Takeaways: Develop proactive surge planning approaches in advance of a crisis. Predictive modeling, such as, anticipating staffing needs, allows for a proactive structure to...

A call to care: A model for creating an employee COVID-19 screening clinic

Takeaways: Setting up an employee COVID testing clinic requires leadership, coordination, and can be a model of patient-centered nursing care. When done well, employee...

The SCOOP: Involving family in care during COVID-19 pandemic

A simple but structured process ensures effective communication. Involving patients’ families in the perioperative process is crucial for family-centered care, but the COVID-19 pandemic has...