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Tragedy from a vaccine-preventable disease

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Conflicted in (Washington, Oregon, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Missouri, Michigan … all states with high rates of nonmedical vaccine exemptions) Subject:...

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...

#WeAreFirstline

ANA joins CDC’s new infection control training collaborative  Healthcare professionals agree that infection prevention and control measures, when implemented correctly and consistently, have the potential...

A difficult conversation: Telling family and friends when you expose them to COVID-19

When the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic on March 19, 2020, our lives changed forever. An already overburdened healthcare system have...

Beasts, gods and FaceTime: The anguish of visitor limitations during the COVID-19 pandemic

For the foreseeable future, efforts to minimize human contact will remain in place as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is...

8 lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic

Clinical nurse specialists share experiences on how the pandemic and social distancing are highlighting the CNS role. The “new normal” resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic...

Springing into action: How one procedural area kept working during COVID-19

As COVID-19 hit Georgia in early March 2020, Emory University System made the difficult decision to stop all surgeries and procedures unless they were...

AHRQ’s safety program for nursing homes: On-time pressure ulcer prevention

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) created On-Time Pressure Ulcer Prevention to help nursing homes with electronic medical records reduce the occurrence...

Resiliency rising!

Ten just-in-time self-care strategies. Takeaways Experiencing stress and anxiety during the pandemic is a normal response to an abnormal situation. The combination of work, family,...

The right path

"If you know, you know", a quote that still rings true, to this same girl who idealized the vision of becoming a nurse at...

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