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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 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...

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...

Join a national conversation on bereavement

The "silent storm" of grief could be the next epidemic that spreads throughout our country. How could it not be, when almost 250,000 Americans...

Why infant mental health is even more critical now

No matter what role we play in caring for patients and families, as nurses, we know that the relationship children have with their caregivers...

What it’s like to be a school nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nurse Holly Giovi of Deer Park, NY takes Good Morning America into her office to see what it’s like to work on the frontlines as a...

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