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Magnet® and Pathway to Excellence®

Dispelling common myths about ANCC’s Pathway to Excellence®

Is this program the right fit for your organization? Takeaways: Pathway to Excellence frequently asked questions are answered. Common myths are dispelled. The framework to...

Revising a clinical ladder program to increase nurse participation

A community hospital recognizes a need and builds a program to meet it. Takeaways: To recruit and retain a strong, competent nursing workforce, healthcare organizations...

Improving patient satisfaction the 4DX way

With focus and accountability, quality improvement is possible. Takeaways Using traditional strategies, a hospital unit’s Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) responsiveness...

Building a successful behavioral emergency support team

Takeaways Healthcare workers experience more incidents of workplace violence compared to other professionals. A healthy work environment requires that nurses have the skills, tools,...

Level loading nurse assignments based on the work intensity

Takeaways Nursing assignments frequently are based on ratios and geography rather than work intensity associated with a specific patient assignment. Nurse satisfaction and perceptions...

Celebrating nurse wellness at Magnet® Conference

Opportunities abound for engaging in self-care. WHAT HAPPENS when you bring 10,500+ nurses together, mix in some magic from Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ theme park,...

A Magnetic conference

Thousands of nurses learn and share strategies to improve care and work environments Positive human connections are vital to quality healthcare and work environments, according...

Driving to zero harm with nursing morbidity and mortality conferences

An operating room’s quality-improvement project increased communication and transparency. Promoting a culture of safety is a high priority for nursing, and The Joint Commission’s focus...

Nursing excellence: Successful steps to reduce pressure injuries related to noninvasive ventilation

Empowered professionals enhance patient safety. Pressure injuries (PIs) occur in 3% to 34% of hospitalized patients worldwide and result in increased length of stay, morbidity,...

Implementing a floating hospice

Providing the right care at the right time can enhance patients’ and families’ end-of-life experience. Nurses frequently encounter patients who are changing their treatment goals...