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Documenting dilemmas via email

Use this simple acronym to get results.  Takeaways: When faced with a workplace dilemma, communication is key to achieving resolution. Clear communication requires emotional intelligence. ...

Nurse leaders and advocacy

Safeguarding nurses’ scope of practice and the profession.   Nursing leadership means different things to different nurses. As executive director of the American Nurses AssociationCalifornia (ANAC),...

Metric-driven initiative for promoting staff diversity

Plan, do, check, and act can serve as a framework.  Takeaways: Lack of diversity impacts patient care and nurses’ experience in the profession. Nurse leaders...

Interprofessional practice: A blueprint for success

Professional identity and role clarity are essential components. Takeaways: Professional role clarity is integral to successful interprofessional collaborative practice. Role-based collaborative practice by all stakeholders...

The journey of oncology navigation

Nurse navigators help avoid care fragmentation and support shared decision making. Takeaways: Patient navigation aims to increase health equity among patients with cancer and can...

Nursing luminaries honored

ANA President Ernest J. Grant receives the Civitas Award.  The American Academy of Nursing (Academy) honored five distinguished nursing leaders during its 2021 Health Policy...

Let’s call her Carol

It was my first year as a nurse in a suburban Intensive Care unit. I worked the night shift and had an elderly female...

A veteran and an entrepreneur

Brian Mohika took setbacks in stride and found success.  United States Air Force veteran Brian Mohika, BSN, RN, has advocated for patient comfort his entire...

Rebuilding staff trust

A healthy emotional bank account and eight pillars can facilitate the process. Ray* recently accepted the role of director in an emergency department (ED) that’s...

Confessions of an accidental eavesdropper 

Thoughts about confidentiality and respect. Takeaways: The design of hospitals means that we frequently overhear private conversations between clinicians and patients. What can these overheard...

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Getting Covid Vaccine Won’t Hurt Pregnancy Chances; Getting Covid Could

Couples planning a pregnancy might be relieved to know that getting a Covid vaccine does not hurt their odds of conceiving, according to the...