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Strategies for nurse leaders

Turn your vision into a road map for others. AUDREY M. STEVENSON, PhD, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC, has spent much of her 30-year career in nursing and public health focused on finding ways to provide the...
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Near-peer mentoring for nursing research education

This collaborative approach instills confidence in novice researchers, prepares more experienced nurses for future leadership, and expands the reach of established experts. Takeaways: To develop confidence among novice nurses in nursing research and evidence-based practice,...
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Ringing in the new year

New look for American Nurse Today, new ANA leadership ANOTHER YEAR has gone by, and new excitement is afoot. From new section titles in American Nurse Today to new American Nurses Association (ANA) leadership, 2019 brings...
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The ANA-nurse connection

Advancing the nursing profession and healthcare together FIRST, I’d like to wish everyone a happy and healthy new year and thank you in advance for all the great work you’ll be doing in 2019 for your...
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Forensic nursing: Overview of a growing profession

Combine your nursing skills with forensic science to help victims of violence and trauma Takeaways: Forensic nursing is a specialized nursing field focused on providing nursing care to patient populations affected by violence and trauma. ...
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The value of ANCC’s Magnet Recognition Program®: A CNO’s perspective

Reap the benefits of retention, innovation, and a safe workplace. Takeaways:  Research indicates that Magnet-recognized organization have better outcomes related to lower error rates, fewer healthcare-acquired infections, and lower patient mortality rates.  An organization’s focus...
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Innovation needs nurses

Make the business case for high-tech patient care. Dan Weberg, PhD, RN, is senior director of innovation and leadership for Kaiser Permanente’s national nursing leadership and strategy team and a core team member for technology...
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Presentations: From commitment to call to action

Making a connection between your opening and closing engages the audience and enhances learning. By Tresa Kaur, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE, CTN-A Takeaways: Presentations are most effective when they start with a strong commitment to the...
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Key competencies for nursing

To innovate is to put new ideas into practice or existing ideas into practice in new ways. Innovation isn’t new, but its prominence and need in health care continues to increase. Addressing the complexities of healthcare delivery requires creative solutions and approaches that challenge the status quo. Building a culture of innovation necessitates developing skills that allow for ongoing innovation. For this reason, the American Nurses Association (ANA) is focused on nurse-led innovation for healthcare improvement as a part of its strategic goals.
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Enhancing innovation skills to inspire future thinking

I’ve seen it, you’ve seen it — the pace of change has ramped up exponentially. The leaps to new ideas that drive the need for new behaviors are happening all around us. Whether it’s...