Life at Work

BEAM: The behavioral evaluation and addiction management team

Shining a light to reduce hospital workplace violence. Takeaways: Healthcare workers are more likely to be victims of serious violence than those working in the...

End workplace violence

Charting a path to zero tolerance April 16, 2021, marked a key milestone in the journey to end workplace violence in healthcare, when the Workplace...

Protecting privacy while supporting nurses

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Concerned emergency department clinical manager Subject: Patient/family privacy and nurses’ well-being   A patient was brought to our emergency department (ED) from...

Creating a compelling poster

Use poster presentations to spread the word about your study or project.  Takeaways: Effective posters convey key information and provide presenters with an opportunity to...

Benefits of feedback for nurse leaders

Viewing feedback as a gift enhances career growth. Takeaways: Without feedback, beginning nurse leaders’ careers can be derailed Constructive feedback can lead to significant performance...

Individual nurse liability insurance

Understand your options Takeaways: Nurses are at risk for litigation or state board of nursing action against them. To protect themselves, nurse should learn about...

New graduate nurse time management

A game-based approach accelerates time management skills.  Takeaways: Time management is an essential skill for nurses, especially new graduates. Using a novel board game, Nurse...

Managing new nurse fear and anxiety

Simple strategies can help with transition to practice. Takeaways: Many nurses who graduated in 2020 and 2021 (in the midst of the pandemic) found themselves...

Seven steps for having difficult conversations

This simple guide can facilitate interactions. Takeaways: Be open minded when having a difficult conversation. Practice self-reflection to prepare for difficult conversations. Seek to understand...

Nurses rising

Recognizing, elevating, and caring for RNs during a pandemic As we celebrated the inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, the first woman...