Nursing Teams

Developing and expanding APRN and PA teams

Takeaways: Advanced practice RN (APRN) and physician assistant (PA) roles are increasing in both primary and acute care settings. The integration of APRNs and...

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...

Top apps for nurses in 2020

With 2020 coming to an end, the American Nurse Journal team would like to highlight some of the best apps for nurses and nursing...

The stories that never get told: Belonging

Ruth was admitted to our orthopedic unit with a hip fracture which was repaired uneventfully within a few days. What followed was the epitome...

Interprofessional collaboration made easy

Strategies for improving results. Takeaways: Interprofessional collaboration can be added to bedside rounding and other existing teams. Patient engagement and satisfaction improves with interprofessional collaboration. ...

Nurses, please don’t withdraw care

When I started practicing as a nurse in an intensive care unit (ICU), everything I saw and heard seemed so unfamiliar. Like on a...

The rewards of teamwork and productive leadership in healthcare today

Is the combination of teamwork and leadership important in nursing and healthcare? The answer to that question is “Yes!” Strong leadership skills enable teams to...

Appreciative inquiry: Building teamwork and leadership

An effective tool for improving patient care. Takeaways: Appreciative inquiry focuses on acknowledging strengths and values of individuals and organizations while understanding, accepting, and searching...

View the new documentary ‘In Case of Emergency’

Join filmmaker Carolyn Jones for the Virtual Premiere of ‘In Case of Emergency’ on October 14th at 8pm ET followed by a live panel discussion...

Hourly rounding policy

Dear Editor, Over the past ten years, new policies supporting "hourly rounding" were implemented in the inpatient setting and transitioned into nursing homes and rehabilitation...