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Protect and defend

Edie Brous wants nurses to protect their livelihoods.   While working on her master’s degree, Edie Brous, JD, MSN, MPH, RN, took a course on collective...

Nursing’s role in Joint Commission accreditation

Inspiring safety and quality care. Takeaways: Nurses play a key role in the accreditation process and work on the frontline to prevent errors and promote...

Leading with self-empathy

Self-empathy can help leaders find meaning and purpose during difficult times.   Nurse leaders are responsible for bringing out the best in others, and empathy has...

Nurses and contracts

Understand the basics so you can protect your interests.  Takeaways: Understanding basic contract terminology, potential pitfalls, and the relationships among parties to a contract can...

Eliminating your nursing school debt

Without the burden of student loans, you can fully invest time and energy into your career.  Takeaways: Calculating your debt-to-income ratio is the first step...

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...

Inspired healthcare

A nurse-led care transformation model. Takeaways: The nursing profession must take a lead role in the transformation of care delivery. Success can be achieved by...

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),...

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...

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Do Vitamins, Plants Help Uterine Fibroid Risk or Treatment?

A research team out of Poland recently undertook a comprehensive examination of published data to determine the role that vitamins and diet might play...