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Support nurses with job embeddedness

Use this model to promote nurse retention. Takeaways: The recent pandemic, and potential consequential post-traumatic stress disorder, might affect nurse retention significantly. Strategically planned job...

Effective advocacy

Katie Boston-Leary wants nurses to shape the future. Katie Boston-Leary, PhD, MBA, MHA, RN, NEA-BC, is director of nursing programs at the American Nurses Association...

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...

Re-expansion pulmonary edema

An uncommon complication with serious consequences  Takeaways: Re-expansion pulmonary edema is a rare complication of pleural drainage with potentially fatal consequences. Nurses should suspect re-expansion...

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...

Adverse event reporting and root cause analysis

Increasing nurses’ understanding can reduce errors. Takeaways Maintaining patient safety is pivotal to nursing practice; the complexities of healthcare call for more in-depth attention to...

How innovation and design thinking can improve care

Empathy and collaboration create opportunities to help vulnerable populations.  Takeaways: Design thinking is a problem-solving tool driven by the needs of the targeted population. The...

Change for the better

ANA liaison to the ACIP has a lifelong commitment to public health.  Chad Rittle, DNP, MPH, RN, FAAOHN, associate professor of nursing at Chatham University...

The pandemic and early career nurses

Find support, shape the profession via input, action. During the peaks and valleys of the now 15-month COVID-19 pandemic, nurses remain the bedrock of competent...

New nursing school graduates: Let the real learning begin

Education continues on the job. Welcome to the 2021 class of nursing school graduates joining our most remarkable profession. You enter the workforce at an...

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Will Omicron Be More Contagious Than Delta?

If the first thing you heard about the omicron variant over the holiday weekend was that it is bad news, the second thing was...