Staffing

Nurses struggling on the frontline of COVID-19

Innovation is important in maintaining an open-minded perspective on the frontline of healthcare, particularly in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a practicing...

Safety huddles: A safety net for nurses amid the COVID-19 pandemic

In March 2020, our 31-bed geriatric medical unit was designated the first COVID-19 unit in a teaching hospital located in a New York City...

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...

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...

Building a healthy workplace culture

Tabitha Hughey’s typical workday begins with roosters crowing at dawn and a brisk 90-minute walk near her Western Kentucky home. Hughey often logs 30,000 steps...

Shift work and sleep disruption: Implications for nurses’ health

Take steps to protect nurses and ensure patient safety. Takeaways Shift work is common among nurses and can lead to significant health, social, and family...

We must #EndNurseAbuse

RNs are vulnerable during COVID-19.   The stress of a pandemic can put nurses at higher risk of becoming targets of workplace violence. Now more than...

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. ...

From surge plans to a culture of readiness

Translating scarce resource management into outcomes with impact. Takeaways: The more resource options available for day-to-day surge events, the more effectively hospital operations can withstand...

Why surveys matter

Tracking nursing trends and salaries provides valuable insights. Thanks to all of you who participated in this year’s American Nurse Journal Nursing Trends and Salary...