APRNs and the Choosing Wisely® campaign

Advanced Practice RNs (APRNs) influence outcomes for patients in a number of ways, including better symptom management, reduced costs, and improved health. Demonstrating the outcomes of APRN care remains a…

CNO-CFO collaboration for safe nurse staffing

Steps for building a partnership. Takeaways: Collaboration between chief nursing and finance officers builds trust and is essential to address the challenges of balancing the resources needed to…
Nursing careers and education

Collaboration: The key to healthcare transformation

Transforming health care is a complex challenge that can best be met through a coordinated response from academia and clinical practice. Working together, chief nursing officers (CNOs) and academic leaders ensure that clinicians…

Interprofessional education

Combining skills and knowledge from different disciplines enhances patient care. By Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN   In 2003, the Committee on Health Professions Education of the Institute…

Make an effective transition to a new job

Success depends on collaborating with your orientation team and speaking up when you need help. Before you started your new job, your employer gave you a snapshot of…
nurse mentorships two way street

Nurse mentorships: A two-way street

Mentoring is successful only when both the mentor and mentee contribute. Takeaways: Formal or informal mentorship can promote the longevity of mentees. Mentorship can create pride in mentees…

Our journey along the Pathway to Excellence®

A rural community hospital shares its story of designation and re-designation.  Takeaways: Pathway to Excellence® is an evolving process that roadmaps opportunities to enhance nursing recruitment and retention,…

Tools to improve your collaborative skills

No matter what your practice environment, you need to collaborate effectively with other nurses and other disciplines to excel in your career. Nurses are expected to participate in joint initiatives that embrace research…

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