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A better normal

Emerging trends are defining nursing’s future. It’s hard to imagine that just a year ago the world was in a…
Gratitude

A new sense of gratitude

In 2021, giving thanks is different.  In November, Thanksgiving gives us the opportunity to stop and reflect on the people…
COVID-19 care innovations worth keeping

Bright spots for the new year

COVID-19 care innovations worth keeping. We’ve lived through three waves of COVID-19 and learned from each one. New ways to…
climate change and health

Climate change and health

We’re not the only species being impacted.  Tina M. Marrelli My husband and I have been involved in Sea Turtle…
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Errors, care, and the bottom line

Try a mock survey to ensure patient safety. PRESIDENT Calvin Coolidge once said, “The chief business of the American people…
Unifying our approach to bullying, incivility, and violence

From #MeToo to #UsToo

Unifying our approach to bullying, incivility, and violence  Lillee Gelinas How long have we been talking about the chronic problem…
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Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Report

Good for you, good for the profession The recently released National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report, The Future…
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Genomics and precision health

Looking into the future At the June 2021 American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly, we discussed an important topic that…
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How dirty is your cellphone?

You wash your hands…maybe you should clean your phone PATIENT SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK is March 10-16, 2019. Are you aware…
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Mentoring for cultural awareness

Make a commitment to self-awareness. According to the American Nurses Association (ANA) definition, mentoring is a one-to-one, long-term relationship between…
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Nurse suicide: Breaking the silence

More research and awareness are needed. The recent sudden deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and TV host Anthony Bourdain have…

Patient safety awareness

How do we create a mindset focused on safety? Patient Safety Awareness Week is March 14-20. Its importance can’t be…
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Ready for what’s next?

Find the job you don’t have yet.  Lillee Gelinas As healthcare evolves, so do nursing roles. In many ways, the…
Covid-19

Second thoughts about second thoughts

Step back to discover what we’ve learned.  Lillee Gelinas I’ll never forget March 12, 2020. That’s when the pandemic became…
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Shortage solutions

ANA, partners develop detailed road map for better staffing.  News headlines about the nurse staffing shortage portray an extreme event…
UNI

Special and unique: You

Using a unique nurse identifier recognizes your contributions to quality patient care. Intelligent systems surround us. They include automated robotic…
Evidence Based practice

Stop the slide

Drifting back to old practices endangers the profession.  Before COVID-19, healthcare and nursing performance were moving in the right direction.…
How do you handle a bullying doctor?

Temper tantrums at work

How do you handle a bullying doctor?  Most nurses have witnessed or been the victims of doctor bullying. I know…
Nursing Shortage

The nursing shortage

This one is different  We all talk about the nursing shortage. In fact, we’ve been experiencing it for decades. However,…
Time for change

Tide of change

Report calls on nursing to confront and eradicate racism.  Racism: “Assaults on the human spirit in the form of biases,…
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Vital and invaluable

Recognizing nurses’ service during Nurses Month. Ernest J. Grant May marks Nurses Month, a time to offer RNs nationwide well-deserved…
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Walk a mile in a nurse’s shoes

Redefining the physician–nurse relationship.  Traditionally, physician–nurse relationships have been viewed as superior–subordinate. Despite clinical work environment advances that demonstrate teamwork…

When COVID-19 strikes home

My personal story The pandemic’s impact on frontline caregivers has captured headlines and hearts for months. I read as many…

Why surveys matter

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

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