• Gallup poll again ranks nurses as most trusted profession

    January 08 2016|Publication: eNews Update|Related Topics: Informatics

    Nurses last month were ranked once more as the top profession in terms of honesty and ethical standards, according to a Gallup poll. Eight-five percent of survey respondents polled ranked nurses as high or very high in their degree of honesty and ethical standards. Nurses were followed by pharmacists (68 percent), medical doctors (67 percent), high school teachers (60 percent) and police officers (56 percent). The poll organization noted that nurses have topped Gallup's honesty and ethics ranking every year but one since they were added to the list in 1999. The exception is 2001, when firefighters were included on the list on a one-time basis, shortly after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Gallup also noted that the 85 percent ties nurses' highest rating. The nationwide survey included 824 randomly selected adults. (Gallup news release, 12/21/15)

  • Voice newsletter launches mobile app

    January 08 2016|Publication: eNews Update|Related Topics: AONE

    AONE's Voice of Nursing Leadership, a bi-monthly newsletter, now has a complimentary mobile application for members, available for Android and Apple devices. With the app, members can download and search recent issues on smart phones or tablets. Find the Android app at the Google Play Store. The Apple version is available at the iTunes store. Voice of Nursing Leadership features articles about AONE's initiatives as well as advice and best practices to help nurse leaders thrive in their roles.

  • Accountable Care an Emory Healthcare: Nurse-Led Interprofessional Collaborative Practice

    December 31 2015|Publication: eNews Update|Related Topics: Health care reform

    In the January issue of Voice of Nursing Leadership, Susan E. Shapiro, PhD, RN, FAAN, authored “Accountable Care an Emory Healthcare: Nurse-Led Interprofessional Collaborative Practice.” Shapiro leads us through the care model, including a useful diagrams and a preparation sheet for nurses performing Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (page 6).

  • AONE unveils redesigned website with new features

    December 18 2015|Publication: eNews Update|Related Topics: Technology

    AONE this week launched its redesigned website, aone.org. The redesigned website offers easy access to information about AONE’s competencies, certifications, annual meeting and other popular programs.

  • Flu season off to slow start, CDC says

    December 18 2015|Publication: eNews Update|Related Topics: Population/community health

    The current flu season has gotten off to a slow start, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in the Dec. 11 of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Because of that, flu vaccination can still offer the public substantial benefits, CDC said.

  • Foundations provide $10 million to expand use of OpenNotes

    December 18 2015|Publication: eNews Update

    Four foundations will jointly provide $10 million to expand the use of OpenNotes, a national initiative that urges doctors and other clinicians to offer patients ready access to their visit notes.

  • Many states not prepared for infectious disease threats, study says

    December 18 2015|Publication: eNews Update|Related Topics: Research

    More than half of states score poorly on 10 key indicators on their readiness to respond to infectious disease outbreaks, said a report released this week from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).

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