• Leadership Summit pre-conference offering explores improving patient flow

    June 28 2018|Publication: eNews Update

    A workshop focused on methods to improve the flow of patients through the emergency department, ICU and other settings will be offered July 25, before the American Hospital Association Leadership Summit in San Diego.

  • Medicare NP demonstration results promising

    June 28 2018|Publication: eNews Update

    The Medicare Graduate Nurse Education (GNE) Demonstration found that offering payments to Medicare providers enabled more of them to participate as clinical preceptors to APRNs and substantially increased APRN graduates, notes a perspective article by nursing researchers published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

  • Nurse anesthetists seek full practice authority in VHA

    June 28 2018|Publication: eNews Update

    The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is calling for full practice authority for CRNAs within the Veterans Affairs (VA) health system, HealthLeaders reports.

  • Nurse calls for greater self-care

    June 28 2018|Publication: eNews Update

    A Pennsylvania nurse urges American nurses to stop neglecting self-care in an article in the Journal of Radiology Nursing. Lora K. Hromadik, PhD, RN, associate professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, said nurses working extra hours in high-stress work environments without attending to their own needs will negatively affect patient care.

  • Nurse leaders influence change in multiple ways

    June 28 2018|Publication: eNews Update

    Nurses can influence change and be drivers of innovation but need strong nurse leaders who advocate for them in the C-suite, HealthLeaders reports.

  • Reflective writing helps nurses deal with trauma

    June 28 2018|Publication: eNews Update

    Teaching nurses to use reflective writing to process their feelings about work stress can reduce burnout and help nurses communicate more effectively in academic papers, suggests a discussion paper published by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

  • Study finds improvement in safety culture

    June 28 2018|Publication: eNews Update

    Duke University Health System has sustained significant improvements in patient safety metrics and safety culture for more than seven years, according to a study published in the June Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.

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