Leadership style matters
American Nurse » Nursing Leadership
by Chris Evans Gartley
2M ago
Use the interview to ensure your next job meets your needs. As 2024 graduation rolls around, we’ll see close to 200,000 nurses prepared to enter the workforce. This figure sounds promising, but given the current staffing shortage, the gap between supply and demand continues to grow. The American Nurses Association reports that nearly 18% of newly licensed RNs quit the profession within the first year. Although many reasons exist for this alarming statistic, research shows that mitigating factors—such as a positive work environment and caring leaders—can aid retention. My colleagues (Dr. Lucy L ..read more
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Lived experience
American Nurse » Nursing Leadership
by Chris Evans Gartley
2M ago
Sharing our experiences face-to-face or online through op-eds, blogs, and the like, reflects the very best of advocacy—the process of gaining public support for a cause or policy. This content is for Digital Access and Print Plus subscribers only. Visit the site and log in/register to read ..read more
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High school nurse camp
American Nurse » Nursing Leadership
by Chris Evans Gartley
3M ago
A pipeline for rebuilding the nursing workforce Takeaways: Solving the nursing shortage requires creative recruitment strategies. An immersive experience at one hospital allowed students to witness the nursing role and its impact. Piedmont Fayette Hospital, a 310-bed acute care hospital in Fayetteville, Georgia, continues to experience the impact of workforce shortages affecting many healthcare organizations. According to the World Health Organization, the United States will need to increase the number of nurses by 8% annually to close the current nurse gap by 2030. To help build a sustaina ..read more
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Let’s huddle up
American Nurse » Nursing Leadership
by Chris Evans Gartley
4M ago
A comprehensive ambulatory cancer center’s journey to implementing tiered huddles Takeaways: Tiered huddles are brief conversations that occur throughout levels of an organization or across health systems to improve patient safety, communication, situational awareness, care coordination, resource utilization, patient outcomes, and service. Using an inclusive approach, this organization constructed a meaningful process with measurable operational and patient-centered metrics. Tiered huddles, brief conversations that occur throughout levels of an organization or across health systems, move u ..read more
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Nurses have the power
American Nurse » Nursing Leadership
by Michelle Rush
4M ago
In her more than 40 years of nursing, Cynthia Bienemy, PhD, RN, has focused on addressing health disparities and inequities related to cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Black communities through research and community-based interventions. This content is for Digital Access and Print Plus subscribers only. Visit the site and log in/register to read. The post Nurses have the power appeared first on American Nurse ..read more
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Nursing professional development at night
American Nurse » Nursing Leadership
by Chris Evans Gartley
4M ago
An innovative approach to help new graduate nurses transition into practice Takeaways: As the nursing shortage continues, more new nursing graduates will take jobs in specialty areas such as critical care. Nursing graduates face many stressors and must be supported during their transition into practice. A nursing professional development practitioner at night program can help new graduate nurses’ transition into critical care and medical-surgical departments. The Institute of Medicine advocates for well-prepared nurses to manage today’s complex healthcare environment. However, the nursing ..read more
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Connections ease nurses’ burdens
American Nurse » Nursing Leadership
by Chris Evans Gartley
4M ago
Support comes from many sources. Takeaways: Nurses reported that primary supportive factors that help prevent burnout include their relationships with friends, loved ones, colleagues, patients, and their community. These connections allow for greater workplace engagement, which can lead to improved patient outcomes. “Hello, I’ll be your nurse today.” These six words signal to a nurse’s brain that they’re no longer an individual but rather part of a collective engaged in a fascinating rollercoaster of assessment, intervention, and evaluation of the human experience. As part of this collabora ..read more
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Mentorship matters
American Nurse » Nursing Leadership
by Chris Evans Gartley
5M ago
Mentoring and supporting nurses in different stages of their careers are more important than ever since the pandemic. This content is for Digital Access and Print Plus subscribers only. Visit the site and log in/register to read. The post Mentorship matters appeared first on American Nurse ..read more
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Fill your own cup first
American Nurse » Nursing Leadership
by Chris Evans Gartley
6M ago
As a professor of nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Susanne Fogger DNP, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, FAAN, FAANP, ­combines teaching on behavioral health issues with a psychiatric practice integrated into a UAB infectious disease clinic. This content is for Digital Access and Print Plus subscribers only. Visit the site and log in/register to read. The post Fill your own cup first appeared first on American Nurse ..read more
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Cultivating change
American Nurse » Nursing Leadership
by Chris Evans Gartley
7M ago
Ryan Shaw knows the future starts now. Ryan J. Shaw, PhD, RN, serves on the American Nurses Association (ANA) Innovation Ad­visory Board, which provides strategic guidance and thought leadership for developing and executing innovation strategy for the ANA Enterprise. Shaw is an associate professor at the Duke University School of Nursing and director of their Health Innovation Lab, an accelerator to test new technologies and care delivery processes in both real and simulated clinical environments. A North Carolina Nurses Association member, he describes how nursing leadership is essential to m ..read more
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