Today in Nursing Leadership

Where the most meaningful discussions for nurse leaders happen.

A podcast from the American Organization for Nursing Leadership

Success for leaders means staying one step ahead. Tune into Today in Nursing Leadership for monthly conversations with nursing leadership experts, featuring information, insights and innovations that drive change and provoke action. In each episode, hear from experts highlighting challenges facing nurse leaders today and how to navigate these for success.

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Latest Episodes

Adventures of an Amateur Advocate

June 20, 2022

Hear from Rachel Culpepper on how to become an advocate to make an impact on nursing issues affecting your patients, community and nursing teams. Learn more.

Patient C.A.R.E.

June 2, 2022

Dr. John “Skip” Williams discusses how software technology designed for critical care units can benefit nurses during shift changes by providing all relevant information on their patients, reducing clinician burden and EMR stress. Quantaira Health introduces Patient C.A.R.E (comprehensive access for remote evaluation). This platform enables providers to remotely observe patient biometrics from multiple medical devices and monitors and synchronizes it on to one screen. Learn more at www.quantaira.comLearn more.

Cultivating Mindfulness, Ethical Practice and Resilience in Nurses

May 16, 2022

Nurses and leaders are experiencing moral adversity that can lead to various types of moral suffering. Cynda Rushton discusses an evidence based program that offers a pathway to fortify nurses inherent resilience and integrity and arm them with the tools necessary to meet the inevitable ethical challenges that arise in health care.  Learn more.

In Crisis and Beyond: Maximizing Nursing’s Impact through Professional Governance

May 16, 2022

Health care is hungry for exemplary nursing leadership for the future. Traditional approaches/structures are no longer adequate. Tim Porter-O'Grady explores how professional governance provides the structural requisite for advancing this essential leadership.  Learn more.

Creating Solutions in the Midst of a Pandemic

April 18, 2022

Rose Hedges and Carmen Kleinsmith discuss how clinicians used an open culture of frontline innovation to build just-in-time devices for COVID-19 protocols in ICU patient care, PPE and patient transportation. Learn more.

Promoting Mental Health & Wellbeing in Critical Care Nurses: An Urgent Call

April 4, 2022

Bernadette Melnyk explores why promoting mental health and wellbeing is the utmost importance. In this episode, learn essential strategies you can take to combat burnout and promote your own health and wellness. Learn more.

A Journey Through The Dark: One Manager’s Story from Burnout to Success

March 21, 2022

Burnout across the bedside nursing profession is gaining more and more national attention. Chris Burleigh provides insight, skills, tools and hope for any nurse leader facing the same challenges. Learn more.

Pandemic Impact on Authentic Nurse Leadership and Work Environment

Feb. 28, 2022

Rosanne Raso and Joyce Fitzpatrick address challenges in the clinical work environment during the pandemic for clinical nurses and nurse leaders. Learn more.

Using Innovative Strategies to Combat Workplace Violence

Feb. 3, 2022

Veronica Nolden and Trina Trimmer discuss how the risk for health care workers has been disproportionate and ways to implement strategies for team safety. Learn more.

It takes 3: Creating Shared Responsibility for Employee Engagement

Oct. 18, 2021

Vicki Hess discusses three essential elements to creating shared responsibility for employee engagement. Learn more.

Extreme Caring and Moments of Miracles: Nursing's Contribution

Sept. 20, 2021

Wanona (Winnie) Fritz discusses how being a combat nurse shaped innovations in health care of homeless veterans and other vulnerable populations. Hear stories from her combat nurse days of resilience that apply to current challenges of today. Learn more.

Beyond Deny & Defend: Engaging Patients in Solutions

July 19, 2021

Anne Pedersen and Joanne Sorensen discuss how implementing a transparent approach following a medical error positively impacts patient and provider satisfaction as well as litigation risk. Learn more.

Leading Disruptive Change: Transforming Your Onboarding Experience

August 16, 2021

Rachel Kelter shares how nurse leaders utilized disruptive innovation through challenging the status quo to facilitate a culture shift and onboarding practice changes for an entire health care system. Learn more.

Beyond Deny & Defend: Engaging Patients in Solutions

July 19, 2021

Anne Pedersen and Joanne Sorensen discuss how implementing a transparent approach following a medical error positively impacts patient and provider satisfaction as well as litigation risk. Learn more.

Preserve the ART of Human Caring with Micro-Practices

June 14, 2021

Karen White-Trevino explores how evidence-based, caring micro-practices can be integrated into the daily workflow of RNs working in the acute care setting. Caring micro-practices are actionable activities that operationalize the ethic of caring.Learn more.