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Guides/Reports
Clinical nurses and nurse managers, like athletes or artists, work together with the shared goal of high quality patient care. The shared goal is clear to nurses, and most of them might say they would not be in nursing practice without that endpoint in mind.
Guides/Reports
Patient engagement is a critical cornerstone of patient safety and quality. AONL, along with the Nursing Alliance for Quality Care, has grounded its approach to this topic by recognizing the primary importance of relationships between engaged patients and families and their providers of care. The following are principal assumptions that guide in addressing care that is patient-centered.
Technical Paper
In September 2011, The American Hospital Association (AHA) convened a roundtable of clinical and health systems experts to examine the future primary care workforce needs of patients, as well as the role hospitals and healthcare systems can play in effectively delivering primary care.
Guides/Reports
?Member Only? This guide helps facilitators host a guided conversation between clinical nurses and nurse managers.
Guides/Reports
These guiding principles outline how chief nurse executives, chief information officers and industry partners stakeholders can work together to achieve enhanced quality outcomes for the patients and families we all serve.
White Papers
This white paper contains both important data and insights as well as an assessment tool that will help organizations develop effective WPMs and support excellent patient care and strengthen the U.S. health care system.
Guides/Reports
Learn about the expectations, assumptions, and challenges facing the multi-generational workforce of early-careerist nurse leaders.
Toolkits/Methodology
This Community Health Worker toolkit will cover what Community Health Worker programs are and what is suggested to implement a program on your own as well as the benefits to your organization, your patients and your community.
Guides/Reports
As a coalition of 61 national nursing organizations, the Nursing Community stands united that the focus on responding to the Ebola Virus Disease in the United States and the devastating outbreak in West Africa must be on patient health and community protection.
Other Resources
AONL, with the Tri-Council for Nursing, released a position statement on how to engage the nursing workforce in eradicating the Ebola virus.
Guides/Reports
AONL and the Emergency Nurses Association created the Guiding Principles on Mitigating Violence in the Workplace to assist nurse leaders in systematically addressing measures to manage and reduce violence against health care professionals.
Other Resources
AONL and the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing collaborated to outline how nurse leaders in inpatient and post-acute/outpatient settings should approach their roles to enhance development of care coordination and transition management across the continuum of care.
[Sponsored] In a recent study of more than 1,200 clinicians, 87 percent say that alarms for non-actionable, irrelevant issues “occur frequently,” a jump of more than 10 percent in five years. The problem is growing with the proliferation of monitoring devices in hospitals. It’s time to make alarm management a priority, to protect patient safety and to mitigate provider burnout.
[Sponsored] Whether it’s a local clinic with a team of ten employees or a healthcare system with multiple locations, every healthcare facility relies on its staff to deliver exceptional care 24/7. Issues such as patient acuity, census counts, and shift requirements must be considered when creating staff schedules. Factor in call offs, time-off requests and other last-minute changes, and it’s easy to see why staff scheduling can be a time-intensive, laborious process for nurse managers.
Resources
AONL is committed to safe nurse staffing to ensure quality care and optimal patient experience is delivered throughout our nation.
Other Resources
The Tri-Council for Nursing is deeply disappointed in the resolution passed at the Interim Meeting of the American Medical Association’s (AMA) House of Delegates, which renews the AMA’s commitment to limiting the practice of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) across the country through model legislation and national and state-level campaigns. The Tri-Council knows that when nurses practice to the full extent of their education and clinical training, patients and our healthcare system benefit.
Reflections
In 2017 a delegation of nurse leaders traveled abroad, to Israel with the AONL board president an CEO. Among the areas they explored included, emergency preparedness, treating victims of violence in Israeli communities, and Israeli nurse leaders’ initiatives to keep themselves and their staff resilient. Additionally, they learned how nurse leaders in Israel partner with their academic colleagues in preparing the current and future generation of nurses for the growing demand of health care needs as their population ages.
Other Resources
The evolution of community team-based care acknowledges new and modified roles for clinicians and other care givers, their relationships and customized interactions with patients and families. This position, from the Tri-Council for Nursing, will inform consumers, providers, and policy makers about the changing nature of care in the community and the importance of high impact teams, highlighting the roles of registered nurses and community health workers.
Book
?Member Only? This book explores the need for nurse leaders to support the development of a culture of communication from the administrative level to direct-care nurses.
White Papers
As the U.S. health care environment continues to evolve in response to calls for lower cost, higher quality and an improved patient experience, health care organizations are undergoing fundamental change. This in turn requires the system Chief Nurse Executive (CNE) to adjust and embrace new competencies.