AONL

Jan 16, 2020
In 2016, about 30% of the more than 14,000 women who gave birth at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies, a Magnet hospital in Orlando, Fla., breastfed their babies exclusively at the time of discharge. By 2019, that number was 57%. The hospital credits frontline nurses, who all learned how…
Jan 16, 2020
In response to requests from state lawmakers, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued letters to Kansas and Ohio representatives in support of bills expanding the scope of practice of advanced practice registered nurse
Jan 16, 2020
“Designing, implementing, and evaluating a suite of tools integrated within a vendor EHR to improve patient safety has a variety of challenges.” That’s the conclusion of researchers evaluating a Patient Safety Learning Laboratories (PSLL) project on 12 inpatient units at a large academic medical…
Jan 16, 2020
Earlier this week, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announced the launch of its division of digital healthcare research.
Jan 16, 2020
Surveyed critical care nurses (CCRNs) at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville reported experiencing lower levels of moral distress when they believed they had access to palliative care for their patients. Moral distress often affects nurses who feel they lack clear treatment…
Jan 16, 2020
To describe the recruitment experience of foreign-educated U.S. health professionals (FEHPs), researchers surveyed FEHPs recruited between 2015 and 2017 and interviewed a smaller sample of foreign-educated nurses (FENs).
Jan 16, 2020
Researchers say a collaborative care model employing certified nurse midwives to lead obstetric care teams is improving the quality of care at one midwestern hospital. Mayo Clinic Health System–Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse, Wis., adopted the model in 2014 to counter the growing shortage of…
Jan 16, 2020
The AONL Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research and Education recently awarded research funding to Kelley Kostich, RN, a PhD candidate at University of Missouri, Kansas City, to investigate the nurse leader's role in patient experience, safety and clinician well-being. Kostich, who is…
Jan 16, 2020
Making sure the nursing workforce feels safe, engaged and valued should be a top priority for chief nursing officers (CNOs) in 2020. That’s the view of AONL member Shela Kaneshiro, MBA, RN, vice president, patient care services and CNO at MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center in Fountain Valley…