AONL

Sep 10, 2020
Stress from treating patients with COVID-19 can take a deep toll on nurses, putting them at risk of moral distress, compassion fatigue and burnout. A group of nursing organizations is responding with the Well-Being Initiative, and individual hospitals have employed a range of tactics to support…
Sep 10, 2020
A comprehensive leadership training program developed by nurses at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia can serve as a model for any hospital with midlevel nurse leaders new to their roles, according to an article in the September Journal of Nursing Administration.
Sep 10, 2020
Last week, the American Hospital Association (AHA) last week urged the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to adopt a unified set of guidelines for equitably allocating COVID-19 vaccines when they become available.
Sep 10, 2020
AONL and the other members of the Tri-Council for Nursing called on all nurses “to carefully weigh the positions, proposals, and legislative voting records of candidates who aspire to elected office” and cast their votes in the Nov. 3 election.
Sep 10, 2020
The American Hospital Association (AHA) has joined with other health care organizations and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to encourage everyone to get vaccinated against the flu.
Sep 3, 2020
A high proportion of COVID-19 infections among U.S. health care personnel appear to go undetected. According to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), 1 in 20 health care workers sampled in 12 states tested positive for antibodies for COVID-19, and 69% of those with antibodies had never…
Sep 3, 2020
More than half of Michigan patients hospitalized with suspected COVID-19 received antibiotics, even though fewer than 4% of those patients had bacterial infections. The findings, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, were based on data from a random sample of 1,705 patients receiving care at…
Sep 3, 2020
To reduce risk of falls, advocates for the Hendrich II Fall Risk Model say more nursing time should be spent on the underlying causes of the factors that put patients at risk.
Sep 3, 2020
Two Sept. 9 webinars, Road to Resilience and Psychological Safety and Building Strength in Teams, will address ways health care systems can address the needs of patients and staff in times of crisis.