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Feb 27, 2020
The American Hospital Association will host a webinar next month on telehealth as part of its Value Initiative virtual workshop series. The program will explore how hospitals are implementing provider-to-provider and provider-to-patient telehealth services to improve access to care, enhance patient…
Feb 27, 2020
Design Thinking for Health, a free, online course, offers nurses a framework and tools they can use when tackling complex challenges in the workplace. Developed by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation, the course aims to deliver design training…
Feb 27, 2020
To effectively lead evidence-based quality improvement efforts, nurses need to be able to function as change agents, according to an article in the Journal of Nursing Administration. To support the professional development of nurses leading evidence-based practice (EBP) projects, nurses at the…
Feb 27, 2020
Alumni from the inaugural class of AONL Nurse Executive Fellows report in the March Journal of Nursing Administration they “learned about [themselves] as leaders, identified leadership strengths and potential, were challenged to develop executive competencies, and developed bonds with a cohort of…
Feb 27, 2020
Now that U.S. clinicians have begun encountering patients infected with COVID-19, the experiences of nurses who responded to the 2014-15 Ebola outbreak offer lessons in preparedness and personal protection. Nurse leaders at two U.S. hospitals specially equipped to handle highly contagious and…
Feb 27, 2020
Two nurse infection-control experts share best practices in a Nurse.com article. Handwashing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds is the primary means of protecting against coronaviruses, and hand sanitizers are not as effective, they said. They also provided advice on how and when to use…
Feb 27, 2020
This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urged Americans to take steps to prepare for community transmission of COVID-19. CDC Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat, said it’s a question of when, not if, the virus will spread.
Feb 27, 2020
Holding more than one job, workplace violence and concerns about occupational health issues are among the stressors prompting 44% of RNs in a recent AMN Healthcare survey to say they often feel like leaving their jobs.
Feb 26, 2020
Catherine Robinson-Walker is a passionate advocate for leadership development for nurses, with more than 25 years of executive leadership experience in complex health organizations, national commissions, and academic consortia.
Feb 20, 2020
A recent study shows