AONL

Feb 13, 2020
The American Hospital Association (AHA) will host a webinar framing gun violence as a complex biopsychosocial disease. This webinar will help participants identify opportunities for preventing gun violence and making the communities they serve healthier and safer.
Feb 13, 2020
The Joint Commission issued a Quick Safety advisory on psychiatric advance directives (PADs) this week.
Feb 13, 2020
In response to the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reiterated its recommendation to health care facilities to use a hierarchy of controls to prevent infectious disease transmission.
Feb 13, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released two memos this week with guidance for health care facilities and the state survey agencies that inspect those facilities.
Feb 13, 2020
Writing in Nursing Economic$, administrators at Seton Hall College of Nursing called on nurses in all settings to take action to address the opioid epidemic.
Feb 13, 2020
A letter from a nursing journal editor to the editor of Becker’s Hospital Review took issue with that publication’s characterization of nurse practitioners (NPs) as “midlevel” providers and criticized the implication that employing NPs at a Chicago-area immediate care clinic could place patients at…
Feb 13, 2020
Precepting can be an effective retention strategy for novice nurses according to Solimar Figueroa, PhD, RN, a clinical collaborator for the American Academy for Preceptor Advancement. Trained preceptors can give inexperienced nurses needed confidence and increase their competence by showing them…
Feb 13, 2020
The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) issued a statement this week expressing concern over cuts to domestic and health care spending in President Trump’s proposed FY 2021 budget. With the exception of NURSE Corps, the budget eliminates all Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs, which…
Feb 13, 2020
A study of millennial and Gen Z nurses found they value on-the-job support, scheduling flexibility and opportunities for professional growth. The study was commissioned by HCA Healthcare in Nashville, Tenn., where millennial and Gen Z nurses now constitute a majority. AONL member Jane Englebright,…
Feb 13, 2020
To celebrate the Year of the Nurse and Midwife and the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale, AONL will take part in the Nightingale Challenge, a global initiative to equip and empower the next generation of nurses.