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The Art of Delegating as a New Nurse

The Nursing Site

I absolutely love training new grad nurses. Their excitement and fresh look at the profession transports me back to fifteen-plus years ago when I first started. I work midnight’s so I have the pleasure of fine-tuning all the information that the day shift preceptors taught. Things I like to focus on are the importance of teamwork as well as the art of delegating as a new nurse.

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66,000 qualified nursing applications turned down amid faculty shortages: AACN

Becker's Hospital Review

From 2022-23, four-year colleges and universities turned down 65,766 qualified applications — not applicants, as people may apply to more than one program — which likely resulted in thousands of applicants being turned away, according to a new report from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

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Survey Readiness Training for Healthcare Providers

American Medical Compliance

The following Survey Readiness Training for Healthcare Providers is designed to educate healthcare providers on the purpose and importance of survey readiness in healthcare. Surveys may play a large role in your healthcare facility. Also, it is important to understand the purpose and the regulations associated with them. Because of this, AMC can help your healthcare organization become more aware of healthcare surveys.

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WOC Nurses Week Highlights Specialty

Minority Nurse

Wound, Ostomy, and Continence (WOC) Nurse Week runs from April 14-20 and brings attention to this nursing specialty and the expertise WOC nurses bring to patient care. As a member of the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) for 31 years and now its president, Vicky Pontieri-Lewis, MS, RN, ACNS-BC-CWOCN, says the field is exciting and ever changing.

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Fertility Benefits for Every Age: A HR Roadmap from Gen Z to Baby Boomers

Speaker: Lauri Armstrong, SHRM-SCP - Sr. Director, People Operations at Carrot Fertility

Today’s workforce includes multiple generations of employees all looking for something different from their benefits package. While meeting these disparate needs can be challenging, a comprehensive fertility benefit can support everyone from junior staffers learning about their fertility health to senior leadership managing menopause and low testosterone symptoms.

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Integrating Nursing Theory with Technology: Enhancing Patient Care in the Digital Age

Nursology

Contributor: Rebecca Jayne Burns In this digital age, the post you are reading is already outdated. So, I am not far off base when pondering the relevance of nursing theory’s place here. Does nursing theory and technology align?

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Meaningful progress toward our health equity commitments

Providence

Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their highest level of health—but societal barriers often make it far too challenging for many people.

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Understanding Medication Safety Training

American Medical Compliance

The following Understanding Medication Safety Training educates healthcare providers on common medication safety issues. Ensuring patient safety during health services delivery is fundamental for an efficient healthcare system. Additionally, a strong organizational culture of patient safety and quality enables service providers to prepare for a variety of reasons.

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Protecting NNPs Against Mistreatment & Occupational Distress

Ensearch

Workplace mistreatment has surged in healthcare since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nurses and physicians across all disciplines are experiencing it, and neonatal nurse practitioners (NNPs) are no exception. The trend is concerning, but there are ways hospital leaders and healthcare systems can step in to protect their workers against mistreatment and the subsequent [.

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Core Elements for Antibiotic Stewardship Training

American Medical Compliance

The following Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship Training educates healthcare providers on the importance of antibiotic stewardship in healthcare. Additionally, antibiotic stewardship is the effort to measure and improve how clinicians prescribe antibiotics to patients who use them. Furthermore, improving antibiotic prescribing and use is critical to effectively treat infections, protect patients from harm caused by unnecessary antibiotic use, and combat antibiotic resistance.

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Why Menopause Should Matter to Today’s Employers

Speaker: Julie B. Chavez - VP, Strategy & Alliances at Carrot

An estimated 1.1 billion women worldwide will have experienced menopause by 2025. Symptoms like hot flashes, fatigue, and anxiety can be incredibly disruptive — and last for years. But despite its massive impact, little is being done to support those going through menopause in the workplace. In a recent survey, 70% of respondents said they have considered changing their employment to better manage symptoms — perhaps because only 8% received significant support from their employer related to meno

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The Relentless School Nurse: “Pearls of Wisdom” from the Missouri School Nurse Association Conference

The Relentless School Nurse

Click to view slideshow. As a school nurse, one of the most rewarding experiences for me has been being invited to speak at state school nurse association conferences. I never imagined, eight years ago when I started The Relentless School Nurse blog, that I would be asked to present to colleagues across the country. What an honor it is to share time, learning, and camaraderie with school nurses outside of my home state.

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ANA Builds Momentum on Nursing Priorities on Capitol Hill

Capitol Beat

During the first quarter of 2024, the American Nurses Association’s Policy & Government Affairs Department collaborated with lawmakers on Capitol Hill on several legislative priorities. Here is a highlight of several initiatives that aim to rebuild the nursing workforce and address work environment challenges facing the nursing profession. ANA Responds to Problematic Staffing Bill The House Ways and Means Committee recently approved the Protecting America’s Seniors’ Access to Car

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The Benefits of Using a Recruiter in Your Job Search

Ensearch

Whether you’re a recent neonatal nurse practitioner graduate or a seasoned NNP with decades of experience, working with a recruiter can streamline the job search process at any stage in your career. Recruiters offer compelling benefits that can make the transition to your next role smoother and simpler. And the services of a reputable recruiter [.] The post The Benefits of Using a Recruiter in Your Job Search appeared first on ENSEARCH.

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HL Shorts: Addressing Nurse Burnout

Health Leaders | Nursing

Burnout is "death by papercuts," says this CNO. On this week’s episode of HL Shorts, we hear from Jennifer Croland, vice president and chief nursing officer at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, about how CNOs can identify which nurses are experiencing burnout. Tune in to hear her insights.

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Maximizing Your Benefits Strategy: Reframing the Way We View Fertility

Speaker: Lizzie Wright - Director of Customer Success at Carrot Fertility

Employee expectations around benefits and workplace support have evolved in step with the growing need for fertility and family-forming care. As HR professionals, it is our job to ensure employees have a comprehensive understanding of the benefits our organizations offer and how they can utilize them. Before educating employees, we first need to understand the rising healthcare costs and the financial burden of fertility care.

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How to develop an employee offboarding process

Celayix

Does your company place value on the employee offboarding process? When was the last time you looked at your offboarding process? Oftentimes, employers overlook this and deem it not important. Unfortunately, a whopping 71% of organizations have no formal offboarding process! Companies use resources to develop employee onboarding processes but not as much on the offboarding part.

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Emboldening Aging Adults: The Collaborative Work of OT and PT Assistant Professors

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

In a world where aging is often associated with decline, Kaelee Brockway , PT, DPT, EdD, and Keegan McKay , OTD, MOT, OTR, are inspired to challenge these ideas and invest in older adults. Their joint efforts with local community organizations and dedication to engaging students in the process are reshaping the future for seniors. Breaking barriers in aging perception Dr.

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Essential Skills for Venue Management

Celayix

Would you believe that the events and venues industry is expected to reach $1,552.9billion by 2028? With that in mind, venue management is a job that won’t be disappearing any time soon. The landscape has changed quite alot, and faced a number of challenges over the last 4 years! Now, where there used to be clip boards and to-do lists, there are iPads and automation, which can certainly make life easier.

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Expanding Horizons: Why Travel Nurses Should Consider Home Care Opportunities

The Gypsy Nurse

The nursing field is always filled with many opportunities – both near and far. Travel nurses can even find themselves in parts of the country where their services are more than needed. One of the demands in today’s fast-paced world is home care opportunities. Many seniors are in need of medical care that pertains to the chronic conditions they may be dealing with.

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Leveling the Playing Field: How HR Can Equitably Improve Health Outcomes Through Fertility Benefits

Speaker: Julie B. Chavez - VP, Strategy & Alliances at Carrot

As HR and total rewards professionals, we are often seeking opportunities to foster a better sense of community and belonging amongst employees - ensuring that all employees have an equitable opportunity to receive fertility treatments is one of the many ways this can be achieved. Fertility benefits make it possible for employees to access treatments like IVF.

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For first time, Ascension nurses in Wichita agree to union contract

Health Leaders | Nursing

The union representing Ascension Via Christi nurses at St. Francis and St. Joseph nurses said the first contract between the nurses and hospital system has been ratified.

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