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Do We Need All These Meetings?

Emerging RN Leader

By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN In talking with nurse managers today, they all want to spend more time with their staff and on their units. But finding that time can be challenging. In focus groups we recently conducted for my AONL plenary, we learned that attending meetings ranked first in how nurse […] The post Do We Need All These Meetings?

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WWII Navy Nurse Alice Darrow Celebrates 105th Birthday, Honored as One of the Last Links to Pearl Harbor

Daily Nurse

Alice Darrow, a former Navy nurse , was honored for her love of life and patriotic commitment to our country as one of the last living links to Pearl Harbor when she celebrated her 105th birthday in Danville, California, surrounded by family, friends, and community members. Darrow was born in 1919 in Paso Robles and enrolled in nursing school after finishing high school.

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Heal Your Healing Hands: The 10 Best Hand Creams for Nurses

NurseBuff

When you buy something using the links on our posts, we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Learn more. As a nurse, you know too well how important hand washing is. Apart from preventing the spread of diseases, it’s also a good way to protect ourselves. However, frequent handwashing can […] The post Heal Your Healing Hands: The 10 Best Hand Creams for Nurses appeared first on NurseBuff.

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Collaboration: The key to patient care success

American Nurse

American Nurse Journal announces 2024 All Pro Nursing Team Awards. Effective healthcare team collaboration can make the difference in patient outcomes. When nurses, pro­viders, therapists, leadership, and other professionals work together as a cohesive team, patients benefit—and so do nurses and all healthcare workers. This year’s winners of the American Nurse Journal All Pro Nursing Team Awards exemplify that ethic of collaboration.

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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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5 Ways That Outdated On-Call Scheduling is Hurting Your Hospital | symplr

Symplr

On-call scheduling isn’t just about staff management; it's the nerve center of your hospital's operations, dictating how effectively your team members can communicate, collaborate, and ultimately, care for patients. Yet, many healthcare facilities continue to rely on archaic scheduling methods, unaware that their reluctance to evolve has tangible, negative implications.

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NMC agrees to regulate nursing associates in Wales

Nursing Times

Find out more about the Nursing and Midwifery Council's decision to regulate nursing associates in Wales and the next steps.

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'They want you': How Dad's advice shaped this nursing leader

Becker's Hospital Review

From offering unconventional schedules for nurses to filling the gap between physical needs and mental health, Cory Werts, MSN, RN, has her eyes set on what programs can make the most impact for patients and staff.

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Regulation of advanced practice nurses to go ahead

Nursing Times

The NMC has given the green light for the regulation of advanced practice nurses. Find out more about the next steps.

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Unlocking the Power of Your Personal Brand: Why Nurses Need to Take Control of Their Professional Image

Minority Nurse

Whether you know it or not, you have a brand. Like it or not, YOU ARE THE BRAND! One way to check out your personal brand is to google yourself and see what pops up. You may be surprised. If you do not create your brand, it may develop on its own. Research demonstrates that 94% of recruiters will search for a candidate online. Career Builder found that 70% of employers said they use social media to screen their candidates and are less likely to interview a candidate they cannot find online.

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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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Overtime Compliance in Healthcare – An Infographic

Celayix

This infographic is also available to download. Download Here Ensuring Overtime Compliance in Healthcare with Celayix In the fast-paced world of healthcare , managing employee schedules while ensuring compliance with labor laws can be challenging. Overtime violations are a common issue, with factors like misclassification, failure to pay overtime correctly, and inadequate tracking of hours worked contributing to the problem.

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The Importance of Mentorship through your Nursing Degree and Career

Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine

Whether you are looking to jumpstart your nursing career or are well into your nursing career, mentorship is key to your success, says Dr. Danielle McCamey, Assistant Dean for Strategic Partnerships. With the vast career opportunities available within nursing, discussing your passions and goals with a mentor can help align your next steps into an… The post The Importance of Mentorship through your Nursing Degree and Career appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine.

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How nurse-patient ratios have changed: Vivian

Becker's Hospital Review

Discover the latest findings from the 2024 Vivian Healthcare Workforce Report, including insights on patient ratios and clinician perspectives

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Sentara Health tool used to address nurse burnout garners national attention

Health Leaders | Nursing

It's called Patient Acuity Nursing Tool or PANT, a homegrown algorithm to optimize nursing assignments, improving care for patients and workload for nurses.

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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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From plaster casts to picket lines: Public support for industrial action in the National Health Service in England

Nursing Inquiry

Abstract This paper explores public sentiment towards strike action among healthcare workers, as a result of their perceived inadequate pay. By analysing survey data collected in England between 2022 and 2023, the study focuses on NHS nurses and junior doctors, due to their critical role in delivering essential public services. Results indicate higher public support for strikes by nurses and junior doctors compared to other professions such as postal workers, teachers, rail workers, airport work

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8 Commonly Asked Questions About the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)

The Gypsy Nurse

RNnetwork provided this article. The Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) simplifies the licensing process for nurses, allowing them to work in multiple states across the U.S. under one license. While the basics of the NLC may be well-known, many nurses often have lingering questions or aren’t up to date on the latest changes. Here are answers to eight of the most frequently asked questions about the Nurse Licensure Compact. 1.

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“There is nothing to protect us from dying”: Black women's perceived sense of safety accessing pregnancy and intrapartum care

Nursing Inquiry

Abstract Pregnancy and childbirth have become a dangerous journey for Black women as harrowing stories of death and near-death experiences resonate within Black communities. While the causes of pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality are well documented, little is known about how Black Canadian women feel protected from undesirable maternal health outcomes when accessing and receiving pregnancy and intrapartum care.

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Infographic: 5 Tips for Compensation and Benefits

Health Leaders | Nursing

Compensation and benefits packages need to evolve with the workforce. Compensation is not the only factor that nurses consider when choosing a health system. Benefits packages, workplace culture, safety, and flexibility all play a role in the decision-making process. Here are five tips for compensation and benefits that CNOs need to know, according to Robin Steaban, Chief Nursing Officer at Vanderbilt University Hospital.

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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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How much do we know about nursing care delivery models in a hospital setting? A mapping review

Nursing Inquiry

Abstract To deal with the upcoming challenges and complexity of the nursing profession, it is deemed important to reflect on our current organization of care. However, before starting to rethink the organization of nursing care , an overview of important elements concerning nursing care organization, more specifically nursing models, is necessary. The aim of this study was to conduct a mapping review, accompanied by an evidence map to map the existing literature, to map the field of knowledge on

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