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Using the One Thing to Set Priorities

Emerging RN Leader

By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, FAAN “The most important things don’t always scream the loudest.” Bob Hawke Nurse managers are having challenges setting priorities. As one manager explained, We have been told to improve our patient experience scores, but I don’t even know where to start – there are so many things we could do […] The post Using the One Thing to Set Priorities appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader.

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Share the LOVE!

The Nursing Site

Everyone LOVES someone, so please Share the LOVE! The world always needs more LOVE. Happy Valentine’s Day The post Share the LOVE! first appeared on The Nursing Site.

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Do you love this?

New Thing Nurse

By: Sarah K. Wells MSN RN CEN CNL February is Heart Month. My question: is your heart in your current job? Here are few prompts to consider when thinking about this question: Resonating? - Is your job resonating with your professional values and passions ? If not, consider why and if that can be changed. Balanced? - Does your job allow you to have a good work-life balance ?

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AJPH Highlights Health Worker Mental Health

NIOSH Science Blog

The American Journal of Public Health recently published a special supplement with 15 articles focusing on health worker mental health. This special issue of the journal was sponsored and edited by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and stems from the health worker mental health initiative from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and NIOSH.

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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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The Potentially High Cost of Nurse Manager Turnover

Emerging RN Leader

By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN When Nick Saban, longtime football coach at the University of Alabama, announced his retirement from the sport in January 2024, an unintended ripple effect led to more than 60 players and coaches leaving their positions or current teams. This has been made possible by a transfer portal […] The post The Potentially High Cost of Nurse Manager Turnover appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader.

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Why Arizona could soon have the nation's worst nursing shortage

Becker's Hospital Review

Arizona could have the worst nursing shortage crisis in the nation by 2025 with nearly 28,100 vacancies in roles needed to maintain normal levels of care, according to data from the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis.

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Navigating the Challenges of Night Shift Nursing

Scrubs

Nursing is challenging, demanding, and rewarding, but working the night shift as a nurse presents a unique set of challenges that many nurses struggle to overcome. Navigating these obstacles requires a strategic approach to maintain physical and mental well-being. Working nocturnal hours sees you constantly juggle energy levels amid the silence of the hospital corridors, struggle with disrupted sleep patterns , and face difficulties in maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

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My First Teachers in Nursing School Weren’t Nurses

Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine

My first teachers in nursing school weren’t nurses. They were veterans of the racist War on Drugs. They were survivors, though not all are living now. My heart is shattered into a million pieces, but the pieces are like mirrors reflecting all the light you brought into my world. I wrote this message anonymously in… The post My First Teachers in Nursing School Weren’t Nurses appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine.

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Casey Green Talks About Critical Care Transport Nursing

Minority Nurse

As a sponsor of the annual Critical Care Transport Nurses Day on February 18, the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association aims to raise awareness of this nursing career path while simultaneously celebrating the nurses who work in dynamic critical care transport settings. The critical care transport nursing specialty offers variations of work settings so nurses can work in settings including air transport, ground transport, and military transport.

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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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Nurse workforce shows signs of bouncing back

Becker's Hospital Review

"Study finds nursing workforce to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels by 2023, with projected growth of 1.2 million registered nurses by 2035.

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Claire M. Fagin PhD, FAAN, RN (1926-2024)

Nursology

Guardians of the DisciplineIn Memoriam Claire M. Fagin, notable nurse leader for decades in the U.S. and worldwide, died January 16, 2024, at the age of 97. Dr. Fagin is survived by her son, Charles. Her husband, Samuel Fagin, mathematician and electrical engineer, died in 2019 and son, Joshua, died in 2020. A guardian is … Continue reading Claire M.

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Will Machines Replace Us?

American Nurse

Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are a hot topic in many industries and most nurses don’t know their nursing and healthcare implications or applications. Several years ago, with a focus on professional growth and development, I tasked my ambulatory care nursing team with starting a nursing journal club where they would use evidence-based literature to develop a presentation around a topic relevant to nursing practice.

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Meet Cardiac Nurse Diana-Lyn Baptiste

Minority Nurse

Longtime cardiovascular nurse Diana-Lyn Baptiste, DNP, RN, CNE, FPCNA, FAAN , associate professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) board member, gave Minority Nurse some insight into a career in the broad field of cardiac nursing. As the nation marks American Heart Month in February, Baptiste shares some of what makes this career choice a good fit for her.

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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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Nurses sue New York to get their licenses back

Becker's Hospital Review

New York state is being sued by 4 nurses and criticized by 50 more who received their license through a Florida school that has been accused of selling degrees, the Times Union reported Feb. 14.

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The Silent Epidemic: Understanding Medical Errors and Nursing Practice

Empowered Nurses

Did you know that medical mistakes are one of the leading causes of death in this country. It is estimated that 250,000 medical mistakes occur each year. To put it into perspective, this figure surpasses the toll of many well-known diseases and conditions, highlighting the urgency of addressing this pervasive issue. The statistics paint a grim picture, revealing a silent epidemic that often goes unnoticed amidst the complexities of modern medicine.

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What Nurses Need to Understand About Travel Medicine

Daily Nurse

Say the word “travel” to many nurses. They’ll likely think of travel nursing , which gained a high level of attention during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when nurses were needed in large numbers at hundreds of facilities nationwide. However, if you mention “travel medicine,” some nurses might stare at you blankly.

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Jo's Journey: Leading Healthcare Staffing as CFO with CoreMedical Group

Core Medical Group

Introducing Jo Newell, Chief Financial Officer at CoreMedical Group. This feature branches off from our Friday's Finest, where we previously showcased our exceptional recruiters. Now, we're shifting gears to shine a light on our executive team. With a tenure of 15 years at CMG, Jo offers valuable insights on her path into the field and her journey to becoming CFO.

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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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The Relentless School Nurse: That’s a Nice, Easy Job…

The Relentless School Nurse

Over the many years of writing The Relentless School Nurse blog, I have made it a priority to share perspectives from colleagues across the country. I didn’t have to look too far for this guest post, because Nicole DeBrango, RN, BSN, CSN is a New Jersey school nurse. I came across her post entitled, “School nursing? That’s an easy job,” on the NJ School Nursing Facebook page.

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Mississippi is next state chasing full scope of practice for nurses

Becker's Hospital Review

Advanced practice nurses in Mississippi could see their roles expand, allowing for full scope of practice authority as soon as July if lawmakers there back the proposal.

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Heroic Nurses, Ariana Stemple and Cori Holloway, Save Friend’s Life with CPR in Colorado

Daily Nurse

Robyn Morgan, Ariana Stemple, and Cori Holloway became friends working together at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado. These friends are bonded for life after a shopping trip at Murdoch’s in Grand Junction this past September. Morgan, leader of medical imaging at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, wasn’t feeling well shopping, and before she knew it, she was on the ground unconscious.

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The Future of Recruitment: Trends and Technologies

Ensearch

As with most areas of the workforce, technology has had a major impact on recruitment in recent years. For an industry facing staffing shortages and other workforce challenges — such as healthcare — recruiting technology is a welcome relief. These innovative tools aren’t just helpful for most healthcare organizations; they’ve become essential to sourcing strong [.

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Using love languages to build a culture of appreciation and recognition.

Healthy Workforce Institute

You may be familiar with Gary Chapman’s book, “ The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People. “ Gary introduces the idea that individuals have distinct ways of expressing and receiving love, with each person having a primary love language. When considering these principles in the context of fostering a positive work culture and acknowledging contributions, it becomes evident that we each have a preferred manner of recognition

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Inside Hackensack Meridian's strategy to reduce nurse turnover

Becker's Hospital Review

The nation has an average nurse vacancy rate of almost 16%, according to the 2023 NSI National Health Care Retention & RN Staffing Report. At Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health, however, that figure is 6.5%. The secret, according to one of its leaders: creating a strong culture, investing in nurse leadership development and implementing a strong employee referral program.

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Claim Your Future: High School Initiative Prepares Students for Healthcare Careers

Daily Nurse

In a unique effort to jump-start young people into healthcare professions, including nursing, one philanthropy will provide $250 million to create special high schools to prepare students for healthcare careers. In January, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced an initiative to pair public education systems and hospitals in ten communities nationwide, ranging from Boston, MA, to Demopolis, AL.

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What Makes a Breakthrough

Penn Medicine News

None of Penn Medicine’s Breakthrough Prize recipients had a simple path to success. Despite doubters, their ideas transformed medicine. In sharing their hardships, they offer realistic, inspiration for the next generation of scientists.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Judy Doran Shares “Flipping the Script”

The Relentless School Nurse

Judy Doran happens to be the 2023 Maine School Nurse of the Year and a valued contributor to The Relentless School Nurse blog. In this guest post, Judy poses a challenge to all of us; what if we flip the script and consider not fixing everything all of the time without needed resources? Enjoy Judy’s message! It resonated deeply with me and I am sure it will with you too.

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Most trusted, least valued: How to help nurses

Becker's Hospital Review

Despite being the top trusted profession in the U.S. for 22 years running, nurses are the least respected and most stressed, according to experts and national data.

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Fitness Tips for After the Holidays: Back to Travel and Staying Healthy

The Gypsy Nurse

The holiday season is a delightful time filled with family gatherings, gift exchanges, and indulgent feasts. It’s easy to let healthy habits slip during this festive period, but as a travel nurse, maintaining your physical and mental well-being is crucial. Here are some fitness tips to help you get back into travel and stay healthy after the holidays.

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Building a more diverse healthcare workforce

Penn Medicine News

Through cross-institutional collaboration and grant funding, the Penn and CHOP-led Alliance of Minority Physicians is expanding its reach to support under-represented medical students and trainees across the Philadelphia region.

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Pediatric Collab Preview | AI and tech: Friend or foe of the healthcare experience?

NRC Health

The NRC Health 2024 Pediatric Collaborative is truly a can’t-miss experience, with exceptional presentations that will stir innovative ideas. Check out a preview of one of the sessions! The post Pediatric Collab Preview | AI and tech: Friend or foe of the healthcare experience? appeared first on NRC Health.

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