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Five Leadership Mistakes You May Be Making

Emerging RN Leader

By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN All of us make mistakes – myself included. As I often tell new leaders, while reflecting on things you don’t want to repeat is good, don’t ruminate about them. Below are five common leadership mistakes to avoid to improve your leadership: 1. Listening to respond rather than […] The post Five Leadership Mistakes You May Be Making appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader.

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Why Didn’t You Pass the NCLEX?

The Nursing Site

Consider these tips to figure out why and help you pass next time Why didn’t you pass the NCLEX? You’ve worked hard and passed all of your nursing classes, with descent and even glowing grades and then comes the board exam for licensing (NCLEX) and BAM you fail! Now what do you do? All your dreams and plans are on hold. You must tell your employer, friends and family and you don’t even know what happened.

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Calling all Readers: I Need Your Suggestions For the 2024 Summer Reading List

Nurses Advocates

It’s that time of year when I ask YOU, readers of Nurse Advocate, to share your suggestions for my Summer Reading List. Your recommendations are crucial in making this list diverse and engaging. If you’ve found a few good books (s) this year that caught your attention, please share the title, author, and what you liked about it, and I’ll be sure to include them in my summer reading list.

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A Day in the Life: Magnet Program Manager

Daily Nurse

Magnet recognition is the highest honor for nursing excellence. It reflects exemplary professional nursing practice, interprofessional teamwork, and preeminent patient care. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program ® credits this honor with distinguishing organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence.

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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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What Would Success in This Role Look Like for You?

Emerging RN Leader

By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Living a good life is all about managing your expectations. Decades ago, I remember watching an interview with Paul McCartney of the Beatles after the death of his first wife, Linda, from breast cancer. She was only 56 and left four children. The interviewer asked Paul if […] The post What Would Success in This Role Look Like for You?

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171K+ clicks saved: Inside Johns Hopkins' nurse documentation revamp

Becker's Hospital Review

Across healthcare, efforts to advance documentation are often focused on enhancing physicians' workflow. But at Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Hospital, leaders are equally focused on improving documentation in nursing.

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Exploring the Role of the Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Daily Nurse

According to the U.S. Census Bureau , the number of Americans 65 and older grew five times faster than the total population between 1920 and 2020, reaching a 2020 peak of 55.8 million (or 16.8% of the population). If 1 in 20 people were 65 or older in 1920 and 1 in 6 are now of an advanced age, our healthcare system’s ability to address those individuals’ needs is crucial.

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Just a Few Slots Left

Emerging RN Leader

We are pleased to partner with the New England ONL again to present the Nuts and Bolts of Nursing Leadership this month. You don’t need to be an ONL member to register. We have one session for nurse managers and a second for emerging leaders. These highly interactive and highly rated sessions present the latest […] The post Just a Few Slots Left appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader.

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How to keep staff informed without fear, per 1 CNO

Becker's Hospital Review

Chief Nursing Officer Shannon Christian prioritizes transparency and keeping her team well-informed about the current state of the healthcare industry.

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85 Nursing Quotes: Words of Wisdom for Nurses

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

Nursing is a profession that requires intelligence, motivation and determination. Since nursing school can be hard , and shift work is even more challenging, it’s important to remain inspired. In this post, we share quotes about nurses to help you stay connected to your original dream and draw on strength to power through. Jump to a section below to find: Quotes about nursing Nursing school quotes Inspirational nursing quotes Funny nursing quotes Nursing graduation quotes Quotes About Nursing “S

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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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Tiny Fighter to Guardian Angel: Jay Larsen’s Serendipitous Journey Back Home

Daily Nurse

It’s been a remarkable nursing journey for 23-year-old Jay Larsen, a NICU nurse at HSHS St. Vincent’s Children’s Hospital in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Born prematurely, she spent her early months in the same NICU where she now provides care to infants in need. This unique connection to her work is a testament to the power of serendipity in guiding our paths.

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Embracing Cultural Diversity in Nursing: A Personal Journey and Reflection on Leininger’s Theory

Nursology

Contributor: Natalie J. Serrano, MSN, RN, ACUE Reflecting on diversity and caring through the lens of our experiences reveals that these experiences are not just crucial, but transformative. They shape our unique voices and expressions within our cultures, and they have the power to inspire and motivate others.

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2024 U.S. NP Pay By Cost of Living

Diversity Nursing

Nurse Practitioners play a crucial role in the healthcare system, providing high-quality care to patients across the nation. One key aspect of their profession is their hourly pay, which varies significantly depending on the state they practice in. Understanding the mean hourly wages for Nurse Practitioners in each state, adjusted for cost of living, can provide valuable insights into the financial aspects of this important healthcare profession.

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States where more nurses want to relocate

Becker's Hospital Review

About 51% of nurses said they are considering relocating to another state for a job, according to a Nurse.com report.

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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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Data Shows Flexible Nursing Workforce Can Fill Dreaded Summer and Holiday Staffing Gaps

Daily Nurse

Every nurse is familiar with the underlying anxiety of not working a holiday. At the core of that anxiety is a specific fear: the fear of receiving a desperate call from a nurse manager asking them to come into work despite the fact they’re not on holiday rotation. Likewise, every nurse manager maintains a similar level of dread during the holidays and when the summer rolls around.

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The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Job Success

Ensearch

As an NNP, possessing clinical skills is of critical importance for fulfilling your role effectively. Yet, there’s another crucial component in job success: emotional intelligence. While your clinical proficiencies will open doors, it’s emotional intelligence that will help you excel in your career long-term and navigate the complexities of interpersonal dynamics successfully.

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2024 U.S. RN Pay By Cost of Living

Diversity Nursing

Registered Nurses (RNs) play a crucial role in the healthcare system, providing vital care and support to patients across the United States. One key aspect that often piques interest is the hourly wages RNs earn in different states. Understanding the variations in RN hourly wages can provide valuable insights into the cost of living and the overall compensation for these essential healthcare professionals.

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Welcoming the first babies from Penn Fertility in Lancaster

Penn Medicine News

Ashlee Rineer, who sought family planning with her wife Lauren, and Carly Albright Keller, who was battling infertility, celebrated being the first patients to welcome children through the new Penn Fertility practice in Lancaster.

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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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What is a scoping review?

Evidence-Based Nursing

There are various types of literature reviews; the most appropriate review type will be determined by the research questions, aims and objectives. Other considerations can be more pragmatic, such as time and the size of the research team. A scoping review is typically selected to investigate a broad research question that aims to identify and map all the available and emerging evidence.

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Celebrated FGM specialist suspended from NMC register

Nursing Times

Read about a fitness-to-practise ruling regarding female genital mutilation specialist and campaigner Comfort Momoh.

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Inclusive Care for LGBTQ+ Patients: Nurse Best Practices

Diversity Nursing

In the ever-evolving healthcare landscape, it is crucial to prioritize inclusivity to deliver top-notch care to all patients. This is especially significant when tending to LGBTQ+ individuals, who often encounter distinct obstacles and inequalities in healthcare. As Nurses, we play a vital role in championing patient care and establishing a warm and inclusive environment.

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Incorporate HCAHPS changes into your patient experience strategy

NRC Health

NRC Health’s vast expertise in CAHPS and our innovative methods provide healthcare organizations with the necessary tools and insights to deliver exceptional care and craft long-term patient experience strategies. The post Incorporate HCAHPS changes into your patient experience strategy appeared first on NRC Health.

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University unveils 18-month online nurse educator program

Becker's Hospital Review

Too few nurses are going into advanced degree programs and onto becoming educators in the field, according to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. This prompted Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Ind., to revamp a nurse educator program to be more accessible, shorter and flexible.

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Gender affirming care and a future not in the shadows

Penn Medicine News

As a lifelong performer, Mattie Chaya Kimberly “Kimi” Klauser is accustomed to living in the stage lights. This year, she began enjoying life even more after facial feminization surgery, as part of her gender-affirming care.

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A day in the life: Magnet program manager

Health Leaders | Nursing

The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program® credits this honor with distinguishing organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence.

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Igniting Human Understanding: Jackie Stevens

NRC Health

“My passion for improving the patient experience was ignited almost two decades years ago,” Jackie said. With her career at NRC Health spanning nearly 20 years, Jackie is passionate when she talks about her role. As a mother, sister, daughter, friend, youth baseball fan, avid traveler, and volunteer she says she—like every person—is not just one role in life.

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Effective Communication with the Hearing-Impaired Training

American Medical Compliance

The following Effective Communication with the Hearing-Impaired Training is designed to educate healthcare providers (HCP) on the basis of hearing-impairment and how to effectively communicate with patients who are affected by hearing loss. Furthermore, it is crucial for healthcare providers to understand how to communication and care for the impaired.

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Nursology.net Internship Applications Due July 15

Nursology

Application form The Nursology.net team is launching a new internship program for nurses who are interested in learning and participating in the development and management of the Nursology.net website. We welcome applicants from any stage in your nursing career – students, mid-career, or retired! The first annual internship begins in September, 2024, and continues for … Continue reading Nursology.

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Providence nurses extend strike at Oregon hospitals

Health Leaders | Nursing

More than 3,000 nurses at six Providence hospitals across Oregon announced Thursday that they’ll continue picketing this week, despite reaching the end of a planned, three-day strike.

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Person-centered care to elevate experience, quality, safety, and equity

NRC Health

Gregory Makoul, PhD MS, Faculty of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, and Michael Giuliano, MSc, President of Planetree International, will address the power of delivering person-centered care to elevate experience, quality, safety, and equity. The post Person-centered care to elevate experience, quality, safety, and equity appeared first on NRC Health.

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The Top 10 Summer Destinations for Travel Nurses

The Gypsy Nurse

Medical Solutions provided this article. Summer is here! Whether between assignments or just about to take your first travel nurse gig, you may be looking to explore a new locale. There’s no better place to look than travel nurse destinations that offer lucrative contracts within your specialty at prestigious healthcare facilities. Here’s our compilation of the top 10 travel nurse destinations for you to consider.

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Small Staffing = Rising Death Rates

Empowered Nurses

Because of the nursing shortage as well as widespread burnout, a recent study shows that reducing nursing staffs by ten percent (10%) could result in nearly 11,000 deaths in the hospital each year. We know that poor staffing leads to poor care. However, until now, I had not seen it quantified in any study. This was a retrospective study from 6.6 million patients treated in 2019.

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CHI Health aims to chip away at nursing shortage with new residency program

Health Leaders | Nursing

CHI Health hospitals across Nebraska have embarked on a new nursing residency program, aimed at boosting retention and better equipping nurses in their specialties, like in the intensive care unit or emergency room.