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Specific Coding is good for patients and business

Nurse Practitioners in Business

Medical coding is more than the CPT code we submit for a patient visit. It also includes the ICD-10 codes. Nothing new there. But one of the things that may not be as clear is how specific your ICD-10 code needs to be, particularly when it comes to being able to document, code, and submit a claim for more complex patient visits. In this episode of the podcast, I speak with Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, CRC about coding.

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When AI Becomes Your Co-Pilot

Emerging RN Leader

By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Many nurses today fear AI and wonder if the intent behind AI development is to replace nurses with Artificial Intelligence. These fears were not quelled with the recent headline Nvidia Wants to Replace Nurses With AI for $9 an Hour A better metaphor for healthcare might be […] The post When AI Becomes Your Co-Pilot appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader.

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Violence against nurses hits all-time high: 2 new reports

Becker's Hospital Review

A growing proportion of nurses say incidents of violence and aggression they face on the job have become routine. As a result, many are considering an exit from the profession altogether.

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Meet a Champion of Nursing Diversity: Kendra Coles

Minority Nurse

Kendra Coles, DNP, RNC-OB, C-EFM, NEA-BC, is a seasoned nursing leader with over 20 years of experience in the field. For 17 years, she has been dedicated to women’s services and has a wealth of knowledge in managing inpatient and outpatient obstetric care. She also has a knack for communication and team empowerment. Coles is known for optimizing performance and outcomes for obstetric and neonatal populations , achieved through fostering collaboration and building multidisciplinary teams.

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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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Focus on obesity treatment for lasting lifestyle change

American Nurse

Change is difficult. Many individuals made New Year’s resolutions surrounding diet and physical activity, but 3 months into 2024, some have begun to falter. Anyone who’s tried to make a change in their routine knows how difficult it can be to make long-term, sustainable changes, and it’s a particularly big challenge in obesity management. So how can we as clinicians support our patients to not only make changes, but maintain behaviors related to diet and physical activity over the long-term?

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The nursing workforce in 21 numbers

Becker's Hospital Review

The nation's nursing workforce is becoming more diverse and highly trained, though job satisfaction is falling and shortage projections are increasing through 2036, a new federal report shows.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Shining a Light on the “The Black Angels”: A Riveting Discussion of Nursing’s Unsung Heroes

The Relentless School Nurse

Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing is hosting a book discussion with Maria Smilios , author of The Black Angels: The Untold Story of the Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis , on Monday, April 8 at 4:30 pm. The event will be held in the Larson Kelly Auditorium, Driscoll Hall, and via Zoom. Register for the Zoom here: [link] Moderator: Sunny G.

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Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: The tale of a broken heart

American Nurse

Differential diagnosis provides a key to successful outcomes. Takeaways: Significant emotional or physical events (both positive and negative) can trigger Takotsubo syndrome. Symptoms of an ST-elevation myocardial infarction and acute heart failure can mimic Takotsubo syndrome. Nurses should have a high suspicion of Takotsubo syndrome in patients with symptoms of acute cardiac syndrome or acute heart failure who recently experienced a significant emotional or physical event.

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Best Power Bars for Nurses

NurseBuff

Nothing is as refreshingly good as a burst of energy on a busy day. Nurses know this to be true, experiencing firsthand the hustle and bustle of hospitals. But when the hours get more hectic and the body just feels overwhelmed with work and more expectations, it’s only right to stop and take a break. […] The post Best Power Bars for Nurses appeared first on NurseBuff.

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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 managers' effect on health system performance: 5 findings

Becker's Hospital Review

Health systems can significantly improve nurse retention rates by ensuring their nurse managers have a level of support and job structure that enables them to have consistent and meaningful interactions with their team members, according to a new report from the American Organization for Nursing Leadership and Laudio.

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Save the Date! Virtual Nursology Theory Week, March 20-24, 2025

Nursology

The 2024 Virtual Nursology Theory Week is now history, so it is now time to make sure you save the date for 2025! March 20-24, 2025. For many nurse scholars and students who are seeking to strengthen nursology theory and philosophy content in education, this is a major event not-to-be missed! Our 2024 week was a … Continue reading Save the Date!

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Nurse safety in the era of open notes

American Nurse

How do you ensure transparency and nurse safety? This content is for Digital Access and Print Plus subscribers only. Visit the site and log in/register to read.

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Navy Nurse Lindsay Bender Advocates to Increase Mental Health Services for Brave Service Members

Daily Nurse

In a significant development for mental health services in the military, U.S. Navy Lieutenant j.g. Lindsay Bender demonstrated strong leadership and empathy in her contributions throughout her military career, particularly at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. This resulted in her being chosen to fill the critical leadership billet of Assistant Service Chief.

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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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Reimbursement isn't a priority for nurses — Here's why the ANA is still focused on it

Becker's Hospital Review

Reimbursement alone isn't among nurses' top priorities. However, a lack of transparency in nurse reimbursement is a contributing factor to many of the top issues they do want addressed, such as workplace violence and inadequate staffing.

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Global Service Learning: Guatemala

Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine

Through the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Center for Global Initiatives, students have the opportunity to participate in global service learning trips. A recent cohort traveled to Guatemala to complete several public health nursing projects. These students share their firsthand experiences and takeaways from their time in Guatemala. Christian Jenkins Our adventure began in Guatemala… The post Global Service Learning: Guatemala appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine.

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Holistic Patient Care: Integrating Neuman’s System Model and Nightingale’s Environmental Theory into Modern Nursing Practice

Nursology

Contributor: Munachi Okpala, DNP, MBA, MSN, APRN, NP-C As I embark on another day in the world of nursing, I find myself drawn to the profound philosophies that underpin our profession.

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Tips for Assessing Your Unconscious Biases

Diversity Nursing

When you first meet someone, do you automatically judge that person based upon their weight, skin color, clothing, piercings, hairstyle, disability, speech, etc? Many people automatically infer a stereotype based on someone’s appearance. This is known as unconscious bias. Recognizing and addressing biases is not only crucial for Nurses to uphold the highest standards of care, but it's also a moral necessity in providing equitable and compassionate treatment to every patient.

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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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A Day in the Life: Spinal Cord/Multi Trauma Unit Nurse

Daily Nurse

What is it like to work as a nurse with patients who have injured their spinal cords or who have multiple traumas? Rashidat Larsah, BSN, RN, SCN I, knows firsthand from working at the University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute ’s Spinal Cord/Multi Trauma Unit. We asked her about her work. What follows is our interview, edited for length and clarity.

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Healthcare Grows 72K New Jobs in March

Health Leaders | Nursing

Healthcare job growth in March outpaced the sector's 60,000 monthly average over the past 12 months. The healthcare sector grew 72,000 new jobs in March, booking another month of strong job growth and representing nearly one-in-four (23.7%) of the 303,000 jobs created in the larger U.S. economy, new federal data show. Ambulatory care and hospitals lead in job creation within the healthcare sector in March, accounting for 28,000 and 27,000 new jobs, respectively, while nursing and residential car

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Compassion Begins with You

Diane Sieg

One of my favorite components of the Well-Being Coaching Program is celebrating the Champions and Coaches at Graduation after fulfilling the requirements for certification. It is a special day to recognize their hard work in developing Self-Leadership, reveal the results of their assessments, and hear their individual stories about what the program meant to them.

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NMC closes temporary Covid-19 register

Nursing Times

Read more about the Nursing and Midwifery Council's temporary Covid-19 register closing, four years since it was first set up.

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New Survey Reveals Patients Receive Too Many Needlesticks

Daily Nurse

Results of a new survey by The Harris Poll reveal that many patients receive too many needlesticks in hospital procedures, which amplifies misconceptions and lack of awareness from Americans on the risks of common medical procedures. The “Accepted But Unacceptable” Practice of Repeated Needlesticks Needlesticks are an often-overlooked challenge but can be one of the most traumatic aspects of a patient’s hospital stay.

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The Many Ways Nurses Can Become Champions of Sustainability

Amercan Journal of Nursing

Putting concerns about the environment into practice. Matthew Lindsley Matthew Lindsley, MPH, MSN, RN, PHNA-BC, is a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and is engaged in clinical trials as an oncology nurse at the National Institutes of Health. He spends his weekends working the soil, caring for animals, and volunteering with a sustainable agriculture initiative to improve the quality and resiliency of local food systems in his community.

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The Relentless School Nurse: The Importance of Recognizing Nursing as a STEM Field

The Relentless School Nurse

Click to view slideshow. It is hard to believe that the #Nursing profession is not officially recognized as a STEM field. How could that be possible? Nursing is a field that is deeply rooted in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), yet it has historically been overlooked as a STEM profession. Recognizing nursing as a STEM field is crucial for several reasons: Acknowledging the Rigor of Nursing Education: Nursing education requires a strong foundation in scientific discipli

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Healthcare regulators back implementation of Martha’s Rule

Nursing Times

Read the latest on Martha's Rule, which allows patients and their families to request an urgent review if a loved ones is deteriorating.

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AMC Earns ACCME Accreditation Status

American Medical Compliance

American Medical Compliance is a recognized provider of Accredited Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Courses American Medical Compliance (AMC) has been reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) and awarded accreditation status as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Accreditation in the ACCME System seeks to assure the medical community and the public that American Medical Compliance delivers education that is relev

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The Why and How of Informational Interviews

Daily Nurse

If you’re a nurse who’s spent time in the healthcare job market , you know all about job interviews. But did you know that there’s another type of interview that can be a powerful tool for career development and professional advancement? Don’t fret if you’ve never heard of the concept of the informational interview because it’s easy to learn and implement if you’d like to find a new way to build your professional network and expand your career potential.

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The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer to Nurse Pipeline

Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine

Dr. Nicole Warren and Elizabeth Love are Returned Peace Corps Volunteers turned nurses, and in Elizabeth’s case, turned Gurtler Scholar! Dr. Warren served in Mali and Elizabeth served in the Kingdom of Tonga. In this video they discuss their Peace Corps service and the pathway it created to their nursing careers. Elizabeth is also a… The post The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer to Nurse Pipeline appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine.

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How CNOs Can Mitigate Burnout

Health Leaders | Nursing

Nurses everywhere are feeling the effects of burnout, and so are nurse leaders. Burnout is being cited across the industry as one of the top workforce challenges. A report from AMN Healthcare found that 72% of nurse leaders experience some level of burnout. So, what can CNO’s do about it? During the HealthLeaders ’ Nurse Labor and Compensation NOW Summit , Jennifer Croland, vice president and chief nursing officer at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, and Dr.

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Indiana Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Dentistry Training

American Medical Compliance

The following Indiana Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Dentistry Training is designed to educate dental healthcare providers (DHCP) in Indiana on the ADA Code of Ethics, which includes the Principles of Ethics, the Code of Professional Conduct, and Advisory Opinions, as well as Indiana guidelines regarding the licensure and practice of dentists and dental hygienists.