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What Your New Graduates Need From You

Emerging RN Leader

By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN During the next three months, health systems nationwide will begin to transition new graduates into their practice settings. This year’s new graduates have had more direct clinical time than nurses who graduated in previous years. Still, their current skills will not be enough for hospitals’ high-acuity and […] The post What Your New Graduates Need From You appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader.

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Privacy Alert – Real Life Stories

Nurse Practitioners in Business

Privacy Alert – Real Life Stories With the majority of personal data online, most people strongly feel the need to protect their privacy for security and safety reasons. You may even be hard-pressed to find anyone arguing that protecting personal data is unnecessary, even though privacy laws in many countries are far stricter than in the US. When we hear of another HIPAA incident, many think of a hospital data breach or a hacked healthcare network.

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How can nurses partner with environmental engineers to scale-up caring in the Anthropocene? Through Nursing Is STEM, as V-shaped professionals, or more?

American Nurse

With more people living longer and to a higher standard, the resources of planet Earth are being stretched thin. Environmental engineers refer to this condition as “exceeding planetary boundaries.” Nine different boundaries contribute to our understanding of the health of the planet. On one hand, these boundaries include highly politicized concerns such as climate change.

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Nurses to ACEP: Pause ED accreditation program

Becker's Hospital Review

Emergency department nurses are urging the American College of Emergency Physicians to delay the rollout of its ED accreditation program, arguing that the current framework primarily focuses on physician-driven quality standards and could potentially limit the role of nurses.

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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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Controlling the Controllable in Leadership

Emerging RN Leader

By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN I recently talked with a nurse leader who is very stressed about some upcoming organizational changes in her health system. She anticipates that the director she now reports to and feels much support from may no longer be in the position. She fears that things could change […] The post Controlling the Controllable in Leadership appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader.

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Meet a Champion of Nursing Diversity: Elaina Hall

Minority Nurse

Elaina Hall, DNP(c), MSN, RN, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE, is the chief quality officer of SnapCare , formerly SnapNurse, and an experienced healthcare executive in the areas of healthcare system operations, performance improvement, nursing practice, and leadership consulting. Hall’s passion is consistently delivering the ‘best and brightest’ for SnapCare clients.

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Nurse resilience, decompression off balance: Press Ganey

Becker's Hospital Review

Nurses have a hard time disconnecting from work, and may benefit from additional workplace resources that support them in doing so, according to findings from a new Press Ganey report on nurse resiliency.

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Nursing Maneuvers for Shoulder Dystocia

Relias

Though relatively rare, shoulder dystocia can cause serious complications if not addressed quickly and effectively. To protect the health of both parents and infants, obstetric care teams must have a robust shoulder dystocia management plan in place. They must also continuously improve their shoulder dystocia preparation and management skills. In this article, we’ll review nursing maneuvers for shoulder dystocia and the key role nurses play in shoulder dystocia cases.

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A Day in the Life: Registered Behavior Technician  

Daily Nurse

Behavioral skills can help someone flourish in school, work, home, and social settings. A registered behavior technician ® (RBT ® ) works one-on-one with children, teens, or adults, addressing unique challenges so people can learn new skills and increase their capacity for communication, autonomy, and connection. What’s it like to be an RBT working with children on the autism spectrum?

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Florence Nightingale overcame the limits set on proper Victorian women – and brought modern science and statistics to nursing

American Nurse

For nearly 200 years, Florence Nightingale’s name has been synonymous with gentle compassion and mercy. In the mid-19th century, Nightingale became perhaps the most celebrated woman of her era – second only to Queen Victoria – for instituting sanitation practices that sharply cut death rates among British soldiers fighting in the Crimean War. A handsome bronze statue in London’s Waterloo Place has immortalized Nightingale as a slight, graceful figure carrying a lamp, the embodiment of selfless w

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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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Northwestern illuminates nursing pathway for nonclinical workers

Becker's Hospital Review

Kiana Smith joined Northwestern Medicine two years ago as a Panera Bread employee before becoming a security guard in the emergency department. Time around patients sparked her interest in a clinical role, and thanks to a systemwide program, she achieved the career leap.

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4 Current Legal Issues in Healthcare | symplr

Symplr

The landscape of healthcare compliance is continually evolving, shaped by new regulations, court decisions, and societal expectations. A recurring theme running through these current regulations centers around the extent of patients’ rights in regard to their healthcare, while at the same time balancing competing legal concerns. Developments just this year have introduced complexities that healthcare organizations must navigate to ensure compliance , safeguard patient rights, and maintain operat

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The Purpose of Sadness

Nursology

Through popular culture, we are conditioned to value positive emotions and not only to value them, but on many occasions, place them as superior to negative feelings. Of course, the psychiatric nurses out there will insist that feelings aren’t bad or good, better or worse, they just are.

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What, Why, How of Clinical Judgment

Daily Nurse

Clinical judgment is a hot topic in nurse education right now! The NCSBN’s NCSBN’s Next-Gen Clinical Judgment Measurement Model (CJMM) is the new standard for safe clinical practice. The NCSBN research found that nursing students and newly licensed nurses may lack clinical judgment, a true cornerstone of safe practice. According to Hoffman, “The two most common reasons that new graduate nurses are disciplined are (1) failure to notice changes in patient status and (2) failure to act when a patie

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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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Ascension cyberattack: patients, nurses frustrated as problems persist

Health Leaders | Nursing

Unanswered questions – and the problems that come with them – seem to be growing nearly a week since a cyberattack hit the Ascension hospital system.

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10 Essential Qualities of a Good Nurse | symplr

Symplr

Nurses epitomize compassion, expertise, and unparalleled bravery, especially highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their dedication and integrity have rightfully earned the nursing profession the top spot in the Gallup Poll as the most trusted, honest, and ethical. Recognizing their profound impact, Nurses Month in May serves as a celebration of the remarkable characteristics that make nurses indispensable.

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Clinic caregiver perspective: “I love that all cultures are welcome”

Providence

Medical Assistant Alma joined Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed), part of the Providence family of organizations, when she was looking for a shorter commute. While her drivetime did greatly improve—from an hour and a half to about seven minutes—Alma says she’s benefited from working here in even more important ways.

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Senior Account Manager's Insights: A Decade in Healthcare Recruitment with Josh

Core Medical Group

Josh, a seasoned professional with over a decade of experience in healthcare recruitment at CoreMedical Group, brings a wealth of expertise to his role. Starting in sourcing and advancing to perm recruiting, he has excelled as a recruiter, team leader, and now as a Senior Account Manager. Known for his strong relationships and continuous improvement mindset, Josh is dedicated to making a positive impact by connecting healthcare professionals with their dream opportunities.

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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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Expanding Roles of APPs and PAs in Healthcare

Ensearch

As workforce shortages persist across the healthcare sector, medical professionals remain in high demand. There seems to be no end in sight for the medical staffing shortfall so healthcare leaders are looking to different solutions to ensure comprehensive patient care. Here, we take a look at how the roles of advanced practice providers (APPs) and [.

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Celebrating Nurses’ Week by Building a Supportive Culture for All Nurses

Healthy Workforce Institute

As we approach Nurses’ Week, I find myself reflecting on my early days, particularly on the profound impact one nurse had on my career: Maryann. She wasn’t just any nurse; she was the epitome of what I aspired to be—smart, confident, and incredibly kind. Maryann had a wonderful relationship with the physicians, exuded competence and professionalism, and never once made me feel inadequate, despite my newcomer status.

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Giving back to those who give: Providence mental health benefits for caregivers

Providence

Mental health is just as important to our overall well-being as our physical health—but a recent CNN/Kaiser Family Foundation survey revealed that 90% of Americans feel the country is experiencing a mental health crisis.

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Providing medical care on professional golfs biggest stage

Penn Medicine News

When the U.S. Women's Open golf championship tees off in Lancaster, LG Health’s medical team will be there to help if anything goes wrong.

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Be a mirror: Elevate experience and transform healthcare interactions

NRC Health

Healthcare leaders who understand that people need to feel validated, supported, and loved will have more meaningful healthcare interactions. The post Be a mirror: Elevate experience and transform healthcare interactions appeared first on NRC Health.

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What’s New in the NICU? A Look at the Newest Technologies and Treatments for NICU Patient Care

Ensearch

In the NICU environment, there are many tools and technologies that allow you to provide the highest level of care to the most vulnerable patients. While NICUs are better equipped to ensure top-notch treatment than ever before, there’s always room for advancements that can offer even better care. Here, we take a look at some [.] The post What’s New in the NICU?

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Nurse Input is Crucial to Jefferson Health’s Virtual Nursing Program

Health Leaders | Nursing

The health system is getting feedback from the front lines to make sure its Virtual Nursing program will meet expectations and become a permanent part of patient care Virtual nursing programs require careful planning. And no one knows that better than the nurses. “Including those bedside nurses [in planning] is the most important thing you can ever do,” says Laura Gartner, DNP, MS, RN, RN-BC, NEA-BC , Associate CNIO for Jefferson Health.

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Nurse Scientists: Leading Nursing Innovation and Scholarship 

Daily Nurse

As a profession, nursing is often viewed as both an art and a science. On the one hand, there’s the art of communication, connection, emotional and relational intelligence, and navigating the multifaceted aspects of the nurse-patient relationship and the collaborative nature of care delivery. On the other hand, we have the science of nursing and the deep well of intellectual savvy and scientific insight that serve as the underpinnings of evidence-based care and a constantly expanding body of nur

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Primary Care or Specialty? Navigating Your Career Path as a Nurse Practitioner

NurseBuff

Choosing between primary care and specialty practice represents a significant decision for nurse practitioners (NPs) planning their career path. Each path offers unique rewards and challenges, and the right choice depends on your professional goals, interests, and lifestyle preferences. Primary care provides the opportunity to build long-term relationships with patients and deliver comprehensive care across […] The post Primary Care or Specialty?

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Certification test language may be contributing to Massachusetts' CNA shortage

Becker's Hospital Review

Nurse assistants are in chronic shortage across Massachusetts, and the language of the state certification test could be acting as a stumbling block for immigrants trying to become certified, GBH reported May 14.

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Club CoreMed 2025: A New Oasis

Core Medical Group

Guess what? We've been keeping a secret, but the time has come to spill the beans! Club CoreMed 2025 has found its home at the brand new Margaritaville Island Reserve Resort Riviera Maya, saying goodbye to our beloved El Dorado venue after nine amazing years. Let's dive into the details.

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Building Bridges, Not Walls: Promoting Cultural Competence & Humility in Nursing

Minority Nurse

Given the diversity in our world today, take a moment and ask yourself: Are you a culturally competent nurse or nursing student? Do you demonstrate cultural humility? You may have explored the concepts of cultural competence and humility in nursing school, but let’s take it a step further and consider how to apply these concepts in everyday interactions with members of diverse groups and communities.

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10 Tips on Advancing Your Nursing Career

NurseBuff

Advancing your career in nursing requires more than just clinical expertise; it demands strategic planning, continuous education, and proactive networking to navigate and excel in the evolving healthcare landscape. Whether you are a newly graduated nurse looking to carve out a niche or an experienced practitioner aiming for higher echelons, these ten tips are designed […] The post 10 Tips on Advancing Your Nursing Career appeared first on NurseBuff.

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University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Fills Healthcare Industry Shortages with New Innovative Programs

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

Provided by GlobeNewswire The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) continues to expand flexible options within programs in occupational therapy (OT), speech-language pathology (SLP), physical therapy (PT) and nursing. These programs aim to prepare students for advanced clinical practice and leadership roles in top healthcare specialties.

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'We Continue to Bring Back the Same Thing': How CNOs Can Modernize Nursing Practice

Health Leaders | Nursing

Here's why your workforce growth strategies aren't working, according to this nurse leader. The greatest challenge facing nursing leaders today is workforce development. Health systems are in dire need of solutions that improve both recruitment and retention. These challenges come at a time when workplace violence is as prevalent as ever, and burnout plays a huge role in nurse leader turnover.

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