Nursing

To blog or not to blog: CNO connects with staff nurses

HCPro's Advisor to the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®, April 1, 2010

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St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, for example, turned to the nursing portal on its intranet. 

“This is our one-stop shop for nurses,” says Sallie Latty, MA, BSN, RN, MRP coordinator at St.Vincent. “We were looking at ways to meet the needs of a younger generation.” That younger generation would be more tech-savvy and more likely to look for updates through electronic means, such as a blog. 

It’s not a small task to reach all of the organization’s nurses, either—there are 2,300 nurses at St.Vincent, 1,500 of those at the bedside. 

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