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  • Patient Handoffs: Stop Errors and Improve Compliance

    Presented on: Thursday, June 27, 2019 | 1:00–2:30 p.m. Eastern
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    Stop medical errors, patient harm, and angry surveyors by fixing your patient handoff process. Handoffs (AKA transitions) are when a patient is transferred from one caregiver to another—they’re also a weak point in the care process overall. Vital information can be forgotten or overlooked when making the handoff, and that means a high potential for harm, from wrong-patient scenarios to medication errors.

    Join this 90-minute webinar and learn from international patient handoff expert Emily Patterson, PhD, as she teaches you how to adapt mnemonics, tools, and best practices to your facility.
    At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

    • Know what content to include for nurses and physicians during verbal handoffs
    • Know what key characteristics to include in printed forms that support nursing handoffs
    • Know what key features to request when implementing electronic support for tracking nurses’ activities during a shift

  • Average annual salary for licensed practical, licensed vocational nurses rises

    According to recently released data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses is $47,050. This data, which was collected in May 2018, shows an increase in salary from data collected in May 2017, which showed an average annual salary of $45,710.

  • New partnership explores nexus of digital health and patient safety

    A million-dollar partnership between University of California San Francisco and The Doctors Company is set to explore the intersections of digital health and patient safety.

  • Top 5 Nursing Leadership Issues For 2019

    Here is one chief nursing officer's take on the issues nurse leaders should focus on this year.

  • How The Government Shutdown Affects Health Programs

    The shutdown itself is not about health policies. It’s the result of differences of opinion between the administration and congressional Democrats regarding Trump’s so-called border wall. But it’s far-reaching, nonetheless.


  • Case Study: The Cincinnati Children's Hospital's Approach to Shared Governance

    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is one of the oldest and most distinguished pediatric hospitals in the United States, with more than 600 registered beds. We believe that our interprofessional shared governance (ISG) structure is an effective, evolving, viable decision-making structure. However, this was not always the case.

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  • Webinar: Build Nurse Engagement Through Coaching and Mentoring

    December 19, 2018
    1:00-2:30 pm EST

    Studies show only 30% of your nurses are actively engaged, which can negatively impact patient satisfaction, safety, and nurse turnover. Join us on December 19 at 1 p.m. to discover how to engage the rest of your staff.

    Don’t miss the chance to improve nurse satisfaction, increase your nursing staff’s commitment to the organization, and raise the level of patient care.

    Visit for more information.