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The Charge Nurse Leader Program Builder: A Competency-Based Approach for Developing Frontline Le
APRIL 28, 2016
Editor's note: This is Part 2 in a three part series discussing the importance of charge nur
OCTOBER 25, 2018
How do top healthcare providers keep nurses feeling empowered and providing optimal care for pat
JUNE 30, 2016
Leadership training is an essential component to training a charge nurse. Orienting charge nurses
JANUARY 2, 2020
Being a charge nurse is often as stressful as being a director. You are "charged" with
What do you do when you don't have enough nurses on staff and don't have the funds to hire additi
DECEMBER 10, 2015
Since charge nurses are actively engaged in activities going on in the unit every day, it makes s
JANUARY 14, 2020
A patient who attacked a nurse at Baton Rouge General’s Behavioral Health Unit in April has
JULY 31, 2019
Hiring a competent nurse staff is only half the battle. The other half is keeping them. A new stu
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
Download this complimentary excerpt from The Charge Nurse Leader Handbook! Book Exce
DECEMBER 1, 2016
Due to a subsection of Alabama state law, a woman who punched a nurse at Jackson Hospital has bee
JULY 18, 2019
Summer is here, so it’s time to explore some of the best—and worst—nursing stor
JUNE 30, 2016
A man was sentenced to four years and nine months in federal prison for using fake nursing creden
JUNE 26, 2019
Editor’s Note: Strategies for Nurse Managers recently sat down with Kathleen Bartholome
DECEMBER 21, 2017
A woman arrested for posing as a nurse is now in custody after defying orders to not leave the co
JUNE 5, 2019
Nurses have always stood out as the advocate for the patient when making healthcare decisions, an
OCTOBER 6, 2016
Wisconsin police are investigating a former University of Wisconsin (UW) Hospital nurse on an all
DECEMBER 30, 2014
Nurse leaders say the standard recruitment and retention methods of sign-on bonuses, pay increase
JANUARY 26, 2017
Critical thinking remains a key issue for nurses and nurse managers. When asked what nurse manag
JANUARY 5, 2017
Providers should look at their existing procedure charges and make sure they have built so
Nurses at Methodist Health claim that the hospital docks lunch pay for breaks they aren’t a
OCTOBER 20, 2016
Keep your staff up-to-date on the latest in nursing legislation. Here are some of
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
In a move to ease nurse shortages, a new law in Alabama will allow nurses with multistate license
JUNE 12, 2019
Nurses are finding new and innovative ways to help those in need around the world, but not every
AUGUST 25, 2016
A patient hit a nurse’s foot with a stun gun during a fight in the emergency room of Roper
JUNE 12, 2019
Many new nurses have trouble acclimating to their new roles, but one nurse has found new and exci
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
Two nurses are recovering after they were stabbed July 14 by a patient at Physicians Regional Med
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
On April 12, CMS released a recurring update notification regarding the interest rate effective A
Jennifer Thew, RN, for HealthLeaders Media , October 6, 2015 Nurses can
OCTOBER 8, 2015
A 65-year-old man was charged after he apparently threatened to take a gun and shoot everyone at
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
Dr. Oz is searching for a nurse to join his core team of experts on his television show and we th
OCTOBER 8, 2015
Police told a court that a patient nearly tore off a nurse's ear and attempted to gouge out her e
MARCH 10, 2016
On January 1, a Minnesota state law took effect allowing nurse practitioners (NP) to practice in
Caring is at the heart of nursing. Indeed, the very act of connecting with another human being wh
OCTOBER 28, 2019
Nurse managers know the value of staff accountability-it's an essential ingredient in the recipe
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Many nurses in long-term care have roles that require them to lead, yet they have never been giv
AUGUST 1, 2015
Dr. Oz is searching for a nurse to join his core team of experts on his television show and we
OCTOBER 23, 2015
The Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) and Allina Health have reached an agreement after months o
OCTOBER 13, 2016
The job market is warming up - increasing wages and sign-on bonuses for nurses are on the rise ar
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
A large part of the job of nursing is translating best practices and standards into effective bed
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
By Jennifer Thew, RN To meet the critical need for nurses during
APRIL 16, 2020
The responsibilities of nurse leaders are changing rapidly and the role is more fluid than ever.
MARCH 31, 2016
A bill that would establish around-the-clock registered nurse staffing hours at Medicare and Me
AUGUST 7, 2014
With newly licensed nurses being the largest source of registered nurses in the nation, organizat
FEBRUARY 28, 2019
The goal with nurse training has not changed much over the years: nurse should be taught how to
MARCH 17, 2016
By Michelle Clarke In 2008, New Jersey began requiring hospitals and nursing home to
APRIL 18, 2019
By Megan Headley Nurses serve on the front line of patient care, and so i
APRIL 13, 2017
  Q:   A nursing home sends a SNF patient to the emergency room, a
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
More practices are using nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in new ways and
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Malachi Love-Robinson, the Florida teenager arrested earlier this year on charges of impersonatin
Check out excerpts from our newest nursing books:
JANUARY 12, 2017
Nurses are coming from around the country to aid hurricane relief efforts in Texas.
AUGUST 31, 2017
Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media In nursing, news and trends happe
MARCH 16, 2017
A 2016 study outlines what makes the perfect critical care nurse, from those who know best: criti
MARCH 3, 2016
Nurse executives wear two hats. Their most obvious role is that of clinical caregiver. But they'r
DECEMBER 8, 2016
A recent survey shows that 82% of nurses feel the positive effects of empowering patients.
AUGUST 10, 2017
In June, a patient in a South Carolina emergency room was charged with assault after a security g
OCTOBER 19, 2019
On May 12, Nurses from around the country will be rallying in Washington, D.C. in support of two
MAY 12, 2016
By Jennifer Thew, RN Is the old adage, "Happy nurses equal happy patients&quo
JUNE 19, 2019
By Jennifer Thew, RN Nursing is about identifying problems and creating i
NOVEMBER 4, 2019
Not all nurses can be successful case managers. Case manager
AUGUST 21, 2019
Many emergency nurses are used to dealing with badly injured patients and sudden death, but when
APRIL 28, 2016
The Critical Care Societies Collaborative (CCSC) issued a report stating critical care nurses hav
AUGUST 4, 2016
Every nurse brings their own perspective and bias to the profession; here are some ways to recogn
JANUARY 11, 2018
Q: Our charge description master (CDM) manager wants to remove the code for denileukin
By Michelle Clarke The nurses-again-outpace-
FEBRUARY 28, 2019
Labor disputes between nurses and hospitals are nothing new, but over the past few weeks we&rsquo
JULY 7, 2016
By Jennifer Thew, RN Nurses, both male and female, are at a higher risk of suicide
FEBRUARY 12, 2020
Nurse-midwives perform many of the same tasks and responsibilities of a physician, and in recent
By Jennifer Thew, RN When nurse leaders discuss the nursing workforce, they often say tha
OCTOBER 25, 2018
This year brings some new challenges that you have to be aware of when updating your charg
One of the most challenging aspects of taking a leadership role as a nurse is figuring out the be
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN There's a tendency to view nursing shortages as cyc
AUGUST 10, 2017
Although selecting new staff to add to the team is one of the most important roles nurse manager
FEBRUARY 12, 2020
The route through which a drug is administered is essential for nurses to consider. Often, the he
OCTOBER 8, 2019
Effective documentation of the condition and the patients’ co-morbidities may help lawyers
A Worcester (Massachusetts) area physiatrist has been indicted on charges of sexually assaulting
A Pennsylvania woman was recently accused of identity theft and other charges after reportedly c
Two teenagers were arrested and charged with arson after police say they started a fire July 14 a
JULY 16, 2015
A physician has been charged with stealing more than $175,000 worth of equipment from two hospita
MAY 6, 2016
A radiologist faces three misdemeanor charges for allegedly stealing the protected health inform
Nurses play a crucial role in breast cancer awareness, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a gre
OCTOBER 19, 2017
Nurse managers often find themselves in the middle of conflicts, including personal conflicts bet
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
The following is an excerpt from nursing-peer-review-second
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
States have been increasingly taxing skilled nursing facilities and other healthcare provi
AUGUST 1, 2014
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts last week signed LB 107, giving nurse practitioners (NP) the abil
During the March 3rd Skilled Nursing Facility/Long-term Open Door Forum, it was announced that s
MARCH 11, 2016
Nurse practitioners (NP) in New York will be able to operate more independently of physicians und
  Some nurse practitioners (NP) in Kentucky have more flexibility to prescribe rou
JULY 17, 2014
Skilled Nursing Facility Volume- to Value-Based Reimbursement Boot Camp
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
By Jennifer Thew, RN Caring is the cornerstone of the nursing profession. Yet, nurses are
JANUARY 24, 2019
A man described by officials as a transient has been charged with arson in fire that that
MAY 1, 2014
Prioritization typically is one of the most difficult aspects for new nurses to learn. They know
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN for nurse-leaders/wha
JUNE 30, 2016
Realizing the growing impact that stress and burnout takes on the health of nurses and their abil
JANUARY 22, 2020
Authorities have arrested a man, Wellington Liranzo, on charges of Medicaid provider fraud
OCTOBER 23, 2014
Years ago, while working in nursing professional development and education, consultant Ge
JUNE 22, 2017
An excerpt from nurse-to-nurse-hostil
AUGUST 11, 2016
  Effects of Aging
Effective October 1, the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) has lowered the rates it charges
One of your most crucial roles as the person in charge of emergency preparation at your hospital
JULY 16, 2015
By Christopher Cheney Hospitalists and nurses working on general
DECEMBER 10, 2020
By Jennifer Thew, RN Nurse leaders are quite familiar with this question from the
JULY 11, 2019
A cardiologist practicing on Long Island, New York, has been arrested and charged with conspiracy
Since its introduction in the skilled nursing facility (SNF) setting, consolidated billing (CB) h
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
Working rotating night shifts as a nurse can be difficult for many reason. Your schedule is incon
MAY 5, 2016
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN for nurse-leaders/3-w
JUNE 23, 2016
Advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) who work for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) w
DECEMBER 27, 2016
  Skilled nursing facility compliance audit
AUGUST 26, 2016
  Avoid skilled nursing facility denials
MARCH 17, 2017
Nurses are often the face of their hospital; they are typically the first staff member to interac
MARCH 3, 2016
How many times have nurses wondered, "what if we did it this way?" or "I wonder wh
FEBRUARY 19, 2020
Twenty-three people—nine physicians and 14 medical workers—were charged this w
APRIL 2, 2015
Police have arrested a Staten Island man on charges that he posed as a clinical psychologist and
AUGUST 27, 2015
Nursing is a demanding profession, typified by long hours and a high-stress work environment as
FEBRUARY 8, 2018
MARCH 9, 2017
There’s no denying it: nursing is a women-dominated profession. In 2011, the
OCTOBER 20, 2016
A Salisbury, Massachusetts man has been arraigned on several charges after making threats to the
OCTOBER 29, 2015
Stress can have a huge impact on nurses’ health and lead to burnout in both their professio
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
The first and most respected book showing new and experienced nurses how to build a better work
MARCH 31, 2016
The state of California is being sued by three nursing home residents who claim that they have b
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
The American Nurses Association (ANA) has recommended Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility: Why Nu
MARCH 31, 2016
Every nurse can play a part in elevating the public perception of the nursing profession. The tab
MARCH 13, 2015
RNs and nursing assistants do not always communicate optimally. In many institutions, nursing ass
JULY 30, 2015
  Nursing Home Action Plan focuses on improving quality, strengthening enforcement
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
Do you have interesting, funny, or touching stories to tell? Do you want to share your nursing j
JANUARY 12, 2017
  SNFRM as the first measure for the Skilled Nursing Facility Value Based Purchasing
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
  Improvements in preventable hospitalizations and promising trends for nursing home quality
  Five newly published measures on Nursing Home Compare
OCTOBER 26, 2018
  Product Spotlight: Essential Skills for Nurse Managers
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
The top concerns of nurse leaders are related to nurse recruitment, nurse retention, and nurse en
MARCH 30, 2017
The responsibility of educating patients and their families often falls to nurses, from explainin
JANUARY 12, 2017
Nurse management experts Shelley Cohen and Sharon Cox have cre
MARCH 10, 2016
The World Health Organization and International Council of Nurses warn of a global shortfall of a
APRIL 7, 2020
Poor communication in healthcare has tangible, measurable effects. A new study released by
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
  How can I ensure more effective meetings at our agency?
  Ensuring an Effective & Efficient Triple Check Process
  New HCPCS code, Q5110, effective October 1, 2018
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
Q: A patient is discharged from the skilled nursing facility (SNF) on day 24 and sent hom
DECEMBER 21, 2018
Nurse managers and their staff often face racism in the work place. In 2013, Minority Nurse
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
Copyright statement
Allina nurses enter their second month of striking after voting “No” the most recent
OCTOBER 6, 2016
Nursing peer review committees operating in good faith are protected from incurring civil liabili
APRIL 17, 2015
Nurses are essential partners on interdisciplinary healthcare teams, and must juggle even more co
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
CMS has long identified staffing as one of the vital components of a nursing home’s
APRIL 10, 2015
  The American Nurses Association (ANA) has called for a 12% increase in federal f
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
Advocates of the Nurse Licensure Compact hope that updated model legislation will encourage more
APRIL 28, 2016
Nurses are integral to the working of the healthcare system, yet not one has yet been called to a
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
A 26-year-old woman was arrested and charged with arson after she apparently admitted to setting
MARCH 12, 2015
Last year, CMS piloted MDS focused surveys to evaluate the effectiveness of practices asso
JANUARY 16, 2015
Strategies for Nurse Managers is now on Nurse-Ma
MAY 19, 2016
Millennial nurses recently overtook baby boomers as the primary age group in nursing, and a new s
OCTOBER 5, 2017
Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility, Second Edition provides staff nurses and their managers
DECEMBER 22, 2017
Bolstered by the #MeToo movement, the ANA seeks to shed light on workplace abuse against nurses,
FEBRUARY 15, 2018
Nurses in several states held a one-day strike last Friday over concerns about staffing, pay, and
SEPTEMBER 25, 2019
Interest in using a variety of nursing engagement surveys as a reportable quality indicat
JULY 16, 2015
The American Nurses Association (ANA) announced its updated
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
  Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurs
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurse leader&rsquo
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
  Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurs
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurse leader’s
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Your nurses have one eye on the door if you do any of the following. Although econ
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurse leader’s go-to source f
To celebrate nursing professional development week, check out these exclusive offers for Nurse Le
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
During a Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care Open Door Forum (ODF) held Tuesday, Apri
Essential Skills f
APRIL 17, 2015
Attendees at the HealthLeaders Media 2016 Chief Nursing Officer Exchange shared their best peer-t
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
Two Massachusetts sisters faced arraignment in Middlesex Superior Court earlier this week, charg
Nurse.org, the nursing career site, released a new report featuring "real-world" salary
JUNE 1, 2017
How do we go about an admission that was visited only by a nurse during start of care the
Nurses are twice as likely to experience clinical depression than the general population. Why are
MARCH 10, 2016
The 11th edition of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nursing Home Data Com
Now more than ever nurse leaders are being held accountable for the financial aspect of healthcar
MAY 4, 2017
Understanding the factors that influence whether Millenials embrace or reject moving into nursing
OCTOBER 1, 2015
By Jennifer Thew, RN Keeping with my annual Nurses' Week column tradition, I'd l
MAY 11, 2017
As nurses, we tend to beat ourselves up when we make a medication or other error. Many new studie
Remind nurses and other clinicians to remain alert for medication errors, including mislabeled p
APRIL 27, 2017
CMS' star rating system for nursing homes on shaky ground
DECEMBER 1, 2014
Researchers find that patients who receive 80% or more of their care from nurses with baccalaurea
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
  The Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program Review and Correct reports are availab
For the 16th time, nurses were named the most ethical profession according to Gallup’s annu
JANUARY 11, 2018
  Two-year budget deal repeals therapy caps, cuts skilled nursing spending by $1.96 billion
FEBRUARY 14, 2018
Nurses at Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center in San Jose held an informational p
JULY 11, 2019
To protect hospital employees’ and patients’ safety, the nurses at Oroville Hospital
JULY 18, 2019
The Tennessee Nurses Association is seeking the removal of a state law that requires physicians t
AUGUST 12, 2019
Becoming a nurse practitioner requires years of additional education and work experience and so t
AUGUST 21, 2019
Nurse managers are key players in implementing and integrating evidence-based practice (EBP) at t
JANUARY 8, 2020
The Louisiana State Board of Nursing
MARCH 9, 2017
Nursing homes now are allowed to purchase certain previously prohibited types of medical devices,
We are looking for volunteers to write for our Strategies for Nurse Managers blog, the Leaders&rs
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
By Jennifer Thew, RN There's a tendency to view nursing shortages as cycl
MAY 4, 2017
The American Nurses Association (ANA) announced this week that ANA President Pamela F. Ci
JUNE 1, 2017
JULY 13, 2017
Residency programs can flounder without the proper support from a nurse leader that provides prec
This accounts for about 9% of the RN workforce, possibly heralding the long-predicted nursing sho
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
OCTOBER 28, 2015
CMS 2015 SNF PPS final rule to increase payments to skilled nursing facilities
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Men represent less than 10% of the nursing workforce. The number of men in nursing programs is sl
APRIL 17, 2015
Men represent less than 10% of the nursing workforce. The number of men in nursing programs is sl
APRIL 17, 2015
First-person accounts of clinical experiences help Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) nurses re
MARCH 27, 2015
A revised position statement from the American Nurses Association calls for stronger collaboratio
MARCH 20, 2015
Studies show only 30% of your nurses are actively engaged, which can negatively impact patient sa
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
To simplify the process by which registered nurses attain Bachelor of Science in nursing degrees,
JULY 2, 2015
Advancements in electronic health records (EHR) have improved nursing documentation and patient s
JANUARY 26, 2017
Last year was a tumultuous one for Allina Health in Minneapolis and its nursing staff. After a we
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
HCPro thanks nurses who have devoted their life to helping patients and providing the best quali
MAY 11, 2017
As you probably know, Nurses' Week is almost here, and HCPro is planning to celebrate with disco
MAY 4, 2017
Most employee and nursing satisfaction/engagement surveys are done no more than once a year. Tha
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
Principles of time management can help nurses—particularly new graduate nurses—accomp
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
By Jennifer Thew, RN "nursing/why-cno-ta
FEBRUARY 21, 2019
Evidence shows that patient outcomes improve when nurses have baccalaureate degrees.
DECEMBER 1, 2016
Managing resident pain is an important aspect of care in any skilled nursing facility (SNF), but
JANUARY 17, 2020
  Medicare requires a Medicare Part A PPS Discharge Assessment, effective October 1
DECEMBER 7, 2016
Tell your nurses that soon that packaging for a patient’s nicotine patch, gum, or lozenge m
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
FDA ban on powdered medical gloves now in effect Joint Commis
The median annual cost of a private nursing home room in the United States has increased t
Q: If a patient has a 3 day qualifying stay and an order for a skilled nursing facili
Patients have a new resource to use when choosing a nursing home.   CMS an
Nurse leaders and managers are making it a priority to get out of the office and enjoy some rest
JULY 16, 2015
Dear readers, The nursing group at HCPro is asking for your feedback regarding t
AUGUST 17, 2017
HCPro recently conducted a survey among 291 nursing professionals in the healthcare industry reg
OCTOBER 12, 2017
JULY 2, 2015
On August 31, the American Nurses Association issued a press release announcing its
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
On August 31, the American Nurses Association issued a press release announcing its
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
On August 31, the American Nurses Association issued a press release announcing its
OCTOBER 2, 2015
We’ve all heard it by now: the nurse shortage is here, and it’s only going to get wor
JUNE 23, 2016
Proposed legislation that would allow advance practice nurses to practice independently risks pa
Nurses Week is coming up and is a good time to reflect on what sets the nursing profession apart
MAY 1, 2015
Critical care nurses at 42 hospitals nationwide developed patient care initiatives that substanti
APRIL 21, 2015
Last week we posted a new poll on www.StrategiesForNurseManagers.com asking about new gr
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP At any given time, nurse leaders a
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
It turns out nurses are good for the heart. Provided they aren't overworked and underappreciated.
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Liz Benson and Linda C. Goodman, nurse educators from the College of Southern Maryland, were awar
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Dear Nursing Professionals, The nursing group at HCPro is asking for your candid f
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
How would we bill the following scenario? On Monday, a nurse assesses the patient’s
With the current nursing shortage, recruiting and retaining the best nurses has implications for
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
Dear Nursing Professionals, The nursing group at HCPro is asking for your candid f
JANUARY 31, 2019
Jefferson Healthcare of Port Townsend, Washington, has launched its Sexual Assault Nurse Examine
JULY 11, 2019
High rates of nurse burnout correlate with lower patient satisfaction so researchers set out to o
MARCH 4, 2020
As the person in charge of emergency preparation at your hospital, you should anticipate the dang
JULY 31, 2014
  Following the arrest of a Tucson man on charges of practicing medicine without a
JULY 10, 2014
Community groups charged with reducing avoidable hospital readmissions are making little progress
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
One of the fundamental purposes/charges of any high-reliability organization/program, etc., is to
JUNE 23, 2016
Nurses are the frontline of patient care, making them the most susceptible to compassion fatigue,
DECEMBER 7, 2017
Q: We just underwent an audit and the auditor took charges off the claim saying that th
As new nurses work their way through the orientation process, evaluating their ability to apply c
By Jennifer Thew, RN Think back on your nursing career and try to pinpoint the mom
JULY 31, 2019
The number of RNs with doctorates of nursing practice is growing, but CNOs are still unclear abou
APRIL 10, 2015
National Nurses Week is upon us once more, giving hospital leaders an opportunity to spend time w
MAY 7, 2015
The University of Minnesota has developed a workshop to encourage nurses to think like inventors
DECEMBER 21, 2016
Workplace safety and nurse surveillance capacity can boost quality ratings and lower pressure ulc
DECEMBER 8, 2016
Starting a journal club that involves a group of nurses is a great way to give nurses the opportu
OCTOBER 1, 2019
In addition to documentation by physicians, nurses’ documentation affects patient safety,
JANUARY 8, 2020
The nursing shortage is becoming a major issue again and rural hospitals are being hit hardest.
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
The Giving Excellence Meaning (GEM) Awards honored five of the best and brightest nurses in the U
DECEMBER 21, 2016
While most people were running away from Hurricane Harvey, a team of nurses from the Christus St.
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
MARCH 11, 2015
HCPro honors nurses during National Nurses Week 2012 National Nurses W
MAY 7, 2012
Nurses’ Week celebrates nurse contributions around the world, but it is also in celebratio
MAY 12, 2016
If a nurse is unsatisfied with their career or feeling burnt out on nursing, taking an evidence-b
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Recent tragedies have highlighted the importance of emergency nurses, and Nurse Leader Insider wo
OCTOBER 12, 2017
Earlier this month, the American Academy of Nursing
JANUARY 25, 2018
The length of time that a nurse has been on the job at a particular hospital might be dire
APRIL 16, 2014
A second nurse who contracted Ebola after treating a patient at a Dallas hospital has been declar
OCTOBER 28, 2014
A study published in CriticalCareNurse found that increased nurse-physician collaboratio
APRIL 14, 2015
Nurses are at greater risk than firefighters. In 2013 your nursing staff faced a 15% greater cha
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
HCPro is celebrating Nurses Week with a variety of special offers and giveaways. Visit our blog f
MAY 7, 2015
Emergency department (ED) nurses are often victims of violence, but fail to report it, according
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Nurse managers set the tone for th
AUGUST 6, 2015
The American Nurses Association (ANA) announced its updated position statement on workplace bully
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP As a nurse manager or nurse leader
OCTOBER 29, 2015
Experts feared that the number of nurses in the workforce would be 30% short of what’s need
OCTOBER 20, 2015
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP As a nurse manager or nurse leader
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Shared Governance Nurse Manager Training Programis the only training program targeted to nurse m
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
The University of Michigan Health System has changed its name to Michigan Medicine, but nurses at
JANUARY 19, 2017
  Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Nurse leaders—from unit level man
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
HCPro is seeking enthusiastic nurse managers, nurse leaders, and nurse educators to join an ad-h
JULY 23, 2015
Seven states are projected to experience nursing shortages by 2030, according to a report from th
AUGUST 28, 2019
By Jennifer Thew, RN Millennial and Gen Z nurses cite team dynamics, professiona
FEBRUARY 24, 2020
National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, throug
Patient care permits little room for nurses to be anything but on their toes. And in the event of
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
If you’re involved with educating nurses, we want to hear from you! We’d love to hea
JUNE 30, 2016
Now more than ever nurse leaders are being held accountable for the financial aspect of healthca
MAY 11, 2017
Earlier this month, the American Academy of Nursing released a position statement that recommende
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
The average price paid for a skilled nursing facility bed reached a record $73,300 in 2013
APRIL 11, 2014
Nurses are at greater risk than firefighters. In 2013 your nursing staff faced a 15% greater chan
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
Nurses turned out in force February 5 in Los Angeles to hear officials discuss proposals for toug
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
Even in a female-dominated field such as nursing, women may be paid less than their male counterp
Try the following exercise to encourage nurses' self-esteem. It's called a "hierarchy of voi
AUGUST 20, 2015
Free tool: Ensure nurses are competent with hand washing It's imperative to be sur
OCTOBER 22, 2015
Patient care permits little room for nurses to be anything but on their toes. And in the event of
OCTOBER 29, 2015
Now more than ever nurse leaders are being held accountable for the financial aspect of healthca
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
A December 2015 Health Affairs study of skilled nursing facilities form 2001 through 2011 found t
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
The next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum scheduled for:
With job growth and increasing pay, more and more nurses are seeking advanced practice degrees.
OCTOBER 6, 2016
California now leads the country in nursing wages, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
OCTOBER 27, 2016
Getting staff nurses involved in research is not easy. Along with the additional time and work re
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
The American Nurses Credentialing Center last month awarded the 2016 National Magnet Nurse of the
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
Nurses week is right around the corner, so
APRIL 20, 2017
Two nurses who were held hostage in May by an inmate receiving medical care at an Illinois hospit
JUNE 1, 2017
With the current nursing shortage, recruiting and retaining the best nurses has impl
APRIL 4, 2019
How many case managers and visit nurses do you recommend per clinical manager?
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN "So you used to be a nurse?" I can't tell
MAY 19, 2016
BY A.J. Plunkett Between antibiotics losing their effectiveness, people refusing to vacci
1. Assistive devices are effective only for patients with long-term injuries or permanent
Nursing homes and personal care facilities are considered to have one of the
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By John Palmer California hospitals already dealing with the effects of
JUNE 7, 2020
Tell your nurses that soon that packaging for a patient’s nicotine patch, gum, or lozenge m
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
By Michelle Clarke Female nurses who administer antineoplastic drugs to cancer patients d
FEBRUARY 21, 2019
By Jonathan Bees According to the March 2017 HealthLeaders Media Nursing
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What do nurses want? What keeps nurses engaged? What can we do to decrease turnover?
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
National Nurses Week is a time to recognize nurses for their quality of care and dedication to pa
MAY 6, 2011
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN for nurse-leaders/4-s
JUNE 16, 2016
Great strides have been taken in nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities as part of a nation
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
National Nurses Week is a time to recognize nurses for their quality of care and dedication to pa
MAY 6, 2010
As a nurse manager, one of your challenges is to lead the change process for your staff. And, whi
MARCH 27, 2015
A good news follow-up on my February post that focused on nurses' on-the-job injuries.
JULY 9, 2015
No, supervising home health aides is a cost of doing business. Whenever possible, the nurse or th
Nurses new to home health struggle with the completion of documentation related to patient care.
A nurse should be skilled in cutting toenails, but because of the increased risk of liability if
Nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center held a rally outside the hospital on Monday to
JULY 24, 2019
You arrive to work at 6:30 a.m. and find a night-shift nurse crying outside your office door. Bet
SEPTEMBER 18, 2019
Registered nurses in California have the highest annual salary in the country at $113,240, accord
MAY 12, 2020
It has been our pleasure to provide you with the Nurse Leader Insider. As of today, we will be c
MAY 12, 2020
Recent recall serves as valuable reminder Remind nurses and other clinicians t
By Jennifer Thew, RN Are you experiencing a nursing shortage at your orga
AUGUST 21, 2019
Twelve Minnesota nurses who since 2010 are licensed to practice despite having either stolen narc
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
It is almost time to begin the celebrations for National Nurses Week (May 6-12), whose the
APRIL 23, 2014
The high rate of nursing home injuries can be reduced by better resident handling practice
How can nurse managers ensure that new staff members absorb and apply the new behaviors and skill
MARCH 27, 2015
Attention nurse leaders in organizations without designated "lift teams" or assistive d
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
Can you explain the difference of how the HHRG treats wound care between nurses and thera
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Has work got you and your nurses o
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP For nurse leaders and nurse manage
OCTOBER 22, 2015
Looking for ways to spruce up your weekly meetings? Visit our nursing resource center,
MARCH 3, 2016
For the 17th year in a row, nurses-keep-heal
DECEMBER 27, 2018
The nursing group at HCPro and HealthLeaders is asking for your candid feedback regarding
FEBRUARY 14, 2019
By Jennifer Thew, RN What is the current state of the emergency nursing workforce?
JUNE 12, 2019
A survey of nurse practitioners found that those who completed a postgraduate fellowship reported
JULY 1, 2019
Nurses who have good organizational skills can manage even the worst of days. They always look li
DECEMBER 4, 2019
A majority of patients don’t understand the charges and information on their medical bills,
Infection is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among nursing home residents in the Uni
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015
One of our nurses asked us what her legal risks are if something goes wrong when caring f
MAY 6, 2015
The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes is a partnership between the C
By Jennifer Thew, RN A Houston nurse was fired after allegedly violating HIPAA laws by po
By Jennifer Thew, RN Once again, Americans have ranked nurses as the most
JANUARY 14, 2020
By Jennifer Thew, RN  Burnout is a common experience for bedside nurses. But
JULY 1, 2019
The California Nurses Association is pushing new legislation in that state’s senate
APRIL 24, 2014
Nursing homes might be able to cut their pressure ulcer rates by giving nurses more control over
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
We hope you had a fun, informative, and inspirational Nurses Week! All week, HCPr
MAY 14, 2015
Last summer, we asked you to join our Nursing Book Review Group and the response was overwhelmin
MARCH 17, 2016
Last summer, we asked you to join our Nursing Book Review Group and the response was overwhelming
MARCH 10, 2016
In addition to making the nurse’s job easier, a good rapport with a patient’s family
JULY 7, 2016
by Jennifer Thew, RN Moral distress among chief nursing officers is seldom acknowl
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Nurses not only need to know what to do, but the importance and order in which things should be d
Last week we invited you to join our nursing book review group and we thank everyone who has exp
JULY 30, 2015
December 19, 2018 1:00-2:30 pm EST Studies show only 30% of your nurses ar
DECEMBER 6, 2018
A former nurse is suing Cameron (Missouri) Regional Medical Center for back pay, future pay, and
AUGUST 7, 2019
While experts have defined and described the concepts of a preceptor and mentor, some nurses rema
NOVEMBER 4, 2019
If you’re in charge of emergency management at your facility, you’ve probably done a
MARCH 5, 2015
So what does it mean to be a healthy nurse?  I am one and am proud of it!  But I latche
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
On March 15, the newly unionized nurses of Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center arranged
MARCH 24, 2016
Quick, cheap, and effective: Oral care makes serious dent in hospital-acquired pneumonia
The American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators (AANAC)
DECEMBER 18, 2015
We want to know what you think about Strategies for Nurse Managers.com and what you need to help
MAY 19, 2016
Often we see nursing unions conflict with management on a number of issues related to salary and
DECEMBER 14, 2017
We’re in the early planning stages of our 2020 nursing books and we need your help! Please
JULY 31, 2019
By Jennifer Thew, RN As chief nursing officers work in a healthcare indus
OCTOBER 1, 2019
The following is an excerpt from The Long-Term Care Director of Nursing Field Guide, Fourth E
SEPTEMBER 24, 2020
For many years, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®
Hiring nurses is a challenge for any organization, including home health agencies. You want good
For critical thinking to be part of your agency’s culture, particularly in nursing, it has
  "The July effect is the kind of medical trivia that tends to turn up at coc
JULY 25, 2014
“Because no single intervention is likely to reverse the July effect, a multipronged appro
JULY 29, 2016
Decreased payouts for nursing home care was one reason that healthcare spending grew more
ER nurses and physicians work in an environment that promotes the acceptance of patient vi
MAY 15, 2014
The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) has gathered experts to focus on
We are still looking for participants for our Nursing Book Review Group! Now is your chance to j
APRIL 21, 2016
Starting May 6, the annual wishes of "Happy Nurses Week," will begin as National Nurses
MAY 12, 2016
Caring for behavioral health patients is a major challenge for nurse leaders. When it escalates t
DECEMBER 21, 2016
Join Adirondack Health’s Chief Nursing Officer, Linda McClarigan, MSHA, BSN, RN, NE
MAY 11, 2017
  The onboarding process can be a make or break period for a new employee. Nursing
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
This free tool from The Nurse Managers’ Legal Companion will help you make the bes
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
Based on the scenario you describe: The nurse has left the agency with an incomplete resumpt
In 2018, the average earnings of fulltime registered nurses (RN) and licensed practical nurses (L
OCTOBER 14, 2019
In observance of Thanksgiving, Nurse Leader Insider will not be published on Thursday, November
NOVEMBER 19, 2019
In observance of the holidays, Nurse Leader Insider will not be published on Th
DECEMBER 16, 2019
Last week, body-cam footage was released of a Salt Lake City detective arresting a nurse for refu
Nurse managers spend a lot of time predicting and planning for the future, but when it comes to h
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
When you are confronted with seasoned nurses who are unable to meet your expectations, consider t
The following is an excerpt of Critical Thinking in Long-Term Care Nursing, Second Edition by
OCTOBER 19, 2018