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The route through which a drug is administered is essential for nurses to consider. Often, the he
OCTOBER 8, 2019
Failed drug diversion programs in hospitals have led to record fines levied against facilities.
APRIL 26, 2016
Failed drug diversion programs in hospitals have led to record fines levied against facilities. P
MARCH 17, 2016
A new board game might help nurses minimize medication errors. Many nurses report
JUNE 9, 2016
Drug diversion from federal hospitals part of nationwide epidemic of healthcare thefts
APRIL 28, 2017
Recent recall serves as valuable reminder Remind nurses and other clinicians t
Drug diversion in healthcare facilities has been a subject of increasing focus by regulatory aut
SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
During this year’s World Economic Forum in Switzerland, drug companies from 16 different na
JANUARY 26, 2016
A Q&A around drug regimen review items was provided by CMS.   CMS’
Nursing homes administer largely pointless and potentially harmful drugs to a majority of residen
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
When preparing to administer any drug to a client, consider what is often referred to as the &quo
AUGUST 12, 2019
Twelve Minnesota nurses who since 2010 are licensed to practice despite having either stolen narc
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from the new HCPro book, Drug Diversion in H
DECEMBER 29, 2016
A North Carolina jury found an ophthalmologist and hospital negligent after a sound-alike drug er
AUGUST 26, 2014
JustCoding's Drug Administration Capture and Audit Tool provides multiple critical tools for nur
OCTOBER 23, 2019
I have a question on medication reconciliation and the Level 1, 2, and 3 drug interaction
Since its introduction in the skilled nursing facility (SNF) setting, consolidated billing (CB) h
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
Who can conduct the (medication) review? The regulations require a drug
Originally appeared on nurses-face-jail-time-afte
MAY 3, 2018
Violent incident in Utah highlights professional responsibility, patient privacy, and ethics
DECEMBER 1, 2017
You asked whether agencies have a responsibility to train staff to identify whether patients are
by Russ Nix, Aegis RX, LLC Is drug diversion a problem in the healthcare
MARCH 20, 2020
A revised position statement from the American Nurses Association calls for stronger collaboratio
MARCH 20, 2015
Leadership training is an essential component to training a charge nurse. Orienting charge nurses
JANUARY 2, 2020
How do we bill for osteoporosis drugs? The home health consolidated bil
Keep your staff up-to-date on the latest in nursing legislation. Here are some of
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
Q: If a patient has a 3 day qualifying stay and an order for a skilled nursing facili
A man was sentenced to four years and nine months in federal prison for using fake nursing creden
JUNE 26, 2019
On February 24, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Robert Califf, MD, as the new Food and Drug Admi
MARCH 1, 2016
The Critical Care Societies Collaborative (CCSC) issued a report stating critical care nurses hav
AUGUST 4, 2016
As nurses, we tend to beat ourselves up when we make a medication or other error. Many new studie
Last week we posted a new poll on www.StrategiesForNurseManagers.com asking about new gr
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
Liz Benson and Linda C. Goodman, nurse educators from the College of Southern Maryland, were awar
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
The role of nurses has expanded greatly over the past few years, as nurses are moving from the be
MAY 26, 2016
How many case managers and visit nurses do you recommend per clinical manager?
Remind nurses and other clinicians to remain alert for medication errors, including mislabeled p
APRIL 27, 2017
Advancements in electronic health records (EHR) have improved nursing documentation and patient s
JANUARY 26, 2017
NIOSH has released an updated list of patient-care drugs that are hazardous to the healthcare wor
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
  CMS is updating the Medicare drug spending dashboard
DECEMBER 29, 2016
  Reimbursement increased by 77% for brand-name Part D drugs
  Drug-induced pulmonary hypertension, metastatic melanoma
Quarterly ASP Medicare Part B drug pricing files released On April 25,
By Jonathan Bees According to the March 2017 HealthLeaders Media Nursing
APRIL 13, 2017
As new nurses work their way through the orientation process, evaluating their ability to apply c
USP <800>: Protecting healthcare workers from hazardous drugs
By A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com) In response to qu
MARCH 12, 2020
By A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com) In response to qu
MARCH 19, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a he
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
  Some nurse practitioners (NP) in Kentucky have more flexibility to prescribe rou
JULY 17, 2014
Tell your nurses that soon that packaging for a patient’s nicotine patch, gum, or lozenge m
Nurses at Methodist Health claim that the hospital docks lunch pay for breaks they aren’t a
OCTOBER 20, 2016
One of our nurses asked us what her legal risks are if something goes wrong when caring f
Results of a new drug trial, published September 1, 2016 in Nature, are potentially the most pro
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
What do nurses want? What keeps nurses engaged? What can we do to decrease turnover?
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
This week I have the pleasure of reading the incredible responses we received to our Nurses Week
JUNE 11, 2015
Managing resident pain is an important aspect of care in any skilled nursing facility (SNF), but
JANUARY 17, 2020
Right dose, right drug: WHO challenges hospitals to cut med errors in half
By Jennifer Thew, RN When nurse leaders discuss the nursing workforce, they often say tha
OCTOBER 25, 2018
Last summer, we asked you to join our Nursing Book Review Group and the response was overwhelming
MARCH 10, 2016
Last summer, we asked you to join our Nursing Book Review Group and the response was overwhelmin
MARCH 17, 2016
While experts have defined and described the concepts of a preceptor and mentor, some nurses rema
NOVEMBER 4, 2019
By Jennifer Thew, RN Millennial and Gen Z nurses cite team dynamics, professiona
FEBRUARY 24, 2020
Witnesses speaking at a Senate Aging Committee hearing reported a surge in drug prices with some
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Nurse-midwives perform many of the same tasks and responsibilities of a physician, and in recent
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
A new study found that, in top-performing hospitals, rapid response teams (RRT) have a dedicated
AUGUST 12, 2019
By Jennifer Thew, RN Giving nurses time to connect with why they chose to
JUNE 29, 2017
On March 15, the newly unionized nurses of Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center arranged
MARCH 24, 2016
Yesterday was National Time Out Day. Started in 2004 by the Association of Perioperative Nurses (
JUNE 11, 2015
By Megan Headley Nurses serve on the front line of patient care, and so i
APRIL 13, 2017
How does an agency keep the drug review up to date? The regulations req
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN for nurse-leaders/wha
JUNE 30, 2016
For critical thinking to be part of your agency’s culture, particularly in nursing, it has
Tell your nurses that soon that packaging for a patient’s nicotine patch, gum, or lozenge m
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
By Jennifer Thew, RN Are you experiencing a nursing shortage at your orga
AUGUST 21, 2019
By Jennifer Thew An active shooter incident is something no nurse wishes to experience. U
AUGUST 30, 2018
The following is an excerpt of Critical Thinking in Long-Term Care Nursing, Second Edition by
OCTOBER 19, 2018
Recently, a whistleblower lawsuit was filed by Kim Cheely, a nurse manager at Georgia Regents Med
APRIL 10, 2015
The greater use of nurse practitioners (NP) in response to physician shortages has seen the total
FEBRUARY 24, 2020
Keeping compounded drugs infection-free No physician or nurse injects medicine
Nursing homes and personal care facilities are considered to have one of the
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
Q: When a drug representative enters a facility, he or she can easily be exposed to prote
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Doctors and drug czars ask for chronic pain guidelines to be relaxed By Brian
By Jennifer Thew, RN  Burnout is a common experience for bedside nurses. But
JULY 1, 2019
We would like to thank everyone who responded to our call for authors last month! The response h
APRIL 12, 2016
By Jennifer Thew, RN Nurse leaders' salaries and compensation vary according to ti
JULY 18, 2019
Q: What if the provider states that diabetes is due to the adverse effects of a drug, but does
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
By Jennifer Thew, RN As chief nursing officers work in a healthcare indus
OCTOBER 1, 2019
CMS releases July 2014 Quarterly Average Sales Price (ASP) Medicare Part B Drug Pricing Files
  Q:   A nursing home sends a SNF patient to the emergency room, a
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
By Jennifer Thew, RN Nurse leaders are quite familiar with this question from the
JULY 11, 2019
By Jennifer Thew, RN Caring is the cornerstone of the nursing profession. Yet, nurses are
JANUARY 24, 2019
Hiring nurses is a challenge for any organization, including home health agencies. You want good
The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) h
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
  As a nurse manager, how often do you review the duties and responsibilities laid o
JUNE 24, 2015
The overall tone of the forum was frustration. Several skilled nursing facility workers expressed
AUGUST 7, 2014
Nurses working in acute-care settings are all too familiar with alarm fatigue, which occurs when
JUNE 7, 2018
CMS pushed back the deadline for physicians to enroll to prescribe Medicare Part D drugs. Physici
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from the new HCPro book, Drug Diversion in H
DECEMBER 29, 2016
An excerpt from nurse-to-nurse-hostil
AUGUST 11, 2016
In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN, for nurse-leaders/me
JULY 14, 2016
By Christopher Cheney In response to the coronavirus pandemic, an
MAY 7, 2020
Realizing the growing impact that stress and burnout takes on the health of nurses and their abil
JANUARY 22, 2020
When did it become the home health agency’s responsibility to pay for a catheter in
CMS announced on September 8 that it had finalized new emergency response requirements for health
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
Whether your new CDI specialist is a nurse who needs to learn coding and reimbursement basics, o
  In response to reports of the impending physician shortage, FierceHealthcare rec
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
In response to projected physician shortages in the near future, lawmakers in Ohio are considerin
OCTOBER 15, 2015
When working with stroke patients, you are responsible for several types of observations. First,
2014 MSP Salary Survey More responses yield clearer pay p
By Jennifer Thew, RN Nurse leaders are responsible for a vast array of me
AUGUST 31, 2017
In response to the ever-changing regulatory and payment landscape of the long-term care and hom
FEBRUARY 26, 2010
Q: We recently had attending physicians send back queries with responses by the physician
Question Each hospital is required to have a formal process to evaluate whether a drug should
JUNE 23, 2015
With drug administration services, providers likely find themselves prompted to use modifi
When officials at a California hospital suspected that someone was stealing drugs from anesthesia
MAY 12, 2016
On January 22 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took action to improve security standards fo
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Those within the nursing profession are well-aware
JUNE 2, 2016
Stress can have a huge impact on nurses’ health and lead to burnout in both their professio
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
As leaders in healthcare organizations, it is often a nurse manager’s responsibility to be
MAY 10, 2018
In nursing, we often see checklists in the form of order sets, flow sheets, protocols, cognitive
DECEMBER 4, 2019
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team: Motivation   Yo
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team: Motivation   Yo
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
By Jennifer Thew, RN Suicide prevention awareness month is the time for nurse lea
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
  Two strategic responses to bundled payment models
AUGUST 9, 2018
  Skilled nursing facility compliance audit
AUGUST 26, 2016
  Avoid skilled nursing facility denials
MARCH 17, 2017
Q: I have a question about reporting drug tests to CMS for CPT® codes th
Drug administration is one of the most common services provided in the outpatient setting,
JUNE 10, 2015
JUSTCODING
Although drug testing is not necessarily a fail-safe and is an added expense, having a drug testi
Last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a report warning that mobile medical c
JULY 25, 2017
Yale New Haven Hospital's nurse SWAT team goes beyond just responding to changes in patie
MARCH 24, 2016
MARCH 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
These Occupational Health and Safety Forms provide you with all of the updates for your OSHA Health and Safety Compliance Manual.
DECEMBER 17, 2008
How many times have nurses wondered, "what if we did it this way?" or "I wonder wh
FEBRUARY 19, 2020
Nursing is a demanding profession, typified by long hours and a high-stress work environment as
FEBRUARY 8, 2018
  Q: What happened to modifier –JF (compounded drug)? CMS added it in Apr
There’s no denying it: nursing is a women-dominated profession. In 2011, the
OCTOBER 20, 2016
The responsibility of educating patients and their families often falls to nurses, from explainin
JANUARY 12, 2017
The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes is a partnership between the C
HCPro honors nurses during National Nurses Week 2012 National Nurses W
MAY 7, 2012
Q: I am a hospital-based registered nurse working in a same day surgical environment. I'm
Picture this: It’s the fifth day of the recertification episode, and the nurse realizes she
The first and most respected book showing new and experienced nurses how to build a better work
MARCH 31, 2016
In the July quarterly I/OCE update, three drugs received status indicator G (additional pa
Q: Our physicians want to administer a drug that’s new to us called alemtuzumab, wi
Q: Will CMS be adding any new drugs or biologicals to its pass-through list in i
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
HCPro would like to thank all of the nurses who have devoted their life to helping patients and
MAY 10, 2018
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
  Payroll-based journal data goes live on Nursing Home Compare
APRIL 27, 2018
  Nurse suicide is real. Don’t ignore it.
JUNE 14, 2018
  LTC nurse residency results in: 86% retention rate
AUGUST 17, 2018
  Five newly published measures on Nursing Home Compare
OCTOBER 26, 2018
  Product Spotlight: Essential Skills for Nurse Managers
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
Many new nurses have trouble acclimating to their new roles, but one nurse has found new and exci
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
Police swarmed Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., on Tuesday in response to an
SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
Q: Did any new drugs receive pass-through status July 1?  
Q: Where can I find out more about new drugs or biologicals with pass-through status be
  Q: Did CMS add any new codes for drugs that have pass-through status this mon
By Brian Ward Researchers from Oxford University announced that the drug
JUNE 18, 2020
The top concerns of nurse leaders are related to nurse recruitment, nurse retention, and nurse en
MARCH 30, 2017
CMS has long identified staffing as one of the vital components of a nursing home’s
APRIL 10, 2015
Nurse management experts Shelley Cohen and Sharon Cox have cre
MARCH 10, 2016
In a move to ease nurse shortages, a new law in Alabama will allow nurses with multistate license
JUNE 12, 2019
The World Health Organization and International Council of Nurses warn of a global shortfall of a
APRIL 7, 2020
National Nurses Week is a time to recognize nurses for their quality of care and dedication to pa
MAY 6, 2011
It’s not news to most providers that suicide and drug abuse are on the rise. However, a tri
JUNE 17, 2015
JUSTCODING
National Nurses Week is a time to recognize nurses for their quality of care and dedication to pa
MAY 6, 2010
Allina nurses enter their second month of striking after voting “No” the most recent
OCTOBER 6, 2016
In this full chapter excerpt from The Nurse Manager’s Guide to Recruitment and Retentio
MAY 10, 2018
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
  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
How do top healthcare providers keep nurses feeling empowered and providing optimal care for pat
JUNE 30, 2016
Nurses are integral to the working of the healthcare system, yet not one has yet been called to a
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Nurse leaders say the standard recruitment and retention methods of sign-on bonuses, pay increase
JANUARY 26, 2017
Q: Why do the payments for some separately payable drugs change? One week we get paid a certai
Strategies for Nurse Managers is now on Nurse-Ma
MAY 19, 2016
If therapy completes an evaluation after the nurse does the start of care and the therapy
Editor's Note: The following is an excerpt from the Nurse Manager's Guide to Retention a
MARCH 22, 2018
Jennifer Thew, RN, for HealthLeaders Media , October 6, 2015 Nurses can
OCTOBER 8, 2015
A new nursing-news/new-survey-finds-high-rate-o
JULY 6, 2017
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
This March, nursing supervisor Nancy Swift was shot to death in her office at UAB Highlands Hosp
Under current Medicare rules, patients can only get coverage for a stay in a skilled nursing faci
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
HealthLeaders Media, a sister organization to DecisionHealth talked with disaster response expert
Due to possible health risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently proposed a ban
MARCH 24, 2016
M2001 (Drug regimen review) is among the most time-consuming items currently on the OASIS, surpa
Many nurses in long-term care have roles that require them to lead, yet they have never been giv
AUGUST 1, 2015
Q: Did CMS make any changes to drug payments for April?  
Q: We are receiving requests from our physicians regarding administration of a new drug
Interest in using a variety of nursing engagement surveys as a reportable quality indicat
JULY 16, 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
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
To celebrate nursing professional development week, check out these exclusive offers for Nurse Le
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
Essential Skills f
APRIL 17, 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
A new study has found that physicians can be swayed to prescribe new prescription drugs for pharm
DECEMBER 27, 2016
A new study has found that physicians can be swayed to prescribe new prescription drugs for pharm
The quality measure “drug regimen review conducted with follow-up for identified issues&rdq
Nurse.org, the nursing career site, released a new report featuring "real-world" salary
JUNE 1, 2017
Nurses are twice as likely to experience clinical depression than the general population. Why are
MARCH 10, 2016
Now more than ever nurse leaders are being held accountable for the financial aspect of healthcar
MAY 4, 2017
By Joan Monchak Lorenz, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC Nursing is known as the caring profes
FEBRUARY 22, 2018
Originally appeared in Patient Safety Monitor Journal. Physicians, nurses
JUNE 21, 2018
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
by Kirsten Dize Have a quality assurance nurse review all patients at the start of
by Kirsten Dize While OASIS-D1 will make responses to 23 existing items optional
Researchers find that patients who receive 80% or more of their care from nurses with baccalaurea
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Critical thinking remains a key issue for nurses and nurse managers. When asked what nurse manag
JANUARY 5, 2017
  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
Becoming a nurse practitioner requires years of additional education and work experience and so t
AUGUST 21, 2019
The Tennessee Nurses Association is seeking the removal of a state law that requires physicians t
AUGUST 12, 2019
Nurse managers are key players in implementing and integrating evidence-based practice (EBP) at t
JANUARY 8, 2020
Hiring a competent nurse staff is only half the battle. The other half is keeping them. A new stu
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
The Louisiana State Board of Nursing
MARCH 9, 2017
National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) is May 12-18, 2019, and its theme is “Live Soulf
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
The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) says 1,200 of its members employed at Tufts Medical Ce
JULY 13, 2017
nurses-return-table-possible-strik
JULY 13, 2017
Residency programs can flounder without the proper support from a nurse leader that provides prec
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
This accounts for about 9% of the RN workforce, possibly heralding the long-predicted nursing sho
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
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
Studies show only 30% of your nurses are actively engaged, which can negatively impact patient sa
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Nurse managers know the value of staff accountability-it's an essential ingredient in the recipe
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Last year was a tumultuous one for Allina Health in Minneapolis and its nursing staff. After a we
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
As you probably know, Nurses' Week is almost here, and HCPro is planning to celebrate with disco
MAY 4, 2017
HCPro thanks nurses who have devoted their life to helping patients and providing the best quali
MAY 11, 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
Terms of use synopsis
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
As the threat of sepsis intensifies, experts push for a faster response
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
HCPro, Inc. (www.hcpro.com), a leading provider of nursing edu
DECEMBER 7, 2011
nurse.com/blog/2016/10/25/speaking-their-language-bilingual-nurses-improve-p
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
A large part of the job of nursing is translating best practices and standards into effective bed
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
The American Nurses Association (ANA) has recommended Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility: Why Nu
APRIL 12, 2016
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
The median annual cost of a private nursing home room in the United States has increased t
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
Nurses are finding new and innovative ways to help those in need around the world, but not every
AUGUST 25, 2016
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
nurse-manager-s-legal-companion-a-practical-guide-to-legal-
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
OCTOBER 2, 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 Charge Nurse Leader Program Builder: A Competency-Based Approach for Developing Frontline Le
APRIL 28, 2016
We’ve all heard it by now: the nurse shortage is here, and it’s only going to get wor
JUNE 23, 2016
The Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) and Allina Health have reached an agreement after months o
OCTOBER 13, 2016
A woman arrested for posing as a nurse is now in custody after defying orders to not leave the co
JUNE 5, 2019
Periodically, the whole concept of adopting plain language codes for emergency response plan acti
JULY 7, 2016
Proposed legislation that would allow advance practice nurses to practice independently risks pa
On January 1, a Minnesota state law took effect allowing nurse practitioners (NP) to practice in
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
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
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
Jefferson Healthcare of Port Townsend, Washington, has launched its Sexual Assault Nurse Examine
JULY 11, 2019
Caring is at the heart of nursing. Indeed, the very act of connecting with another human being wh
OCTOBER 28, 2019
High rates of nurse burnout correlate with lower patient satisfaction so researchers set out to o
MARCH 4, 2020
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: We recently had attending physicians send back queries with responses by the physician as
DECEMBER 2, 2015
JUSTCODING
Infection is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among nursing home residents in the Uni
OCTOBER 25, 2019
The goal with nurse training has not changed much over the years: nurse should be taught how to
MARCH 17, 2016
Nurses are the frontline of patient care, making them the most susceptible to compassion fatigue,
DECEMBER 7, 2017
We’ve all heard about how nurses that work overtime struggle with burnout and make more err
MAY 31, 2018
For the last several years, CMS has updated the payment rates for separately payable drugs
Last year, the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Future of Nursing report called for all new nursing
MAY 26, 2011
Anticoagulant drugs remain one of the top safety concerns for hospitals around the country
APRIL 2, 2014
Patients often go online to find diagnoses, drug information, and details about their physicians
Drug dosage errors as a result of confusion when healthcare providers incorrectly convert patient
MAY 5, 2015
AUGUST 5, 2015
JUSTCODING
When should you give a prescription to a patient? Prescription drug abuse has been on the
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
On February 19, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that reprocessing instructions f
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a safety announcement on February 2 regardin
National Nursing Home Week is a time to recognize nursing home staff for their quality of care an
MAY 10, 2010
By Jennifer Thew, RN Nursing is about identifying problems and creating i
NOVEMBER 4, 2019
There's no substitute for experience, especially in nursing. Experienced nurses accomplish all th
JULY 20, 2017
By Jennifer Thew, RN Think back on your nursing career and try to pinpoint the mom
JULY 31, 2019
Hospitals around the country are always looking for new ways to recruit nurses, and some are offe
MARCH 15, 2018
A bill that would establish around-the-clock registered nurse staffing hours at Medicare and Me
AUGUST 7, 2014
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
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
Nurses have always stood out as the advocate for the patient when making healthcare decisions, an
OCTOBER 6, 2016
The University of Minnesota has developed a workshop to encourage nurses to think like inventors
DECEMBER 21, 2016
By Jennifer Thew, RN If you had to name a famous nurse, who would it be?
MAY 10, 2018
With newly licensed nurses being the largest source of registered nurses in the nation, organizat
FEBRUARY 28, 2019
Being a charge nurse is often as stressful as being a director. You are "charged" with
SEPTEMBER 4, 2019
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
Nurses are coming from around the country to aid hurricane relief efforts in Texas.
AUGUST 31, 2017
While most people were running away from Hurricane Harvey, a team of nurses from the Christus St.
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
The healthcare industry is facing a shortage of nurses as members of the baby boomer generation r
JANUARY 21, 2016
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
By Kenneth Michek Ask a nurse and they will tell you that staffing levels matter. Now a
JULY 26, 2018
By Michelle Clarke In 2008, New Jersey began requiring hospitals and nursing home to
APRIL 18, 2019
Q: Would NA (not applicable) be the correct response to M0110 and M2200 for MA p
Q: What would be the response for M0150, Current Payment Sources, for an MA
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
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Nurse managers set the tone for th
AUGUST 6, 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
  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
Q: Did CMS issue any new HCPCS codes for drugs and biologicals for April 2014?
In an effort to reduce the number of medication errors and dangerous drug interactions, Children&
JUNE 13, 2014
by Becky Ziviski, CPA, LNHA, speaker and author of Profit Without Census: A Nursing Home Admi
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
While an advanced practice registered nurses (APRAs) or physician assistants (PAs) can do a face-to-
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
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
A 2016 study outlines what makes the perfect critical care nurse, from those who know best: criti
MARCH 3, 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
Getting staff nurses involved in research is not easy. Along with the additional time and work re
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
California now leads the country in nursing wages, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
OCTOBER 27, 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 greater numbers of newly licensed nurses entering a more challenging healthcare industry t
JULY 12, 2018
With greater numbers of newly licensed nurses entering a more challenging healthcare industry
JULY 12, 2018
With greater numbers of newly licensed nurses entering a more challenging healthcare industry
JULY 12, 2018
With the current nursing shortage, recruiting and retaining the best nurses has impl
APRIL 4, 2019
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN "So you used to be a nurse?" I can't tell
MAY 19, 2016
Labor disputes between nurses and hospitals are nothing new, but over the past few weeks we&rsquo
JULY 7, 2016
Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media In nursing, news and trends happe
MARCH 16, 2017
University of Vermont Medical Center (UVM) nurses have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a two-da
JUNE 14, 2018
By Jennifer Thew, RN Nurses, both male and female, are at a higher risk of suicide
FEBRUARY 12, 2020
A recent survey shows that 82% of nurses feel the positive effects of empowering patients.
AUGUST 10, 2017
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN for nurse-leaders/4-s
JUNE 16, 2016
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN There's a tendency to view nursing shortages as cyc
AUGUST 10, 2017
As a nurse manager, one of your challenges is to lead the change process for your staff. And, whi
MARCH 27, 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
Members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) were
JULY 20, 2017
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
We know nurse leaders are busy. And that the requests on your time are never-ending. So we wonder
JUNE 18, 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 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
Check out excerpts from our newest nursing books:
JANUARY 12, 2017
By Michelle Clarke When thinking about mentoring, it's usually assumed a nurse with
AUGUST 30, 2018
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
A patient who attacked a nurse at Baton Rouge General’s Behavioral Health Unit in April has
JULY 31, 2019