ANA Insights

September 2017 Vol. 12 No. 9

The impact of lying on individuals and society.
By Leah Curtin, RN, ScD(h), FAAN

While human history is rife with evidence of lying, never has lying been writ so large as it is today. This is, indeed, the season for crafty and seasoned liars! What’s so amazing is . . .

September 2017 Vol. 12 No. 9

This staffing solution provides new nurses with a path to success.
By Cheryl Muffley, MSN, RN-BC and Suzanne Heath, MS, BSN, RN-BC

As the nursing profession strives to advance care delivery, it’s faced with many challenges, including adequately educating nurses and effectively managing staffing and retention issues . . .

September 2017 Vol. 12 No. 9

This Magnet®-recognized organization created a process for virtual bedside transfers.
Takeaways:

Virtual patient handoffs using web-enabled devices can reduce anxiety for both nurses and patients.
Mobile technology can be used securely in healthcare.

By Dennis Santa, MSN, RN, ANP, CCRN, BA-C, and Dell E. Roach, MSN, RN . . .

September 2017 Vol. 12 No. 9

Follow these steps to ensure nurse engagement and interprofessional collaboration.
Takeaways:

Creating a PPM is required for ANCC Magnet® designated facilities.
Establishing and modifying the PPM requires engagement by clinical nurses and nurse leaders to reflect nursing culture and professional values.
 The PPM must align with the organizational strategic vision . . .

September 2017 Vol. 12 No. 9

How to use technology  to streamline Magnet®  documentation submission.
Takeaways:

Cloud technology helps to streamline the Magnet document submission process.
Cloud technology allows for transparent, collaborative document and data sharing.

By Jessie Reich, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, CMSRN, and Courtney Maloney, MSN, RN

Pennsylvania Hospital–Penn Medicine, the nation’s . . .

September 2017 Vol. 12 No. 9

Embrace the challenge of leaving your comfort zone and reap the rewards.
By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Jackie works in a coronary care unit. Recently, she was approached by senior leadership in her organization about a new position to coordinate the care of chronic heart failure . . .

September 2017 Vol. 12 No. 9

Using information sheets allowed this organization to achieve its dissemination goals.
Takeaways:

Dissemination information sheets can improve the quality of abstracts, manuscripts, and presentations.
Kirkpatrick’s Model is a useful framework to guide evaluation of educational initiatives.
Intentional strategies to support dissemination activities can help organizations achieve desired goals.

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