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Focus on…Nurses Week

April 2019 Vol. 14 No. 4

In honor of National Nurses Week 2019 (May 6 to 12), this special section of American Nurse Today celebrates the winners of the annual All-Pro Nursing Team Awards.

We invited teams from around the country to tell us why they’re an all-pro nursing team. They shared insights . . .

April 2018 Vol. 13 No. 4

In celebration of Nurses Week, American Nurse Today launched the All-Pro Nursing Team Awards.
First Place: Quick action grants a family’s final wish
Coordinators of patient placement and staffing, Boston Children’s Hospital

The 10 members of the coordinators of patient placement and staffing at Boston Children’s . . .

April 2018 Vol. 13 No. 4

Strategies for pursuing and obtaining happiness.

Recent studies in positive psychology indicate that happiness defined by material gains or success isn’t sustainable.
Happiness fuels success, success doesn’t fuel happiness.
Strategies such as mindfulness, physical health, spirituality, and connections with others can lead to sustainable happiness.

By Debra . . .

April 2017 Vol. 12 No. 4

Author: David Foley, PhD, MSN, RN, MPA

On a hot summer evening during my recent postdoctoral dream cruise, I was preparing to relax and enjoy a show in the beautiful lounge when, above the excitement and din, I heard the unmistakable sound of a human body hitting the marble floor. In fact, the dull thud of a . . .

April 2017 Vol. 12 No. 4

Author: Nancy Bellucci, PhD, RN, CNOR

Key takeaways

About half of all nurses in PhD programs don’t complete their education.
Support and proper scheduling can help nurses persist in the completion of their PhD.

High attrition rates for doctoral nursing students (reported to be as much as 50%) in the face of an increasing . . .

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