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Healthy Nurse

June 2019 Vol. 14 No. 6

Tips for building followers and expanding your healthcare impact
Takeaways: 

Nurses can be influencers well beyond their immediate circle of patients, clients, and colleagues. 
Social media professional profiles are recommended, which are different from personal profiles. 

Instagram Stories is popular for reaching an audience and easy to use.

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May 2019 Vol. 14 No. 5

The authors describe a fun way to help students explore career options. 
Takeaways:

· Nursing faculty facilitate an interactive career exploration camp for high school students interested in health professions.

· Professional nursing roles, skills, and educational pathways are introduced via creative, interactive experiences in the nursing school’s classrooms, labs, and . . .

March 2019 Vol. 14 No. 3

If an informal resolution can’t be achieved, follow your organization’s investigation protocol.
Takeaways:

Workplace bullying is abusive conduct that is threatening, humiliating, or intimidating and interferes with a productive work environment.
Being accused of workplace bullying can have devastating effects on a person’s self-confidence, professional reputation . . .

February 2019 Vol. 14 No. 2

Why wrapping up well is essential for nurses and beneficial to patients.
Takeaways:

Encounter endings hold extraordinary impact when recalled.
Nurses should equip themselves to ensure meaningful endings for patients and also themselves.

“I FELT INVISIBLE,” responded a patient when asked about her recent experience with a new healthcare provider . . .

January 2019 Vol. 14 No. 1

 The right tools—and support from your organization—will protect you and your patients.
Takeaways:

Nurses and other healthcare workers are harmed by violent patients and family members and need to be safe in practice.
Many nurses believe workplace violence is part of the job.
Learning and practicing de-escalation . . .

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