Does simulation training improve safety outcomes?

A new study showcases the potential connection between simulation training for acute care nurses and its role in improving patient safety outcomes. A growing trend...

RN to BSN: Why and how

Prepare yourself to successfully pursue a BSN. Takeaways: Research has shown that baccalaureate-prepared nurses are preferred by nursing administrators and patients. The healthcare environment is...

Supporting patients with end-of-life conversations

To: Ethics inbox From: Widowed nurse Subject: Medical aid in dying I’m an operating room RN who has worked in a hospital environment for over 25...

Nurse research and the institutional review board

Learn how the IRB process works to ensure participant safety and quality research. Takeaways: The institutional review board (IRB) process is intended to ensure study...

How to avoid gender bias in nursing education

A simple game can teach valuable lessons. Takeaways: Many men who enter nursing face bias based on preconceived notions about who can be a nurse. ...

Whole-person care

Meeting the mental health needs of all is critical. THE WORLD IS HURTING in ways that are visible and, so often, invisible. According to 2017...

Transitioning from nurse clinician to nurse educator

The future of nursing and healthcare requires more nurse educators. Takeaways: The nursing profession needs more nurse educators to train enough nurses to care for...

The pressure is on: Why you should get your BSN

Have you been thinking about going back to school to get your bachelor of science in nursing (BSN)? The good news is that nurses...

Nursing informatics: The EHR and beyond

The American Nurses Association (ANA) defines informatics nursing as the integration of “nursing science with multiple information and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage,...

Should you pursue leadership? 10 questions to help you decide

I FREQUENTLY ASK clinical nurses if they’re interested in leadership positions. They usually say no, but when I press them, many reveal that they’d...
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Introduction to immunotherapy: What nurses need to know about emerging therapies

Understanding these rapidly evolving treatments will help you advocate for patients and manage side effects. By Beth Boseki, MSN, RN, OCN, CCRP; Lauren FInaldi, BSN, RN,...

Nurse Nacole: A Frontline Perspective on Career Advancement

Professional Growth: I’m Still Drowning

I've been receiving tons of messages from nurses starting the profession (graduate nurses) or nurses transitioning to a new position (for example: from medical-surgical...

Discover, Develop & Master Nursing!

When asked in nursing school what type of nurse I wanted to be, my reply was always the same, "I'm not sure yet." And...

Trusting the process

By Nurse Nacole I've trained many new nurses, ranging in age and nursing experience, and I've seen some individuals have issues with trusting the learning...

How to manage stress and pressure

I work in critical care, and pressure is something I had to find a way to manage. The second I come to work until...
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Tips to pursuing nursing leadership

Nursing leadership is a unique role in the nursing profession. I have had many co-workers move into leadership, and I had the pleasure of...