Simpson and Vicki Stover Hertzberg, PhD, FASA, a professor and director of Emory’s Center for Data Science, helped create an online, self-paced data science certificate program—to help nurses use Big Data to solve problems in healthcare settings.
Though a handful of state legislatures are considering mandating nurse-to-patient staffing ratios, government mandates are not the answer to nurse staffing, the American Organization of Nursing Leadership (AONL) has declared.
The new research article, which was published by JAMA Health Forum, is based on survey data collected from more than 15,000 nurses and more than 5,000 physicians at 60 Magnet-recognized hospitals in 2021. The Magnet Recognition Program designates hospitals as good places to work based on nursing excellence and healthcare quality.
One of the most common practices among nurse leaders to improve retention is employee rounding—so much so that the time-consuming practice has been “hard-wired” into leadership routines. Problem is, rounding as most nurse leaders conduct it, is generally useless, according to research by, in part, the American Organization of Nursing Leadership.
Healthcare educators are taking decisive steps in growing and strengthening the U.S. nursing workforce, with efforts ranging from simplifying the transfer of credits between higher education institutions to creating alliances with hospitals or health systems to building more nursing schools.
The collaboration creates a pathway for students admitted to the U of M School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program to complete about 1,000 hours of required clinical training at Mayo Clinic hospitals in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The program begins in fall 2024.
The platform provides nurses with a resource hub they can consult for bedside care by delivering hospital best practices in readily digestible resource formats such as interactive guides, how-to video clips, concise updates, and intuitive checklists.
The NLC has been operational for more than 20 years, though a new and modernized version of the language was drafted and approved by boards of nursing in 2015. Since then, 38 states and two territories—Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands—have enacted the NLC legislation.
The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) is launching NAPNAP Cares, with online continuing education (CE) courses designed to support pediatric-focused NPs and advanced practice RNs (APRNs) as they respond to the growing need for mental health care among young patients.
The 2023 Healthcare Executive Report is the first-ever public study of health system executives by healthcare career marketplace Incredible Health and reveals the challenges that healthcare organizations face.