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Best of 2018

  • Creator:   Andrew Parent
  • Updated:   12/21/2018
  • Contains:  10 items
Here we've gathered our picks for the best of 2018.
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Getting accountability right

Cox, Sharon; Beeson, Ginny

Nursing Management. 49(9):24-30, September 2018.

Uncover the reasons why we struggle with accountability and learn about the ideas, tools, and techniques that can help you move from a negative to a positive approach.

Taking nurse staffing research to the unit level

Paulsen, Rebecca A.

Nursing Management. 49(7):42-48, July 2018.

This summary of currently published literature explores gaps that explain why translation of nurse staffing research into clinical practice has been difficult.

Meeting the measurements of inpatient staffing productivity

Hunt, Pamela S.; Hartman, Denise

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 49(6):26-33, June 2018.

The second installment of our two-part series discusses how productivity is calculated and shares ideas on how to keep your team in the green.

The secrets to successful nurse bedside shift report implementation and sustainability

Dorvil, Boryana

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 49(6):20-25, June 2018.

This literature review looks at articles on bedside shift report initiatives and offers strategies that may lead to sustained practice.

Developing a staffing plan to meet inpatient unit needs

Hunt, Pamela S.

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 49(5):24-31, May 2018.

This first in a two-part series discusses the process for calculating the number of full-time equivalents on your current schedule and to cover mode volume.

Strategies for overcoming language barriers in healthcare

Squires, Allison

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 49(4):20-27, April 2018.

Language barriers between nurses and patients can affect patient care. Follow these practice-based strategies to improve outcomes and reduce readmissions.

Improving real-time vital signs documentation

Fuller, Tina; Fox, Becky; Lake, Donna; More

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 49(1):28-33, January 2018.

This quality improvement project set out to increase real-time collection and documentation of vital signs data by using interfaced mobile vital signs machines. Did it succeed?

Post hospitalization management of patients with COPD

Blaha, Daniel; Vandenhouten, Christine; Ramirez, Jolene; More

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 49(1):14-21, January 2018.

Evidence-based approaches to transition management of COPD patients can improve coordination of services and optimize care.