May 2018 - Volume 49 - Issue 5
pp: 6-1

Editorial


Letters


Nursing Informatics


Team Concepts


2018 Richard Hader Visionary Leader Award


Performance Potential


Leadership Q&A



Are you prepared for a disaster?

Nielson, Mary Hugo

Nursing Management. 49(5):18-23, May 2018.

Whether natural or man-made, disasters can occur anywhere, at any time. Learn what you need to know to be ready to respond to a disaster whenever it strikes.

Research priorities of VA nurses

Struwe, Leeza A.; Douglas-Ybarra, Cynthia; Kingston, Eileen M.; More

Nursing Management. 49(5):36-41, May 2018.

A group of nurses conducted a survey at their VA healthcare facility that aimed to improve the quality of care for veterans and develop a program of nursing research. Read the results here.

CE Connection: Staffing Series Part 1


Developing a staffing plan to meet inpatient unit needs

Hunt, Pamela S.

Nursing Management. 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.

Magnet®Excellence


Excellence has no endpoint

Guanci, Gen; Medeiros, Marky

Nursing Management. 49(5):32-35, May 2018.

An organization that continuously strives for excellence consistently keeps the patient and family at the center of all it does. How does the journey to Magnet® recognition fit in?

Nurses Week Special


Specialty certification: Nurses' perceived value and barriers

Garrison, Elisabeth; Schulz, Carol; Nelson, Christa; More

Nursing Management. 49(5):42-47, May 2018.

Learn about this project to uncover nurses' perceived value of certification and promote the professional development of clinical nurses through specialty certification.