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Articles by Richard A. Ridge, PhD, MBA, RN, CENP

Managing bedbugs in healthcare settings

Ridge, Richard A.

Nursing Management. 50(8):40-45, August 2019.

The presence of bedbugs in the healthcare environment presents numerous challenges for nurses and managers. This article provides an overview of bedbugs and discusses considerations and recommended hospital protocols for nurse managers dealing with an infestation.

Becoming the CNE: The first 100 days

Ridge, Richard A.

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 41(8):49-52, August 2010.

Clarifying your own values and those of the organization and staffis a prerequisite for a valid leadership assessment and vital toestablishing credibility.

A dynamic duo: Staff development Orientation and you

Ridge, Richard A.

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 36(7):28-34, July 2005.

Staff development is increasingly critical to healthcare. Here, learn essential elements of a comprehensive, strategic plan.