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Supporting Nurse Well-Being

  • Creator:   Drew Parent
  • Updated:   8/29/2022
  • Contains:  14 items
This collection of articles includes insights and evidence-based strategies for nurse leaders as they support the health and wellness of their team.
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Caring for COVID's emotional long haulers

Tye, Joe; Long, Kimberly; Blake, Nancy; More

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 53(3):26-35, March 2022.

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the emotional, psychological, and spiritual well-being of healthcare workers. This article presents 14 strategies nurse leaders can use to help safeguard nurses' mental health.

Leadership strategies to support resilience

Paine, Katee; Prochnow, Jenny A.

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 53(4):12-19, April 2022.

An integrative literature review reveals five key recommendations and associated strategies nurse leaders can use to boost resilience in their team members.

Perception of gratitude among new nurse graduates: A mixed-methods study

Conley, Patricia; Ohnoutka, Debra; Enriquez, Maithe

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 53(7):36-42, July 2022.

Research has shown that promoting gratitude among nurses can positively impact nurse well-being and job satisfaction. Findings from this study, in which graduate nurses from a residency program at a Level I trauma center reflected and wrote about gratitude, suggest that gratitude journaling enhances job retention.

Everyday courage for extraordinary times

Tye, Joe; Dent, Bob

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 52(1):38-44, January 2021.

High anxiety can lead to flawed leadership decision-making, and fostering a spirit of everyday courage is the antidote. Here are 13 strategies for being a more effective leader and promoting a positive culture in today's healthcare environment.

Nurse leader wellness: What's changed in 3 years?: Results of the second Nursing Management Wellness Survey

Raso, Rosanne

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 52(2):26-35, February 2021.

Nursing Management repeated our Wellness Survey in the first half of 2020. Were the results similar to our 2017 survey? Here's the state of nurse leader wellness as revealed in our survey from January to August 2020.

Best practices for burnout self-care

Roux, Nikki; Benita, Tiffany

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 51(10):30-35, October 2020.

Burnout is increasingly becoming a concern among healthcare professionals around the world. Identifying possible burnout in your healthcare team or educating healthcare professionals about how to recognize burnout in themselves is the first step to equipping them with the resources they need.

Mindfulness to promote nurses' well-being

Penque, Sue

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 50(5):38-44, May 2019.

Find out how one hospital introduced a mindfulness-based stress reduction program to increase work satisfaction and decrease burnout.

Can laughter yoga provide stress relief for clinical nurses?

Lynes, Linda; Kawar, Lina; Valdez, Regina M.

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 50(6):30-37, June 2019.

Laughter yoga is prolonged voluntary laughter accompanied by deep breathing and ending with meditation and relaxation. Read about a pilot study at a suburban community hospital to test the effect of laughter yoga on decreasing nurses' stress and compassion fatigue and enhancing their compassion satisfaction.

A well-being vision: Transcending care

Boerger, Judy; Bland, Pamela; Meyer, Carolyn; More

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 50(10):36-42, October 2019.

Read about a tertiary hospital that was designed to be a welcomingplace of hope, healing, and confidence, with each person receivingthe best care experience not only for the community, but also for thewell-being of clinicians and coworkers.

Joy at work: Creating a culture of resilience

Carter, Kelly; Hawkins, Anne

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 50(12):34-42, December 2019.

Joy at work can be achieved with targeted intervention and staff engagement, and can also be viewed as an antidote to stress and burnout. Read about a program that tackled the stressors on a cardiothoracic progressive care unit and a rehabilitation unit, leading to an improved work environment.