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Post hospitalization management of patients with COPD

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

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

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

Weaving a culture of safety into the fabric of nursing

Echevarria, Ilia M.; Thoman, Michele

Nursing Management. 48(12):18-25, December 2017.

Learn how to leverage existing structures to create and strengthen a staff-driven safety culture aimed at protecting patients.

Cultivating a high-performing team

Zwillinger, Elizabeth; Huster, Tammy

Nursing Management. 48(12):26-34, December 2017.

Discover how one group successfully sustained HCAHPS scores in the 99th percentile over 18 quarters.

Improving real-time vital signs documentation

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

Nursing Management. 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?

Standout nurse leaders...What's in the research?

Hughes, Vickie

Nursing Management. 48(9):16-24, September 2017.

Countless studies aim to uncover the characteristics of great nurse leaders. Here, learn what these invaluable individuals have in common.

The mindful nurse leader: Improving processes and outcomes; restoring joy to nursing

Pipe, Teri; FitzPatrick, Kate; Doucette, Jeffrey N.; More

Nursing Management. 47(9):44-48, September 2016.

The first installment of this three-part series takes a look at how mindful practice can improve processes and outcomes, and restore joy to nursing.

2017 Visionary Leader: Maureen Maurano

Floyd, Tara

Nursing Management. 49(1):23-26, January 2018.

Meet our newest winner, Maureen Maurano, BSN, RN, who was recognized at Nursing Management's Congress2017 in Las Vegas.

Nurse leader competencies: A toolkit for success

Weber, Emily; Ward, Jacqueline; Walsh, Terese

Nursing Management. 46(12):47-50, December 2015.

By introducing two new nurse leader roles, redefining key competencies, and implementinga 2-year training program, this organization is ensuring its future nursing leadership pipeline.

HCAHPS Series Part 2: Does purposeful leader rounding make a difference?

Winter, Melissa; Tjiong, Linda

Nursing Management. 46(2):26-32, February 2015.

Do patients report higher satisfaction when leaders make rounds? Find out what one organization discovered.

Update: Stroke guidelines

Davis, Charlotte; Lockhart, Lisa

Nursing Management. 47(2):24-33, February 2016.

Use this article to increase your facility's stroke assessment proficiency and adhere to the 2015 AHA/ASA stroke guidelines.

Spheres of influence...Clinical nurse specialists

Delp, Sheila; Ward, Cynthia W.; Altice, Nancy; More

Nursing Management. 47(6):30-37, June 2016.

The CNS role has an extensive reach, leading initiatives that impact quality measures and spearheading innovative practice. Learn how one Level 1 trauma center invested in a 10-member CNS team to promote nursing excellence.

HAP prevention for nonventilated adults in acute care: Can a structured oral care program reduce infection incidence?

Talley, Louise; Lamb, Jennifer; Harl, Jami; More

Nursing Management. 47(12):42-48, December 2016.

Review the efficacy of an oral care program in reducing hospital-acquired pneumonia incidence in nonventilated stroke and medical-surgical patients.

Exemplary leadership: How style and culture predict organizational outcomes

Smith, Candace

Nursing Management. 46(3):47-51, March 2015.

Positively impacting staff engagement and organizational success may rest on the effectivenessof your leadership style.

Ripple effect: Shared governance and nurse engagement

Ong, Allison; Short, Nancy; Radovich, Patricia; More

Nursing Management. 48(10):28-34, October 2017.

This evidence-based quality improvement project evaluates the influence of a shared governance environment on RN engagement and turnover rates.

Harnessing the power of artificial intelligence

Sensmeier, Joyce

Nursing Management. 48(11):14-19, November 2017.

The data-rich nature of healthcare makes it the perfect stage to transform numbers into actionable information that improves patient care.

Resiliency and the nurse leader: The importance of equanimity, optimism, and perseverance

Stagman-Tyrer, Dawn

Nursing Management. 45(6):46-50, June 2014.

Nurse leaders constantly face challenges. Embracing these struggles builds character and resilience.

Bridging the gap between IT and nurse leaders

Smith, Candace

Nursing Management. 46(9):50-52, September 2015.

Find out how to take an active role in technology decisions that impact clinical workflow,timeliness of care, and patient experience.

The mindful nurse leader: Advancing executive nurse leadership skills through participation in action learning

FitzPatrick, Kate; Doucette, Jeffrey N.; Cotton, Amy; More

Nursing Management. 47(10):40-45, October 2016.

In this second installment of a three-part series, explore how clinical nurses draw on the power of mindfulness to build their own resiliency while delivering compassionate care.

Relational work: At the core of leadership

Cathcart, Eloise Balasco

Nursing Management. 45(3):44-46, March 2014.

A core leadership competency is relational work: the ability to create, sustain, and effectivelymanage relationships with staff members, patients and families, colleagues, and peers.

Preventing readmissions with discharge education

Polster, Debra

Nursing Management. 46(10):30-37, October 2015.

Literacy, cognition, education level, socioeconomic status, and level of social support all contribute to a patient's adherence to discharge instructions. Careful attention to providing an individualized care plan sets patients up for success.

Get the lead out: Responding to unplanned change

O'Keefe, Patricia A.; Jones, Carol S.; Kowalski, Mildred Ortu; More

Nursing Management. 48(6):24-30, June 2017.

Transformational leaders at one medical center took swift action to minimize negative impact when lead surfaced in the water supply.

Dimensions of inclusive care: A young transgender patient sparks the need for an immediate education action plan.

Kroning, Maureen; Green, Jonathan; Kroning, Kayla

Nursing Management. 48(1):22-26, January 2017.

A young transgender patient sparks the need for an immediate education action plan at one hospital. What can you learn from their experience?

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