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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Academic-practice partnerships and patient outcomes

Shepard Battle, Leslee H.

Nursing Management. 49(1):34-40, January 2018.

Learn how effective academic-practice partnerships built on commitment, mutual trust, and respect are a sure step toward improving patient care outcomes.

The mindful nurse leader: Key take-away Go slow before you go fast

Doucette, Jeffrey N.; Cotton, Amy; Arnow, Debra; More

Nursing Management. 47(11):44-48, November 2016.

The final installment in this three-part series explores leadership lessons learned from the project, through a team and an individual perspective.

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