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July 2014 - Volume 45 - Issue 7
pp: 6-56



Manager matters

Team concepts

Evidence-based nursing

Performance potential

Leadership Q&A

Nearing zero...reducing grade C medication errors

Cockerham, Janine; Figueroa-Altmann, Ana; Foxen, Colleen; More

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 45(7):26-31, July 2014.

Medication errors are one of the biggest preventable causes of patient harm. Read about oneorganization's plan to challenge the statistics by creating a medication safety operating strategy.

High-fidelity simulation and its nursing impact in the acute care setting

Sharp, Pamela B.; Newberry, Lynn W.; Fleishauer, Marie; More

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 45(7):32-39, July 2014.

Simulation isn't just for nursing students. Learn more about its importance in acute care facilities.

Weaving a healthcare tapestry of safety and communication

Hay, James; Collin, Susan; Koruth, Suzy

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 45(7):40-46, July 2014.

What do aviation training and nursing education have in common? A Veteran's AdministrationMedical Center found out, and the similarities may surprise you.

CE Connection

Diving into data: Quantifying efficiency by improving patient flow

Forbes, Thompson Hollingsworth III; Osborne, Kim Crickmore; Hartsell, Kenneth Craig; More

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 45(7):18-24, July 2014.

Healthcare organizations stretch to use current resources effectively to maximize inpatient bed capacity. Do you know where your organization's inefficiencies lie?

Specialty Focus: Magnet® Excellence

Creating and sustaining a clinical environment of nursing excellence

Roberts-Turner, Renee; Coleman, Lael; Guanci, Gen; More

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 45(7):48-52, July 2014.

Using a triadic approach to leadership may help improve certain nursing-sensitive indicators.