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December 2014 - Volume 45 - Issue 12
pp: 6-56


NEW Higher learning

Evidence-based nursing

Safety solutions: Informatics

Safety solutions: Catheter considerations

Targeting zero: One hospital's journey to reduce CAUTI

Roser, Lynn P.; Piercy, Emily C.; Altpeter, Terry

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 45(12):18-20, December 2014.

This community hospital targeted CAUTI rates by introducing multiple approaches across five CCUs.

Safety solutions: Pain management

Safety solutions: Resource management/staffing

Better scheduling technology leads to better patient care

Brennan, Noreen B.

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 45(12):23-24, December 2014.

One hospital was able to improve nurse and patient satisfaction by implementing new scheduling technology.Could this technology help your organization, too?

Safety solutions: Vascular access

Safety solutions: Emergency care

Mission possible: 100 days to reduce length of stay in the ED

Juergensen, Durenda A.; Norton, David A.

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 45(12):29-32, December 2014.

This organization improved productivity, cost, quality, and care delivery by incorporating Lean methodology.

Safety solutions: Infection control

Performance Potential

Leadership Q&A

CE Connection

Skin tears: The forgotten wound

LeBlanc, Kimberly; Baranoski, Sharon

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 45(12):36-46, December 2014.

Review standards and recommendations for the assessment, treatment, and prevention of skin tears.