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April 2019 - Volume 50 - Issue 4
pp: 6-4

Editorial


Letters


Pathway to Excellence®


Team Concepts


New Shared Governance Spotlight


2019 Richard Hader Visionary Leader Award


Performance Potential


Leadership Q&A



Leading change with ADKAR

Wong, Quyen; Lacombe, Meredyth; Keller, Ronald; More

Nursing Management. 50(4):28-35, April 2019.

Read about how a Magnet®-recognized academic medical center moved over 1,000 clinicians into a new facility using transformational leadership and an evidence-based change management model to guide staff through the complexity of the transition.

ED opportunities for new graduates: Implementing an emergency nurse residency program

Casse, Kristen

Nursing Management. 50(4):36-41, April 2019.

In 2003, an 862-bed metropolitan academic medical center established an emergency nurse residency program to attract new graduate nurses to the ED and create a foundation for transitioning to practice. In 2017, the framework was revised to ensure the program's effectiveness. Learn all about this program and how it can help if you're considering introducing a similar framework.

Nurse leader impact: A review

Hughes, Victoria

Nursing Management. 50(4):42-49, April 2019.

The National Academy of Medicine has advocated for a new level of nursing leadership and recommends that efforts be made to “expand opportunities for nurses to lead and diffuse collaborative improvement efforts.” This article provides an overview of the literature published between 2008 and 2018 to showcase the impact of nurse leaders on nursing and patient outcomes.

CE Connection


The opioid crisis: Staff empowerment strategies

Schaefer, Brooke

Nursing Management. 50(4):22-27, April 2019.

With the addiction epidemic becoming larger every day, nurse managers need to be adept at executing versatile approaches to meet the complex needs of these patients and their families. This article reviews the concepts of forgiveness, flexibility, and fortification that can be put into play quickly to improve the care of this patient population.