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June 2019 - Volume 50 - Issue 6
pp: 5-1


Pathway to Excellence®

Team Concepts

Evidence-Based Nursing

2019 Richard Hader Visionary Leader Award

Leadership Q&A

Can laughter yoga provide stress relief for clinical nurses?

Lynes, Linda; Kawar, Lina; Valdez, Regina M.

Nursing Management. 50(6):30-37, June 2019.

Laughter yoga is prolonged voluntary laughter accompanied by deep breathing and ending with meditation and relaxation. Read about a pilot study at a suburban community hospital to test the effect of laughter yoga on decreasing nurses' stress and compassion fatigue and enhancing their compassion satisfaction.

Just culture: It's more than policy

Paradiso, Linda; Sweeney, Nancy

Nursing Management. 50(6):38-45, June 2019.

A study at a large, urban teaching hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y., examined the relationship between trust, just culture, and error reporting. Find out the results, which offer practical implications to consider to improve trust in leaders.

A guide to fostering an LGBTQ-inclusive workplace

Lim, Fidelindo; Jones, Paul Andrew; Paguirigan, Medel

Nursing Management. 50(6):46-53, June 2019.

The ongoing discourse on LGBTQ health has been centered on improving patient outcomes; little attention is given to exploring the experiences of LGBTQ healthcare professionals. This article offers an actionable discussion on how to create an LGBTQ-inclusive work environment for all healthcare workers.

CE Connection

Managing interpersonal conflict: Steps for success

Angelo, Elizabeth

Nursing Management. 50(6):22-28, June 2019.

Dealing with difficult personalities is a part of every nurse leader's career. Like many aspects of leadership, having a thoughtful and consistent approach can make all the difference. This article shares tips for effectively navigating interpersonal conflict.