Patients May Have a Right to Fall AND We Have a Duty to Minimize the Likelihood, Don’t We? Another Plea for Staffing!

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Ok this may be another one of my ranting posts, but I do get irritated when a patient falls and someone says, “Patients have a right to fall”!  I’m not advocating for restraints to prevent falls, but I am advocating for enough staff to be available to patients when they are needed.  I know we […]

How Did You Hear about the Art of Nursing CEU Program? Introducing Erica MacDonald: Nurse and Social Media Connective Amplifier!

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 Interview with Erica MacDonald RN, BSN, MSN a Connective Amplifier of the Art of Nursing. Before you share your role in the Art of Nursing Event, tell us a bit about yourself and your business. I am a mother and a wife. My professional and personal life are a direct result of my lived experience […]

The Ten Key Attributes of the Ideal Health Care Organization

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In a six-part series we discussed the characteristics of the idea health care organization, eventually compiling a list of 51 traits. Our “ingredients” came from diverse sources: a Harvard Business Review article; an HBR blog post; a newspaper blog post by an HR expert; a consultant’s list of factors  that make employees proud; the Great […]

Feel like one foot is in the canoe while the other is still on the dock? Managing 20Somethings Part III by Nance Goldstein-Working Wisely Group

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Welcome to Part III of this exclusive Confident Voices series that captures key points from How to make your 20somethings happier… So you all pull together by Brandies Resident Scholar and Leadership Coach, Nance Goldstein, PhD, ACC.   This special report from the Working Wisely Group includes research on what 20something clinicians want from working in healthcare and what makes them ready to quit!  The guide also offers […]