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  • Moral Distress in the Emergency Department

    This guest post is written by Lisa Wolf PhD, RN, CEN, director, Institute for Emergency Nursing Research, Emergency Nurses Association Moral distress as it is currently understood in nursing has been studied in many settings, but there is a lack of research on the nature and content of moral distress as it manifests in the emergency department ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on October 8, 2015
  • I Know Another Attack is Coming

    By Corina Wilkin, BSN, RN  The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) recently held a ‘Day of Dialogue' to discuss how incidents of violence are currently addressed in hospitals. AONE includes lateral violence, or bullying, between colleagues (e.g. nurse/nurse, doctor/nurse) in their ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on June 8, 2015
  • A Disaster 2016 Budget

    Editor's note: Guest blogger Samer Koutoubi, MD, PhD, is program director and faculty member, public health at American Public University The health and well-being of Americans should be the top priority of Congress. So why is Congress considering removing $900 million in public health funding from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in FY ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on June 8, 2015
  • Leveraging Technology for the Greater Good

    Editor's Note: Guest blogger Ronda McKay, DNP, CNS, RN is chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services at Community Hospital, Munster, Ind. My recent article - Using Technology to Enhance Nurse Safety - generated quite a bit of response from members of the nursing community.  The discussion is important, as such ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on June 3, 2015
  • Championing the Capstone Experience

    By Agnes Gutowski, MSNc, BSN, and Ryann Nocereto, MSNc, BSN In recent years, hospital administrators and staff nurses have reported dissatisfaction with the level of preparedness of new graduate nurses. Despite decreased availability of clinical sites, a shortage of faculty members and an increase in student volume, schools of nursing have ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on January 7, 2015
  • Sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility

    By Susan Salka, President and CEO, AMN Healthcare Most public companies dedicate some resources to good corporate citizenship. They choose to spend these resources - time, money or both -- on endeavors aligned with the company's mission and goals in win-win situations. It's all part of a company's social responsibility. But I believe we need ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on December 1, 2014
  • More Important Than Reimbursement

    U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and 33 other members of the House of Representatives recently sent a letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner asking her ''to adopt recommendations that would adequately reimburse Medicare providers for having voluntary discussions about end-of-life care and ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on October 3, 2014
  • Two Nursing Worlds that SHOULD Collide

    By Casey Hill, MSN, RN-BC, CEN, who is a nurse educator in Connecticut. Recently I attended a nursing orientation at a hospital, composed of both new graduates and experienced nurses. As a nurse educator, I enjoy being in this type of setting, seeing former students grow into their new role as a registered nurse.  Yet, like my ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on August 19, 2014
  • CMS Policy Hurting Hospice Patients & Families

    A hospice patient in Oklahoma City is being denied his medications to treat his COPD, while coping with a diagnosis and treatment for tongue cancer.  In Cadillac, Michigan a patient struggling with colon cancer is being denied insulin to treat his diabetes and is in danger of diabetic shock.   Due to a recent and poorly ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on July 29, 2014
  • Affordable Care Act is About Wellness & Prevention

    By Elinor Abraham, MSN, APRN, BC, Nurse Coordinator, Federal Occupational Health Unit, Program Support Center, National Courts Building, Washington, D.C. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is designed to help health professionals like me have more time and opportunity to see our patients and help them remain healthy. A large ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on July 7, 2014
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