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When clinicians walk into a patient’s room at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston
JULY 28, 2016
NURSING
This is an excerpt from patient-safety-strategies-fall-prev
NOVEMBER 15, 2018
NURSING
If the patient qualifies for medical social services, the social worker can make one visit if th
AUGUST 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Jennifer Thew, RN Nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain are common reasons for patients
SEPTEMBER 13, 2018
NURSING
Proposed legislation that would allow advance practice nurses to practice independently risks pa
MARCH 28, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
The American Nurses Association (ANA) has recommended Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility: Why Nu
MARCH 31, 2016
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
The following is an excerpt from HCPro Nursing’s latest release, Patient Safety St
DECEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
Q: We are seeing a patient with Alzheimer’s disease, who was hospitalized
JUNE 15, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
As new nurses work their way through the orientation process, evaluating their ability to apply c
JANUARY 3, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The American Nurses Association (ANA) has recommended Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility: Why Nu
APRIL 12, 2016
MARCH 13, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The next step in the nursing process is to develop a plan of care for the patient based on the nu
MARCH 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Nurses’ Week celebrates nurse contributions around the world, but it is also in celebratio
MAY 12, 2016
NURSING
Interventional cardiologists now have the option of being identified by payers, including Medica
JANUARY 9, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 25, 2018
NURSING
AUGUST 27, 2014
JUSTCODING
Workplace violence can bring harm to patients and healthcare workers alike. Assaults can also dra
MAY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
At 10 p.m. on May 20, 2018, a patient was transported by the fire department to Loretto Hospital
APRIL 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
If therapy completes an evaluation after the nurse does the start of care and the therapy
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Around 2012, Ajimol Lukose, DNP, RN-BC, nursing dir
AUGUST 18, 2016
NURSING
JANUARY 16, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
For critical thinking to be part of your agency’s culture, particularly in nursing, it has
APRIL 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Healthcare leaders are constantly on the lookout for ways to improve patient outcomes, especially
APRIL 27, 2017
NURSING
Despite the onset of electronic medical records and other ways of identifying patients, wrong-pat
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 7, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The American Nurses Association (ANA) announced its updated
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
NURSING
AUGUST 19, 2015
JUSTCODING
DECEMBER 23, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 21, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Despite there being a number of methods to correctly identify patients, wrong-patient procedures
OCTOBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 22, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
Paying a visit to patients in their homes can help keep them out of the hospital, according to Va
MAY 19, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
The American Nurses Association (ANA) announced its updated position statement on workplace bully
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
It is interesting to note how often the term “intervention” is used when developing c
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 7, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 17, 2017
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 3, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Last week, the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) announced the recipients of the 2017
MAY 18, 2017
NURSING
APRIL 7, 2017
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
On August 31, the American Nurses Association issued a press release announcing its
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
On August 31, the American Nurses Association issued a press release announcing its
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
On August 31, the American Nurses Association issued a press release announcing its
OCTOBER 2, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Improving patient handoffs has long been on the radar of hospitals and health sy
MARCH 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The following is an excerpt of Critical Thinking in Long-Term Care Nursing, Second Edition by
OCTOBER 19, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
To develop new strategies for improving physician and patient well-being and increasing the time
DECEMBER 15, 2017
RESIDENCY
1. If a patient has an established stoma and cares for it independently (the agency is no
OCTOBER 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Nursing is a demanding profession, typified by long hours and a high-stress work environment as
FEBRUARY 8, 2018
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 20, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Nurses are finding new and innovative ways to help those in need around the world, but not every
AUGUST 25, 2016
NURSING
Patients eligible for chronic care management services (CPT code 99490) are generally chronically
JANUARY 10, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
What do nurses want? What keeps nurses engaged? What can we do to decrease turnover?
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
NURSING
RNs and nursing assistants do not always communicate optimally. In many institutions, nursing ass
JULY 30, 2015
NURSING
Communication is key for identifying patients with substance use issues and online learnin
OCTOBER 17, 2014
RESIDENCY
APRIL 7, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Nurses bring a wealth of clinical understanding to the chief executive role, but they have to mas
DECEMBER 15, 2016
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 6, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Drawing information from patients can help boost und
JANUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Nurses are essential partners on interdisciplinary healthcare teams, and must juggle even more co
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
NURSING
OCTOBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
As nurses, we tend to beat ourselves up when we make a medication or other error. Many new studie
MARCH 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Nurse-midwives perform many of the same tasks and responsibilities of a physician, and in recent
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
NURSING
“Because no single intervention is likely to reverse the July effect, a multipronged appro
JULY 29, 2016
RESIDENCY
Patient classification systems (PCS), or patient acuity systems, are used to determine workload r
JULY 21, 2016
NURSING
Interest in using a variety of nursing engagement surveys as a reportable quality indicat
JULY 16, 2015
NURSING
It turns out nurses are good for the heart. Provided they aren't overworked and underappreciated.
DECEMBER 17, 2015
NURSING
Using a team approach to support the transition of elderly patients from the hospital to the next
MARCH 24, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Researchers find that patients who receive 80% or more of their care from nurses with baccalaurea
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
NURSING
MARCH 3, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
nurse.com/blog/2016/10/25/speaking-their-language-bilingual-nurses-improve-p
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
NURSING
Jennifer Thew, RN, for HealthLeaders Media , October 6, 2015 Nurses can
OCTOBER 8, 2015
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
NURSING
MARCH 12, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 24, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
A recent survey shows that 82% of nurses feel the positive effects of empowering patients.
AUGUST 10, 2017
NURSING
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
How do top healthcare providers keep nurses feeling empowered and providing optimal care for pat
JUNE 30, 2016
NURSING
Nurses are integral to the working of the healthcare system, yet not one has yet been called to a
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
NURSING
Bolstered by the #MeToo movement, the ANA seeks to shed light on workplace abuse against nurses,
FEBRUARY 15, 2018
NURSING
During a Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care Open Door Forum (ODF) held Tuesday, Apri
MAY 3, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
By Michelle Clarke In 2008, New Jersey began requiring hospitals and nursing home to
APRIL 18, 2019
NURSING
Nurses have always stood out as the advocate for the patient when making healthcare decisions, an
OCTOBER 6, 2016
NURSING
Critical care nurses at 42 hospitals nationwide developed patient care initiatives that substanti
APRIL 21, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
To help teach patients healthy lifestyle skills, residents at the Yale School of Medicine are spe
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
RESIDENCY
HCPro thanks nurses who have devoted their life to helping patients and providing the best quali
MAY 11, 2017
NURSING
While most people were running away from Hurricane Harvey, a team of nurses from the Christus St.
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
Caring for behavioral health patients is a major challenge for nurse leaders. When it escalates t
DECEMBER 21, 2016
NURSING
Every patient who is admitted to the hospital has a principal diagnosis—the reason that occ
JANUARY 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
Critical thinking remains a key issue for nurses and nurse managers. When asked what nurse manag
JANUARY 5, 2017
NURSING
For the 16th time, nurses were named the most ethical profession according to Gallup’s annu
JANUARY 11, 2018
NURSING
Patients have a new resource to use when choosing a nursing home.   CMS an
MARCH 17, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
As our industry rapidly changes, so too must our patient-care policies, standards, and practices.
JUNE 12, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility, Second Edition provides staff nurses and their managers
DECEMBER 22, 2017
NURSING
The use of restraints to prevent patients from hurting themselves or disrupting medical equipment
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
NURSING
Workplace safety and nurse surveillance capacity can boost quality ratings and lower pressure ulc
DECEMBER 8, 2016
NURSING
JUNE 27, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
OCTOBER 10, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Patient handoffs continue to be a major concern for hospitals. In September, The Joint Commission
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
First-person accounts of clinical experiences help Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) nurses re
MARCH 27, 2015
NURSING
Studies show only 30% of your nurses are actively engaged, which can negatively impact patient sa
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
NURSING
The length of time that a nurse has been on the job at a particular hospital might be dire
APRIL 16, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Patients must actively engage in creating their plan of care and goals, and their engagement must
DECEMBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Dr. Oz is searching for a nurse to join his core team of experts on his television show and we th
OCTOBER 8, 2015
NURSING
Patient care permits little room for nurses to be anything but on their toes. And in the event of
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The goal with nurse training has not changed much over the years: nurse should be taught how to
MARCH 17, 2016
NURSING
Five ER staff were sacked at a German hospital for posting humiliating photos of patients online,
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
We have a patient who is a 72-year-old man with a diagnosis of debilitating osteoarthriti
OCTOBER 16, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Jennifer Thew, RN Keeping with my annual Nurses' Week column tradition, I'd l
MAY 11, 2017
NURSING
Download this complimentary excerpt from The Charge Nurse Leader Handbook! Book Exce
DECEMBER 1, 2016
NURSING
In addition to making the nurse’s job easier, a good rapport with a patient’s family
JULY 7, 2016
NURSING
In the scenario you describe, your agency admitted a patient when she was discharged home from the h
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Interventional radiology remains one of the most complex and challenging areas of coding,
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
JUSTCODING
Interventional radiology is a perpetually challenging area of coding. In this 90-minute we
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
How would we bill the following scenario? On Monday, a nurse assesses the patient’s
OCTOBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Evidence shows that patient outcomes improve when nurses have baccalaureate degrees.
DECEMBER 1, 2016
NURSING
A revised position statement from the American Nurses Association calls for stronger collaboratio
MARCH 20, 2015
NURSING
Nurse managers know the value of staff accountability-it's an essential ingredient in the recipe
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
NURSING
To simplify the process by which registered nurses attain Bachelor of Science in nursing degrees,
JULY 2, 2015
NURSING
Advancements in electronic health records (EHR) have improved nursing documentation and patient s
JANUARY 26, 2017
NURSING
JULY 22, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 4, 2018
NURSING
A large part of the job of nursing is translating best practices and standards into effective bed
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
NURSING
Nurse managers and their staff often face racism in the work place; Minority Nurse
MARCH 3, 2016
NURSING
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Let’s consider a situation where you are working with a caregiver and a patient who has suf
JANUARY 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Every agency has a group of patients that seem to get referred for any and all services by their
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 28, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 8, 2017
RESIDENCY
Q: If a patient has a 3 day qualifying stay and an order for a skilled nursing facili
MAY 2, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Megan Headley Nurses serve on the front line of patient care, and so i
APRIL 13, 2017
NURSING
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The Louisiana State Board of Nursing
MARCH 9, 2017
NURSING
Patient care permits little room for nurses to be anything but on their toes. And in the event of
OCTOBER 29, 2015
NURSING
A step-by-step guide on communicating with patients you suspect to be at risk
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Nurses are the frontline of patient care, making them the most susceptible to compassion fatigue,
DECEMBER 7, 2017
NURSING
Attention nurse leaders in organizations without designated "lift teams" or assistive d
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
NURSING
NOVEMBER 19, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The American Nurses Credentialing Center last month awarded the 2016 National Magnet Nurse of the
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN There's a tendency to view nursing shortages as cycl
MAY 4, 2017
NURSING
The American Nurses Association (ANA) announced this week that ANA President Pamela F. Ci
JUNE 1, 2017
NURSING
nurses-return-table-possible-strik
JULY 13, 2017
NURSING
On January 1, a Minnesota state law took effect allowing nurse practitioners (NP) to practice in
MARCH 27, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Patient misidentification is an underreported problem that still plagues healthcare. Despite elec
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
A nurse should be skilled in cutting toenails, but because of the increased risk of liability if
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 4, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
After witnessing discrimination directed at a resident from a patient’s family in their eme
NOVEMBER 18, 2016
RESIDENCY
MAY 8, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
AUGUST 23, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
By Jennifer Thew, RN "nursing/why-cno-ta
FEBRUARY 21, 2019
NURSING
Hiring a competent nurse staff is only half the battle. The other half is keeping them. A new stu
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
NURSING
A patient handoff (also known as transitioning) is both the act of passing a patient between car
DECEMBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) has gathered experts to focus on
NOVEMBER 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 7, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 15, 2016
NURSING
Earlier this month, the American Academy of Nursing
JANUARY 25, 2018
SAFETY
Dr. Oz is searching for a nurse to join his core team of experts on his television show and we
OCTOBER 23, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
No, supervising home health aides is a cost of doing business. Whenever possible, the nurse or th
AUGUST 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Nurses new to home health struggle with the completion of documentation related to patient care.
JANUARY 23, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Case managers may not be physicians, but they are integral to the quality of patient care.
MAY 16, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Earlier this month, the American Academy of Nursing released a position statement that recommende
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
NURSING
Promote patient safety throughout your facility all year long with the
MARCH 31, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
HCPro honors nurses during National Nurses Week 2012 National Nurses W
MAY 7, 2012
The Giving Excellence Meaning (GEM) Awards honored five of the best and brightest nurses in the U
DECEMBER 21, 2016
NURSING
The National Patient Safety Foundation along with The Daisy Foundation have announced the winners
MAY 4, 2017
NURSING
It’s common for patients to come into a hospital with injuries, but too often they’r
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Look into a patient room in the ICU at any hospital across the country and you'll see one patient
JULY 9, 2015
NURSING
Every nurse brings their own perspective and bias to the profession; here are some ways to recogn
JANUARY 11, 2018
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN When nurse leaders discuss the nursing workforce, they often say tha
OCTOBER 25, 2018
NURSING
ER nurses and physicians work in an environment that promotes the acceptance of patient vi
MAY 15, 2014
SAFETY
DECEMBER 17, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media In nursing, news and trends happe
MARCH 16, 2017
NURSING
A second nurse who contracted Ebola after treating a patient at a Dallas hospital has been declar
OCTOBER 28, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A study published in CriticalCareNurse found that increased nurse-physician collaboratio
APRIL 14, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The University of Michigan Health System has changed its name to Michigan Medicine, but nurses at
JANUARY 19, 2017
NURSING
OCTOBER 24, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
National Nurses Week is upon us once more, giving hospital leaders an opportunity to spend time w
MAY 7, 2015
NURSING
The University of Minnesota has developed a workshop to encourage nurses to think like inventors
DECEMBER 21, 2016
NURSING
The responsibilities of nurse leaders are changing rapidly and the role is more fluid than ever.
MARCH 31, 2016
NURSING
JUNE 16, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
We hope you had a fun, informative, and inspirational Nurses Week! All week, HCPr
MAY 14, 2015
NURSING
Nurses not only need to know what to do, but the importance and order in which things should be d
SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 1, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
In Illinois, nurses are joining critical care transport teams to improve patient care and reduce
JANUARY 19, 2017
NURSING
Healthcare can be confusing and distressing for many patients. Being admitted to a hospital for a
DECEMBER 1, 2016
NURSING
National Nurses Week is a time to recognize nurses for their quality of care and dedication to pa
MAY 6, 2011
JUNE 27, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 30, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The nursing shortage is becoming a major issue again and rural hospitals are being hit hardest.
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
NURSING
Nurses are coming from around the country to aid hurricane relief efforts in Texas.
AUGUST 31, 2017
NURSING
DECEMBER 4, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A patient’s consent is an integral part of any surgical or interventional procedure. 
JUNE 2, 2016
NURSING
JUNE 27, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 15, 2019
RESIDENCY
Labor disputes between nurses and hospitals are nothing new, but over the past few weeks we&rsquo
JULY 7, 2016
NURSING
By Michelle Clarke Female nurses who administer antineoplastic drugs to cancer patients d
FEBRUARY 21, 2019
NURSING
With a contract about to expire in about 5 weeks, nurses with the San Francisco Department
MAY 28, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The clinical nurse leader role, introduced more than a decade ago as way to improve patient outco
APRIL 24, 2015
NURSING
National Nurses Week is a time to recognize nurses for their quality of care and dedication to pa
MAY 6, 2010
One of our nurses asked us what her legal risks are if something goes wrong when caring f
JUNE 16, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) presented eight ways to imp
APRIL 15, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Frontline managers play an important role in improving patient experience, safety, and quality o
JANUARY 12, 2017
NURSING
DECEMBER 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The Patient-Safety-Awareness-Week-Runs-From-March-13-to-
MAY 5, 2016
NURSING
By Jonathan Bees According to the March 2017 HealthLeaders Media Nursing
APRIL 13, 2017
NURSING
OCTOBER 15, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Nurses turned out in force February 5 in Los Angeles to hear officials discuss proposals for toug
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
SAFETY
California now leads the country in nursing wages, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
OCTOBER 27, 2016
NURSING
Alerting the general public to the problem of safe patient handling might put pressure on hospita
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
NURSING
If a nurse is unsatisfied with their career or feeling burnt out on nursing, taking an evidence-b
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
NURSING
National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, throug
MAY 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 21, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
By Jennifer Thew, RN A Houston nurse was fired after allegedly violating HIPAA laws by po
SEPTEMBER 6, 2018
NURSING
Below is the first in a series of letters submitted by readers who have given Patient Safety and
MARCH 23, 2017
NURSING
Nurses play a crucial role in breast cancer awareness, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a gre
OCTOBER 19, 2017
NURSING
A security video in a hospital in Golden Valley, Minnesota, captured the moment that a patient at
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
SAFETY
AUGUST 25, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
HCPro, Inc. (www.hcpro.com), a leading provider of nursing edu
DECEMBER 7, 2011
DECEMBER 5, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 16, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The high rate of nursing home injuries can be reduced by better resident handling practice
JUNE 13, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Can you explain the difference of how the HHRG treats wound care between nurses and thera
AUGUST 18, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 30, 2016
NURSING
OCTOBER 25, 2013
RESIDENCY
When we think of the role that hospitals play, the first thing we think about is the patient, and
AUGUST 7, 2014
SAFETY
Getting staff nurses involved in research is not easy. Along with the additional time and work re
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
NURSING
JUNE 14, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
On May 12, Nurses from around the country will be rallying in Washington, D.C. in support of two
MAY 12, 2016
NURSING
  Research shows that a tired workforce leads to poor patient care, although many fa
JULY 9, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
December 19, 2018 1:00-2:30 pm EST Studies show only 30% of your nurses ar
DECEMBER 6, 2018
NURSING
Often we see nursing unions conflict with management on a number of issues related to salary and
DECEMBER 14, 2017
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Jennifer Thew, RN Is the old adage, "Happy nurses equal happy patients&quo
JUNE 19, 2019
NURSING
A good news follow-up on my February post that focused on nurses' on-the-job injuries.
JULY 9, 2015
NURSING
Nurses at Methodist Health claim that the hospital docks lunch pay for breaks they aren’t a
OCTOBER 20, 2016
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN "So you used to be a nurse?" I can't tell
MAY 19, 2016
NURSING
APRIL 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
In the January edition of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, a
MAY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Officials at the Utah hospital where a nurse was arrested in July for refusing to draw blood fro
SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The following is an excerpt from nursing-peer-review-second
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
MAY 9, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JUNE 23, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
By Jennifer Thew, RN What is the current state of the emergency nursing workforce?
JUNE 12, 2019
NURSING
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
In the course of patient care, every patient/family interaction is an opportunity to educate, say
JUNE 15, 2017
NURSING
Last week, body-cam footage was released of a Salt Lake City detective arresting a nurse for refu
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
NURSING
JANUARY 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A patient who accused a nurse of sexually assaulting her is suing the hospital that hired the nu
MARCH 16, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
AUGUST 22, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
For our homecare patients at assisted living facilities (ALF), our agency nurses have his
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HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Prioritization typically is one of the most difficult aspects for new nurses to learn. They know
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HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 22, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 12, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Wisconsin police are investigating a former University of Wisconsin (UW) Hospital nurse on an all
DECEMBER 30, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
A nursing home that unexpectedly shut its doors in May is now facing allegations from neighbors
JUNE 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
For many years, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
NURSING
While many nurses know about compassion fatigue, they might not know exactly what it is, why it h
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NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN There's a tendency to view nursing shortages as cyc
AUGUST 10, 2017
NURSING
MARCH 28, 2019
NURSING
Patients are encouraged to become engaged in their healthcare, but they can't do it unless provid
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NURSING
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
NURSING
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Q: If a stroke patient uses 100 Medicare days in a skilled nur
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
RESIDENCY
Violent incident in Utah highlights professional responsibility, patient privacy, and ethics
DECEMBER 1, 2017
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Critical Care Societies Collaborative (CCSC) issued a report stating critical care nurses hav
AUGUST 4, 2016
NURSING
A patient hit a nurse’s foot with a stun gun during a fight in the emergency room of Roper
JUNE 12, 2019
NURSING
For any behavior change to take place and, more importantly, to be sustained, the patient has to
OCTOBER 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Patient Safety Movement plans to continue to aggressively pursue its efforts to reduce and el
JANUARY 24, 2019
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Take time, educate patients, and use assistive tech
OCTOBER 13, 2016
NURSING
Last week, a patient at Chambersburg Hospital in Pennsylvania was shot after a violent altercatio
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SAFETY
The patient care plan (485) is not a stand-alone documentation system; it is the legal record of
JULY 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Establishing a frequency is considered very unique, as a psychiatric patient sometimes requires t
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The way forward for high-quality and affordable patient care might come from the past.
JUNE 16, 2016
NURSING
MARCH 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
When you are confronted with seasoned nurses who are unable to meet your expectations, consider t
MARCH 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 15, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
On March 15, the newly unionized nurses of Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center arranged
MARCH 24, 2016
NURSING
By Michelle Clarke The nurses-again-outpace-
FEBRUARY 28, 2019
NURSING
Nurses are often the face of their hospital; they are typically the first staff member to interac
MARCH 3, 2016
NURSING
MAY 5, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
NURSING
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has updated its standards for healthy wor
MARCH 24, 2016
NURSING
AUGUST 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 18, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Many emergency nurses are used to dealing with badly injured patients and sudden death, but when
APRIL 28, 2016
NURSING
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
In early January, The Joint Commission further clarified its position on the texting of patient o
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
NURSING
Can we provide two home health aides to provide care for a quadriplegic patient?
OCTOBER 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 14, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
  Q:   A nursing home sends a SNF patient to the emergency room, a
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Two nurses are recovering after they were stabbed July 14 by a patient at Physicians Regional Med
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
SAFETY
o meet the definition of professional negligence, a nurse’s action must be deemed below the
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 5, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 29, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
If you want to keep patients from returning to the hospital after discharge, keep them a
DECEMBER 16, 2014
CASE MANAGEMENT
A new study aims to avert patient attacks on healthcare workers by identifying the situation
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
In anticipation of Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 12-18, 2017), our sister publication
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
NURSING
Hiring nurses is a challenge for any organization, including home health agencies. You want good
JANUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 12, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
With Medicare reimbursements becoming increasingly linked to patient safety issues, healthcare le
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
A May 10 fire at a Knoxville, Tennessee hospital is being blamed on a patient, according to a rep
MAY 19, 2016
SAFETY
Police told a court that a patient nearly tore off a nurse's ear and attempted to gouge out her e
MARCH 10, 2016
SAFETY
An excerpt from nurse-to-nurse-hostil
AUGUST 11, 2016
NURSING
JANUARY 19, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
The responsibility of educating patients and their families often falls to nurses, from explainin
JANUARY 12, 2017
NURSING
How patients assess their own pain is a key component to how hospitals are expected to manage pai
DECEMBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
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JULY 14, 2016
NURSING
A framework for compassionately connecting with patients is likely to ease patients' suffering an
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
NURSING
Examples of more detailed interventions for occupational therapies are as follows. A single state
APRIL 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Starting May 6, the annual wishes of "Happy Nurses Week," will begin as National Nurses
MAY 12, 2016
NURSING
OCTOBER 30, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 30, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
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DECEMBER 18, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
When nursing does a start of care and therapy is not added at that time for one reason or
APRIL 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Give your nurses the confidence and skills they need to think independently and display high leve
JUNE 15, 2017
NURSING
Give your nurses the confidence and skills they need to think independently and display high lev
JUNE 8, 2017
NURSING
We are looking for nursing experts to share their insights and contribute to our growing collecti
AUGUST 3, 2017
NURSING
Editor’s Note: Strategies for Nurse Managers recently sat down with Kathleen Bartholome
DECEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
If an agency discharges a patient and that patient resumes services, there may be questions about
AUGUST 31, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Joint Commission has released the full chapter of its 2015 hospital National Patient Safety G
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
This article first appeared on nursing/ana-critic
FEBRUARY 21, 2019
NURSING
DECEMBER 14, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Nurse managers often find themselves in the middle of conflicts, including personal conflicts bet
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
NURSING
Nurse managers and their staff often face racism in the work place. In 2013, Minority Nurse
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
NURSING
A patients
APRIL 14, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Occupational therapy cannot qualify a patient for coverage initially, but after the patient has h
JULY 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
When working with stroke patients, you are responsible for several types of observations. First,
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The controversial officer that was seen on video forcibly handcuffing a nurse in July has been fi
OCTOBER 12, 2017
NURSING
The benefits of mobility among hospitalized patients are well-known: decreased pressure ulcers,
SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The Joint Commission has revised several of its requirements for National Patient Safety Goal (NP
JUNE 13, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
by Megan Batty Code the fact that a patient was diagnosed as morbidly obese with
FEBRUARY 5, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Medical Center of Aurora in Colorado is under scrutiny for discharging a patient with the pap
JANUARY 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
If an agency discharges a patient and that patient resumes services, there may be questions abou
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Jennifer Thew, RN Caring is the cornerstone of the nursing profession. Yet, nurses are
JANUARY 24, 2019
NURSING
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DECEMBER 20, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes is a partnership between the C
MAY 5, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
If a skilled nursing facility gets high marks on quality measures it may have benefits for patien
DECEMBER 16, 2014
CASE MANAGEMENT
JULY 22, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 27, 2016
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 21, 2016
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 23, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 21, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
As more states expand the scope of practice for nurse practitioners (NPs) in an effort to combat
APRIL 17, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
MAY 9, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A new study suggests that patients a
JUNE 8, 2017
NURSING
JANUARY 8, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS is considering waiving the three-day hospital stay rule, required before a patient can be re
JANUARY 29, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
OCTOBER 10, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Jennifer Thew, RN Nurse leaders are responsible for a vast array of me
AUGUST 31, 2017
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Suicide prevention awareness month is the time for nurse lea
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
NURSING
Q:  How do you bill for a patient that is admitted after a 3 day hospital stay
JUNE 27, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
In 10% of cases, patients placed on observation status pay more for their care than they would ha
JULY 7, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
DECEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN for nurse-leaders/3-w
JUNE 23, 2016
NURSING
 A new study suggests that care provided by nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistant
MAY 29, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Nurse practitioners (NP) in New York will be able to operate more independently of physicians und
APRIL 4, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
APRIL 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  Skilled nursing facility compliance audit
AUGUST 26, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
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MARCH 17, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Nearly one in five Medicare patients fall prey to medically related injuries unrelated to their u
MAY 30, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
CCSQ will host a Special Open Door Forum (SODF) to allow patients, families, caregivers, patient
APRIL 29, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
CCSQ will host a Special Open Door Forum (SODF) to allow patients, families, caregivers, patient
APRIL 22, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
A Tennessee hospital is the latest to experiment with an open visitation policy for its patients,
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Fire crews in Knoxville, Tenn., rescued a patient from his hospital bed after a fire broke out in
MAY 12, 2016
SAFETY
Q&A: The difference between patient satisfaction and quality Edi
JANUARY 24, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Nurse practitioners (NP) in New York can diagnose conditions and prescribe medications as long a
MARCH 14, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MARCH 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) who work for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) w
DECEMBER 27, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 16, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
More practices are using nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in new ways and
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
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JUNE 9, 2016
NURSING
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
MEDICAL STAFF
Starting this week, nurse practitioners (NP) in Kentucky who have completed a four-year collabor
JULY 18, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
The Department of Veterans Affairs must hire “tens of thousands of new doctors, new nurses,
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Observation status is not working as a way of classifying hospital patients and should be
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 30, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
In Medford, Oregon, anursing-facility-deals-with-
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LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A question on maintenance therapy: The patient does not have a willing and able caregiver
SEPTEMBER 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 3, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Patient advisory committees can steer hospitals and
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
NURSING
Psychiatric patients present a unique set of challenges regarding admission and management in a h
MARCH 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A bipartisan bill intended to streamline administrative processes, cut costs, and boost patient o
MARCH 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
For many older nurses, the idea of bringing their personal lives, in the form of social media, t
MARCH 3, 2016
NURSING
Q: I’m in a little debate: Does documentation of the patient’s body mass in
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
As a nurse manager, how often do you review the duties and responsibilities laid out in your staf
JULY 2, 2015
NURSING
by Josh Poltilove As flu season ramps up, it’s vital to ensure patients ge
DECEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 29, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
How do we go about an admission that was visited only by a nurse during start of care the
AUGUST 31, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 1, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 25, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
A second health care worker who cared for an Ebola patient at a Dallas hospital has contracted th
OCTOBER 15, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
There’s no denying it: nursing is a women-dominated profession. In 2011, the
OCTOBER 20, 2016
NURSING
Review your policies and procedures for treating suicidal patients in general acute inpatient and
DECEMBER 1, 2017
SAFETY
Review your policies and procedures for treating suicidal patients in general acute inpatient and
JANUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
We are in the business of healthcare, and our primary goal is to help patients feel better
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
Essential Skil
JANUARY 31, 2019
NURSING
Nurse practitioners (NP) in Texas have long fought against state regulations that link them fina
MAY 23, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
By Christopher Cheney Vision-impaired hospital patients have worse clinical outcom
MAY 8, 2019
NURSING
New evidence suggests that shared decision making (SDM) can improve the patient experience for mi
APRIL 14, 2016
NURSING
The first event: The patient chooses to transfer from traditional Medicare to a Medicare Advanta
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Focusing on patient experience has always been the right thing to do. But new government regulati
AUGUST 24, 2011
Why patient engagement matters On one hand, physicians are exper
DECEMBER 13, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Nursing homes and other healthcare providers face reduced reimbursements from government p
MAY 2, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 31, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
On January 1, 2017, The Joint Commission’s newest National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) will
MARCH 29, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Yale New Haven Hospital's nurse SWAT team goes beyond just responding to changes in patie
MARCH 24, 2016
NURSING
A new fact sheet is available for the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) Readmission Measure (SNF
JULY 22, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
Yes, it can be omitted from the plan of care. This could apply for social work, therapy, nursing
FEBRUARY 25, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
NURSING
Have clinicians follow up the next day when patients have a change in pain medications or increas
OCTOBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Doctors are more motivated to wash their hands if they know their patients are keeping tab
APRIL 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 14, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 25, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 25, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Q: I am a hospital-based registered nurse working in a same day surgical environment. I'm
AUGUST 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team: Motivation   Yo
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team: Motivation   Yo
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
The first and most respected book showing new and experienced nurses how to build a better work
MARCH 31, 2016
NURSING
Safe rooms for suicidal patients
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The state of California is being sued by three nursing home residents who claim that they have b
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Encouraging patients to speak up about problems that occur during hospitalizations can improve
MARCH 22, 2019
RESIDENCY
patient-safety-systems-chapt
DECEMBER 28, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Every nurse can play a part in elevating the public perception of the nursing profession. The tab
MARCH 13, 2015
NURSING
www.StrategiesForNurseManage
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP
  Nursing Home Action Plan focuses on improving quality, strengthening enforcement
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
Do you have interesting, funny, or touching stories to tell? Do you want to share your nursing j
JANUARY 12, 2017
NURSING
  SNFRM as the first measure for the Skilled Nursing Facility Value Based Purchasing
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Improvements in preventable hospitalizations and promising trends for nursing home quality
MAY 19, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Five newly published measures on Nursing Home Compare
OCTOBER 26, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Product Spotlight: Essential Skills for Nurse Managers
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
NURSING
Many new nurses have trouble acclimating to their new roles, but one nurse has found new and exci
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  As a nurse manager, how often do you review the duties and responsibilities laid o
JUNE 24, 2015
NURSING
Nurse practitioners (NP) can improve outcomes, lower healthcare costs, and expand patient access
MAY 31, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
By Brian Ward This appeared in Patient Sa
APRIL 25, 2019
NURSING
DECEMBER 16, 2014
CASE MANAGEMENT
Effective documentation of the condition and the patients’ co-morbidities may help lawyers
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
We have a patient who received homecare services in Florida from January 2 until April 1
AUGUST 18, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
I work at a homecare agency, and we have been getting referrals lately for nurses to admi
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 20, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The top concerns of nurse leaders are related to nurse recruitment, nurse retention, and nurse en
MARCH 30, 2017
NURSING
JANUARY 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 15, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 21, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A story chronicled in Medscape tells the story of a doctor who was tackled by a patient
JULY 14, 2016
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Years ago, while working in nursing professional development and education, consultant Ge
JUNE 22, 2017
NURSING
Nurse management experts Shelley Cohen and Sharon Cox have cre
MARCH 10, 2016
NURSING
In a move to ease nurse shortages, a new law in Alabama will allow nurses with multistate license
JUNE 12, 2019
NURSING
We are seeing a Medicare patient for monthly skilled nursing visits to change her Foley c
APRIL 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Ser-vices’ (CMS) new Patient Driven Payment Mo
JANUARY 11, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 6, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Our questions are in regards to providing home health aide services to a patient in an as
SEPTEMBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 18, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 8, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 28, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
NURSING
Q: If a patient has hypertensive heart disease or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) with hemi
AUGUST 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
There are a number of things an aide should be observing and reporting for a patient who has canc
JANUARY 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 11, 2016
NURSING
Allina nurses enter their second month of striking after voting “No” the most recent
OCTOBER 6, 2016
NURSING
Keep your staff up-to-date on the latest in nursing legislation. Here are some of
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
NURSING
MARCH 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Both a medical necessity and a compliance requirement Involving patients in their care
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Caring for the obese patient requires many special considerations. A combination of physical and
JANUARY 4, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
If the nurse practitioner is signing the Face to Face encounter: A.   &n
SEPTEMBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
www.Strate
MARCH 13, 2015
NURSING
Nursing peer review committees operating in good faith are protected from incurring civil liabili
APRIL 17, 2015
NURSING
  The American Nurses Association (ANA) has called for a 12% increase in federal f
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Advocates of the Nurse Licensure Compact hope that updated model legislation will encourage more
APRIL 28, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
Nurse leaders say the standard recruitment and retention methods of sign-on bonuses, pay increase
JANUARY 26, 2017
NURSING
Our questions are in regards to providing home health aide services to a patient in an as
AUGUST 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Canadian residency programs are working to improve patient hand-offs before the Royal College o
MAY 30, 2014
RESIDENCY
Unplanned hospital readmissions for patients following surgery are primarily due to new surgical
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Hand hygiene compliance and influenza vaccination are two patient safety practices that should be
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
NURSING
If agencies are spending a large amount on supplies for wound care patients, some suggestions to
OCTOBER 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Joint Commission (TJC) announced revisions to its anticoagulant therapy National Patient Safe
DECEMBER 18, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Strategies for Nurse Managers is now on Nurse-Ma
MAY 19, 2016
NURSING
Review supplies needed to treat potential influenza patients and ensure your patient-flow trackin
APRIL 1, 2018
SAFETY
APRIL 28, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Millennial nurses recently overtook baby boomers as the primary age group in nursing, and a new s
OCTOBER 5, 2017
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 9, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 28, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
More than 100 doses of diluted and possibly contaminated medication were given to patients at a h
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
MEDICAL STAFF
  Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurs
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NURSING
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurse leader&rsquo
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NURSING
  Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurs
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NURSING
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurse leader’s
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NURSING
Your nurses have one eye on the door if you do any of the following. Although econ
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
NURSING
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurse leader’s go-to source f
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
NURSING
To celebrate nursing professional development week, check out these exclusive offers for Nurse Le
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
NURSING
Essential Skills f
APRIL 17, 2015
NURSING
Attendees at the HealthLeaders Media 2016 Chief Nursing Officer Exchange shared their best peer-t
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
NURSING
Remind nurses and other clinicians to remain alert for medication errors, including mislabeled p
APRIL 27, 2017
NURSING
OCTOBER 19, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Q: How big of a problem is patient violence from high-risk patients?
APRIL 14, 2016
SAFETY
Q: How big of a problem is patient violence from high-risk patients?
APRIL 21, 2016
NURSING
Nurse.org, the nursing career site, released a new report featuring "real-world" salary
JUNE 1, 2017
NURSING
Nurse practitioners (NP) will have to wait to gain independence in patient care following Gov. D
APRIL 25, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JULY 30, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 14, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
A Dallas woman pleaded guilty earlier this week to stealing the identity of a registered nurse (
DECEMBER 12, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
DECEMBER 17, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Skilled nursing facilities and inpatient rehabilitation facilities should receive the same paymen
JUNE 20, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 7, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Nurses are twice as likely to experience clinical depression than the general population. Why are
MARCH 10, 2016
NURSING
The 11th edition of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nursing Home Data Com
APRIL 8, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
Now more than ever nurse leaders are being held accountable for the financial aspect of healthcar
MAY 4, 2017
NURSING
by Kirsten Dize Have a quality assurance nurse review all patients at the start of
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HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
After two nurses at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas were infected with Ebola
OCTOBER 23, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
In October, Medicare released its third round of penalties to hospitals that readmit patients wit
APRIL 7, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Screening incoming patients, protecting your staff, and having a good communication plan in place
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
SAFETY
AUGUST 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 21, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Consider adopting clinical pathways to increase nursing visit efficiency, decrease rehospitalizat
OCTOBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS 2015 SNF PPS final rule to increase payments to skilled nursing facilities
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 6, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The Joint Commission has reversed its position on the use of text messaging to send patient care
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 11, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Joan Monchak Lorenz, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC Nursing is known as the caring profes
FEBRUARY 22, 2018
NURSING
In January, CMS posted the first Patient Survey Star Rating information on the Home Health Compar
MARCH 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Understanding the factors that influence whether Millenials embrace or reject moving into nursing
OCTOBER 1, 2015
NURSING
DECEMBER 2, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
 We had a patient that was admitted to a home health agency after a short stay in a
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HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Jay Kumar Patient Safety Movement (PSM) has made major progress towar
JANUARY 22, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Q: A patient is discharged from the skilled nursing facility (SNF) on day 24 and sent hom
DECEMBER 21, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 6, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 15, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
  The Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program Review and Correct reports are availab
JUNE 21, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Two-year budget deal repeals therapy caps, cuts skilled nursing spending by $1.96 billion
FEBRUARY 14, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Nursing homes now are allowed to purchase certain previously prohibited types of medical devices,
MAY 15, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
We are looking for volunteers to write for our Strategies for Nurse Managers blog, the Leaders&rs
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
NURSING
Residency programs can flounder without the proper support from a nurse leader that provides prec
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
NURSING
This accounts for about 9% of the RN workforce, possibly heralding the long-predicted nursing sho
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
NURSING
CMS has long identified staffing as one of the vital components of a nursing home’s
APRIL 10, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Recent recall serves as valuable reminder Remind nurses and other clinicians t
AUGUST 29, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 21, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 9, 2005
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Men represent less than 10% of the nursing workforce. The number of men in nursing programs is sl
APRIL 17, 2015
NURSING
Men represent less than 10% of the nursing workforce. The number of men in nursing programs is sl
APRIL 17, 2015
NURSING
Last year was a tumultuous one for Allina Health in Minneapolis and its nursing staff. After a we
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
NURSING
As you probably know, Nurses' Week is almost here, and HCPro is planning to celebrate with disco
MAY 4, 2017
NURSING
Most employee and nursing satisfaction/engagement surveys are done no more than once a year. Tha
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
NURSING
Principles of time management can help nurses—particularly new graduate nurses—accomp
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
NURSING
DECEMBER 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 31, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Medical doctors don't need to undergo a near-death experience to better engage with patients. W
JUNE 16, 2017
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 17, 2019
NURSING
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 26, 2017
NURSING
JANUARY 4, 2019
RESIDENCY
APRIL 23, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 9, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 18, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
With an increasing number of regulations, National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG), Sentinel Event Al
OCTOBER 20, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Picture this: It’s the fifth day of the recertification episode, and the nurse realizes she
APRIL 4, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The median annual cost of a private nursing home room in the United States has increased t
APRIL 4, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Nurse leaders and managers are making it a priority to get out of the office and enjoy some rest
JULY 16, 2015
NURSING
Dear readers, The nursing group at HCPro is asking for your feedback regarding t
AUGUST 17, 2017
NURSING
HCPro recently conducted a survey among 291 nursing professionals in the healthcare industry reg
OCTOBER 12, 2017
NURSING
MAY 18, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
SAFETY
AUGUST 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
nurse-manager-s-legal-companion-a-practical-guide-to-legal-
JULY 2, 2015
NURSING
Managing the I
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
NURSING
The Charge Nurse Leader Program Builder: A Competency-Based Approach for Developing Frontline Le
APRIL 28, 2016
NURSING
We’ve all heard it by now: the nurse shortage is here, and it’s only going to get wor
JUNE 23, 2016
NURSING
The Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) and Allina Health have reached an agreement after months o
OCTOBER 13, 2016
NURSING
The job market is warming up - increasing wages and sign-on bonuses for nurses are on the rise ar
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
NURSING
A woman arrested for posing as a nurse is now in custody after defying orders to not leave the co
JUNE 5, 2019
NURSING
The following is an excerpt from Stressed Out About Difficult Patients By Joa
JANUARY 18, 2018
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Sadly, nurses are more than familiar with being hit, kicked, sworn a
MARCH 7, 2019
NURSING
Nurses Week is coming up and is a good time to reflect on what sets the nursing profession apart
MAY 1, 2015
NURSING
Last week we posted a new poll on www.StrategiesForNurseManagers.com asking about new gr
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
NURSING
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP At any given time, nurse leaders a
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
NURSING
Liz Benson and Linda C. Goodman, nurse educators from the College of Southern Maryland, were awar
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
NURSING
Dear Nursing Professionals, The nursing group at HCPro is asking for your candid f
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
NURSING
With the current nursing shortage, recruiting and retaining the best nurses has implications for
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
NURSING
Dear Nursing Professionals, The nursing group at HCPro is asking for your candid f
JANUARY 31, 2019
NURSING
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Patient safety
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
CMS' star rating system for nursing homes on shaky ground
DECEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
PATIENT SAFETY & QUALITY HEALTHCARE (www.psqh.c
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
Industry leader expands in providing nurse aide training materials July 16 2
JULY 21, 2003
OCTOBER 26, 2017
NURSING
Q: The physician documented “encephalopathy” in the record of a patient who wa
DECEMBER 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Great strides have been taken in nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities as part of a nation
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
The Joint Commission (TJC) announced revisions to its suicide prevention National Patient Safety
MARCH 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of four articles on Patient Safety I
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 14, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A new focus on preventing patient deaths results in high scrutiny. Here’s what to expect a
APRIL 6, 2017
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: A patient was in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber for eight minutes and the physician had
OCTOBER 1, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 24, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A bill that would establish around-the-clock registered nurse staffing hours at Medicare and Me
AUGUST 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The number of RNs with doctorates of nursing practice is growing, but CNOs are still unclear abou
APRIL 10, 2015
NURSING
What do you do when you don't have enough nurses on staff and don't have the funds to hire additi
DECEMBER 10, 2015
NURSING
With newly licensed nurses being the largest source of registered nurses in the nation, organizat
FEBRUARY 28, 2019
NURSING
By Joan Monchak Lorenz, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC Many nurses don’t feel c
FEBRUARY 8, 2018
NURSING
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 24, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Recent tragedies have highlighted the importance of emergency nurses, and Nurse Leader Insider wo
OCTOBER 12, 2017
NURSING
JANUARY 29, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MAY 10, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 2, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 26, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Nurses are at greater risk than firefighters. In 2013 your nursing staff faced a 15% greater cha
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
NURSING
HCPro is celebrating Nurses Week with a variety of special offers and giveaways. Visit our blog f
MAY 7, 2015
NURSING
Emergency department (ED) nurses are often victims of violence, but fail to report it, according
JULY 7, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Nurse managers set the tone for th
AUGUST 6, 2015
NURSING
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP As a nurse manager or nurse leader
OCTOBER 29, 2015
NURSING
Experts feared that the number of nurses in the workforce would be 30% short of what’s need
OCTOBER 20, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP As a nurse manager or nurse leader
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
NURSING
Shared Governance Nurse Manager Training Programis the only training program targeted to nurse m
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
NURSING
  Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Nurse leaders—from unit level man
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
NURSING
HCPro is seeking enthusiastic nurse managers, nurse leaders, and nurse educators to join an ad-h
JULY 23, 2015
NURSING
JUNE 20, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 26, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The sitemap of HCPro gives you convenient, once click access to each of our departments, e-Newsletters, newsletters, and blogs.
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
DECEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
In patient safety, when hospital accreditors take an interest in something, you should as well.
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
If you’re involved with educating nurses, we want to hear from you! We’d love to hea
JUNE 30, 2016
NURSING
Now more than ever nurse leaders are being held accountable for the financial aspect of healthca
MAY 11, 2017
NURSING
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
NURSING
NOVEMBER 20, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 4, 2017
NURSING
MARCH 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The average price paid for a skilled nursing facility bed reached a record $73,300 in 2013
APRIL 11, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Nurses are at greater risk than firefighters. In 2013 your nursing staff faced a 15% greater chan
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
NURSING
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
NURSING
Even in a female-dominated field such as nursing, women may be paid less than their male counterp
MAY 19, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Try the following exercise to encourage nurses' self-esteem. It's called a "hierarchy of voi
AUGUST 20, 2015
NURSING
Free tool: Ensure nurses are competent with hand washing It's imperative to be sur
OCTOBER 22, 2015
NURSING
Now more than ever nurse leaders are being held accountable for the financial aspect of healthca
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
NURSING
A December 2015 Health Affairs study of skilled nursing facilities form 2001 through 2011 found t
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
A 2016 study outlines what makes the perfect critical care nurse, from those who know best: criti
MARCH 3, 2016
NURSING
The next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum scheduled for:
JULY 8, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
With job growth and increasing pay, more and more nurses are seeking advanced practice degrees.
OCTOBER 6, 2016
NURSING
Nurses week is right around the corner, so
APRIL 20, 2017
NURSING
Two nurses who were held hostage in May by an inmate receiving medical care at an Illinois hospit
JUNE 1, 2017
SAFETY
With the current nursing shortage, recruiting and retaining the best nurses has impl
APRIL 4, 2019
NURSING
APRIL 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 11, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 31, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 26, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 14, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 4, 2014
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DECEMBER 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 4, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 5, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 23, 2015
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JANUARY 7, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 31, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 15, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 18, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 27, 2014
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JUNE 2, 2014
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JUNE 9, 2014
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JUNE 30, 2014
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JUNE 24, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 23, 2014
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JULY 1, 2014
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JUNE 16, 2014
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JULY 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 7, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
An ED in Frederick, Md., spent several hours in lockdown Tuesday afternoon after two patients com
MAY 4, 2017
SAFETY
The term "data rich and information poor" has been used to describe EMRs. Patient recor
APRIL 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 31, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 13, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 30, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 25, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 1, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 14, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Improving patient safety is a driving force in healthcare–91% of healthcare leaders rank pa
MAY 19, 2011
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN for nurse-leaders/4-s
JUNE 16, 2016
NURSING
APRIL 7, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Diagnosing human trafficking when a patient is a victim Only
AUGUST 9, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MAY 20, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: A few days into the patient’s stay, an order for a Foley catheter was placed f
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Joint Commission (TJC) announced revisions to its anticoagulant therapy National Patient Safe
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
As a nurse manager, one of your challenges is to lead the change process for your staff. And, whi
MARCH 27, 2015
NURSING
Nurse executives wear two hats. Their most obvious role is that of clinical caregiver. But they'r
DECEMBER 8, 2016
NURSING
APRIL 6, 2017
NURSING
DECEMBER 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 3, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 28, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 12, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Twelve Minnesota nurses who since 2010 are licensed to practice despite having either stolen narc
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
MEDICAL STAFF
It is almost time to begin the celebrations for National Nurses Week (May 6-12), whose the
APRIL 23, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
How can nurse managers ensure that new staff members absorb and apply the new behaviors and skill
MARCH 27, 2015
NURSING
MARCH 20, 2015
NURSING
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Has work got you and your nurses o
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
NURSING
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP For nurse leaders and nurse manage
OCTOBER 22, 2015
NURSING
Looking for ways to spruce up your weekly meetings? Visit our nursing resource center,
MARCH 3, 2016
NURSING
Check out excerpts from our newest nursing books:
JANUARY 12, 2017
NURSING
For the 17th year in a row, nurses-keep-heal
DECEMBER 27, 2018
NURSING
The nursing group at HCPro and HealthLeaders is asking for your candid feedback regarding
FEBRUARY 14, 2019
NURSING
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
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MARCH 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Summer is here, so it’s time to explore some of the best—and worst—nursing stor
JUNE 30, 2016
NURSING
MAY 16, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 12, 2017
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 17, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 22, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 13, 2015
JUSTCODING
Can predictive analytics push patient safety into the 21st century? Experts say n
DECEMBER 14, 2016
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
by Megan Batty Capture a patient’s diagnosis of dementia due to Parkinson&
NOVEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A diabetic patient is admitted with gangrene. The physician does not specifically link the
MAY 21, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
The California Nurses Association is pushing new legislation in that state’s senate
APRIL 24, 2014
SAFETY
Nursing homes might be able to cut their pressure ulcer rates by giving nurses more control over
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Last summer, we asked you to join our Nursing Book Review Group and the response was overwhelmin
MARCH 17, 2016
NURSING
Last summer, we asked you to join our Nursing Book Review Group and the response was overwhelming
MARCH 10, 2016
NURSING
Our agency is in the process of evaluating wound certification courses for our nursing st
AUGUST 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
by Jennifer Thew, RN Moral distress among chief nursing officers is seldom acknowl
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
NURSING
Last week we invited you to join our nursing book review group and we thank everyone who has exp
JULY 30, 2015
NURSING
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
So what does it mean to be a healthy nurse?  I am one and am proud of it!  But I latche
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
NURSING
One of the most challenging aspects of taking a leadership role as a nurse is figuring out the be
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
NURSING
Since charge nurses are actively engaged in activities going on in the unit every day, it makes s
OCTOBER 1, 2015
NURSING
The American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators (AANAC)
DECEMBER 18, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
We want to know what you think about Strategies for Nurse Managers.com and what you need to help
MAY 19, 2016
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 15, 2016
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JANUARY 26, 2018
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SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
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MAY 7, 2014
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AUGUST 14, 2014
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FEBRUARY 24, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
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FEBRUARY 18, 2016
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FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
MAY 20, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 15, 2015
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DECEMBER 28, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 30, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 29, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Decreased payouts for nursing home care was one reason that healthcare spending grew more
MAY 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
We are still looking for participants for our Nursing Book Review Group! Now is your chance to j
APRIL 21, 2016
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APRIL 20, 2017
NURSING
Join Adirondack Health’s Chief Nursing Officer, Linda McClarigan, MSHA, BSN, RN, NE
MAY 11, 2017
NURSING
  The onboarding process can be a make or break period for a new employee. Nursing
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
NURSING
This free tool from The Nurse Managers’ Legal Companion will help you make the bes
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
FEBRUARY 22, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
APRIL 7, 2016
SAFETY
APRIL 4, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
NURSING
Nurse managers spend a lot of time predicting and planning for the future, but when it comes to h
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
NURSING
APRIL 13, 2017
NURSING
Last year, the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Future of Nursing report called for all new nursing
MAY 26, 2011
JUNE 17, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
To wrap up Nurses’ Week, we want to know what you think about Strategies for Nurse Manage
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