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December 24, 2020

Promoting health-behavior changes in patients

Throughout your nursing career, you’ve probably cared for more than a few patients who needed to make health-behavior changes but seemed to lack the motivation. These […]
December 24, 2020

A Case Study: Using Technology to Build a Culture of Safety

Ten years ago, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS) embarked on a safety journey with a vision of becoming America’s safest health system. The goal—zero events […]
December 24, 2020

Using technology to make evidence-based staffing assignments

As military leaders know, no battle plan survives its first contact in battle; too many variables exist. The same can be said of nurse staff¬ing. In […]
December 24, 2020

Don’t get ‘caught’ in the CAUTI trap

One nurse’s story: My father died of a heart attack at age 39, and our mother raised my siblings and me. We were all close to […]