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Becoming a Nurse Manager: What You Need to Know

Before you can become a nurse manager, you should know what this non-clinical nursing job entails. This guide can help you decide if the role is for you.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

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The Nurse's Role in Quality Improvement

QI has always been an unofficial part of nursing, but now nurses at all levels are stepping up to lead continuous quality improvement programs.

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

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What Is Nursing Informatics?

Nurse informaticists drive change in health care using technology to derive insights from data.

Friday, February 18, 2022

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Beyond the Bedside: 15 Non-Clinical Jobs for Nurses

Some non-clinical nursing jobs are open to RNs with associate's degrees or BSNs, but many career paths require a master of science in nursing.

Friday, January 14, 2022

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How Analytics Is Changing Nursing

As analytics assumes greater importance in health care delivery and management, nurses who have developed expertise in the field may discover opportunities to assume new roles.

Friday, January 14, 2022

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The Future of Nursing Is Leadership

How to develop effective leadership skills in nursing is a question professional associations, organizations, and individuals have grappled with for decades.

Monday, December 20, 2021

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Are Nurses Happy? How Nursing Leadership Fosters Organizational Culture.

Ask RNs, nurse practitioners, and other clinical nurse specialists whether they love their jobs and they'll say yes. Are nurses happy, though? The answer is more complicated.

Monday, November 8, 2021

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6 Ways Nursing Leadership Improves Patient Outcomes

It's not surprising that nurses in leadership positions can positively influence clinical care quality by addressing administrative procedure and policy issues.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

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Why Every Nurse Needs to Develop Leadership Skills

To be effective leaders and full partners in health care delivery, nurses must nurture certain hard and soft leadership skills within themselves.

Thursday, October 7, 2021

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20 Required Qualities for Leadership Roles in Nursing

Strong decision-making skills, excellent communication skills, and an empathetic approach are among the most important qualities of a good nurse leader.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021