What does having good communication skills mean? It's about more than legible handwriting, or having a clear, resonant speaking voice. And for nurse leaders, it means having the knowing how to get your messages across to your staff in an effective manner.
Clinicians are the face of healthcare. We interface with patients, care for them, engage their families and we are a go-to resource in day-to-day treatment. This makes us great patient advocates as we partner with patients and families in their care. As healthcare shifts to value-based practices, nurses are well positioned to lead the charge
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Generation Z may also go with the names of the “Homeland Generation,” iGeneration, Gen Tech, as well as “The Founders.” Members of this generation were born between 1996 and 2015, and some are starting to enter nursing school.
After their son passes away, his parents, who are deaf, and his sister file a lawsuit alleging the hospital violated the Americans With Disabilities Act and state law.
Most nurses don’t wear nursing caps any longer, but we still wear many hats. And the advocacy hat never flies away. At times the work we do is routine; at other times it is complex and critical. But it is always patient-centered, because every nurse is a patient advocate.
In the Nurse.com "Explore If Med-Surg Nursing Is the Right Fit" digital edition you'll find everything you need to know about how med-surg nursing uses every skill nurses have to care for complex patient cases.
The Houston Chronicle recently took special notice of Nurse.com by OnCourse Learning’s 2018 Nursing Salary Research Report and, in particular, the gender pay gap on which the report cast a glaring light.