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Recognition is especially meaningful during the COVID-19 pandemic

By | 2020-03-25T14:39:23-04:00 March 19th, 2020|Categories: Nursing careers and jobs, Nursing news|

The nursing world has shifted attention from the Year of the Nurse and Midwife to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year was going to be the time to celebrate the work of nurses and midwives internationally. Who could have imagined the critical importance of nurses would be brought into focus by the COVID-19 pandemic?

During coronavirus pandemic, nurses need leaders who advocate for them

By | 2020-03-25T14:52:34-04:00 March 17th, 2020|Categories: Nursing careers and jobs, Nursing news|

Since the first days of the coronavirus outbreak — which quickly became the coronavirus pandemic — news items and information have come in faster than we can digest them and take the needed actions. Whether you're a staff nurse or nurse leader, all of us are worried about what we’re hearing and what all of it means.

Precepting is crucial in retaining new nurses and helping them succeed

By | 2020-03-12T03:35:39-04:00 February 12th, 2020|Categories: Nursing education, Nursing news|

The pressures on new graduate nurses to transition from education to practice are often too much to take, causing RNs meant to fuel nursing’s workforce pipeline in the coming decades to question their career choice. One thing that can ease the transition and help retain new nurses is nurse precepting, said Solimar Figueroa, PhD, RN, MHA,