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    Lynne Yaggy, MSN, RN, chief nursing office at Cox Medical Center Branson (Mo.) and vice president of clinical services for Springfield, Mo.-based CoxHealth, is retiring after 42 years in the healthcare industry.
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  • McDonald's offers nursing award in 4 states

    McDonald's is offering nurse excellence awards to nominated nurses in four states, The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported June 15.
  • 400 nurses travel to Capitol Hill to urge Congress to address 'unsafe' working conditions

    Nurses have been calling for U.S. legislators to take action to address the national nurse staffing crisis for months to no avail. Almost 400 nurses traveled to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15 to make sure Congress hears their message — loud and clear.  
  • Hackensack Meridian Health creates institute for nursing leadership, student loan relief program

    A donation from the founder and CEO of Jersey Mike's sandwich franchise supported the launch of a new institute for nursing leadership and practice excellence at Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health. 
  • Want meaningful diversity in your hospital? Promote nurses of color

    The spotlight on social determinants of health during the height of COVID-19, public outcry over the death of George Floyd, and the Black Lives Matter movement have highlighted the need to focus on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in U.S. hospitals — for employees and patients. 
  • Indiana nurse charged with stealing patients' medication

    An Indiana nurse is accused of injecting herself with pain medications prescribed to patients at Community Hospital Anderson, the Star Press reported June 14.
  • Nurses vs. AI: What happens when nurses disagree with the AI's assessment

    As artificial intelligence becomes more integrated into hospitals and patient care, questions arise as to when and how often nurses can override the algorithm and if disciplinary action should be given for wrong decisions, The Wall Street Journal reported June 15.
  • Nurse residency program doubles-down on ED training

    Training for the first cohort of Neenah, Wis.-based ThedaCare's nurse residency program is underway at seven of its hospitals. The system adopted the program with an aim to improve retention of new nurses and better equip them for the demands of emergency department care, according to a June 13 news release.
  • AACN revises guidance for acute care CNS's

    The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses announced revisions to its scope and standards guide for acute care clinical nurse specialists, according to a June 13 news release. 
  • Nurses at Ascension Providence Hospital praised for saving life of co-worker

    Nurses at Ascension Providence Hospital in Detroit performed CPR on a fellow nurse for more than 48 minutes after she passed out during a shift in April, WDIV-TV reported June 1. 
  • 20 jobs for nurses — with annual salary estimates — that don't involve bedside care

    Whether you've been a bedside nurse for decades or you are new to the profession, there are ways you can use your skills and nursing license that don't involve direct patient care.
  • 94% of health execs say nurse shortage is 'critical'

    Among 100 health system senior executives, 94 said the nursing shortage is critical, and 68 percent said they do not have enough staff for another large-scale health crisis.
  • How Lurie Children's improved compassion satisfaction in the PICU

    Compassion satisfaction scores improved significantly after the implementation of a tailored process to debrief critical patient events within a pediatric intensive care unit at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. 
  • Stop 'delaying access to healthcare,' pass ICAN Act now, nursing groups urge Congress

    Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice nurses around the country — represented by more than 200 national, state and local nursing organizations — are making sure Congress hears their collective voices loud and clear. The American Association of Nurse Practitioners submitted a letter of support inked with 235 signatures to Congress on June 6 in support of H.R. 2713 — the Improving Care and Access to Nurses Act.
  • What nurses of color want white nurses to know

    Imagine going to work every day, determined to be your very best for your patients, knowing that you will likely encounter a patient — or colleague — who makes you feel like you don't belong, like an unwanted outsider whose nursing experience and skills don't matter.
  • A Guide to Centralized Staffing and Scheduling in Nursing

    Nurse staffing and scheduling is dynamic and complex. There are three primary nurse staffing and scheduling models to consider: centralized staffing, decentralized staffing, or a hybrid of centralized and decentralized staffing. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages and the best management model varies based on a healthcare organization’s unique structure and culture.  
  • U of Minnesota to develop framework for AI in nursing

    A steering committee at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing in Minneapolis has been formed to explore the use of artificial intelligence in nursing and develop recommendations for its use in the profession, the university announced June 9. 
  • Ohio nursing school boasts 100% NCLEX pass rate

    National Council Licensure Exam pass rates have been steadily falling in recent years but one nursing school in Ohio is bucking the trend, according to The Weirton Daily Times.
  • Do nurses of color feel excluded in hospitals? 'Yes. Every. Single. Day.'

    Nurses of color are exhausted by the racist behavior they see and experience in hospitals, and they are not surprised that diversity, equity and inclusion programs being instituted in health systems across the country are not making a dent in the problem.
  • Applications open for ANA's 2024 Innovation Awards

    The American Nurses Association is accepting applications for its 2024 Innovation Awards through Nov. 3. 

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