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    With nearly one-third of registered nurses considering leaving their current roles amid historic workforce shortages, healthcare executives nationwide are scrambling to better understand and meet nurses' needs. This task may come easier for hospital and health system CEOs with hands-on nursing experience, but so-called "nurse CEOs" are few and far between. 
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    The Indiana State Nursing Board discriminates against nurses with opioid use disorder and must work with the Justice Department to end the civil rights violations, the U.S. Justice Department concluded in a recently released investigation.
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    The trial of RaDonda Leanne Vaught, a former nurse facing criminal charges over a fatal medication error, could have a "chilling effect" on medical error reporting and process improvement in healthcare, the American Nurses Association said in a March 23 statement.
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  • Nurses to Joint Commission: Require safe staffing levels for accreditation

    Nurses across the country are calling on The Joint Commission to require "safe staffing ratios" as a condition of accreditation for healthcare facilities, the Chicago Tribune reported March 15.
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    As labor shortages persist throughout the country, nurses unions have taken increased action to support nursing staff. 
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    A survey released March 1 from the American Nurses Foundation and Joslin Insight showed Generation Z and millennial nurses — who belong to the generations born between 1981 and 2012 — have been hit hard by the pandemic, with many suffering from mental health issues and about 60 percent saying they will leave or are considering leaving their positions. 
  • CommonSpirit's plan to curb turnover among new nurses

    Nurses who entered the field during the COVID-19 pandemic faced unique challenges as they stepped into a time of unprecedented turbulence in modern healthcare. 
  • 10 best affordable US nursing degree programs

    Berea (Ky.) College is the best affordable Bachelor of Science in nursing program in the U.S., according to a University HQ ranking. 
  • 5 schools launching nursing programs 

    Several colleges and universities have launched nursing programs and partnerships to address persistent shortages around the country.
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    Here are five nurses who have made headlines for their leadership efforts on and off the job since Feb. 13: 
  • Maine cuts projected nurse shortage in half

    Efforts to recruit and train nurses in Maine have reduced the state’s projected nurse shortage in 2025 to 1,450, down from a projection of 3,200 released in 2017, the Portland Press Herald reported. 
  • Inside the nursing shortage: Six key survey findings

    The long-projected nursing shortage is now upon us. To gain a better understanding of the impact it’s having on frontline nurses, Hospital IQ recently surveyed over 200 registered nurses working in hospitals. While not completely surprising, the survey results are alarming.
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    Research suggests hospitals that invest in nurse burnout reduction programs may see less burnout-attributed nurse turnover and associated costs. Here are five health systems that used technology to improve workflows:
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    Several colleges and universities have launched innovative nursing programs and partnerships to address persistent nursing shortages around the country.

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