• Is healthcare ready to embrace more young nurses?

    In conversations about the nursing shortage, healthcare leaders often underscore the importance of building a pipeline by stirring interest among younger generations, and getting in front of high schoolers and middle schoolers. But is the industry fully ready to embrace more young nurses?
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  • Nurses receive 1% of healthcare philanthropy

    The healthcare sector as a whole received $333.3 billion in philanthropic donations between 2015 and 2022. But despite nursing being one of the largest groups of clinicians, nurses received only 1% of those donations, according to a Nov. 15 report released by the American Nurses Foundation.
  • Can healthcare's fastest growing job solve nurse shortages?

    In just one year, the nurse practitioner profession has added 30,000 employees to the workforce, according to data released Nov. 13 by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
  • NP workforce grows 8% in 1 year

    The number of nurse practitioners has grown 8.5% since 2022, American Association of Nurse Practitioners data found.
  • The nursing crisis has reached a breaking point: ANA

    The nurse staffing crisis is not new, but it has reached the proverbial breaking point, Jennifer Mensik Kennedy, PhD, RN, president of the American Nurses Association, wrote in an op-ed piece published in The Hill on Nov. 11.
  • The nurse specialties with the highest turnover

    Telemetry, step down and medical-surgical nurse turnover exceeded the national average in 2022, an NSI report found.
  • How hospital leaders turn nurse feedback into action

    In nurses' eyes, one key area where staffing agencies tend to win over hospitals is listening to feedback and having efficient processes in place to resolve concerns, according to a recent report from MIT Sloan Management Review. 
  • Top 15 causes of nurse burnout

    Fifty-six percent of nurses report experiencing burnout, 64% attribute feelings of stress to their job, and 39% are considering an exit from their role within the next six months — that's according to the American Nurses Foundation's fourth annual survey of nurse wellness published Nov. 7.  
  • To Help Solve the Nursing Crisis, Support Diverse International Talent

    The headlines and warnings have been relentless: there are not enough nurses – or people studying to be nurses – in the United States.
  • The emerging specialty of cannabis nursing: 'We've risked our careers'

    Medical cannabis has been approved for use in 38 states as of 2023, but right now there is no certification or credentialing for nurses who want to specialize in this type of medicine. However, that will soon change because of a group of dedicated nurse volunteers with the American Cannabis Nurses Association.
  • New York hospital, university partner on nursing school

    Saint Joseph's Medical Center in Yonkers, N.Y., has donated $2.5 million to support a partnership with the nursing school at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in New York City. 
  • Nurse-patient ratios can solve staffing crisis: ANA

    The American Nurses Association announced its support of the Nurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Care Act, which would establish minimum nurse-to-patient ratios nationwide.
  • 3 hospitals awarded as best workplaces for men in nursing

    The American Association for Men in Nursing awarded three hospitals and health systems as best workplaces for men in nursing at its annual conference in October. The award celebrates organizations that have made strides in recruiting and retaining men in the profession. 
  • Where 'automation has not been kind to nursing'

    While automation holds the lucrative promise for many fields of removing mundane tasks from workloads, some nurse leaders are hopeful — but questioning — if emerging technology will do the same in their field.
  • Johns Hopkins launches nursing leadership, policy institute

    Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is unveiling a new institute Nov. 1 aimed at shifting the perception of nurses from a "necessary cost" to a "valued asset," the Baltimore-based university said.
  • 146 hospitals, systems ranked by nurse support

    Presbyterian Healthcare Services in Albuquerque, N.M., ranked highest in the country for nurse organizational support, an MIT Sloan Management Review report found.
  • 146 hospitals, health systems ranked by best compensation for nurses

    MIT Sloan Management Review published a "Nursing Satisfaction Index" that shows how nurses at 200 of the largest healthcare employers in the U.S. rate employee experience.
  • New nursing specialty certifications introduced in 2023

    U.S. nurses can now become certified in two additional specialties: burn nursing and cannabis.
  • Yale School of Nursing gets record gift

    An anonymous donor has gifted $11.1 million to Yale School of Nursing in New Haven, Conn., marking the single largest donation in the school's history. The university has committed to match the gift, according to an Oct. 25 news release. 
  • Why 1 chief nurse nixed 'challenges' from her vocabulary

    Dianne Aroh, MSN, RN, chief nursing officer at Tacoma, Wash.-based Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, is passionate about turning every challenge into an opportunity.

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