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    From novices to seasoned experts, the COVID-19 pandemic challenged all nurses in different ways. Facing a time of unprecedented turbulence in their careers, some baby-boomer nurses took the opportunity to retire early. 
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    Twenty-six states and Washington, D.C., grant nurse practitioners full practice authority as soon as they earn their licenses, according to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
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    Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly signed a bill into law April 15 granting full practice authority for nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses.
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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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    Below are 19 hospitals, health systems and hospital operators that recently posted job listings seeking chief nursing officers. 
  • Meet Sparrow Health's 4 nurse presidents

    Hospital CEOs and presidents with nursing backgrounds are still rare in healthcare — but not at Sparrow Health System. The Lansing, Mich.-based system has appointed four nurse leaders to top leadership positions in the last two years, a spokesperson told Becker's April 3.
  • 6 schools launching nursing programs

    Several colleges and universities have launched nursing programs and partnerships to address persistent shortages around the country.
  • Is it time for more nurse CEOs?

    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. 
  • Petition to grant RaDonda Vaught clemency garners 120K signatures

    More than 100,000 people have signed a national petition calling for clemency in former nurse RaDonda Vaught's criminal case.
  • Indiana board ordered to end bias against nurses with opioid use disorder 

    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.
  • RaDonda Vaught's conviction will have long-lasting effects on nursing, ANA says

    RaDonda Vaught's conviction for a fatal medical error has created a dangerous precedent that will have long-lasting effects on the nursing profession, the American Nurses Association and Tennessee Nurses Association said March 25.
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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.
  • 6 schools launching nursing programs

    Several colleges and universities have launched nursing programs and partnerships to address persistent shortages around the country.
  • 14 hospitals hiring chief nursing officers

    Below are 14 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking chief nursing officers. 
  • 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.
  • 4 recent moves from nursing unions 

    As labor shortages persist throughout the country, nurses unions have taken increased action to support nursing staff. 
  • ANA offers infection prevention and control education for all nurses

    Refresh and enhance your knowledge through ANA Project Firstline
  • 10 things Gen Z, millennial nurses want from their hospitals

    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. 

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