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      • Why Patient-Centered Care Is So Important

        Published May 08 2019, 08:00 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • evidence-based practice
        • value-based reimbursement
        • evidence-based practice in nursing
        • evidence-based nursing
        • patient-centered care model
        • patient care
        • Patient-centered care
        • value-based purchasing

        Healthcare professionals and institutions must constantly strive to better understand the needs of their patients - and not just medically.

      • How Nursing Transition Programs Can Improve New Nurse Competency

        Published Apr 24 2019, 10:15 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • RN transition programs
        • nursing core competencies
        • nursing skills
        • improving patient safety
        • cultural competence

        You’ve done the work of hiring skilled nurses and ensuring nursing core competencies are being met. But there’s a looming problem in the nursing world: shortage.

      • Celebrating Transplant Nurses Day 2019

        Published Apr 17 2019, 12:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • International Transplant Nurses Society
        • transplant nurses day

        Celebrate the contributions transplant nurses make in the lives of patients and their families.

      • Why Ensuring New Nurse Grad Competence Is Crucial for Success

        Published Apr 05 2019, 08:30 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • new nurse grads
        • education
        • nurse training
        • nurse residency
        • nursing orientation
        • nursing competency
        • CNO
        • orientation
        • clinical educators

        CNOs and other nurse leaders must ensure adequate training for new nurse hires to thrive and contribute to the success of the organization.

      • How to Celebrate Certified Nurses Day

        Published Mar 19 2019, 08:00 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • improved outcomes
        • ANCC
        • ANA

        Every March 19 the healthcare industry honors nurses who maintain the highest credentials in their specialty.

      • Reduce Variability of Care: Factors, Benefits and Methods

        Published Mar 13 2019, 12:29 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Evidence based medicine
        • patient safety
        • nursing care plans

        As a healthcare professional, you strive to provide care in accordance with the latest evidence-based medicine. But reducing variability of care within your organization is also important.

      • How Shared Governance in Nursing Works

        Published Feb 27 2019, 10:30 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • shared governance
        • nursing

        While there's no one model, there are several steps you can take to ensure your facility enjoys the benefits of shared governance.

      • What Is Lean Six Sigma?

        Published Feb 22 2019, 12:03 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • quality improvement in health care
        • Lean Six Sigma
        • patient outcomes

        Lean Six Sigma combines the strengths of two quality improvement methods to create better processes, uphold quality culture, improve metrics, and increase customer satisfaction.

      • Fostering Soft Skills Among New Nurses

        Published Jan 28 2019, 09:51 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • nurse educators
        • patient care
        • clinical competency

        “Soft skills”, or those that don’t involve direct patient care or clinical skills, help nurses interact with their colleagues and foster a safer patient care environment.

      • Best Practices for Hospital Infection Prevention

        Published Jan 23 2019, 12:58 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • infection prevention
        • HAIs

        Incorporating several best practices into your own nursing skill set can help reduce rates of HAIs and keep your patients healthier.