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Cook County nurses threaten strike
  Cook County’s health system says it will cut about 300 positions in fiscal 2011. But a nurses union is...
Web Exclusive: Stop Losing Experienced Nurses
There's no substitute for experience, especially in nursing. Nurses can communicate ably with physicians and staff...
Web Exclusive: 3 Charge Nurse Success Tips
Leadership development is an oft-overlooked issue in nursing, so it's no surprise that charge nurses rarely receive...
Web Exclusive: Nursing Ranks, Employment Growing
The number of licensed registered nurses nationwide grew 5% over a four-year period ending in 2008. That year 85% of...
Web Exclusive: Tomorrow’s Nursing Shortages Need Creative Solutions Today
Nearly half of the nursing workforce is expected to reach retirement age in the next 10 to 15 years, and experts...
Web Exclusive: Labor Board Restores Cambridge Hospital Nurse Benefits
Massachusetts' Commonwealth Employment Relations Board has ruled that the Cambridge Health Alliance violated state...
Web Exclusive: Business RX
Sometimes transitioning patients to the next level of care can be a chore. There are several different types of...
Web Exclusive: Nursing Work Conditions at ANCC-Rated Hospitals Studied
While American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition Program® hospitals have been cited for promoting...
Strike or settle? Duluth nurses vote today
More than a month after Twin Cities hospitals and nurses settled their most bitter contract dispute in recent history...
Pay practices in healthcare are investigated
The Obama administration is investigating pay practices throughout the health care industry after finding that many...

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Audio Conference: Nurse Coaching and Mentoring: Set Expectations and Improve Staff Performance
Discover innovative, field-tested methods to coach your nursing staff during this 90-minute audio conference. Expert...
Audio Conference: Enhance Patient Experience and Satisfaction Through Relationship-Based Care
This 90-minute audio conference provides solutions for nurse managers to increase patient satisfaction through...
Audio Conference: Nurse Residency Programs
The IOM report on the Future of Nursing made just eight recommendations, one of which is all new nurses be enrolled a...
Book: Shared Governance
Change your nursing culture for the better. This book shows you how to define and measure shared governance so you can...
Audio Conference: Put Shared Governance Into Practice At the Unit Level
Build and manage unit-practice councils that get things done with the best practices shared in this 90-minute audio...
Audio Conference: Learn From Errors and Near Misses with a Just Culture
Be prepared for errors and develop a culture where near misses are reported—and learned from—with the best practices...
Webcast: Train New Nurse Preceptors:
The price of ineffective preceptors is paid in high new nurse turnover, low new nurse competency, and neglected patient...
Webcast: Creative Ways to Trim Nurse Staffing Costs:
Nurse leaders everywhere are dealing with the challenge of meeting productivity targets and salary dollar targets while...
Webcast: Onboarding New Graduate Nurses: How to Overcome Hurdles and Retain New Nurses
This 90-minute webcast demonstrates how the onboarding process for new graduate nurses will increase retention and...