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HL Shorts: The Value of Culture in Nursing

Analysis  |  By G Hatfield  
   March 26, 2024

People will not stay in a culture where they feel unsafe, says this CNO. 

On this week’s episode of HL Shorts, we hear from Robin Steaban, Chief Nursing Officer at Vanderbilt University Hospital, about what nurses value in workplace culture, and how culture can be treated as a benefit. Tune in to hear her insights.

G Hatfield is the nursing editor for HealthLeaders.


Workplace culture can be used as a benefit to attract incoming nurses.

A strong workplace culture makes nurses feel less alone, and like they can ask questions without fear or judgement. 

Nurse must also feel like they have influence and are a part of determining processes at a health system. 

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