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Infographic: 5 Safety Tips for Nursing

Analysis  |  By G Hatfield  
   April 10, 2024

CNOs must help nurses feel both physically and psychologically safe.

With rising workplace violence and burnout rates, it's important for CNOs and other nurse leaders to be aware of the safety and wellbeing of their nurses.

During the HealthLeaders’ Nurse Labor and Compensation NOW Summit, Jennifer Croland, vice president and chief nursing officer at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, and Dr. Marie Giordano-Mulligan, vice president for nursing and chief nursing officer at Huntington Hospital Northwell Health, both spoke about how CNOs can help their nurses feel physically and psychologically safe at work.

Here's what CNOs need to know about safety for nurses. 

Click here to read the accompanying article. 

G Hatfield is the nursing editor for HealthLeaders.


CNOs should post signage and invest in technology that boosts security. 

Provide support to nurses after incidents and create work environments where nurses can voice concerns. 

Implement transition to practice programs to help acclimatize nurses to the job.

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