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Featured Article: A Nurse's Guide to "The Future of Nursing" Report
The Institute of Medicine’s 2010 report “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health” is a blueprint for how nursing must transform to successfully meet the challenges of 21st century health care, from practice to policy. The document presents a detailed strategy for accomplishing this feat. This guide presents an easy-to-read summary of the report’s four key messages and eight action-oriented recommendations.
Top Four Challenges for Today’s Nurse Administrators
Heath care is undergoing huge changes and growth, and will continue to do so. Here are a few main challenges nurse administrators have to face today.
Advanced Nursing Theory: Nursing Theory vs. Nursing Practice
Bridging the gap between nursing theory and practice is important for the field to maintain ethical standards in the fast-paced world of medicine.
Five Factors Contributing to the Nursing Faculty Shortage
Nursing programs are turning qualified students away due to nursing faculty shortage. Here are five factors that contributed to this crisis.
Health Care Ethics: A Theological Perspective
Nurses are motivated to serve others for a variety of personal and spiritual reasons. The responsibility to care for the sick and wounded, and the ethical considerations of this care, is not something to be taken lightly when deciding to become a nurse.
What are the Qualities of a Nurse Leader?
Educated and experienced nurse leaders are needed to manage teams, patient care, and promote organizational goals. Competencies needed by successful nurse leaders are gained via education, experience and mentoring.