Value of Excellence in Beacon Units and Magnet Organizations
- Global survey highlights concerns over poor working environments. Kendall-Raynor, Petra // Nursing Standard;5/18/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 37, p5
Improving the working environments of nurses in hospitals will have a major effect on quality of care and patient outcomes, one of the largest nurse workforce studies has revealed.
- Avoid PCU Bottlenecks With Proper Admission and Discharge Criteria. Meyer, Mary N. // Critical Care Nurse;Jun2003, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p59
Discusses the proper admission and discharge criteria for the care of patients in progressive care units (PCU) in the U.S. Job satisfaction of critical care nurses in the PCU setting; Creation of models for the development of admission and discharge criteria for critical care in hospitals;...
- Comparison of Job Satisfaction Between Experienced Medical-Surgical Nurses and Experienced Critical Care Nurses. Davis, Barbara A.; Ward, Cynthia; Woodall, Marsha; Shultz, Sarah; Davis, Heather // MEDSURG Nursing;Oct2007, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p311
Hospitals continue to experience high nurse turnover rates. Based on the need to retain skilled nurses, differences in job satisfaction of experienced medical-surgical and critical care nurses were examined.
- Nurse Retention: Is It Worth It? Atencio, Bonnie L.; Cohen, Jayne; Gorenberg, Bobbye // Nursing Economic$;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p262
Determines the perceptions of staff nurses regarding autonomy, task orientation and work pressure in the acute care hospital work environment in the U.S. Impact of nursing ratios on patient outcomes; Factors that influence workforce burnout and nurse turnover rate; Positive correlation of hours...
- Developing leadership skills in critical care nurses: A case scenario -- Part two. Pereira, Asha; Williams, Susan; MacConnell, Grace // Dynamics;Winter2005, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p15
During a recent CACCN board meeting, directors were challenged with developing an approach to a difficult case scenario. In a situation in which a group of nurses have angered some of the other nurses who work in the same unit, the directors were asked to identify core problems and suggest...
- A Study on Work Condition, Stress, Role Conflict and Job Satisfaction of Infection Control Nurses Working in General Hospitals. Sun Her; Kye Ha Kim; Hyang Soon Oh // Korean Journal of Adult Nursing;Aug2012, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p327
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the work conditions, reported stress, role conflict and job satisfaction of infection control nurses working in general hospitals. Methods: The subjects were 125 infection control nurses from 102 general hospitals. Data were collected using a...
- Profesionales de enfermerÃa y cuidado en las condiciones laborales actuales. Melgarejo, Lorena Mesa; Ballén, María Nubia Romero // Investigacion en Enfermeria: Imagen y Desarrollo;2010, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p55
No abstract available.
- NEW ZEALAND NURSES' REPORTS ON HOSPITAL CARE: AN INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON. Finlayson, Mary; Aiken, Linda; Fagin, Claire M.; Nakarada-Kordic, Ivana // Nursing Praxis in New Zealand;2007, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p17
Despite the differences in health care systems, nursing shortages and their contributing factors and consequences no longer seem to be solely country-specific. The present study replicated a cross-national study of nurses' perceptions of staffing, work organisation and outcomes conducted in more...
- WORKING FOR HEALTHY WORKPLACES. // Canadian Nurse;Oct2005, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p15
Claims that working conditions in Canada are posing negative effects on the health and job satisfaction of nurses. Overview of the National Survey of the Work and Health of Nurses initiative; Increase in the rate of illness- and injury-related absenteeism among nurses from 1987 to 2002...