Reinventing the CNO

February 2009
HealthLeaders Magazine;Feb2009, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p45
The article discusses the changes in the role of chief nursing officers (CNOs) in the U.S. It states that the role of the CNO has expanded into oversight of a broad range of pharmacy, respiratory, transport, central supply and ancillary services. Maureen Swick, CNO at Saint Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey, says it is critical for the CNO to understand what is going on at a state and national level.


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