Role of clinical nurse leadership in improving patient care
- Empower Nurses for Health Care Management. Nair, D. Radhakrishnan // SCMS Journal of Indian Management;Jan-Mar2013, Vol. 10 Issue 1, preceding p5
In this article, the author comments on need of empowerment of nurses with increased respect, recognition and visibility of their profession. He discusses role of nurses in health care delivery and research and holds that they should assume leadership roles for better and improved patient care....
- VOICES. Coghill, Yvonne // Nursing Standard;11/23/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p24
Yvonne Coghill says nurses are natural leaders because they are closest to patients.
- No more heroes. Willis, Jon // Nursing Management - UK;Jun2010, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p9
The author points out the need for the development of leadership skills in dealing with the challenges in a healthcare setting, and discusses the more effective type of leader. He describes the heroic type of leader who are able to get things done but with damaging effects. He argues that an...
- Tribal Alchemy: Turning Lesser Into Better, Together. Fleming, Dave // Oncology Nursing Forum;Mar2014, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p209
Close your eyes for a moment and perform an imaginative replay of your last three shifts or days at work. Try and recall faces, situations, issues, and accomplishments. Without knowing you, or your circumstances, it is relatively safe to assume your replay included challenges and opportunities....
- 1 in 3 RNs attribute patient deaths to understaffing. // Massachusetts Nurse;Jun2003, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p1
A study of registered nurses (RNs) in Massachusetts in May 2003 establishes that poor RN-to-patient ratios are resulting in significant harm and even death for patients. 87 percent of nurses report having too many patients to care for, and the results are devastating to patients. 29 percent...
- Making the case for safe staffing to the Health Care Committee. Higgins, Karen // Massachusetts Nurse;Jun2003, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p3
The article presents author's views on safe staffing to the Health Care Committee in Massachusetts. It is important to remember that the main reason patients are recovering in a hospital today is to receive around-the-clock care from a registered nurse and that it is the registered nurse who...
- Oncology Bedside Nursing: Memories of Yesterday. // ONS News;Jul2002, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p4
Presents an article on the role of nurses in oncology bedside nursing. Chemotherapy drugs used by nurses for patients; Details on the preparation of chemotherapy drugs; Other nurses involved in caring for patients in the general medicine units.
- Perpetuating a myth. Volp, Kym // Australian Nursing Journal;Sep2007, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p29
The author challenges the doctor's premise that nurses are prepared for professional practice in order to be more gainfully deployed for purposes other than direct patient care. According to the author, the two main reasons that nurses leave the profession are that their nursing work is not...
- If a friend asks you for medical advice. Edler, Cathi R. // RN;Aug86, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p38
Offers ways to protect a nurse from legal repercussions when giving off-the-job medical advice to a friend or to a neighbor. Tips on advising people to see a doctor; Advantage of recommending several doctors.