TITLE

Creating the Right Environment for Nurses

AUTHOR(S)
Hendren, Rebecca
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Apr2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the lack of autonomy in nursing. More than 40 percent of the nurses in an AMN Healthcare survey were not satisfied in their positions. According to Eileen Dohmann, vice president of nursing at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia, nurse leaders must create an environment where nurses have autonomy and are held accountable for their behavior and practice.
ACCESSION #
48968470

 

Related Articles

  • Compromise cascades through wards.  // Lamp;Oct2013, Vol. 70 Issue 9, p26 

    The article discusses developments in the health care sector in New South Wales as of October 2013. It cites the research which aims to evaluate the range of employees, as well as clinical and infrastructure resources in the state's public hospitals. In the study, participants were asked about...

  • Struggling to care: Nurses' perceptions of caring for obese patients in an Australian bariatric ward. Jeffrey, Carol A; Kitto, Simon // Health Sociology Review;Apr2006, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p71 

    With the virtual epidemic of obesity worldwide, the number of obese patients receiving acute care and other services is expected to increase sharply. This study explores nurses' perceptions and experiences of caring for obese patients in the context of an acute general surgical ward. This ward,...

  • Measuring Teamwork and Patient Safety Attitudes of High-Risk Areas. Kaissi, Amer; Johnson, Trista; Kirschbaum, Mark S. // Nursing Economic$;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p211 

    Looks into the attitudes and teamwork related to patient safety concerns in high-risk areas across four hospitals in the U.S. Importance of teamwork valued by respondents with respect to patient safety; Introduction of an instrument to measure teamwork and patient safety attitudes in high-risk...

  • Personal View. Eide, Tessa J. // British Medical Journal;7/19/1980, Vol. 281 Issue 6234, p225 

    Views of the authors on medical care in Norway. Corrupt practices of politicians and administrators; Attitudes of nursing staff; Struggles of central hospitals to provide full time services.

  • Ward awake. Bates, Jane // Nursing Standard;12/12/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 15-17, p26 

    There's no rest for the ill, concedes Jane Bates.

  • WORLD IN BRIEF.  // Nursing Standard;5/2/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 35, p11 

    The article presents information on topics related to medicine, including a staff reduction at Bonalbo Hospital in New South Wales, protests by medical personnel in Turkey to improve hospital security and objections which are being voiced by Fijian nurses in response to the Fiji Nursing Council.

  • SAVILE 'LOATHED' BY STAFF, NURSE REVEALS.  // Nursing Standard;1/30/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 22, p8 

    A male nurse who worked at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in the late 1970s has described how former broadcaster Jimmy Savile was 'universally loathed' by nursing staff.

  • Hospitals fight image. Bellandi, Deanna // Modern Healthcare;08/21/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 35, p2 

    Provides information on the report `Reality Check III,' conducted by the American Hospital Association which showed that nurses do not believe hospitals are in financial trouble. Findings of the report; Focus of the report.

  • Untitled.  // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;8/20/93, Vol. 67 Issue 16, p20 

    Reports on a study of nurses showing that staff nurses rate themselves as having a high degree of autonomy and authority in the delivery of patient care. Medical-surgical units versus emergency departments and emergency care units; Attitudes on nurse leaders; Hospitals that place more emphasis...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics