Creating the Right Environment for Nurses

Hendren, Rebecca
April 2010
HealthLeaders Magazine;Apr2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p14
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.


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