Alphabet staffing?

Over at HospitalImpact.org was a great post about emotionally intelligent patient care using DISC personality profiles (Dominant, Influential, Steady, Conscientious). The thought of personality types in a hospital unit is intriguing for a couple of reasons. The first being the impact on patient care on an individual basis and being able to recognize what your …

Nurse Burnout is it preventable?

I’ve been reading a lot about nurse burnout lately. There is a ton of information on the web about it, from the signs associated with it, ways to cope with it, its impact on patients and its financial implications. For a nurse manager there are some practical measures you can take to help reduce nurse …