Nurse leaders are making due and getting better for it

A recent benchmarking survey discussed at The Leaders’ Lounge looked at impact that the economy’s downturn had on nursing units, with some not all too surprising results, but some that do have a direct impact on healthcare staffing, including nurse managers: Cutting back on educational travel Delaying filling open positions Renegotiating supply costs and contracts Cutting back on …

Gel (Good Experience Live) Conference Promotes the Patient Experience

I posted about this over at TravelNursingBlogs.com too, but thought it would also be worth mentioning here too. The Gel (Good Experience Live) Conference is on Thursday, October 22, 2009 (and optional 2nd day: Fri, Oct 23) in New York City. It brings experts on the patient experience together to put on a series of talks on the patient …

Refreshing nursing skills?

A post and comment thread on a great blog over at the HCA West Florida Recruitment Blog  brought up the point about nurses returning to the profession due to the economic recession after time away and their need to take part in “Back to Nursing” type programs to refresh their skills.  Here are some other nursing …