Promote patient engagement
The Nursing Alliance for Quality Care offers nine Guiding Principles for Patient Engagement to help nurses and other healthcare providers develop a dynamic partnership among patients, their families, and caregivers that includes mutual responsibilities and accountabilities and shared decision making.
Is your organization wired?
Hospitals & Health Networks has released its 2012 Most Wired survey results, which gauges how organizations are planning for, utilizing, and securing health information technology across their facilities.
As of July 1, 89 new Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) began serving 1.2 million Medicare beneficiaries across 40 states, including Washington, D.C., bringing the total number of organizations participating in this program to 154.
Read the IOM report on veterans and PTSD
Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Military and Veteran Populations: Initial Assessment is the first of two mandated Institute of Medicine reports that examines available programs to prevent, diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate returning veterans who have PTSD and encourages further research that can help improve PTSD care.
Earn CE credit by reading this peer-reviewed, continuing education article from Nursing Management
and taking the test.
Obesity: Managing an emerging health crisis
Racquel R. Ingram, PhD, MSN, RN, and Gina DeCelle, MSN, RN