Professional Nurse Resources

Nurses impact healthcare in many roles and across practice settings. Nurses consider the social determinants of health to provide holistic care, they strive to promote health equity, and from the bedside to the boardroom, the leadership of nurses impacts change.

Lippincott NursingCenter is here to help you pursue and achieve your professional goals while optimizing patient care and outcomes. Learn about issues and trends in nursing in our monthly From the Desk of the Chief Nurse series and delve into our professional nurse resources below.

From the Desk of the Chief Nurse

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Certification: A Designation that Matters!

I was recently asked the question, “Does nursing certification really matter?” “Matter to whom?” is the question. We know patients expect to receive the best quality care when they come to a healthcare organization. As nurses, we expect the nurse practicing next to us to be competent – and even better – expert. And healthcare organizations are required to measure patient outcomes to receive reimbursement from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid and other third-party payers. So, yes, certification does matter – to patients, to colleagues, and to the institutions where we work. Read more.


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