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July 26, 2010

Dear Colleague,

Are you a nurse manager? Would you consider exploring a leadership role in nursing? Ask yourself the following questions and then read the articles in More Resources for more information and insight.

  • What factors and situations contribute to nurse manager stress?
  • What factors and situations decrease nurse manager stress?
  • What is the meaning of "Data rich, information poor?"
  • What is the value of a weekly staff meeting?
  • How can nurses feel satisfied during times of reduced staffing?
  • What are some ways to cultivate new nursing leaders?

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Smart Management: 10 ways to the top

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The Needs and Expectations of Generation Y Nurses in the Workplace CE

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Many signs and symptoms of thyroid disorders are nonspecific and may mimic other disorders or age-related changes. Fine tune your knowledge and skills by reading A Delicate Balance: Detecting Thyroid Disease.
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Take some time to read Interventions to Promote Physical Activity in Chronically Ill Adults and review strategies and practices commonly used.
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Review our Recommended CE list on urinary catheter care, stroke care in the 21st century, lipedema ...


Brush up on the components of a good skin assessment. Don’t miss WOUND & SKIN CARE: Performing a Skin Assessment

A good general rule for using painful stimuli is to apply it until the patient responds, or for at least 15 seconds but no more than 30 seconds if he fails to respond. Learn more by examining Topics in Progressive Care: Using Pain to Assess Neurologic Response.
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Review the Older Americans Act and find key programs and services for older adults by reading Area Agencies on Aging: A Community Resource for Patients and Families.
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