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  THIS JUST IN August 27, 2012  

Are you ready to redefine nursing roles?

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation explores innovative models that redefine nursing roles to address primary care challenges as part of its series on implementing the 2010 Institute of Medicine Future of Nursing report.

Healthcare workforce resources now online

In collaboration with the American Organization of Nurse Executives and other affiliates, the new American Hospital Association Healthcare Workforce Center brings together resources and tools to support workforce recruitment, engagement, retention, succession planning, diversity, culture, and models for the future.

The way to successful governance practices

In a recent report, the Commonwealth Center for Governance Studies identifies effective governance practices at large nonprofit health systems and offers steps that boards and CEOs can take to improve their organization's governance and performance.

CDC: Baby boomers should get tested for hepatitis C

The CDC has recommended that all adults born between 1945 and 1965 should receive one-time testing for the hepatitis C virus because the baby boomer generation is a community disproportionately affected by this disease.


Earn CE credit by reading this peer-reviewed, continuing education article from Nursing Management and taking the test.

Managing care at the end of life
Ashley Hodo, MSN, RN, and Leisha Buller, BSN, RN, CMSRN

Bonus Content
Be sure to take advantage of these bonus articles from Nursing Management. By accessing them through your eNews link, you can read the articles free of charge.

Affordable care act…Ready, set, go!
Editor-in-Chief Richard Hader, PhD, NE-BC, RN, CHE, CPHQ, FAAN

Don’t waste green! Launching a budget awareness campaign
Dian Johnson, MPA, MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Brenda Bell, MA, RN; Julia Elgendy, MS, RN-BC; et al.


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  2012 Nurse's Guide to Infusion Coding and Documentation

A tool to help nurses do their jobs more effectively and efficiently

Nurses who provide infusion services work under tremendous pressure. Besides their clinical responsibilities, they are expected to identify or enter procedure codes for the billing of services. This is no easy task given the complex and often confusing official guidelines for code assignments and coding hierarchies. MedLearn Publishing has created a peer reviewed, quick-reference handbook tailored to the needs of nurses that addresses coding for outpatient infusion services in the hospital setting. Click here for details.



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