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Recent Blog Posts

How to Improve Your Nurse Staffing in 5 Minutes

How to Improve Your Nurse Staffing in 5 Minutes

Nurse staffing continues to be a hot topic in healthcare today. Academic reports and news stories continue to report the nursing shortage, significant numbers of nurses leaving or considering leaving the profession, and challenges in the educational pipeline for...

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Global Nursing Needs Underestimated for Decades Due to Budget Flaw

Global Nursing Needs Underestimated for Decades Due to Budget Flaw

In my previous blog post titled “Flawed Nursing Budget Process Increases Understaffing Risk,” I shed light on the issue of a flawed non-productive FTE budget calculation and its impact on staffing capacity in nursing. However, my research and recent discoveries...

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Nurse-to-Patient Ratios: An Incomplete Solution to Nurse Understaffing

Nurse-to-Patient Ratios: An Incomplete Solution to Nurse Understaffing

Implementing nurse-to-patient ratios has recently gained renewed interest due to concerns about nurse understaffing, burnout, patient safety, and quality of care. Research has shown that patient outcomes can suffer when too many patients are assigned to a single...

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Patient-Centric Language for Nursing Budgets

Patient-Centric Language for Nursing Budgets

Nursing FTE budgets are crucial in managing nursing resources in healthcare organizations. The concept of the FTE, or full-time equivalent, is used to determine the number of nursing hours required to provide the desired level of patient care for a given (usually...

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Nursing Strategies For Success Podcast: Empowering Nurse Leaders with Financial Intelligence

Nursing Strategies For Success Podcast: Empowering Nurse Leaders with Financial Intelligence

I recently had the opportunity to chat with Damion Jenkins of The Nurse Speak podcast. Damion is a nurse educator and consultant passionate about getting more nurses into the workforce and keeping them there by helping them develop strategies for success. He offers a...

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RNegade.pro Podcast: Dude, It’s Simple Math

RNegade.pro Podcast: Dude, It’s Simple Math

How would you like to earn a CE by listening to a podcast about the nursing shortage, understaffing, burnout, and some solutions and strategies for fixing these problems? As a bonus, you will learn some interesting details about the nursing shortage, how nursing...

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Unlocking Potential: How Nurses Can Break In, Upskill, and Harness the Power of Data Analytics

Unlocking Potential: How Nurses Can Break In, Upskill, and Harness the Power of Data Analytics

Are you a nurse interested in a career in nursing informatics but need help figuring out where to start to get the skills and experience? Read on for advice, information, and tips on how to get started on a nursing informatics career in data analytics from our first...

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