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Topics covered will include nursing history, nursing theory,  nursing informatics theory,  certification exam topics, relevant current events, data analysis, data visualization, nursing innovations, and more.

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Recent Blog Posts

Health Information Data Visualization Design Webinar

Health Information Data Visualization Design Webinar

The Midwest Chapter of the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) is hosting a webinar on Health Information Data Visualization Design on May 18, 2022, from 11:00 am Central to 12:00 pm Central (noon Eastern to 1 pm Eastern). From the registration page:...

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Nursing Informatics Boot Camps in 2022

Nursing Informatics Boot Camps in 2022

If you're looking for nursing informatics CEUs or an excellent review course for the ANCC Informatics Nursing Certification (RN-BC), Dr. Susan Newbold has scheduled five nursing informatics boot camps for the remainder of 2022. Dr. Susan Newbold is a pioneer and...

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Challenges With Maintaining A Stable Supply of CNAs

Challenges With Maintaining A Stable Supply of CNAs

After publishing my article on A Care-Centric Approach to Nurse Scheduling, I received several messages asking whether the care-centric methodology can also be applied to CNAs and LPNs. Nurse managers can apply the care-centric scheduling calculations to CNAs, LPNs,...

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What Do We Do When Our Leaders Are Wrong?

What Do We Do When Our Leaders Are Wrong?

A leader's experience, knowledge, and wisdom are essential to successfully guiding their followers during a crisis. But what do you do when the advice or direction from your leader is wrong and is making it more difficult for you to navigate the situation?...

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A Care-Centric Approach to Nurse Scheduling

A Care-Centric Approach to Nurse Scheduling

Creating safe and effective nursing schedules can be frustrating for nurse managers and bedside nursing staff. There is little training available to nurse managers on translating their budget into caregivers at the bedside while providing enough time off to prevent...

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Nursing Budget Flaw Impact on Understaffing at the Hospital and Regional Levels

Nursing Budget Flaw Impact on Understaffing at the Hospital and Regional Levels

In my blog post, Flawed Nursing Budget Process Increases Understaffing Risk, I spelled out the details behind an incorrect formula in a nursing budget process used by some hospitals. This post will expand on how this small error can translate into significant resource...

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