Me? Biased?

Implicit and Explicit Bias

Where do we go from here?

Sometimes it seems as if every time you turn on, tune in, or read the news, there is news on the biases that exist in our country and how it affects people of color and different cultures and nationalities.
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Leadership path

Nurse Leaders Attributes I Want to Emulate and Why

Have you ever heard some say that nurses are natural-born leaders?

Then, of course, the complete opposite is how did this nurse ever get chosen to be a nurse leader. Throughout my nursing career, there have been many different types of leaders I have worked with. Some leaders stand out more than others. I have often pondered, is this a born trait, or can it be learned? What can I do to be a better leader?
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The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity, Future of Nursing

CEO's Corner - June 2021

The Future of Nursing and Nurse Well-Being

As you have likely heard or seen, the much-anticipated Future of Nursing 2020-2030 report "Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity" was released last week by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
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AMSN's Advocacy News - What's New in Policy

The latest on AMSN's Advocacy News

The federal agency charged with carrying out $140 million worth of programs for nurse and health care professional mental health following the COVID pandemic should incorporate and engage medical-surgical nurses in their implementation, says a May 21 letter from AMSN to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), part of the U.S.
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Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Report

The Future is Now for Nurse Wellbeing

Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Report

You may have heard that the Future of Nursing 2020-2030 report was released last month.
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Safe Space

Advocacy News - Make Your Voice Heard Now

Strengthening the nursing workforce is AMSN’s top legislative priority & your voice is needed!

With AMSN support, a bill intended to protect health care workplace safety passed the US House of Representatives on April 16 by a vote of 254-166.
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Through the Turbulence

I'm So Excited to Wish YOU A Happy Nurses Month!

We are still working our way through this pandemic, and no one deserves to set aside some time to celebrate more than nurses. I hope you and your medical-surgical colleagues are showered with gratitude, find time and activities to rejuvenate, and receive an immense amount of meaningful recognition.
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CEO's Corner - May 2021

May is Nurses’ Month: Can This Year Be Different?

National Nurses’ Week is celebrated every May 6-12th. It ends on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birthday.
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Marisa Streelman, DNP, RN, CMSRN

Who Doesn’t Like Something For Free?

Let’s not leave any money on the table!

I don’t think I have ever met a nurse, or really anyone for that matter, who doesn’t like when they can get something for free.
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Survivorship Clinics

Long Haul Support for Patient Survivors, Families, and a Return to Fulfilling Lives

For the last 15 or so years, improvements in health care have enabled very sick patients to actually survive and return home to a life that is very different than before they got “sick.” Such patients have either undergone arduous medical therapies, often for cancer diagnoses, and/or have been cared for in Intensive Care Units (ICUs).
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