Nursing Practice

In 2020, the medical intensive care unit (MICU) at South Texas Veterans Health Care System in San Antonio received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses in Patient Safety. It’s a great honor the MICU team earned by instituting initiatives that have nearly eliminated central-line associated bloodstream infections, catheter-associated urinary tract infections, pneumonia, ventilator-associated events, and
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Content courtesy of the Integrative Nurse Coach Academy|International Nurse Coach Association Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, nurse burnout was a pervasive problem. Now, nurses have reached a new peak of exhaustion. Research has shown that nurses affected by burnout syndrome in hospital systems often attribute their feelings to individual pressures, poor management, organizational issues, and
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Help during the pandemic for overwhelmed, overworked intensive care unit (ICU) nurses at some health systems came in the form of experienced tele-ICU nurses working remotely to support on-site colleagues as they cared for COVID-19 patients. Nurses and a physician at Atrium Health described how they revved up an existing tele-ICU system to meet increased
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