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ICU Management

Night Service in the Intensive Care Unit of a University Hospital

2020 11 Aug

This article draws attention to the extensive range of tasks and the stresses and strains during night duty in intensive care units. To this end, the range of activities of night duty nursing staff is presented using the example of the Hannover Medical School. Night Service - An Important Service in the Multiple-Shift System In... Read more

ICU Management

Engaging the Night Shift Nurse With Activities & Educational Opportunities

2020 11 Aug

Providing different modalities and strategies helps engage the night shift and can enhance job satisfaction, workforce commitment, and recruitment and retention of nurses. C aring for critical care patients during the nightshift hours has many unique challenges. In order to provide high quality nursing care at the bedside, continuing... Read more

Executive Health Management

Internationally Educated Nurses: Pros and Cons

2020 21 Feb

Hiring foreign trained nursing staff is sometimes thought of as challenging, raising concerns about possible collaboration and performance issues. A new research, however, shows that such concerns may not be necessary.   You may also like: Avoiding Communication Breakdowns in Nursing Change of Shift Handovers   The study (Ma et al.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Optimal Allocation of Nursing Resources

2020 22 Jan

In today’s pressing environment, it is not always easy to achieve generally accepted evidence-based allocation of nursing resources. While delivering higher quality of care at a lower price is seen as a key goal, proper investing in nurse staff persists as a challenge. The new report (Begley, Cipriano, Nelson 2020) published by the Healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

Nurses and Cutting-Edge Technology

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Modern nursing is a multi-layered field of work with increasing work density and complexity, which requires a high level of competence, resilience and commitment from the nursing staff.   In numerous professional situations, nursing professionals are required to have a high degree of spontaneous problem solving, abstraction skills... Read more