AMN Healthcare Workforce Solutions Blog

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What issues are impacting the cost and value of healthcare? How are healthcare innovation and reform driving change? AMN healthcare blog is dedicated to sharing the vision and ideas of top healthcare thought leaders across the United States, providing insight into what these leaders are doing to manage today’s most pressing healthcare trends and issues.

BSNs in the Nursing Workforce: How to Get from Here to 80% There

By Marcia Faller, Ph.D., RN, chief clinical officer, AMN Healthcare  

At last month’s AONE meeting in Boston, there was a lot of discussion about the Institute of Medicine’s call for 80 percent BSN-prepared nurses by 2020 (from their 2010 “Future of Nursing” report), and one of the concurrent sessions took a closer look at this imperative.

 

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Nursing Orientations: Is It Time for an Efficiency Upgrade?

By Marcia Faller, Ph.D., RN, chief clinical officer, AMN Healthcare 

Nursing orientations take place in all types of facilities across the country, and their purpose is fairly straightforward: to introduce new nurses to the facility, to their particular unit or area and to how things are done. These orientations are meant to help nurses adjust to their new surroundings and get off to a good start in their new role.

 

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Reaching Consensus in Advanced Practice Nursing

By Marcia Faller, Ph.D., RN, chief clinical officer, AMN Healthcare 

With the election year in full swing, we are constantly being bombarded with news about presidential hopefuls and their campaigns, and how the momentum keeps shifting based on individual state primaries.  Each state seems to relish its individuality and follow its own moral compass when it comes to picking candidates.

 

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