Archive for the 'Care Models' Category

“Ruth in the Room” Audio: Leadership, RN Professional Practice

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Today in our 54 minute conversation about 2014,  Ruth Hansten and 10 participants discussed an overview of 2014 trends, celebrated improvements in patient outcomes and safety, and discussed methods to help nurses and other healthcare leaders and educators to improve their understanding of their own roles and professional practice. Ruth discussed the questions she has […]

Save the Date: January 6, 2015

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Strengthen Professional Practice Beginning January 6th  January through May course with 8 contact hours with Ruth Hansten, online videos, a 94 page portfolio of worksheets, online or on paper education coursework,  and a real practical problem solved! You won’t want to miss enrolling in the January 2015 RROHC® Professional Practice Specialist Course if you are thinking […]

Coach as Chief Correlator of Tasks to Results Thru Delegation Skill and Teamwork Development

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Coach as Chief Correlator of Tasks to Results Through Delegation Skill and Teamwork Development Nurse Leader, August 2014 Ruth I. Hansten, RN, PhD, FACHE   DOI: A new article in August 2014’s Nurse Leader: I wrote about a topic that I spoke about at the Northwest Organization of Nurse Executives Nurse Manager Forum […]

About Developing Empathy in Caregivers

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Self Management for Empathy Healthcare leaders are questioning: How do we help our teams develop empathy? Is it possible? How does our culture influence them? Why are some units transcending scores for patients rating compassionate caregivers,  the unit environment itself exudes caring?  Do empathetic behaviors look different for each nurse? Empathy does impact clinical outcomes–and […]

The Value of Coaching

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Feedback from healthcare leaders about the most valuable aspects of coaching, after  receiving coaching, and after coaching development: Ability to pause, reflect, and grow Learning to monitor my own reactions I learned to be a more active listener Gained from listening more effectively I have begun using more open-ended questions (with the intention that the conversations lead to […]