Archive for the 'Nurse Delegation' Category

Scarcity Mindset and Diminished Mental Bandwidth

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

  Resilient individuals see their world as one of abundance rather than scarcity. Sendhill Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir’s research about the cognitive impact of scarcity, and the resulting decrease in fluid intelligence and self-control was featured in the January 2014 Scientific American Mind.  My mind is racing with a myriad of  correlations to nursing and […]

Kindle Edition Chapter 1 Prioritization, Delegation, Assignment

Monday, December 30th, 2013

First Chapter of Prioritization, Delegation,Supervision Complimentary on Kindle

Monday, December 30th, 2013

New Resource for Prioritization, Delegation, and Supervision! The 3rd Edition of Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment (LaCharity, Kumugai, and Bartz) with the introductory chapter by Ruth Hansten, is now  available for purchase. AND if you follow the link below, click on the Google Books resource and you have access to a complimentary e-book copy of the succinct overview […]

Transform Underperforming “Problem” Units

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Perhaps your HCAHPS scores are improving–except for a couple of problem units.  What to do? Here’s what we notice as we coach nurse executives and unit managers related to identifying the issues impacting the patient/family experience.       Professional Practice Review of this department: As we review the anonymous online surveys completed by RNs, […]

Nursing Students Using RROHC

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

A story has just been contributed by one of our RROHC Facilitators, Yelena Watson, who has a dual role as a float RN and also teaches at Olympic College.  She is also a Sim Lab educator.  “…I have a good story for you. I’m doing clinicals now at Harrison with 2nd year ADN students and educated them […]