Mother Nature: the Expert Leader of Teamwork

Whenever I think of teams, team dynamics, and teamwork I immediately think about what we can learn from nature. If we look at plant, animal, and insect groups we can learn a lot. One of the most poignant groups of lessons comes from the observation of geese as they fly in formation.
Jul 9, 2020
Gen Guanci

Gen Guanci

The Art of Grace

Cynda Rushton, an international leader in nursing ethics and a member of the Grace team at Johns Hopkins, shares how to use the elements of grace to create the conditions for compassion during stressful and uncertain times. These elements of grace are an anchor and a resource that can be used in the midst of complexity and chaos.
Jun 25, 2020
Cynda Rushton

Cynda Rushton

Phoenix Leadership: A Strategy for Resilience and Relevance in a Time of Crisis

Leadership though, is all about change right? So we should be good at it, right? Probably not to the degree of change that is needed now. We need a new paradigm that creates new ways of thinking. I call this Phoenix Leadership.
Jun 12, 2020
Val Gokenbach

Val Gokenbach

Building Trust in Healthcare Organizations

During these volatile times, it is more important than ever to conduct your practice based on principles and not rules and to trust your team instead of regulating them. From setting short term goals to encouraging nurses to focus on self-care, Kim shares her recommendations on how to get through these chaotic times.
May 23, 2020
Kim Richards

Kim Richards

Fostering Calm and Civility in Times of Crisis

Four part video series discussion that explores the importance of fostering civility at this time in healthcare. Incivility includes a range of behaviors typically lower intensity acts of aggression, that if left unaddressed can lead to threatening conditions.
May 19, 2020
Cynthia Clark

Cynthia Clark

Tom Hills

Tom Hills

All About Nursing with Dr. Joyce Batcheller and Dr. Robyn Begley

Dr. Joyce Batcheller and Dr. Robyn Begley discuss the priorities that these organizations are currently working on in response to Covid-19, and their message to Nurse Leaders during these unprecedented times.
May 14, 2020
Joyce Batcheller

Joyce Batcheller

Well-being

According to the CDC, “in simple terms, well-being can be described as judging life positively and feeling good”. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016). Nurse leaders can take “HEART” by fostering staff resilience and well-being to help them navigate through uncertainties during crises.
Apr 23, 2020
Jennifer Hargreaves

Jennifer Hargreaves

Maricon Dans

Maricon Dans

Patience Harris

Patience Harris

Paulette Sepe

Paulette Sepe

Strategies to Maintain Patient Safety and Quality of Care

Nurses and the interprofessional team members should establish safety practices through a collaborative decision-making approach, based on strong evidence and focused on improving patient and population health outcomes. These initiatives include developing and revising patient care standards and policies as well as staff education, driven by strong missions, visions, goals, and values.
Apr 21, 2020
Jennifer Hargreaves

Jennifer Hargreaves

Maricon Dans

Maricon Dans

Melissa Bates

Melissa Bates

Preserving Integrity Amidst COVID-19

Dr. Cynda Rushton, international leader in nursing ethics and the Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing discusses the unprecedented situation we find ourselves in today due to the COVID-19 crisis from an ethical perspective.
Apr 17, 2020
Cynda Rushton

Cynda Rushton