In honor of American Heart Month, ECNO Kelly Hancock encourages nurses to spend extra time educating patients on heart health. She also shares how Cleveland Clinic’s model, “Respond with H.E.A.R.T.” makes all the difference in challenging patient situations.
Cleveland Clinic’s Zielony Nursing Institute offers informal support and formal programs to help nurses go back to school and earn a higher degree or obtain specialty certifications.
The 2015 nursing outlook is bright and the future, promising. Built on five years of remarkable change driven by healthcare reform, value-based care will continue to shape the industry with more nurses poised to lead the charge.
Building a culture of nursing innovation not only fuels creativity within the profession, it elevates novel solutions, offers unique perspectives that make good use of resources, drives costs down and advances nursing care.
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Cleveland Clinic Nursing’s Image & Brand Council wants you to know that nurses aren’t just caring angels. They are leaders, researchers and educators, too. Council programs lift up the professionalism of nurses.
Five years ago Cleveland Clinic’s nurse leaders came together to overhaul the nursing intranet site. Today it is a dynamic site that prompts an average of 16,000 visits a week from nurses across the system. It is the central location for the latest news and need-to-know information, and it is helping to drive nurse engagement and patient care. It is a place for leadership dialogue and two-way communication with nurses from all locations.
Monthly rounding brings nursing leaders and other executives face to face with frontline staff and patients. Since rounding has been implemented many patient care issues have been addressed.
The nursing leadership team at Cleveland Clinic rely on monthly “High Five Calls” to communicate important initiatives, programs and messages to front-line staff.