Since 2014, Cleveland Clinic has been pioneering distance health initiatives, including Express Care® Online. Here’s a glimpse of how a nurse practitioner in the Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute is using virtual visits to meet a patient where he is.
Implementing the use of smartphones for safety check rounding in Behavioral Health was a team effort and it’s paying off with greater efficiency and attention to patients.
Two years ago, Cleveland Clinic’s nursing team set out to reengineer its shared governance model. Today’s model helps nurses grow and ensures that frontline nurses across the health system are involved in decision-making.
In 2016, Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital achieved 95 percent hand hygiene compliance, due in large part to a clever hand hygiene campaign. This Quality effort led by a nurse is now a best practice.
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Through dynamic sessions and presentations, Cleveland Clinic’s one-of-a-kind Advanced Practice Nursing Pharmacology event delivers the ins and outs of pharmacology for adult and pediatric patient populations. Register now!
Abdominal pain is one of the most common complaints in EDs and often has a long length of stay. A CNS at Cleveland Clinic researched why it can take so long to move patients with abdominal pain through the ED.
More than 40 APRNs contributed to a new book entitled “Navigating Your Hospital Stay” to help patients and families become educated advocates while in the hospital.
Encouraged by Nurses Week 2017 and the ANA’s call for nurses to focus on self-nurturing, ECNO Kelly Hancock reminds nurse leaders of another necessary form of nurturing – nurturing the next generation.
Nurses on a neuro step-down unit at Cleveland Clinic were concerned about slow medication delivery times. A team project with pharmacy revealed delivery wasn’t actually slow and led to process improvements.
For the first time, Cleveland Clinic is offering its Vascular Access class to non-Cleveland Clinic caregivers. The in-depth, four-hour class explores knowledge and skills needed for patient safety, CLABSI prevention, and more.