Although the use of medical jargon may be second nature to caregivers, experts warn that this verbal shorthand can be quite confusing to patients and their families – especially those facing a serious diagnosis or stressful procedure.Read More
Patient Connections: Sharing Your Authentic Self While Maintaining Boundaries (Podcast)
New “Nurse Essentials” podcast explores connection-building with patients while maintaining boundaries and professionalism.
New Butterfly Suite Provides a Space for Parents to Grieve Pregnancy Loss
Butterfly Suite provides grieving parents with a quiet place to grieve a pregnancy loss or stillborn child.
Novel Program Aims to Reduce Wait Times With Streamlined Transfer Process
A new team dedicated to expediting patient transport has earned national attention for its ability to reduce wait times and overcome the logistical challenges that often hinder cross-facility transfers.
Novel Perinatal Program Provides Support, Reassurance to Survivors of Trauma and Sexual Abuse
Novel perinatal program aims to provide a supportive birth experience to survivors of sexual abuse and trauma.
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Standardizing Nursing Education of Discharge Instructions After Stroke
A streamlined, customizable discharge checklist with teach-back questions aims to ensure that patients leave with a clear understanding of next steps and what to watch out for.
Caring for Patients in the Comfort of Home
Sometimes the ideal place to receive care isn’t at the hospital. Cleveland Clinic nurses provide an array of services to patients in their homes. Caregivers share two stories that highlight in-home care at its best.
ED Nurses Deliver Care Backpacks to Homeless People
Homelessness, challenging in the best of times, is exacerbated during a global pandemic. Frontline caregivers at Cleveland Clinic main campus handed out backpacks with essential items to help temporarily ease the burden.
Cleveland Clinic Nurses Adopt 6 Clicks to Assess Patient Mobility
A tool pioneered to help streamline the assessment of inpatient mobility has been adopted by Cleveland Clinic nurses in an initiative that shows expanded benefits for patients and caregivers.
Examining the Experience of IV Drug Users with Infective Endocarditis
A clinical nurse specialist from Cleveland Clinic conducted a study to explore the experience of intravenous substance users with infective endocarditis and subsequently better manage their care.
Remembering What’s Most Important: Nurse Leaders Start Meetings with ‘Mission Moments’
At the start of each Executive Nursing Meeting, nurse leaders are asked to share a “Mission Moment.” Here are some special mission moments that were shared in 2019 by nurse leaders.