Establishing and sustaining healthy work environments must be a priority if nurses are going to make their optimal contributions in caring for patients and patients' families. The link between healthy work environments and patient safety, nurse retention and recruitment and, thus, the bottom line, is irrefutable.
Mutual respect and trust breeds a culture of safety; we feel supported, therefore we speak up.Rebekah Friedrich, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore
1A hospital-based nurse leadership program, AACN CSI Academy transforms staff nurses into clinical leaders whose initiatives measurably improve patient care and the bottom line.
2Participating nurse teams have successfully tackled patient care challenges such as healthcare-associated infections, pressure injuries, early progressive mobility, falls and communication, with dramatic clinical and financial results.
3CSI’s “hospital consulting approach” and practice-based solutions can help you achieve your unique organizational objectives.
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