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Nurses focusing on quality of care indicators to share experiences

Nursing and healthcare professionals from around the globe will convene Wednesday through Friday at the 7th Annual American Nurses Association “Nursing Quality Conference.” The latest research relating to organizational performance and its effects on care will be a focal point that all providers can learn from for the coming era of bundled payments and team care. Findings gleaned from 1,900 hospitals in the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators Former will be featured. Registered nurse and country music star Naomi Judd will be a keynote speaker. Safe patient handling is the focus of one special breakout session on opening day. Up to 13.5 contact hours may be earned.

Association releases social media guidelines for nurses

Nurses should not be afraid to embrace social media for fear of violating patient privacy — rather, they should follow professional standards, according to new guidelines released by the American Nurses Association.

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