Published October 2014 by Jamie Bond
Nurse managers are at the forefront of both patient care and healthcare administration. Faced with staffing concerns, budget cuts, and numerous federal and state regulations, nurse managers must be able to make the appropriate decisions to better their organization. The following list of websites in the areas of news/research, journals, blogs, associations, conferences, and helpful tools will make these decisions easier by arming the nurse manager with the tools and support needed to face the ever-changing healthcare scene.
Healthcare is constantly evolving and nurse leaders must be aware of the current trends and regulations. Nursing associations and conferences provide nurse managers with the opportunity to further their knowledge in their area of expertise while relating with other nurses in similar employment settings. Journals are a primary resource for nurse leaders to obtain credible research and evidence based studies that can positively influence the care provided by their staff. Blogs are an excellent means to connect with peers while learning from first hand experiences of others in the field.
News and Research
Nursing Management Congress
For more information about nurse managers, see what is a Master of Science in Nursing Administration Degree.
About the author:
Jamie Bond has been a registered nurse since 2002 and returned to the college scene in 2012 to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has a passion for all things nursing, especially the care of the at–risk population. Jamie has first hand experience navigating the complicated, multifaceted field of nursing. A married mother of two school-aged sons, Jamie enjoys spending her spare time cheering on her kids at their various activities.