Published July 24, 2019
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., with almost 45,000 deaths related to suicide each year. According to a new study published in the Archives of Psychiatric Nursing titled Nurse Suicide in the United States: Analysis of the Center for Disease Control 2014 National Violent Death Reporting System Dataset, nurse suicides were significantly higher than the general population, with benzodiazepines and opioids as the most commonly used substances to induce clinician suicide. The interprofessional research team from the University of San Diego who conducted this study suggest that the findings point to a “public health imperative” for future research and development of effective preventative strategies for nurses.
On July 18, the Inc. Morning Newsletter featured a new article from author Scott Mautz, which profiled A New Study of 2.5 Million Teams Says Doing 5 Things Makes You Seen As a Natural Born Leader. The article is based on the results from a Gallup organization study that examined 2.5 million teams in 195 countries to discover what attributes predict managerial success. The five tenets associated with natural-born leadership include motivating team members with a compelling mission and vision; asserting yourself to overcome adversity and resistance; fostering a culture of clear accountability; building relationships that create trust and transparency; and making decisions based on productivity, not politics.
AACN Celebrates 50 Years - A Look Back at 1989
First Lady Barbara Bush greets AACN members during an exclusive White House tour, a special event held during the 1989 Fall Semiannual Meeting. The tour of the Executive Mansion followed four days of educational, research, and business forums marking the association’s 20th anniversary.
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Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: The National Academy of Medicine holds the Future of Nursing 2030 Philadelphia Town Hall; Axios’ event focuses on policy and practice in the future of pain management; and Title VIII Reauthorization advances to the House floor.
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