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This index is arranged in two sections: the Subject section and the Author section. Subject headings are those used in the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), supplemented by the language style of Nursing Management. Some subjects have been combined. Feature articles are shown in bold type. An abbreviation in parentheses after the title indicates a special series of features or an editorial department (listed below). The month of issue and page number follow.

 

Abbreviations used in this index are:

 

CC = Critical Care

 

CE = Continuing Education

 

CS = Career Scope

 

EBN = Evidence-Based Nursing

 

ED = Editorial

 

EE = Executive Extra

 

EP = Ethics in Practice

 

IT = Information Technology

 

JCS = Joint Commission Solutions

 

LC = Legal Checkpoints

 

NMC = Nursing Management Congress

 

QA = Leadership Q&A

 

R&R = Recruitment & Retention Report

 

RR = Regulatory Readiness

 

TU = Technology Update

 

(1)Career Scope

Business writing tips for the new nurse manager. (CS) SEP: 53-57

 

Eleven strategies for building a personal power base. (CS) APR: 58-61

 

Flexible adaptation: Managing beyond your scope. (CS) NOV: 51-52

 

Get prepared for your next role. (CS) MAY: 50-53

 

Make transformational leadership work for you. (CS) JAN: 50-53

 

Passing the torch. (CS) OCT: 52-53

 

Reduce call light frequency with hourly rounds. (CS) MAR: 50-52

 

The evolution of clinical nurse advancement. OCT: 28-35

 

Work schedules and job performance: What's the link? (CS) JUN: 44-47

 

(2)Documentation

Deploying med reconciliation. (TU) APR: 54-57

 

EMR implementation and ongoing education. (TU) JUL: 51-53

 

(3)Editorial

A little humility goes a long way. (ED) NOV: 6

 

Are you really the leader? (ED) MAY: 6

 

Balance organizational priorities between patients and staff. (ED) FEB: 6

 

Disciplinary action: A tedious task. (ED) APR: 6

 

"I heard it through the grapevine[horizontal ellipsis]" (ED) JUN: 6

 

Know your targets, then align your goals. (ED) JAN: 6

 

No need to hit the panic button. (ED) DEC: 6

 

Not sure? Don't be afraid to ask!! (ED) MAR: 6

 

Nourish an evolutionary culture. (ED) OCT: 6

 

Pay-for-performance a slippery slope? (ED) AUG: 6

 

Seize the opportunity to network and learn. (ED) SEP: 6

 

Value the contributions of all. (ED) JUL: 6

 

(4)Education

Cultivating practice and education partnerships. (EE) MAR: 44-48

 

Hardwiring hand hygiene among staff members. (RR) FEB: 14

 

Hey, teacher!! MAY: 48A-48H

 

How reflective is our practice? JAN: 37-39

 

Incorporating "pull" strategies into clinical education. (EBN) APR: 26-32

 

Profile of a professional. JUN: 24-27, 48

 

(5)Evidence-Based Nursing

Boost your staff's understanding and utilization of EBP. (EBN) SEP: 12-14

 

Developing a shared-governance strategy to address floating. (EBN) NOV: 8-12, 16

 

EBP through student-staff collaboration. (EBN) AUG: 12-14

 

Evidence-based design. DEC: 26-29

 

Incorporating "pull" strategies into clinical education. (EBN) APR: 26-32

 

The DNP[horizontal ellipsis]Why now? JUL: 34-37

 

What you need to know about EBP. (EBN) JUL: 10-12

 

(6)Financial Management

Policy spotlight: Health savings accounts. MAR: 30-34

 

Policy spotlight: The new CMS payment system: Too much, too soon? (CE) OCT: 38-42

 

Strategies for a profitable growth. (CE) SEP: 22-26

 

(7)Information Technology/Medical Technology

Advances in cancer therapy: Targeted agents. (TU) MAY: 45-48

 

Better patient surveillance. DEC: 14-18

 

Caring for morbidly obese patients: Safety considerations for nurse administrators. (TU) NOV: 47-50

 

Deploying med reconciliation. (TU) APR: 54-57

 

Empowerment through automated labor resource management. DEC: 33-34

 

EMR implementation and ongoing education. (TU) JUL: 51-53

 

From paper to computerized entry: Creating a culture shift. (TU) FEB: 51-53

 

Healthcare in the home. (CE) DEC: 39-42

 

How intelligent are smart beds? FEB: 20-26

 

IT equals better patient care? (IT) JUN: 21-23

 

Is your facility's Web site recruitment friendly? (R&R) NOV: 14-16

 

MRSA: Time to prevent as well as control. (TU) JUN: 49-53

 

Open shift management. DEC: 30-32

 

Patient care visibility: Moving beyond capacity and throughput. FEB: 39-40

 

Point-of-care testing: Issues and opportunities. (TU) MAR: 40-43

 

Technology in the ED: A nursing perspective. (TU) SEP: 58-59

 

The future is now: Wound care in the 21st century. (TU) OCT: 44-46

 

Ultrafiltration: An alternative for select heart failure patients. (TU) JAN: 48-49

 

Using TIGER vision to move your agenda forward. (IT) MAR: 14-16

 

Virtual ICUs, lower operational costs. DEC: 20-24

 

(8)Leadership Q&A

A closer look at EBP, Magnet survey prep. (QA) JUL: 56

 

Connect, round with purpose. (QA) JUN: 56

 

Conquering staffing ups and downs. (QA) APR: 64

 

Encourage evaluative feedback, appropriate dress. (QA) MAR: 56

 

Establishing a dress code, BSN differential. (QA) NOV: 56

 

How to handle workplace romance, foster interpersonal skills. (QA) MAY: 56

 

Managing union board members, staffing budgets. (QA) OCT: 56

 

Patient satisfaction, conference attendance. (QA) JAN: 56

 

Positive transitions for yourself and your staff. (QA) SEP: 64

 

Prioritizing roles, determining expectations. (QA) FEB: 56

 

Tackling open visitation, 1:1 coverage. (QA) DEC: 56

 

Working with budgets: implementing change. (QA) AUG: 56

 

(9)Management (general)

Are you really the leader? (ED) MAY: 6

 

Engaging organizational support for the Magnet journey. (EE) DEC: 44-48

 

Eleven strategies for building a personal power base. (CS) APR: 58-61

 

Hiring and firing: Know the consequences. SEP: 50-52

 

Make transformational leadership work for you. (CS) JAN: 50-53

 

Positive transitions for yourself and your staff. (QA) SEP: 64

 

Succession planning: After you, then who? NOV 40-46

 

Using TIGER vision to move your agenda forward. (IT) MAR: 14-16

 

What CNOs really want. JAN: 33-36, 47

 

Workplace Violence: Survey 2008. JUL: 13-19

 

(10)Nursing Ethics/Nursing Legislation

Legalities of emergency pain management. (LC) APR: 24-25, 62

 

Malpractice maladies. JUL: 20-26

 

The DNP [horizontal ellipsis] Why now? JUL: 34-37

 

Using mediation to manage conflict in care facilities. (LC) FEB: 16, 54

 

What's your contribution to the clinical ethics process? FEB: 35-36, 42-43

 

(11)Nursing Units

And two become one: Unit integration. JAN: 20-23

 

Caring for morbidly obese patients: Safety considerations for nurse administrators. (TU) NOV: 47-50

 

Deploying med reconciliation. (TU) APR: 54-57

 

Circle of excellence. NOV: 18-24

 

FMEA and medication administration. (CE) FEB: 28-33

 

Hardwiring hand hygiene among staff members. (RR) FEB: 14

 

How intelligent are smart beds? FEB: 20-26

 

ICU survival guide. JAN: 41-46

 

Maintain vigilance in the ICU. APR: 32A-32F

 

On the case: Effective care transitions. (CE) JAN: 25-31

 

The nurse shortage: Where we stand and where we're headed. (CE) MAR: 22-27

 

Too toxic. SEP: 32A-32H

 

(12)Nursing Models

Circle of excellence. NOV: 18-24

 

Developing a shared-governance strategy to address floating. (EBN) NOV: 8-12, 16

 

Focus on nursing turnover: A system-centered performance measure. (RR) JUN: 16-20

 

Nursing and new realities of clinical research. NOV 34-39

 

Shared governance: A journey with continual mile markers. APR: 34-40

 

Ergonomics standards: An overview. (CE) JUL: 28-31

 

(13)Nursing Practice(clinical topics)

Alzheimer's disease: An elusive thief. (CE) JUN: 33-38

 

Bring "order" to diabetes management. MAY: 24-30

 

Decrease recovery time with proper pain management. (CE) NOV: 26-32

 

Deploying med reconciliation. (TU) APR: 54-57

 

FMEA and medication administration. (CE) FEB: 28-33

 

ICU survival guide. JAN: 41-46

 

Looking closer: Forensic nursing. (CE) MAY: 31-34

 

Maintain vigilance in the ICU. APR: 32A-32F

 

MRSA: Time to prevent as well as control. (TU) JUN: 49-53

 

Nursing and new realities of clinical research. NOV 34-39

 

Patients as partners. AUG: 45-48

 

Time=Muscle: The case for STEMI care improvements. (CE) APR: 41-45

 

Update on Women & heart disease. (CE) AUG: 22-27

 

Using a medication protocol to improve pain management. MAR: 35-39

 

(14)Personnel Management

Encourage evaluative feedback, appropriate dress. (QA) MAR: 56

 

Hiring and firing: Know the consequences. SEP: 50-52

 

How reflective is our practice? JAN: 37-39

 

Interviewing professional nurses: You'll be glad you asked!! (R&R) FEB: 10-12

 

Nursing certification as a workforce strategy. (EE) AUG: 50-52

 

Positive transitions for yourself and your staff. (QA) SEP: 64

 

Self-scheduling: Facilitate, don't control. (R&R) JUN: 12-14, 54

 

Survivor guilt after downsizing. MAY: 19-23

 

Succession planning: After you, then who? NOV 40-46

 

Targeting "never events." DEC: 35-38

 

Transforming staff through leadership excellence. (R&R) AUG: 8-10

 

What CNOs really want. JAN: 33-36, 47

 

Work schedules and job performance: What's the link? (CS) JUN: 44-47

 

(15)Recruitment &Retention

From novice to expert: Transitioning graduate nurses. (R&R) MAR: 10-12

 

Hiring and firing: Know the consequences. SEP: 50-52

 

International recruitment: Many faces, one goal: Part 1. SEP: 16-21

 

International recruitment: Many faces, one goal: Part 2. OCT: 18-26

 

Interviewing professional nurses: You'll be glad you asked!! (R&R) FEB: 10-12

 

Is your facility's Web site recruitment friendly? (R&R) NOV: 14-16

 

Make unconventional R&R work for you. (EE) JUN: 40-43

 

Nursing certification as a workforce strategy. (EE) AUG: 50-52

 

One size doesn't fit all: Motivating a multigenerational staff. (R&R) SEP: 8-10

 

Physician involvement? Plan on it. (R&R) JAN: 10-14

 

Promote a healthy work environment with meaningful recognition. (R&R) OCT: 8

 

Recruitment & Retention Conference: Combat today's nursing shortage with solid facts, figures, and contemporary knowledge. (NMC) FEB: 18

 

Recruitment & Retention Conference: Exceeding expectations. (NMC) JAN: 15

 

Recruitment & Retention Conference: Get the inside scoop on this year's riveting presentations and speakers. (NMC) MAR: 20

 

Research study: Professional values and retention. (R&R) APR: 10-18

 

Rounding to increase retention. (R&R) MAY: 10-12

 

Self-scheduling: Facilitate, don't control. (R&R) JUN: 12-14, 54

 

Set for success: Nurse "externs." (R&R) JUL: 8-9

 

The MagneticPull. FEB: 44-50

 

The MagneticPull. APR: 47-53

 

The MagneticPull. SEP: 33-48

 

The MagneticPull. JUL: 38-48

 

The nurse shortage: Where we stand and where we're headed. (CE) MAR: 22-27

 

Transforming staff through leadership excellence. (R&R) AUG: 8-10

 

Where have all the new grads gone? (R&R) DEC: 8-12

 

(16)Regulatory Readiness

Apples to apples: Defining "hospital" for performance measures. (RR) AUG: 16-20

 

Focus on nursing turnover: A system-centered performance measure. (RR) JUN: 16-20

 

Hardwiring hand hygiene among staff members. (RR) FEB: 14

 

Nursing specialty certification: A measure of expertise. (RR) OCT: 10

 

Take a cue from the NDNQI. (RR) APR: 20-23

 

(17)Quality Improvement

Caring for morbidly obese patients: Safety considerations for nurse administrators. (TU) NOV: 47-50

 

Circle of excellence. NOV: 18-24

 

Decrease recovery time with proper pain management. (CE) NOV: 26-32

 

It's in the air: Census and weather. SEP: 29-31

 

How intelligent are smart beds? FEB: 20-26

 

Looking closer: Forensic nursing. (CE) MAY: 31-34

 

Meeting of the minds. AUG: 38-44

 

Nursing certification as a workforce strategy. (EE) AUG: 50-52

 

On the case: Effective care transitions. (CE) JAN: 25-31

 

Patient care visibility: Moving beyond capacity and throughput. FEB: 39-40

 

Patients as partners. AUG: 45-48

 

The 411 on HCAHPS. AUG: 29-32

 

The who and why's of side rail use. MAY: 36-44

 

Update: 5 Million Lives Campaign. MAY: 13-18

 

Transforming staff through leadership excellence. (R&R) AUG: 8-10

 

(18)Risk Management

Caring for morbidly obese patients: Safety considerations for nurse administrators. (TU) NOV: 47-50

 

FMEA and medication administration. (CE) FEB: 28-33

 

Looking closer: Forensic nursing. (CE) MAY: 31-34

 

On the case: Effective care transitions. (CE) JAN: 25-31

 

The who and why's of side rail use. MAY: 36-44

 

Too toxic. SEP: 32A-32H

 

Update: 5 Million Lives Campaign. MAY: 13-18

 

Authors

Acton, Cindy, APR: 54-57

 

Alfred, Danita, APR: 10-18

 

Ambroson, Rosemary, MAY: 24-30

 

Anderson, Sarah L., AUG: 12-14

 

Asselin, Marilyn E., JAN: 10-14; JUL: 34-37

 

Baccari, Susan, AUG: 38-44

 

Baker, Gloria, NOV: 47-50

 

Baker, Patrick, APR: 34-40

 

Balas, Michele C., APR: 32A-32F

 

Begyn, Phyllis, MAY: 45-48

 

Bergeron, Dan, FEB: 28-33

 

Berry, Devon M., APR: 34-40

 

Bluett, Leslie, JUN: 12-14, 54

 

Boersma, Rachel R., MAY: 31-34

 

Bourgault, Annette M., NOV: 18-24

 

Boyle, Diane K., JUN 16-20; OCT: 10-16

 

Brandt, Julie, AUG: 12-14

 

Branson, Jessica, AUG: 12-14

 

Breier-Mackie, Sarah, FEB: 35-36, 42-43

 

Brenner, Zara R., OCT: 28-35

 

Brooke, Penny S., JUL: 20-26; SEP: 50-52

 

Buntyn, Diane, FEB: 39-40

 

Campbell, Gladys, MAR: 56; JUN: 56; SEP: 64; DEC: 56

 

Campbell, Mary Jo K., NOV: 18-24

 

Carr, Dana Deravin, JAN: 25-31

 

Casey, Colleen M., APR: 32A-32F

 

Catrambone, Cathy, MAY: 36-44

 

Chisholm, Arkia, JUN: 44-47

 

Cheung, Robyn B., MAR: 22-27

 

Chiverton, Patricia, JAN: 33-36, 47

 

Christopher, Angela, AUG: 16-20

 

Church, Judith A., APR: 34-40

 

Clarke, Sean P., MAR: 22-27

 

Clevenger, Kay, OCT: 8

 

Constantino, Rose E., APR: 24-25, 62

 

Coughlin, Christine, NOV: 40-46

 

Crowley, Karen, AUG: 12-14

 

Crowther, Maryanne, APR: 41-45

 

Culleiton, Alicia L., MAY: 48A-48H

 

Cullen, H. Allethaire, JAN: 10-14

 

Culley, Tom, MAR: 50-52

 

Dambaugh, Lori, OCT: 28-35

 

D'Arcy, Yvonne, MAR: 35-39; NOV: 26-32

 

Davidson, Jan, AUG: 16-20

 

Day, Cindy, DEC: 44-48

 

Deitz, Diane, OCT: 44-46

 

DeLuca, Deborah A., SEP: 32A-32H

 

Drake, Daniel J., NOV: 47-50

 

DuLong, Donna, MAR: 14-16

 

Dunaway, Elizabeth R., JUN: 49-53

 

Dunton, Nancy E., APR: 20-23; AUG: 16-20

 

Elliott, Sandra, DEC: 39-42

 

Fain, James A., JUL: 34-37

 

Fenimore, George, MAY: 50-53

 

Gaguski, Michele E., MAY: 45-48

 

Gates, Judy, OCT: 44-46

 

Generals, Jamie, MAY: 10-12

 

Goodwin, Linda, MAR: 40-43

 

Graham, Patricia, JAN: 41-46

 

Grochow, Donna, MAR: 10-12

 

Gusa, Dorothy A., JUL: 51-53

 

Guy, Stephanie, DEC: 14-18

 

Hader, Richard, JAN: 6; FEB: 6; MAR: 6; APR: 6; MAY: 6; JUN: 6; JUL: 6; JUL: 13-19; AUG: 6; SEP: 6; SEP: 22-26; OCT: 6; NOV: 6; DEC: 6

 

Hall, Peter, JAN: 41-46

 

Hanna, Debra R., FEB: 10-12

 

Hart, Patricia, NOV: 18-24

 

Hastings, Clare, NOV 34-39

 

Hatler, Carol, FEB: 20-26

 

Hernke, Debra A., JUL: 51-53

 

Hicks, Rodney W., APR: 54-57

 

Hill, Edie, OCT: 28-35

 

Hogan, Patricia, NOV 40-46

 

Holbrook, Brian L., SEP: 58-59

 

Hudson, Kathy, APR: 26-32

 

Huston, Carol J., APR: 58-61

 

Hyrkas, Kristiina, FEB: 28-33

 

Johann, Deborah, MAR: 35-39

 

Johnson, Kathie, JUN: 44-47

 

Johnson, Mary E., MAY: 36-44

 

Kamikawa, Cindy, DEC: 14-18

 

Kaufman, Joanna, AUG: 45-48

 

Ketchum, Brandy, JUN: 21-23

 

King, Marsha M., NOV: 18-24

 

Kinsey, Karen, MAY: 24-30

 

Kooker, Bee, DEC: 14-18

 

Korow, Marcia K., JAN: 37-39

 

Krepcio, Deborah, AUG: 38-44

 

Kropkowski, Lola R., JUL: 8-9

 

Leipzig, Rosanne, MAY: 36-44

 

Little, Bettie, DEC: 8-12

 

Lou, Mimi, NOV: 18-24

 

Lugo, Nancy Rudner, NOV: 8-12, 16

 

Mahoney, Judith, AUG: 38-44

 

Manno, Martin S., MAY: 50-53

 

Martin, Pam, APR: 10-18

 

Matsuo, Alison, DEC: 14-18

 

McClary, Kelly, NOV 34-39

 

McCurry, Mary, JUL: 34-37

 

Miller, Peggy A., JUN: 16-20; OCT: 10-16

 

Minnick, Ann F., MAY: 36-44

 

Mion, Lorraine C., MAY: 36-44

 

Moch, Susan D., AUG: 12-14

 

Most, Rosalie, JUL: 8-9

 

Motas, Michelle, DEC: 14-18

 

Murphy, Kathleen, APR: 64

 

Murray, Kathleen, JAN: 56; JUL: 56; OCT: 56

 

Nevius, Karin S., NOV: 26-32

 

Nugent, Katherine E., OCT: 52-53

 

Offenhartz, Melissa, NOV 34-39

 

Olmstead, John, NOV: 51-52

 

O'Malley, Patricia Anne, JUN: 24-27, 48

 

Pastorius, Dan, JAN: 15; FEB: 44-50; MAY: 13-18

 

Peck, Heidi, NOV: 8-12, 16

 

Perkins, Jacqueline, MAY: 24-30

 

Pokorny, Marie, NOV: 47-50

 

Powers, Deborah, AUG: 38-44

 

Quinn, Jill R., AUG: 22-27

 

Raso, Rosanne, FEB: 56; MAY: 56; AUG: 56; NOV: 56

 

Raup, Glenn H., JAN: 50-53

 

Razmus, Ivy, JUL: 10-12

 

Rentz, Clarissa A., JUN: 33-38

 

Reynolds, Kate, FEB: 51-53

 

Ridge, Richard, AUG: 50-52

 

Riehle, Martha A., FEB: 28-33

 

Roberts, Cynthia, OCT: 28-35

 

Roberts, Dionne, DEC: 8-12

 

Rogers, Ann E., APR: 32A-32F

 

Rose, Mary Ann, NOV: 47-50

 

Rosenblatt, Carolyn L., FEB: 16, 54

 

Rosenthal, Kelli, DEC: 35-38

 

Rufo, Rebecca J. Zapatochny, DEC: 20-24

 

Rushing, Jan, AUG: 8-10

 

Rutledge, Nancy, AUG: 29-32

 

Saccomano, Scott, SEP: 32A-32H

 

Sayers, Patricia Ann, SEP: 29-31

 

Schmitz, Sarah, AUG: 12-14

 

Scott, Linda D., APR: 32A-32F

 

Sharma, Neha, AUG: 16-20

 

Shedenhelm, Heidi J., JUL: 51-53

 

Shellenbarger, Teresa, MAY: 48A-48H

 

Sherman, Rose O., SEP: 8-10; NOV 14-16

 

Shermont, Herminia, AUG: 38-44

 

Sherrod, Dennis, DEC: 8-12

 

Sherry, Danello, DEC: 30-32

 

Shimomura, Willa, DEC: 14-18

 

Sigurdson, Shannon, JAN: 41-46

 

Skiba, Diane J., MAR: 14-16

 

Slaughter, Jeannine, AUG: 12-14

 

Smith, Jackie A., SEP: 53-57

 

Snyder, Rita, FEB: 14

 

Soat, Marian, JAN: 48-49

 

Squires, Allison, SEP: 16-21; OCT: 18-26

 

Stevens, Ruth, DEC: 33-34

 

Stoker, Amy, MAY: 48A-48H

 

Swartz, Sally, NOV: 18-24

 

Thear, Gayle, JAN: 20-23

 

Tipton, Phyllis, MAY: 10-12; SEP: 12-14

 

Tuazon, Nelson, MAY: 19-23; JUN: 40-43

 

Twait, Megan, AUG: 16-20

 

Twedell, Diane M., JUL: 51-53

 

Vollers, Dawn, OCT: 28-35

 

Ucci, Debra K., SEP: 12-14

 

Waters, Wanda, NOV 47-50

 

Watkins, Jr., Frank R., NOV: 47-50

 

Weatherman, Pat, JUN: 44-47

 

Weber, Scott, JUL: 28-31

 

White, Kathleen M., MAR: 30-34; OCT: 38-42

 

Williams, Cindy, AUG: 12-14

 

Williams, Tammy, APR: 54-57

 

Wittmann-Price, Ruth A., JAN: 20-23

 

Witzel, Patricia, JAN: 33-36, 47

 

Wurmser, Teri, MAR: 44-48

 

Yarbrough, Susan, APR: 10-18

 

Yoder, Lamont, DEC: 26-29

 

Yusah, Alexandra, AUG: 38-44

 

Zalon, Margarete L., APR: 24-25, 62

 

Zsohar, Helen, SEP: 53-57