Enhancing the work environment of staff nurses using targeted interventions of support.
Nurse executives continue to search for ways to support their staff nurses through enhancing their work environment to promote professional practice environments. Given that not all hospitals have the intensive resources necessary to pursue Magnet Recognition certification or the Texas Nurses Association's Texas Nurse-Friendly Hospital program designation, this does not prohibit them from pursuing specific components adapted for their own institution. The authors discuss 3 programs to enhance the work environment through increased professional practice. The rationale for these programs, preimplementation and postimplementation are explained.
The Journal of nursing administration
American Nurses' Association; Attitude of Health Personnel; Career Mobility; Credentialing; Decision Making, Organizational; Education, Nursing, Continuing; Health Facility Environment; Humans; Interprofessional Relations; Job Satisfaction; Leadership; Nurse Administrators; Nurse's Role; Nursing Methodology Research; Nursing Staff, Hospital; Organizational Culture; Professional Autonomy; Professional Competence; Program Evaluation; Safety; Salaries and Fringe Benefits; Social Support; Texas; Workplace
Magnet Hospitals; Nursing Administrators; Organizational Culture
Lacey, S. R., Teasley, S., Henion, J. S., Cox, K. S., Bonura, A., Brown, J. Enhancing the work environment of staff nurses using targeted interventions of support. The Journal of nursing administration 38, 336-340 (2008).