The 2021 CNO Report

Protect the Nurse, Protect the Practice

Effective Communication Is the Foundation for Keeping Nurses Safe

In the American Hospital Association 2021 Environmental Scan, the emotional health and well-being of staff emerged as a top challenge for nurse leaders during the pandemic. At every CNO roundtable I attend, nurse leaders express deep concern about nurses’ cognitive overload, the fatigue it causes, and how to address it.

The 2021 CNO Perspective report outlines six solutions for creating a safer, more effective work environment for nurses, including:

2021 CNO Report

Access Report

Protect the Nurse, Protect the Practice

Wednesday, June 9 | 1:00 PM EDT

Featuring:

Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN

Reduce the Noise and Chaos, Improve Safety

The unfamiliar is the enemy in a crisis.

Empowering Nurses with Control over Patient-Family Communication.

Nobody should feel as if they’re on an island. Nobody should feel alone and unsafe.

Effective communication is the primary foundation of a safe and effective work environment.

The more we listen to nurses’ voices, the better we can support them.

The more we listen to nurses' voices, the better we can support them.

Author Background

Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN has served as Chief Nursing Officer at Vocera since January 2014. As CNO, Dr. Collins is responsible for working with nursing leadership groups globally to increase their understanding of Vocera solutions, share clinical best practices, and bring their specific requirements to our product and solutions teams.