May. 18, 2022

Former president of American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Dr, Vicki Good on Industry future

Dr. VickI Good of Mercy Hospital Springfield Mo, the former president of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses spoke with Dr Ntuba , Akwo Thompson , the medical and health editor of Healthndevelopment magazine and media in Texas USA on the issues that the leadership of critical care nurses are focused on going forward.
Dr, Good said Unhealthy work environment has been an issue which contributed to burn out of nurses with Covid-19 being the embers that burn the flames , and a challenge that is being addressed by leadership in the industry .
Dr.Wood says a healthy work place and staff shortage solutions should be emphasized in the future.
The author of the book "Courageously building a culture of safety " said Covid -19 leaves members with experiences of resiliency and strength as captured in the mandate of the new president " Rooted in Strength ".
Asked about diversity and inclusion, she said, "it should not be limited to skin color but also gender and nationalities".
Dr. Good is advising the incoming president to enjoy the journey and represent the.
organization, members, and patients nationally.
Vicki Good, DNP, RN, CENP, CPPS, CPHQ, is a nursing leader with experience in executive leadership in nursing, quality, and education. She is a past president of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) board of directors. With more than 130,000 members, AACN is the largest specialty nursing association in the world. In 2014, Good was named one of the “50 Experts Leading in the Field of Patient Safety” by Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading publication for healthcare executives.
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Dr.Ntuba, Akwo Thompson.