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

Dr Vicky 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 ambers 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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American Association of Critical-care Nurses association leadership improving critical care by working for a Healthy work Environment .
The relationship between quality critical nurse care outcomes has been established by the leadership of the AACN through evidence based data .
The study which was done by Corie Hansen , MSN , RN , CCRN and published by the American Journal of critical care .2021;;30:426-433 was presented under four sections , 1 Background 2 Methods 3 Results and 4 Conclusions .
The 15 .9 % bedside nurse turn over represents a national challenge which the studies attributed to the Poor work environment.
The critical nurse leaders have showed that Healthy work environments are associated with improved nurse satisfaction , and retention as well positive patient outcomes .
The leaders say interventions addressing healthy work environement standards are associated with improved staff satisfaction , turn over , and average tenue , further demonstrating the value of the healthy work environment frame work .
The six standards are , Skill communication , True collaboration , Effective decision making , Appropriate staffing , Meaningful recognition , and promotion of authentic leadership .
Dr Ntuba Akwo Thompson

American Association of Critical-care Nurses member thanks colleagues for Support in Ukraine .

Critical care needs in Ukraine as fall outs of the Russia -Ukraine war increase with each passing day , forcing more cries and call for stopping the war and allowing health care workers and other Humanitarian workers to have access to the population to provide critical care and other resources as a member of the American Association of critical nurses has said while attending the 2022 annual conference in Houston Texas USA .
The world health organization led by director general Dr Tedors G , recently sent six ambulances to Ukraine as part of the acute and critical care needs and resources .
The United states senate passed close to 4 billion dollars relief assistance that will also partly finance critical health and other humanitarian works in and around Ukraine .
The critical care nurses association of the USA trains and certifies critical care nurses , some of who do travelling nursing and outreach work in far away conflict spots like Ukraine , providing trauma care , pre and post surgical care to soldiers and civilians with life threatening diseases and or injuries .
Florence Nightingale developed her nursing work principles and practice while in the war front tending to critical victims of war .
Some of the members of the AACN are specialized in travel nursing and emergency care in acute and or acute phases of Chronic diseases and life threatening situations .
Ukrainian Americans who are members of the AACN continue to thank Americans and other nationals for the goodwill , solidarity and contributions to the suffering Ukraine people while asking for more .
Following the statements of the director general of the World health organization , Dr Tedros , " the best relief is for the war top stop " and members of the ACCN join in asking for the war to come to an end so the critical health care needs of the suffering people in Ukraine can get to them Ref
Reports from Ukraine show that Hospital facilities have been destroyed and health care personnel threatened with uncertain futures and careers , with many fleeing to safety leaving behind their patients .
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