Men represent less than 10% of the nursing workforce. The number of men in nursing programs is slightly greater, but there is still much work to be done when it comes to creating a diverse nursing workforce.
The number of RNs with doctorates of nursing practice is growing, but CNOs are still unclear about how DNP-prepared nurses can apply their skills and knowledge to benefit their organizations and the healthcare system.
First-person accounts of clinical experiences help MGH nurses reflect on and apply new knowledge to their clinical practice. The hospital even includes written clinical narratives in employees' annual performance evaluations.