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Learn about progress on health equity and anti-racism efforts in Seattle Children’s fourth quarterly report.

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2021 Nursing Annual Report

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2021 Nursing by the Numbers

Learn about the experience and expertise of Seattle Children’s incredible nursing team.

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Nurses Help Fight Pandemic by Creating Centralized Pre-Admission Process and Vaccinating the Community

The pandemic prompted teams across Seattle Children’s to adapt and innovate to continue safely treating patients amid a new virus. Learn how Seattle Children’s nurses helped grow a COVID-19 testing coordination project and are keeping the community safe through vaccinations.

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A Drive for Health Equity Mobilizes Nurses

Nurses make up the largest portion of Seattle Children’s workforce and are an important part of the organization’s Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan. Discover how nurses from across Seattle Children’s are working to make care delivery and the work environment more equitable.

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Language of Care Signs Support Patient Needs

During the pandemic, teams across Seattle Children’s took on projects to improve interpreter offerings for patients and families, which had primarily transitioned to a virtual format. For patients and care teams in critical and acute care units at the hospital, even implementing small signs can make a big difference.

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How Seattle Children’s Nurses Are Leading the Way in Providing Mental and Behavioral Health Help

From connecting mothers who may be struggling with resources to help, to implementing suicide screening, to creating new ways to serve Seattle Children’s Sleep Medicine patients, learn about some of our nurses’ innovative and caring approaches to mental and behavioral health care.

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New Advanced Practice Provider Leadership Structure Enhances Communication and Collaboration

Advanced practice providers have a unique role and increasingly prevalent presence at Seattle Children’s. Learn how an innovative new leadership structure is serving as the basis to propel the roles’ growth and improve patient care and team collaboration.

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High Patient Volumes Create an Opportunity for Seattle Children’s to Enhance Processes and Predict Future Capacity Issues

During 2021, Seattle Children’s experienced unprecedent patient volume trends. The influx of patients in the Emergency Department and Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit have been especially significant, leading to efforts to better predict patient flow, improve the patient discharge process and onboard new nurses.

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