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About The Stanley Shalom Zielony Institute for Nursing Excellence

About the Zielony Nursing Institute
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The Stanley Shalom Zielony Institute for Nursing Excellence oversees the practice and professional development of nearly 35,000 nurse caregivers in the Cleveland Clinic health system. Our hospitals and surgical nurses provide care for patients in 6,496 hospital beds and 240+ operating rooms throughout the Cleveland Clinic enterprise. Our locations include family health centers, 14 regional hospitals in Ohio, 5 regional hospitals in Florida, a location in Nevada, and 3 international locations – Abu Dhabi, Canada and London. Cleveland Clinic’s dynamic and technologically advanced environment allows nurses to learn, grow and remain professionally challenged as they shape their nursing careers.

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Who We Are

Learn about our Nursing Administration team by accessing biographies and contact information.

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Our nursing experts can be found in positions of leadership, advanced practice, research, education and more.

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Nursing awards and appointments.

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Nursing Research

Learn how Cleveland Clinic offers nurses the opportunity to conduct research and foster innovation.

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Professional Practice Model

Discover the Zielony Institute Nursing Professional Practice Model. See how our nursing practice model aligns with our philosophies and guiding principles.

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Mission, Vision & Values

Discover the Zielony Institute’s mission, vision & values.

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Nursing Consult QD

Consult QD is a site for physicians and healthcare professionals to discover Cleveland Clinic's latest research insights, innovations, treatment trends and more.

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Publications & Newsletters

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Shared Governance

Learn more about Cleveland Clinic Zielony Nursing Institute's shared governance in nursing across all care settings.

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The THRIVE Program is a collaborative and strategic initiative to provide holistic support to PCNAs throughout their first year by offering personalized coaching and life skills training.

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Education Transcripts

Transcript requests, education verification and academic records.

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