Saturday December 3rd 2016

In the spotlight

Meet the new chief nurse officer of USPHS

Rear Admiral Susan Orsega, MSN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is the new chief nurse officer of the United States Public [Read More]

Coming soon! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

The American Nurses Association and its official journal, American Nurse Today, are pleased to announce the launch [Read More]

How to be present, despite a never-ending to-do list

Despite my plan to “lay low” when I first got to the unit, I quickly developed a reputation that I hadn’t [Read More]

Featured Articles

Preventing tragedies

New Mexico nurses lead initiative on shaken baby syndrome An initiative — developed and driven by RNs to prevent shaken baby syndrome — is gaining momentum in New Mexico.  And it’s a prime example of nurses who, seeing a need, take action to make an important difference in the lives of an [Read More]

Gaining momentum: Collaboration for academic progression

The path to obtaining a Bachelor of Science in nursing can be strewn with challenges. Helping clear the way, the American Nurses Association and the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing joined forces in July 2015 to release the joint statement, “Academic Progression to Meet the Needs of the [Read More]

Nurses help shape policy, strengthen the profession

Bias and health disparities affecting the LGBTQ community, substance use disorder in nursing and gun violence – all issues that speak to the American Nurses Association’s yearlong campaign to promote a “culture of safety” – were at the forefront during ANA’s annual Membership Assembly. [Read More]

Frontline change

Building the next generation of leaders, problem-solvers and innovators Nurses routinely identify and solve problems large and small, but sometimes they face barriers that prevent their solutions from being fully realized. However, RNs at Vanderbilt University Medical Center who’ve participated [Read More]

President’s Perspective

ANA: Leading in a changing world

The 2016 Membership Assembly gathering in Washington, DC, June 23-25, delivered something for everyone! From advocating on Capitol Hill to taking action on bylaws and electing ANA leaders, from adopting our declaration for addressing gun violence to unveiling a new strategic plan, ANA members demonstrated their dedication to leading in a changing [Read More]

What’s in OJIN?

Summer reading

A new column and three articles on previously published OJIN topics are on the way this summer in OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. OJIN welcomes Ramona Nelson, PhD, BC-RN, ANEF, FAAN, as the new editor of the OJIN Informatics Column. [Read More]

APRN Focus

Heading down the path to becoming an APRN

The past several years have seen significant evolution in the education of advanced practice registered nurses. And with an important target date of 2015 behind us, it is a good time to focus on the [Read More]