Friday October 31st 2014

In the spotlight

Outbreaks emphasize need for precaution

Since late summer, two infectious diseases have dominated the health care scene: Ebola and enterovirus D68. These [Read More]

Tune in to President Cipriano’s fall message

New ANA President Pam Cipriano provides an update on ANA activities and a look at what’s in store for the [Read More]

ANA CEO helps advise business leaders build better health

ANA CEO Marla Weston, PhD, RN, FAAN, recently participated in the release of Building Better Health: Innovative [Read More]

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Featured Articles

Conscientious objection

When care collides with nurses’ morals, ethics Last winter, two high-profile — and very tragic — cases pitted family members against hospital administrations and stirred debates nationwide about brain death, policies and laws, and ethics. No matter where they practice, nurses may have [Read More]

New validation for simulation education

Technology and improved teaching and learning strategies are changing education as we knew it. A 2013 review conducted by David Cook of more than 1,000 individual studies with more than 50,000 participants revealed that “technology-enhanced simulation is consistently associated with large, [Read More]

Membership Assembly elects new president, addresses nursing issues

Capitalizing on the theme of “Nurses Leading the Way,” representatives to the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Membership Assembly displayed their leadership skills by electing the association’s new president and offering strategies to advance nursing and health care in [Read More]

Representatives engage in wide range of activities

This year’s Membership Assembly events were built around opportunities — to engage, network, deliberate, celebrate and advance nursing issues. And the 350 representatives to the Assembly, the governing body of the American Nurses Association (ANA), took full advantage of those [Read More]

President’s Perspective

Meet ANA’s new president

Newly elected American Nurses Association (ANA) President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, recently sat down with The American Nurse to discuss her vision for ANA and how nurses can help transform health care. You’ve shared your perspective through your columns in American Nurse Today; what else would you like nurses to know about [Read More]

What’s in OJIN?

Library and information services, the ICD-10 update, and opioid overdose among new summer topics

A new article, several columns and many new letters to the editor are available this summer in OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. The Value of Library and Information Services in Nursing and Patient Care By Joanne Marshall, PhD, MLS, [Read More]

APRN Focus

Transition to full practice authority for APRNs

The American Nurses Association (ANA) supports its constituent and state nurses associations (C/SNAs) as they seek removal of legislative and regulatory barriers to advanced practice registered [Read More]