Sunday February 14th 2016

In the spotlight

Presidental budget prompts praise and pause from the American Nurses Association

The American Nurses Association (ANA) recognizes the many critical investments put forth in today’s budget [Read More]

ANA-published book garners top honors

Published by the American Nurses Association, “Information Overload: Framework, Tips, and Tools to Manage in [Read More]

Creating a culture of safety

ANA offering activities to help RNs make that goal a reality With the start of the New Year, the American Nurses [Read More]

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Featured Articles

A matter of life or death

Offering competencies to address suicide prevention, management The statistics, punctuated by real-life stories in the media, are sobering. There were 41,149 suicides reported in 2013 in the United States, according to the most recent figures published by the Centers for Disease Control and [Read More]

A cultural experience

Committed to ensuring healthy outcomes for Native American, Indigenous youth Merriam-Webster defines a circle as “a perfectly round shape.” But when talking with John Lowe, PhD, RN, FAAN, it becomes clear that a circle can be a powerful force — whether it’s shaping a research career or [Read More]

Stay healthy

Get vaccinated against the flu The American Nurses Association urges all RNs to get the seasonal influenza vaccination and to advise their patients to get vaccinated. Flu vaccination coverage rates have steadily increased, particularly over the past five years, according to the Centers for Disease [Read More]

Take the pledge to engage in infection prevention

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology is encouraging consumers and health care professionals to take a pledge to actively engage in infection prevention. The patients and families infection prevention pledge focuses on ways to be involved, such as practicing good [Read More]

President’s Perspective

Nurses unite with pride (and stethoscopes)

The original “shot heard round the world” commemorated the start of the Revolutionary War in 1775. But another shot heard round the world came on Sept. 14, 2015, when the hosts of the television show “The View” offended nurses by mocking Miss Colorado, Kelley Johnson, an RN who chose to deliver a monologue demonstrating her [Read More]

What’s in OJIN?

New articles: Open-access journals, end-of-life spiritual care, and future nurse leaders

Three articles and two Cochrane Review Brief columns are publishing this fall in OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. Nurse scholars and clinicians seek to publish research and scholarly findings to strengthen both nursing science and [Read More]

APRN Focus

ANA partners to address a challenging public health problem

“Opioid abuse is a national issue that has touched families from all demographics. It is a complex problem that is going to require collaborative effort on many levels to address,” said Martha [Read More]