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More than just tired

More than just tired

Nurses, employers should work together to reduce fatigue, its effects Years ago while driving home after working a 12-hour night shift in a busy emergency department, R. John Repique was pulled over by a Baltimore police officer; he was told he had been swerving. “Getting [Read More]

Urging action, promoting calm

Urging action, promoting calm

ANA and affiliated organizations work to respond effectively to Ebola In late summer of 2014, two infectious diseases have dominated the health care scene: most notably Ebola and to a lesser extent, enterovirus D68. On Oct. 2, the first travel-related case of Ebola in the [Read More]

Back to the future?

Back to the future?

Telehealth services, tele-nursing are on the rise Routinely assessing subtleties in a patient’s condition and offering spot-on interventions from afar may once have seemed more like science fiction than reality. But telehealth — or technology-enabled care — has now [Read More]

All for one and one for all

All for one and one for all

Interprofessional education aims at fostering teamwork, quality care Health care professionals who learn together, work better together. That is the premise behind the growing practice of interprofessional education (IPE) in both schools and clinical settings. “If we [Read More]

The new ‘fine’?

The new ‘fine’?

Nurses look at ways to move closer toward a work-life balance Ask people how they’re doing, and the standard response these days is more likely to be “busy” than “fine.” It is a phenomenon that Suzy Harrington, DNP, RN, MCHES, chief wellness officer at Oklahoma [Read More]

June 14, 2014: ANA Membership Assembly

June 14, 2014: ANA Membership Assembly

New ANA president elected, practice issues addressed Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, was elected today as the new president of the American Nurses Association (ANA). A Virginia Nurses Association member, she is a nurse consultant and the former editor-in-chief of [Read More]

Nurse explorers

Nurse explorers

They conduct research to make a difference Nurses conduct research every day on an amazing array of critical topics and, in so doing, influence patient and consumer health, greater health care policy and RNs’ work environments. These are just three of their stories. Debra [Read More]

Toward civility

Toward civility

ANA, nurses promote strategies to prevent disruptive behaviors Code red. Code blue. Code pink? While the first two codes are universally known to nurses, the less familiar, “code pink” can refer to a technique nurses employ to address unacceptable behavior in hospitals [Read More]

The state of pain

The state of pain

Better management needed There seems to be renewed media interest and governmental scrutiny around the use — and abuse — of opioids, and rightly so, say nurse experts in pain management. However, they also believe that there are many people in this country whose pain is [Read More]

Sounding the alarm

Sounding the alarm

Nurses, organizations work to address alarm fatigue Patients and their families often say they can’t wait to get home so they can finally get some rest — in part because of all the beeps and buzzes coming from IV machines, cardiac monitors and other medical equipment. [Read More]

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Study, resources on OTC pain relievers

Study, resources on OTC pain relievers

A national survey recently found that while nearly all consumers say they feel confident when choosing which [Read More]

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

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Supply and demand

Supply and demand

Health care professionals share information, strategies on drug shortages  It is deeply ingrained in RNs to focus [Read More]

ANA’s policy development process – for and by ANA members

Member involvement in the development of professional policies is critical. Your voice can and should be heard in the [Read More]

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Through the generosity of supporters during the last 61 years, the American Nurses Foundation has awarded more than $5 [Read More]

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