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ANA partners with group to address Ebola outbreak

ANA partners with group to address Ebola outbreak

With the latest Ebola outbreak continuing unabated, the American Nurses Association (ANA) is taking action to enlist volunteers and communicate the needs of both the people and health care systems in the affected West African countries of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal [Read More]

Tool will help nurses prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections

Tool will help nurses prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections

Nurses and other team members soon will have an evidence-based, user-friendly tool to help prevent one of the more problematic hospital-acquired infections affecting patients — catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs). “CAUTIs are the most commonly reported [Read More]

Who is watching whom?

Who is watching whom?

ONA task force believes comprehensive strategies on social media use are needed The Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) recently launched a task force to determine how often patients and their families are using social media devices to document the actions of nurses as they go [Read More]

Conscientious objection

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 [Read More]

New validation for simulation education

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 [Read More]

Membership Assembly elects new president, addresses nursing issues

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 [Read More]

Representatives engage in wide range of activities

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 [Read More]

ANA, federal agency collaborate to promote health information technology and improved patient outcomes

ANA, federal agency collaborate to promote health information technology and improved patient outcomes

Promoting the greater use of health information technology to support quality care – and nursing’s critical role in making that happen – were the focus of a meeting between leaders of the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the U.S. Office of the National [Read More]

Nurse to nurse

Nurse to nurse

Creating ways to ensure better care for military service members, veterans “Joining Forces” is not a campaign in name only. It’s a meaningful effort by many stakeholders — including nurses — to ensure veterans, military men and women, and their families get the [Read More]

The power to change

The power to change

Nurse Athlete program focuses on energy management for better health Being healthy and fit may be even more of a state of mind than one thinks. David Hrabe, PhD, RN, recalled a conversation he had with a trainer at the beginning of the year about the number of people [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

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

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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