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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 over-the-counter pain reliever to take, many disregard important safety factors that health care professionals say are critical to selecting the most appropriate [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 an enhanced communications program for ANA members in January 2017. After conducting an extensive readership survey and evaluating other member feedback, we [Read More]

Recognizing the 2016 Hall of Fame inductees

Recognizing the 2016 Hall of Fame inductees

In this column, the American Nurses Association is pleased to highlight two recipients of the 2016 Hall of Fame Award, who were named earlier this year. For a complete list of 2016 National Award winners, visit www.NursingWorld.org. Hall of Fame Award This prestigious award [Read More]

Partnering to promote safety in the nursing profession

Partnering to promote safety in the nursing profession

More than ever, RNs are providing care for patients with complex needs, delivering high-risk treatments, and attending to diverse psychosocial needs. Safety risks are ever-present, and nurses must be competent in recognizing and reporting them. When individual nurses and [Read More]

Advance your pediatric nursing career with new resource

Advance your pediatric nursing career with new resource

The Nursing Knowledge Center’s new “Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Review and Resource Manual, 1st edition,” is a must-have tool for nurses planning to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center pediatric primary care nurse practitioner board [Read More]

Meet the new chief nurse officer of USPHS

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 Health Service. The USPHS is the only uniformed service solely committed to protecting, promoting and advancing the health and safety of the nation. Members often [Read More]

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

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 intended, as I rushed around everywhere, no matter what I was doing. I sprinted to the supply cabinets, narrowly dodged the floor cleaner, and earned the [Read More]

Get ready for flu season

Get ready for flu season

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months and older, preferably as soon as the vaccine is available. Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses and prevent flu-related hospitalizations, and the vaccines have been [Read More]

Join thousands of members who have updated their MyANA profile

Join thousands of members who have updated their MyANA profile

Thank you for being a member of the American Nurses Association! Please update your member profile so we can better understand your nursing role, interests and experience. This will help us deliver more relevant information, so you get more value out of your membership! [Read More]

Valuable tools for faculty in schools of nursing

Valuable tools for faculty in schools of nursing

As a faculty member in a school of nursing, fall is a busy time acclimating new students, offering new courses and adapting to new advances in nursing care and teaching techniques. ANA recognizes the need to help faculty navigate the challenges inherent in teaching the next [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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