Wednesday January 24th 2018

‘In the spotlight’ Archives

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]

OJIN reaches a milestone

OJIN reaches a milestone

The year 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing! The OJIN editorial team invites you to join us in celebrating this important milestone. Editor Emeritus Dr. Harriet Coeling offered a summary of the first 10 years of publication, [Read More]

American Nurses Association President named to “100 Most Influential People” in Healthcare list

American Nurses Association President named to “100 Most Influential People” in Healthcare list

For the second consecutive year, ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, has been named one of Modern Healthcare’s “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.”  This awards and recognition program honors individuals in health care who are deemed [Read More]

Fast 5 with a Nurse Leader

Fast 5 with a Nurse Leader

Ann O’Sullivan has 45 years of experience in nursing, including as a critical care nurse, clinical nurse specialist, director of nursing and associate professor. She currently serves as assistant dean for Support Services at Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing and Health [Read More]

Promoting a culture of excellence

Promoting a culture of excellence

The journey to a culture of nursing excellence can take years — but this time frame can be shortened significantly with education and support from experts who have “been there” themselves and have helped many hospitals reach excellence. The Nursing Knowledge Center [Read More]

Don’t forget the apple juice

Don’t forget the apple juice

My night was off to a busy start: a new antibiotic for patient A, “STAT.” While en route to the medication room, a loud “Hey, nurse!” from patient A stopped me. “I need apple juice and ice. And don’t bring me any of the orange-pineapple stuff!” Intent on [Read More]

A call to action for national Men’s Health

A call to action for national Men’s Health

On average, men die five years younger than do women, and they die at higher rates for nine of the top 10 causes of death. Men account for the majority of workplace injuries, are less likely to be insured and are far less likely to see a health care professional for [Read More]

ANA, American Delirium Society launch website

ANA, American Delirium Society launch website

To provide RNs with the information they need to prevent, identify and manage delirium in various patient populations, the American Nurses Association, the American Delirium Society and subject-matter experts created a resource-rich website that launched June 2. Research [Read More]

Vote ANA Leaders to 100 Most Influential List

Vote ANA Leaders to 100 Most Influential List

For the second  consecutive year, ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, and ANA Chief Executive Officer, Marla J. Weston, PhD, RN, FAAN, are nominees for Modern Healthcare’s “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” ranking! This ranking honors [Read More]

Fast 5 with a Nurse Leader

Fast 5 with a Nurse Leader

Robert Williamson, BSN, RN, CSPHP, CWCP, is a strong advocate for employee safety, not only for workers within his own health care system, but also nationwide. He currently is the director of Associate Safety for Ascension Health, president of the Association of Safe [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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