Thursday February 23rd 2017

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Disaster preparedness

Disaster preparedness

The events of Sept. 11, 2001, forever transformed the way hospitals and communities develop disaster response plans. Healthcare Traveler considered how emergency plans have changed in the decade since 9/11. ANA’s senior policy analyst Katie Brewer, MSN, RN, was among the [Read More]

Work-life balance

Work-life balance

More Magazine featured a look at careers that provide a level of flexibility in its November issue, and nursing hit near the top of the list. The article analyzed a variety of factors, including salary, flexibility, security and advancement opportunities and nursing ranked [Read More]

eHealth makes headlines

eHealth makes headlines

ADVANCE for Nurses examined the issues of electronic health information in its September issue. It reported on the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) national campaign to educate consumers about the benefits of electronic health information. The article highlighted [Read More]

Disaster planning

Disaster planning

Health emergencies to natural disasters, nurses are called upon to act in a crisis, that’s why it’s imperative that they are prepared for any situation. In a recent article in the Patriot Ledger, ANA Senior Policy Analyst Katie Brewer, MSN, RN, discussed the importance [Read More]

Strong futures

Strong futures

What are the nursing careers with the most promising futures? Nurse.com examines the prospects of several specialties with the help of ANA’s Carol Bickford, PhD, RN-BC. “Probably the biggest area of need is in the family practice and gerontology area, based on our aging [Read More]

Justice for Winkler nurses

Justice for Winkler nurses

ANA hailed another victory for two nurses once arrested for ”official misuse of information” for their efforts to report a physician’s questionable practices. The People’s World report that the sheriff who made that arrest has been convicted of official oppression, [Read More]

ANA president profiled

ANA president profiled

Bethesda Magazine featured an in-depth profile of ANA President Karen Daley, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, in its May issue. In the article, Daley opens up about the needlestick injury that ended her career as an ED nurse, which was the impetus for her to become an advocate for [Read More]

Leader to watch: Marla Weston

Leader to watch: Marla Weston

ANA CEO Marla J. Weston, PhD, RN, is the subject of Nurse Leader’s most recent cover story. Weston was asked about nursing’s role in the future of health care. “Nurses have amazing opportunities right now to dramatically influence their practice and the health care [Read More]

ANA CPO featured on CBS’ ‘The Early Show’

ANA CPO featured on CBS’ ‘The Early Show’

American Nurses Association Chief Programs Officer Amy Garcia, MSN, RN, CAE, was interviewed on the CBS show “The Early Show” on July 14. The segment was part of a report on the lack of school nurses that focused on the tragic death of an elementary school-aged child in [Read More]

ANA joins legal fight over the ‘Affordable Care Act’

ANA joins legal fight over the ‘Affordable Care Act’

As reported in Medscape and Legal Newsline, ANA is lending its support to the federal government in the wake of the multi-state lawsuit filed to stop implementation of the “Affordable Care Act” (ACA). A total of 20 states have joined the suit, which argues that [Read More]

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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]

Beyond folding washcloths: An innovation for diversional activity

Beyond folding washcloths: An innovation for diversional activity

Finding ways to keep patients safe in today’s complex hospital settings is an ongoing challenge. RNs experience a [Read More]

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