Thursday April 27th 2017

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Watching affects practice

Watching affects practice

When health care providers know they are being watched, they are twice as likely to comply with hand hygiene guidelines. This is in comparison to when health care providers do not know someone is watching, according to a new study that was presented at the 43rd Annual [Read More]

Cipriano re-elected as ANA president, other election results

Cipriano re-elected as ANA president, other election results

Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, was re-elected president of the American Nurses Association at the Membership Assembly held June 24 and 25 in Washington, DC. Eligible voting representatives of the Assembly also elected five members to the nine-member board of [Read More]

Nurses unite with pride (and stethoscopes)

Nurses unite with pride (and stethoscopes)

The original “shot heard round the world” commemorated the start of the Revolutionary War in 1775. But another shot heard round the world came on Sept. 14, 2015, when the hosts of the television show “The View” offended nurses by mocking Miss Colorado, Kelley [Read More]

Exploring the Science of Medical Marijuana

Exploring the Science of Medical Marijuana

Nearly 250 nurses, physicians, and patients attended the Sixth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, entitled “Cannabis: The Medicine Plant.” One of the key presentations focused on the latest research on the endocannabinoid system, which initially [Read More]

ANA-PAC to Hold Many Events at the 2010 HOD

ANA-PAC to Hold Many Events at the 2010 HOD

ANA-PAC, the political action committee of ANA, invites donors to attend a variety of fun and exciting political events during the 2010 ANA House of Delegates meeting (HOD). The events include a Congressional reception at Union Station in Washington, DC, where donors can [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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