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The new ‘fine’?

The new ‘fine’?

Nurses look at ways to move closer toward a work-life balance Ask people how they’re doing, and the standard response these days is more likely to be “busy” than “fine.” It is a phenomenon that Suzy Harrington, DNP, RN, MCHES, chief wellness officer at Oklahoma [Read More]

June 14, 2014: ANA Membership Assembly

June 14, 2014: ANA Membership Assembly

New ANA president elected, practice issues addressed Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, was elected today as the new president of the American Nurses Association (ANA). A Virginia Nurses Association member, she is a nurse consultant and the former editor-in-chief of [Read More]

Nurse explorers

Nurse explorers

They conduct research to make a difference Nurses conduct research every day on an amazing array of critical topics and, in so doing, influence patient and consumer health, greater health care policy and RNs’ work environments. These are just three of their stories. Debra [Read More]

Toward civility

Toward civility

ANA, nurses promote strategies to prevent disruptive behaviors Code red. Code blue. Code pink? While the first two codes are universally known to nurses, the less familiar, “code pink” can refer to a technique nurses employ to address unacceptable behavior in hospitals [Read More]

The state of pain

The state of pain

Better management needed There seems to be renewed media interest and governmental scrutiny around the use — and abuse — of opioids, and rightly so, say nurse experts in pain management. However, they also believe that there are many people in this country whose pain is [Read More]

Sounding the alarm

Sounding the alarm

Nurses, organizations work to address alarm fatigue Patients and their families often say they can’t wait to get home so they can finally get some rest — in part because of all the beeps and buzzes coming from IV machines, cardiac monitors and other medical equipment. [Read More]

Risk management

Risk management

Jolie’s decision sparks debate, need for more education Actress Angelina Jolie wrote an opinion piece for The New York Times that ignited a national dialogue on breast cancer risk management, informed decision-making and genetics. In the article, she reported undergoing a [Read More]

Self-care and screenings

Self-care and screenings

ANA, others encourage nurses to take that ounce of prevention Like the long-running ad campaign that urges women to use a certain product because they are “worth it,” the American Nurses Association (ANA) is encouraging all nurses to view their own health, safety and [Read More]

ANA Membership Assembly

ANA Membership Assembly

Nurse participants look at current environment with an eye toward future Nurses participating in the new Membership Assembly will play a key role in shaping the future of the association and the profession by not only providing their insights on what’s currently happening [Read More]

The findings are in

The findings are in

Nursing research makes a difference for colleagues, patients, the public If there is a good idea to be had — and particularly one that can make a difference in the lives of patients, communities or other nurses — there most likely is a nurse researcher behind it. Since [Read More]

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Photo story: Nurses in Action

Photo story: Nurses in Action

Check out scenes from the 2014 ANA Membership Assembly as reported by Susan Trossman for The American Nurse at [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 [Read More]

A grateful leader at this time of transition

A grateful leader at this time of transition

It is bittersweet for me as I collect my thoughts for my last president’s column in The American Nurse. Serving as [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 [Read More]

The new ‘fine’?

The new ‘fine’?

Nurses look at ways to move closer toward a work-life balance Ask people how they’re doing, and the standard response [Read More]

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