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It can make nurses sick

It can make nurses sick

Aiming to prevent incivility, bullying, violence During her career as a nurse working both in multigenerational and pediatric emergency departments, Deena Brecher has been on the receiving end of some frightening and violent behavior. She can recall taking care of an [Read More]

Teaching ethics and the Code:
Nurse educators weigh in

Teaching ethics and the <I>Code</I>: <BR>Nurse educators weigh in

A wide range of ethical questions emerge in the bioethics class that Connie Ulrich, PhD, RN, FAAN, an associate professor of bioethics and nursing at the University of Pennsylvania Schools of Nursing and Medicine, teaches to second-degree nursing students. Questions like: [Read More]

More than just tired

More than just tired

Nurses, employers should work together to reduce fatigue, its effects Years ago while driving home after working a 12-hour night shift in a busy emergency department, R. John Repique was pulled over by a Baltimore police officer; he was told he had been swerving. “Getting [Read More]

Urging action, promoting calm

Urging action, promoting calm

ANA and affiliated organizations work to respond effectively to Ebola Since late summer, two infectious diseases have dominated the health care scene: most notably Ebola and to a lesser extent, enterovirus D68. On Oct. 2, the first travel-related case of Ebola in the United [Read More]

Back to the future?

Back to the future?

Telehealth services, tele-nursing are on the rise Routinely assessing subtleties in a patient’s condition and offering spot-on interventions from afar may once have seemed more like science fiction than reality. But telehealth — or technology-enabled care — has now [Read More]

All for one and one for all

All for one and one for all

Interprofessional education aims at fostering teamwork, quality care Health care professionals who learn together, work better together. That is the premise behind the growing practice of interprofessional education (IPE) in both schools and clinical settings. “If we [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 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]

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July 25, 2015: Membership Assembly — Members elect ANA officials, take action

July 25, 2015: Membership Assembly — Members elect ANA officials, take action

Before the Membership Assembly came to a close today, nurse leaders took action on key issues centering on fostering an [Read More]

July 24, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses tackle three pressing issues at dialogue forums

July 24, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses tackle three pressing issues at dialogue forums

Infection prevention and control; measuring and publicly reporting nurses’ essential contributions to quality patient [Read More]

July 23, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses honored, ethics in practice explored

July 23, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses honored, ethics in practice explored

Advocacy and ethical practice were front and center at this morning’s events held in conjunction with ANA’s [Read More]

July 22, 2015: ANA Lobby Day — Let the advocacy begin

July 22, 2015: ANA Lobby Day — Let the advocacy begin

Some 240 RNs from around the country headed to Capitol Hill today to meet with policymakers and their staff to discuss [Read More]

2015 ANA Membership Assembly

2015 ANA Membership Assembly

The 2015 American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly, the annual meeting of the association’s highest [Read More]

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