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Education for the American nurse

Education for the American nurse

In August, the American Nurses Foundation distributed its first matching scholarships to nurses in four states. Through the generosity of Fresenius Kabi, proceeds from The American Nurse: Photographs and Interviews by Carolyn Jones enabled the foundation to provide $9,500 [Read More]

ANF launches revamped ‘Honor a Nurse’ program

ANF launches revamped ‘Honor a Nurse’ program

Honored Nurse of the Quarter recognized It takes only a moment to offer words of appreciation and show support, and the positive effects can be lasting. To make sure nurses know they are respected and valued by patients, families and the broader community, the American [Read More]

Where can nurse researchers find funding?

Where can nurse researchers find funding?

American Nurses Foundation to award up to $225,000 in 2014 Research Grants Priorities include nurse leadership, empowering nurse change agents The American Nurses Foundation (ANF) is now accepting applications for its 2014 Nursing Research Grant (NRG) Program. The program [Read More]

Making an impact on children with autism

Making an impact on children with autism

By Katherine Gatewood In 2012, the American Nurses Foundation (ANF) provided a grant to Amanda Brown, MSN, RN, CPN, CNL, of the University of Florida as part of the foundation’s Nursing Research Grants program. Established in 1955, the program encourages rigorous [Read More]

Aid needed following Philippines typhoon

Aid needed following Philippines typhoon

The American Nurses Foundation (ANF), in partnership with the Philippine Nurses Association of America, is currently accepting donations to provide aid and assistance to the people of the Philippines who have been impacted by Typhoon Haiyan. The American Nurses Association [Read More]

ANF partners with ONA to aid disaster victims

ANF partners with ONA to aid disaster victims

During the early evening of May 31, the widest tornado in recorded history hit Oklahoma. Vonnie Meritt, an RN living west of Oklahoma City, lost the farm she and her husband spent their lives building. Just before the tornado hit, Meritt got a desperate call from her son, [Read More]

Profile: An adventurer at nursing’s frontiers expands the profession’s scope and efficacy

Profile: An adventurer at nursing’s frontiers expands the profession’s scope and efficacy

Achieving the impossible sounds like a cliché until you’ve heard what Rita K. Chow, EdD, RN, AHN-BC, FNGNA, FAAN, 86, has accomplished in her varied nursing career. Time after time, Chow stepped into daunting roles where her keen intellect, humor, courage and compassion [Read More]

ANF to develop tools to aid nurses in PTSD care

With a $75,000 grant from the American Nurses Foundation (ANF), the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing is developing a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) toolkit to help civilian RNs better assess and treat PTSD in the nation’s veterans and military service [Read More]

American Nurses Foundation expands legacy recognition

American Nurses Foundation expands legacy recognition

Nelson Henderson said, “The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” That is the spirit behind the American Nurses Foundation (ANF) Legacy Wall launched in 2007 to recognize individuals’ lifetime giving to the foundation. [Read More]

Celebrate a profession to love in February

Celebrate a profession to love in February

What do you love about nursing? Nurses from across the country shared their answers to this question in a survey by the American Nurses Foundation at the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) House of Delegates meeting in June 2012. Other questions were “Why did you [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

Roll up your sleeves, wash your hands and other precautionary advice

Roll up your sleeves, wash your hands and other precautionary advice

To protect themselves, their patients and the community, nurses gear up to model and promote standard infection control [Read More]

Celebrating 50 years of workforce funding

Celebrating 50 years of workforce funding

On Sept. 8, ANA and the Nursing Community, a coalition of 61 nursing organizations of which ANA is a member, joined [Read More]

RNs will gather to focus on the front line of care

RNs will gather to focus on the front line of care

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the 2015 American Nurses Association (ANA) Quality Conference, taking place Feb. [Read More]

Free Health Risk Appraisal addresses RN and student nurse risks

Free Health Risk Appraisal addresses RN and student nurse risks

More than 4,200 RNs and nursing students have taken ANA’s HealthyNurse™ Health Risk Appraisal (HRA). Have you? This [Read More]

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