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International initiative supports orphaned daughters of nurses

International initiative supports orphaned daughters of nurses

Within 11 months, Sarah was an orphan. Her mother, a nurse in sub-Saharan Africa, succumbed to AIDS, while her father died from an unknown illness. With most of the family’s money having been spent on medical expenses, Sarah joined her four brothers in dropping out of [Read More]

Foundation Corporate Advisory Board adds strength to mission

Foundation Corporate Advisory Board adds strength to mission

Throughout its history, the American Nurses Foundation has received support from many organizations, both large and small, that share its belief in the power of nursing. In recent years, the Foundation has sought to develop new strategic partnerships with individuals, [Read More]

Foundation honors exceptional RN

Foundation honors exceptional RN

Jennifer Rhoades: Creator of the Teddy Bear Clinic The American Nurses Foundation named Jennifer Rhoades, RN, of San Jacinto Methodist Hospital in Baytown, TX, as the 2014 Nurse of the Year through its Honor a Nurse program. The program acknowledges nurses who have made a [Read More]

Paving the way for nurse policymakers

Paving the way for nurse policymakers

The American Nurses Foundation, the charitable and philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association, in May announced a new effort to fund a Washington-based fellowship focused on maximizing nurses’ placement at the highest policymaking tables and engaging and [Read More]

Class of 2015: A leader for the future

Class of 2015: A leader for the future

“Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference.” — Claire Fagin, PhD, RN, FAAN To underscore these empowering words, the American Nurses Foundation has teamed up with Fresenius Kabi USA and The American Nurse Project’s visionary documentarian, [Read More]

Can saying thank you change nursing?

Can saying thank you change nursing?

It’s clearly documented that saying thank you makes both the person giving and receiving the appreciation feel better. The expression of gratitude has been linked to happiness and better health. The importance of stopping to recognize and thank nurses for their daily [Read More]

Stephanie Ferguson makes generous gift to Styles fund

Stephanie Ferguson makes generous gift to Styles fund

When Stephanie Ferguson, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP, received the “Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al Hussein Award” from the American Nurses Credentialing Center at the National Magnet Conference® in Dallas, she was already focused on another award — one she herself would [Read More]

Can saying thank you change nursing?

Can saying thank you change nursing?

It’s clearly documented that saying thank you makes both the person giving and receiving the appreciation feel better. The expression of gratitude has been linked to happiness and better health. The importance of stopping to recognize and thank nurses for their daily [Read More]

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]

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Foundation names 2015 grant recipients

Through the the generosity of supporters during the past 60 years, the American Nurses Foundation has awarded close to [Read More]

ANCC announces 2015 National Magnet Nurse of the Year award winners

ANCC announces 2015 National Magnet Nurse of the Year award winners

The American Nurses Credentialing Center National Magnet Nurse of the Year® awards recognize the outstanding [Read More]

ANA mourns loss of two exceptional nurse leaders

ANA mourns loss of two exceptional nurse leaders

The American Nurses Association and nursing community lost two extraordinary and accomplished nurses in October: Hattie [Read More]

Academy inducts 163 nurse leaders as fellows

Academy inducts 163 nurse leaders as fellows

The American Academy of Nursing inducted 163 nurse leaders as Academy fellows during its annual policy conference, [Read More]

Examining the causes and consequences of nursing errors of omission —  and how to prevent them

Examining the causes and consequences of nursing errors of omission — and how to prevent them

Taking care of multiple patients, staying on top of paperwork, helping fellow nurses and other colleagues — an RN’s [Read More]

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