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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]

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]

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Call for Nominations: Modern Healthcare 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

Call for Nominations: Modern Healthcare 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

The American Nurses Association (ANA) encourages nurses and others who support the profession to nominate nurses [Read More]

2015 National Nurses Week

2015 National Nurses Week

Ethical practice. Quality care. During National Nurses Week, from May 6 to 12, the American Nurses Association [Read More]

2015 ANA Membership Assembly

2015 ANA Membership Assembly

The 2015 American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly is fast approaching. The annual meeting of the [Read More]

Working to meet the challenge: More nurses with BSNs

Working to meet the challenge: More nurses with BSNs

The number of nurses with newly earned bachelor’s degrees poised to enter or already in the RN workforce in 2013 [Read More]

IOM report examines strategies for advancing credentialing research

IOM report examines strategies for advancing credentialing research

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) welcomes the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, “Future Directions [Read More]

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