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ANA urges increased workforce funding

The United States will need to produce 1.1 million new RNs by 2022 to fill newly created jobs and replace a legion of soon-to-be retirees. The American Nurses Association (ANA) has recommended specific actions related to federal funding, nursing education and hiring [Read More]

ANA partners with group to address Ebola outbreak

ANA partners with group to address Ebola outbreak

With the latest Ebola outbreak continuing unabated, the American Nurses Association (ANA) is taking action to enlist volunteers and communicate the needs of both the people and health care systems in the affected West African countries of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal [Read More]

Tool will help nurses prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections

Tool will help nurses prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections

Nurses and other team members soon will have an evidence-based, user-friendly tool to help prevent one of the more problematic hospital-acquired infections affecting patients — catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs). “CAUTIs are the most commonly reported [Read More]

Who is watching whom?

Who is watching whom?

ONA task force believes comprehensive strategies on social media use are needed The Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) recently launched a task force to determine how often patients and their families are using social media devices to document the actions of nurses as they go [Read More]

Conscientious objection

Conscientious objection

When care collides with nurses’ morals, ethics Last winter, two high-profile — and very tragic — cases pitted family members against hospital administrations and stirred debates nationwide about brain death, policies and laws, and ethics. No matter where they [Read More]

New validation for simulation education

New validation for simulation education

Technology and improved teaching and learning strategies are changing education as we knew it. A 2013 review conducted by David Cook of more than 1,000 individual studies with more than 50,000 participants revealed that “technology-enhanced simulation is consistently [Read More]

Membership Assembly elects new president, addresses nursing issues

Membership Assembly elects new president, addresses nursing issues

Capitalizing on the theme of “Nurses Leading the Way,” representatives to the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Membership Assembly displayed their leadership skills by electing the association’s new president and offering strategies to advance [Read More]

Representatives engage in wide range of activities

Representatives engage in wide range of activities

This year’s Membership Assembly events were built around opportunities — to engage, network, deliberate, celebrate and advance nursing issues. And the 350 representatives to the Assembly, the governing body of the American Nurses Association (ANA), took full [Read More]

ANA, federal agency collaborate to promote health information technology and improved patient outcomes

ANA, federal agency collaborate to promote health information technology and improved patient outcomes

Promoting the greater use of health information technology to support quality care – and nursing’s critical role in making that happen – were the focus of a meeting between leaders of the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the U.S. Office of the National [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 name only. It’s a meaningful effort by many stakeholders — including nurses — to ensure veterans, military men and women, and their families get the [Read More]

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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 [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 [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]

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