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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]

The power to change

The power to change

Nurse Athlete program focuses on energy management for better health Being healthy and fit may be even more of a state of mind than one thinks. David Hrabe, PhD, RN, recalled a conversation he had with a trainer at the beginning of the year about the number of people [Read More]

Nurses gather for Membership Assembly

Nurses gather for Membership Assembly

Events at the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Membership Assembly will draw from the theme of “Nurses Leading the Way” — with nurse representatives engaging in leadership and professional issues discussions, electing ANA officials, participating in political [Read More]

Optimizing heart health

Optimizing heart health

Know the facts, have a plan, make a difference for you and your patients What do we know about RNs, their risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and prevention in America? CVD remains the No. 1 cause of death, and it kills more women than men. According to the INTERHEART [Read More]

Honoring ANA’s Hall of Fame inductees

Honoring ANA’s Hall of Fame inductees

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of profiles to highlight the American Nurses Association 2014 Hall of Fame and Honorary Award recipients. Watch upcoming issues of The American Nurse for continued coverage. ANA Hall of Fame Pearl McIver, MS, RN (1893-1976) [Read More]

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Time for RNs to get out the vote

Time for RNs to get out the vote

If today were Election Day, do you have a plan to vote? Or have you already participated in absentee or early voting? [Read More]

Outbreaks emphasize need for precaution

Outbreaks emphasize need for precaution

Since late summer, two infectious diseases have dominated the health care scene: Ebola and enterovirus D68. These [Read More]

Tune in to President Cipriano’s fall message

Tune in to President Cipriano’s fall message

New ANA President Pam Cipriano provides an update on ANA activities and a look at what’s in store for the [Read More]

ANA CEO helps advise business leaders build better health

ANA CEO helps advise business leaders build better health

ANA CEO Marla Weston, PhD, RN, FAAN, recently participated in the release of Building Better Health: Innovative [Read More]

Linda A. Schwartz confirmed as VA Assistant Secretary

Linda A. Schwartz confirmed as VA Assistant Secretary

American Nurses Association (ANA) and Connecticut Nurses Association member Linda A. Schwartz, DrPH, MSN, RN, FAAN, has [Read More]

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