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ANA: Tackling nurse fatigue together

ANA: Tackling nurse fatigue together

The American Nurses Association (ANA) calls for stronger collaboration between RNs and their employers to reduce the risks of nurse fatigue associated with shift work and long hours, and emphasizes strengthening a culture of safety in the work environment in a new position [Read More]

ANA advocates for Navy nurse to honor ethical obligations

ANA advocates for Navy nurse to honor ethical obligations

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has been advocating for the right of a Navy nurse to refuse to participate in the force-feeding of detainees at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba who have been engaging in a hunger strike.  In a statement, ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, [Read More]

National coalition launches effort to place 10,000 nurses on governing boards by 2020

The American Nurses Association (ANA), the American Academy of Nursing, and the American Nurses Foundation, the charitable and philanthropic arm of ANA, have helped found the Nurses on Boards Coalition, a group of national nursing organizations working together to increase [Read More]

Eliminating the overuse of labor induction

Eliminating the overuse of labor induction

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is calling upon health care providers and pregnant women to avoid induction of labor at any time during pregnancy unless it is medically necessary. AWHONN is an organizational affiliate of the [Read More]

Nurse-led initiatives improve patient outcomes

Nurse-led initiatives improve patient outcomes

Recent nurse-led initiatives addressing some of critical care’s most pressing challenges resulted in shorter average lengths of stay and other positive patient and fiscal outcomes in seven Philadelphia area hospitals, according to the American Association of Critical-Care [Read More]

Spurring conversations between health care professionals and patients

Spurring conversations between health care professionals and patients

Dedicated to advancing health policy and practice, the American Academy of Nursing released on Oct. 16 a list of common health care practices that are not always necessary or in the best interests of patient health. The list’s release occurs in conjunction with the [Read More]

NYU: Scholarships support underrepresented nursing students

The New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) recently was selected as a grant recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program (NCIN) to increase diversity in the nursing workforce. During the 2014-2015 academic year, [Read More]

ANA ‘Welcome to the Profession Kit’ offers strategies and resources

ANA ‘Welcome to the Profession Kit’ offers strategies and resources

To help ease the transition from student to professional RN, the American Nurses Association (ANA) recently launched its free “Welcome to the Profession Kit,” which can be accessed online by registering at www.nursingworld.org/NewGraduate. The kit, designed [Read More]

ANA debuts new guide: Five Easy Steps to Prevent Falls

ANA debuts new guide: <I>Five Easy Steps to Prevent Falls</I>

Falls and injury prevention are significant public health priorities. In the United States, falls are the third leading cause of death, impacting all age groups from infants and children to older adults. ANA’s Five Easy Steps to Prevent Falls: The Comprehensive Guide to [Read More]

ANCC bestows honors at 2014 National Magnet Conference

ANCC bestows honors at 2014 National Magnet Conference

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) presented its annual awards at the ANCC National Magnet Conference® in Dallas in October. National Magnet Nurse of the Year® awards Five outstanding clinicians earned this prestigious award for their innovation, [Read More]

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Get to know ANA President Pam Cipriano

Get to know ANA President Pam Cipriano

Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, was elected June 2014 to serve as the 35th president of the American Nurses [Read More]

ANA: Tackling nurse fatigue together

ANA: Tackling nurse fatigue together

The American Nurses Association (ANA) calls for stronger collaboration between RNs and their employers to reduce the [Read More]

ANA advocates for Navy nurse to honor ethical obligations

ANA advocates for Navy nurse to honor ethical obligations

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has been advocating for the right of a Navy nurse to refuse to participate in the [Read More]

National coalition launches effort to place 10,000 nurses on governing boards by 2020

The American Nurses Association (ANA), the American Academy of Nursing, and the American Nurses Foundation, the [Read More]

Eliminating the overuse of labor induction

Eliminating the overuse of labor induction

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is calling upon health care providers and [Read More]

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