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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 $5 million to more than 1,000 beginning and experienced nurse researchers. This year, the Foundation bestowed more than $249,500 to aid nursing research, [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 contributions of clinical nurses for innovation, consultation, leadership and professional risk-taking. The 2015 award winners were recognized at the ANCC National [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 Bessent, EdD, MSN, RN, FAAN, and Barbara Thoman Curtis, RN. Both were long-time nurse leaders who made a critical difference to the nursing profession and [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, “Transforming Health, Driving Policy,” Oct. 17 in Washington, DC. “Nursing is a profession that is growing and becoming increasingly important in health [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 workday is busy and hectic. Even the best nurses occasionally commit errors of omission, which can have devastating effects on patient care and on nurses [Read More]

New approaches to address quality, safety and staffing

New approaches to address quality, safety and staffing

A 2016 American Nurses Association conference will tackle the most pressing issues RNs face when it convenes March 9 to 11 in Lake Buena Vista, FL. Attendees will explore the conference theme, Connecting Quality, Safety and Staffing to Improve Outcomes, while learning about [Read More]

Critical care nurses can champion palliative care

Palliative care provides proven benefits to critically ill patients with life-threatening illnesses, yet barriers to palliative care consultations prevent many patients and their families from discussing it with their team of health care providers, according to an article [Read More]

Expanding the primary care workforce

Expanding the primary care workforce

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced in mid-October more than $240 million — including about $176 million in Affordable Care Act funding — to support the National Health Service Corps and NURSE Corps scholarship and loan repayment programs [Read More]

Apply now to improve geriatric health outcomes

Apply now to improve geriatric health outcomes

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, is accepting applications for its Gerontologic Nursing Leadership Academy through Jan. 3, 2016. The GNLA is a prestigious, highly selective 18-month leadership development experience created for high potential, [Read More]

The costs of applying for nursing research grants

The costs of applying for nursing research grants

In the first known study of its kind, researchers at Columbia University School of Nursing have found that individuals involved in nursing research spent as much as the equivalent of four 40-hour weeks and $270,240 in faculty and staff salary and associated costs preparing [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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