Tuesday December 23rd 2014

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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 members of Congress for events celebrating the 50th anniversary of Nursing Workforce Development programs. ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, [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. 4-6, 2015, at the Disney Coronado Spring Resorts in FL. With the theme “On the Front Line of Quality: The Future of Health Care,” ANA challenges the [Read More]

Free Health Risk Appraisal addresses RN and student nurse risks

Free Health Risk Appraisal addresses RN and student nurse risks

More than 4,200 RNs and nursing students have taken ANA’s HealthyNurse™ Health Risk Appraisal (HRA). Have you? This free, confidential and secure health risk appraisal: • Assists nurses in identifying personal and work environment health, safety and wellness risks. [Read More]

Updated Scope and Standards reflects new dynamics in home health nursing

Updated <I>Scope and Standards</I> reflects new dynamics in home health nursing

The American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Home Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition, an update of the 2007 edition, helps meet the challenges of today’s home health nurses in a variety of roles and settings. A diverse and experienced work group, [Read More]

American Nurses Foundation launches PTSD toolkit

American Nurses Foundation launches PTSD toolkit

In conjunction with President Barack Obama’s address to the American Legion’s 96th convention in August, the American Nurses Foundation (ANF) announced the launch of an interactive, web-based post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) toolkit to help civilian RNs better [Read More]

Karen Daley Leadership Fund reaches initial goal

Karen Daley Leadership Fund reaches initial goal

To honor the leadership and legacy of ANA’s immediate past president, the American Nurses Foundation established the Karen Daley Leadership Fund at the end of her term in June. The fund will provide numerous opportunities for nurses to seek knowledge and experience in [Read More]

Alaska Native nurses sought to meet mental health-related needs

Alaska Native nurses sought to meet mental health-related needs

Alaska is a vast state and a challenging one in which to provide public health and preventive services, according to Healthy Alaskans 2020 Health Assessment: Understanding the Health of Alaskans. Looking more closely at its population, surveyed Alaska residents cited [Read More]

Award recognizes nursing students for outstanding leadership

Award recognizes nursing students for outstanding leadership

In July, the American Nurses Association-New York (ANA-NY) announced the first recipients of its Future Nurse Leader award. The award honors nursing students who are entering the profession, and encourages them to continue developing their leadership skills as RNs. The [Read More]

Bill promotes RNs in long term care

Bill promotes RNs in long term care

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is encouraging nurses and policymakers to support a proposed federal measure that would ensure RN staffing in certain long term care facilities. U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) introduced on July 31 the Put a Registered Nurse in the [Read More]

Matching competencies and workforce needs

Matching competencies and workforce needs

The U.S. population is aging, demand for health care services is rising and health care employers are adding thousands of jobs each month, yet nursing graduates are having a hard time finding jobs and employers are having a hard time filling positions. How can these [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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