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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 diseases reinforce the critical role that precautions play in keeping nurses, their patients and their communities safe. As the first travel-associated case of [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 remainder of 2014. Watch the video here [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 Strategies from America’s Business Leaders, a report from the Bipartisan Policy Center’s CEO Council on Health and Innovation. The new report outlines [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 been confirmed as assistant secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for Policy and Planning. Schwartz currently serves as commissioner of the [Read More]

Her innovative projects to improve health of veterans, wounded warriors

Her innovative projects to improve health of veterans, wounded warriors

Editor’s note: In this column, we continue our series highlighting the 2014 American Nurses Association (ANA) National Award recipients. For a list of winners and additional profiles, visit NursingWorld.org or TheAmericanNurse.org. This June, ANA presented Cheryl A. [Read More]

Better, safer patient care through evidence-based practice and teamwork

Better, safer patient care through evidence-based practice and teamwork

In today’s health care environment, patients rely on multiple providers for their care. For that care to be safe and of the highest quality, the Institute of Medicine, the nursing community and others have recognized the need for health care providers to embrace a [Read More]

Completely revised Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Scope and Standards keeps pace with change

Completely revised Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Scope and Standards keeps pace with change

Co-published by ANA with the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, an organizational affiliate of ANA, and International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses Mental health care is undergoing a revolutionary transformation. Nurses in every care setting are [Read More]

Progress in disease prevention, health promotion

The nation’s health is improving in more than half of the critical measures that are known to have major influence in reducing preventable disease and death, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Healthy People 2020 represents [Read More]

Better prepared for veterans’ care

Better prepared for veterans’ care

A Florida university is working with the Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System (MVAHS) to strengthen the educational preparation of nurses caring for veterans as well as to create an effective nurse residency program. With more than $8 million in federal funding, the [Read More]

ANA CEO named to 100 Most Influential in Health Care list

ANA CEO named to 100 Most Influential in Health Care list

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is pleased to announce that ANA Chief Executive Officer Marla J. Weston, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been chosen as one of Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. In its 13th year, the program honors individuals in [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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