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ANA-published book garners top honors

ANA-published book garners top honors

Published by the American Nurses Association, “Information Overload: Framework, Tips, and Tools to Manage in Complex Healthcare Environments” has been recognized by the American Journal of Nursing as one of the best nursing and health care publications of 2015. [Read More]

Creating a culture of safety

Creating a culture of safety

ANA offering activities to help RNs make that goal a reality With the start of the New Year, the American Nurses Association has ramped up its efforts to assist nurses in achieving a culture of safety in 2016 – no matter where they work or what role they hold. The theme [Read More]

Sharing her passion for nursing, education

Sharing her passion for nursing, education

Nancy Diede, EdD, MS, RN, CNE, has been passionate about nurse education for more than 29 years. An Oklahoma Nurses Association member, she currently serves as the Department Head of Health Sciences and an associate professor at Rogers State University in Claremore, OK.  [Read More]

Developing international nurse leaders

Developing international nurse leaders

Each September, nurse leaders from around the world arrive in Geneva, Switzerland, to attend the ICN-Burdett Global Nursing Leadership Institute. Established in 2009 to provide a leadership program for nurses in senior and executive level positions, the GNLI is sponsored by [Read More]

World AIDS Day:
On the road to zero

World AIDS Day: <BR>On the road to zero

Dec. 1, 2015, marks the 27th anniversary of World AIDS Day. We have made remarkable progress, as evidenced by the theme “Getting to zero: Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths.” Today, effective and well-tolerated antiretroviral therapy [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]

Barbara Thoman Curtis: The quintessential nurse activist and change agent

Barbara Thoman Curtis: The quintessential nurse activist and change agent

Editor’s note: In this column, we conclude our series highlighting the 2014 American Nurses Association National Award recipients. For a list of winners and additional profiles, visit NursingWorld.org or TheAmericanNurse.org. Barbara Thoman Curtis, RN, a Florida Nurses [Read More]

ANA recommends RNs be immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases

ANA recommends RNs be immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases

The American Nurses Association is calling for all persons, including RNs, to be immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases, with the only exemptions being for medical or religious reasons. ANA’s new position on immunization aligns with recommendations from the [Read More]

Ebola revisited: ANA, CDC address ongoing efforts

Ebola revisited: ANA, CDC address ongoing efforts

Last summer, Ebola crept into the consciousness of at least some health care workers when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put out an advisory on its health alert network with guidelines for the evaluation of U.S. patients suspected of having the disease. That [Read More]

Lessons learned from the 2014 Ebola epidemic

Lessons learned from the 2014 Ebola epidemic

The 2014 Ebola epidemic was the largest in history and affected several countries in West Africa. The human toll was significant; laboratory confirmed cases exceeded 12,000, and a total of 6,482 people lost their lives to the disease, as reported by the Centers for Disease [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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