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Call for Nominations: Modern Healthcare 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

Call for Nominations: Modern Healthcare 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

The American Nurses Association (ANA) encourages nurses and others who support the profession to nominate nurses for Modern Healthcare’s “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” ranking. Recognizing nurse leaders in the “Most Influential” rankings is an [Read More]

2015 National Nurses Week

2015 National Nurses Week

Ethical practice. Quality care. During National Nurses Week, from May 6 to 12, the American Nurses Association celebrates RNs’ contributions to delivering the highest level of quality care to their patients. ANA’s 2015 National Nurses Week theme is “Ethical practice. [Read More]

2015 ANA Membership Assembly

2015 ANA Membership Assembly

The 2015 American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly is fast approaching. The annual meeting of the association’s highest governing body will be held July 23 through July 25, at the Renaissance Washington, DC, Downtown Hotel. At the meeting, nurse [Read More]

Influenza cases build across country

Influenza cases build across country

By mid-January, 44 states were reporting widespread influenza activity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And while some of the viruses spreading this season are different from those in the vaccine, the CDC continues to recommend that [Read More]

Barbara Zittel: A strong believer in education and collaboration

Barbara Zittel: A strong believer in education and collaboration

Editor’s note: In this column, we continue 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. Last June, Barbara Zittel, PhD, RN, received [Read More]

Teamwork translates to better performance and results

Teamwork translates to better performance and results

Feb. 6: ANA Quality Conference The relationship between good teamwork on a health care unit and performance is clear, according to research: higher patient satisfaction and perceived quality of care; lower mortality and infection rates; fewer errors, poor patient outcomes [Read More]

Decision-making tool to help nurses reduce CAUTI

Decision-making tool to help nurses reduce CAUTI

Nurses influence many factors that keep patients safer and healthier. One of the most important yet difficult to address is preventing urinary tract infections caused by catheter insertions. Now, for the first time, nurses have a streamlined, evidence-based tool designed to [Read More]

Feb 5: 2015 ANA Quality Conference

Feb 5: 2015 ANA Quality Conference

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald: Nurses are partners in creating change Registered nurses will be full partners in designing and leading the future delivery of services to veterans across the health care spectrum, the new secretary of the U.S. Department of [Read More]

Feb. 4, 2015: ANA Quality Conference

Feb. 4, 2015: ANA Quality Conference

Linking quality to a healthy work environment and culture of safety Numerous studies and regulatory and legislative changes altering payments to hospitals for preventable adverse patient outcomes have set the stage to strengthen the culture of safety in health care [Read More]

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 Association (ANA). In a new video, President Cipriano details her inspiring path to nurse leadership and the benefits of ANA membership. View video. [Read More]

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Call for Nominations: Modern Healthcare 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

Call for Nominations: Modern Healthcare 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

The American Nurses Association (ANA) encourages nurses and others who support the profession to nominate nurses [Read More]

2015 National Nurses Week

2015 National Nurses Week

Ethical practice. Quality care. During National Nurses Week, from May 6 to 12, the American Nurses Association [Read More]

2015 ANA Membership Assembly

2015 ANA Membership Assembly

The 2015 American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly is fast approaching. The annual meeting of the [Read More]

Working to meet the challenge: More nurses with BSNs

Working to meet the challenge: More nurses with BSNs

The number of nurses with newly earned bachelor’s degrees poised to enter or already in the RN workforce in 2013 [Read More]

IOM report examines strategies for advancing credentialing research

IOM report examines strategies for advancing credentialing research

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) welcomes the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, “Future Directions [Read More]

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