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Teamwork: Caring for ourselves and our patients

Teamwork: Caring for ourselves and our patients

“How well do you work on a team?” the nurse manager asked in my job interview. “Oh, very well,” I said quickly. As a new graduate, I was trying to emit the qualities that consistently earn nursing the title of the most trusted profession: knowledgeable, caring, [Read More]

ANA Conference March 11: For nurses safety is the ultimate goal

ANA Conference March 11: For nurses safety is the ultimate goal

In order to provide optimal conditions for patient safety, nurses must first understand how safety relies on staffing levels and quality of care. At the closing plenary session today at the 2016 ANA  Conference nurses discussed tips and tools to make the connection between [Read More]

ANA Conference March 10: Nurses have made gains but more needs to be done

ANA Conference March 10: Nurses have made gains but more needs to be done

Nurses have been instrumental in the significant gains made in improving quality and safety of health care in the United States over the last decade. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, hospital-acquired conditions declined 17 percent between 2010 [Read More]

ANA Conference 2016: Nurses discuss staffing problems – and solutions

ANA Conference 2016: Nurses discuss staffing problems – and solutions

Achieving optimal staffing levels is critical to improving patient care and reducing costs, an expert told more than 100 nurses attending a preconference session at the 2016 ANA Conference, “Connecting Quality, Safety and Staffing to Improve Outcomes,” today in Lake [Read More]

Meet Alyssa Hayward

Meet Alyssa Hayward

Labor and delivery staff nurse Alyssa Hayward, BSN, RN, didn’t initially seek a leadership role on the American Nurses Association-Illinois Board of Directors; she was relatively new to the profession, having graduated in 2013. But when ANA-Illinois Treasurer Dan [Read More]

Presidental budget prompts praise and pause from the American Nurses Association

Presidental budget prompts praise and pause from the American Nurses Association

The American Nurses Association (ANA) recognizes the many critical investments put forth in today’s budget proposal and appreciates the President’s continued commitment to strengthening our nation’s health care system. ANA, however, maintains concerns over [Read More]

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]

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Learn more about Zika, resources

Learn more about Zika, resources

To provide nurses with information on the Zika virus relevant to their practice, the American Nurses Association has [Read More]

Teamwork: Caring for ourselves and our patients

Teamwork: Caring for ourselves and our patients

“How well do you work on a team?” the nurse manager asked in my job interview. “Oh, very well,” I said quickly. [Read More]

Respirator or procedure mask?

Respirator or procedure mask?

Resources available to help nurses, patients stay safe Seasonal influenza — and the emergence of infectious diseases [Read More]

ANA Conference March 11: For nurses safety is the ultimate goal

ANA Conference March 11: For nurses safety is the ultimate goal

In order to provide optimal conditions for patient safety, nurses must first understand how safety relies on staffing [Read More]

ANA Conference March 10: Nurses have made gains but more needs to be done

ANA Conference March 10: Nurses have made gains but more needs to be done

Nurses have been instrumental in the significant gains made in improving quality and safety of health care in the [Read More]

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