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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]

Meet Phillip Bautista

Meet Phillip Bautista

Better health is what Phillip Bautista, BSN, RN, PHN, wants for his family and his community, and he’s taking every opportunity to make that happen. Shortly after graduating from Fresno State University in fall 2011, Bautista began working as a perioperative nurse at a [Read More]

Driven to improve nurse satisfaction, quality, compassion toward colleagues

Driven to improve nurse satisfaction, quality, compassion toward colleagues

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. Michael L. Evans, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, [Read More]

ANF awards $240,000 in 2014 research grants

ANF awards $240,000 in 2014 research grants

The American Nurses Foundation applauds 2014 Nursing Research Grants (NRG) recipients. This year, the Foundation awarded 25 nurse researchers with more than $247,400, which is a 33 percent increase from the amount awarded in 2013. A new focus on clinical researchers at [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 dominated the health care scene: most notably Ebola and to a lesser extent, enterovirus D68. On Oct. 2, the first travel-related case of Ebola in the United [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 practices. Influenza season Although data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed an upward trend in seasonal influenza [Read More]

Mobile applications place consumers in the driver’s seat

Mobile applications place consumers in the driver’s seat

Do you remember the first time you started an IV? What type of equipment was available? Were the orders written in a paper chart or in an electronic medical record? Depending on when you became a nurse, your answer will vary. In the past 10 years, health information [Read More]

Keeping a sharp focus on advancing workforce diversity, nurses’ education

Keeping a sharp focus on advancing workforce diversity, nurses’ education

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. Vernell DeWitty, PhD, MBA, RN, is the [Read More]

ANA, federal agency collaborate to promote health information technology and improved patient outcomes

ANA, federal agency collaborate to promote health information technology and improved patient outcomes

Promoting the greater use of health information technology to support quality care — and nursing’s critical role in making that happen — were the focus of a meeting between leaders of the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the U.S. Office of the National [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 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]

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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 [Read More]

ANA: Tackling nurse fatigue together

ANA: Tackling nurse fatigue together

The American Nurses Association (ANA) calls for stronger collaboration between RNs and their employers to reduce the [Read More]

ANA advocates for Navy nurse to honor ethical obligations

ANA advocates for Navy nurse to honor ethical obligations

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has been advocating for the right of a Navy nurse to refuse to participate in the [Read More]

National coalition launches effort to place 10,000 nurses on governing boards by 2020

The American Nurses Association (ANA), the American Academy of Nursing, and the American Nurses Foundation, the [Read More]

Eliminating the overuse of labor induction

Eliminating the overuse of labor induction

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is calling upon health care providers and [Read More]

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