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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]

Projected job growth in states by 2022

Projected job growth in states by 2022

Demand for services, retirements drive need for 1.1 million more nurses The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects increases in demand for an additional 574,400 RNs and APRNs by 2022.  In addition, 555,100 RNs and APRNs will retire or otherwise leave the labor [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]

Photo story: Nurses in Action

Photo story: Nurses in Action

Check out scenes from the 2014 ANA Membership Assembly as reported by Susan Trossman for The American Nurse at http://nursingworld.org/MA-slideshow. [Read More]

American Nurse Today announces Lillee Gelinas as new editor-in-chief

<I>American Nurse Today</I> announces Lillee Gelinas as new editor-in-chief

American Nurse Today, the official journal of the American Nurses Association (ANA), announced that Lillee Gelinas, MSN, RN, FAAN, has been appointed editor-in-chief effective June 1. Gelinas, a member of ANA and the Texas Nurses Association, has served on the journal’s [Read More]

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Meet ANA’s new president

Meet ANA’s new president

Newly elected American Nurses Association (ANA) President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, recently sat down [Read More]

All for one and one for all

All for one and one for all

Interprofessional education aims at fostering teamwork, quality care Health care professionals who learn together, work [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) [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 [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 [Read More]

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“New Validation for Simulation Education” ANA Article from INACSL VP Lori Lioce | had this to say

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Takeaways from 2014 ANA Membership Assembly | Off the Charts had this to say

And the membership assembly elected a new president, Pamela Cipriano, who will serve a two-year term. You can see video Read the post

Working Together, Transforming ANA And Recognizing Nurse Leaders | Colorado Nurses Association had this to say

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June 13, 2014: ANA Membership Assembly | The American Nurse had this to say

and the remarkable achievements of 10 of their colleagues. Five nurses were inducted into ANA’s prestigious Hall of Read the post

Everyday Heroes | The American Nurse had this to say

Boston is my home. I have lived in this area my entire life. I have always felt a special sense of pride and good Read the post

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