Saturday February 28th 2015

‘In the spotlight’ Archives

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]

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]

 Page 1 of 13  1  2  3  4  5 » ...  Last » 

Latest Topics

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, [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 [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 [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 [Read More]

U.S. multi-state measles outbreak

U.S. multi-state measles outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments are investigating a multi-state [Read More]

Recent Comments

Susa McCutcheon had this to say

Welcome, new affiliates! Read the post

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

READ THE FULL STORY HERE Read the post

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

Insider

Archives