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30-minute pressure cooker?

30-minute pressure cooker?

ANA, nurses say multiple factors come into play with passing meds A staff nurse for 41 years, Paula Anderson, RN-C, would never cut corners to pass meds faster. “That would endanger patients,” said Anderson, president of the Ohio Nurses Association and a staff nurse IV [Read More]

Texas Nurses Association promoting enhanced nurse protections

Texas Nurses Association promoting enhanced nurse protections

Over the years, the Texas Nurses Association (TNA) has successfully spearheaded efforts to protect nurses who speak out on behalf of their patients. Now, TNA and its nurse members are promoting legislative measures that will strengthen state law, and in turn, enhance nurse [Read More]

Providing a path to safe staffing in Illinois

Providing a path to safe staffing in Illinois

Knowledge is power, and the Illinois Nurses Association (INA) and a group of graduate students are working to ensure that nurses have the facts they need to ensure safe staffing in their facilities. Specifically, they are developing a comprehensive toolkit that is aimed at [Read More]

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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]

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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

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