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HHS selects regional Ebola treatment center for southwestern U.S.

HHS selects regional Ebola treatment  center for southwestern U.S.

Putting in place the final piece of a regional network to treat patients infected with severe, highly infectious diseases, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services selected a health department and associated partner hospital to serve the region covering Arizona, [Read More]

Ebola revisited: ANA, CDC address ongoing efforts

Ebola revisited: ANA, CDC address ongoing efforts

Last summer, Ebola crept into the consciousness of at least some health care workers when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put out an advisory on its health alert network with guidelines for the evaluation of U.S. patients suspected of having the disease. That [Read More]

Lessons learned from the 2014 Ebola epidemic

Lessons learned from the 2014 Ebola epidemic

The 2014 Ebola epidemic was the largest in history and affected several countries in West Africa. The human toll was significant; laboratory confirmed cases exceeded 12,000, and a total of 6,482 people lost their lives to the disease, as reported by the Centers for Disease [Read More]

Fighting fear

Fighting fear

Last September, we experienced a new kind of terror. A virus that was killing thousands of West Africans, including health care workers, had come to America. It was not new to the world, but it was new to the American people. After claiming the life of Thomas Eric Duncan [Read More]

Urging action, promoting calm

Urging action, promoting calm

ANA and affiliated organizations work to respond effectively to Ebola In late summer of 2014, 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 [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]

ANA partners with group to address Ebola outbreak

ANA partners with group to address Ebola outbreak

With the latest Ebola outbreak continuing unabated, the American Nurses Association (ANA) is taking action to enlist volunteers and communicate the needs of both the people and health care systems in the affected West African countries of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal [Read More]

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Study, resources on OTC pain relievers

Study, resources on OTC pain relievers

A national survey recently found that while nearly all consumers say they feel confident when choosing which [Read More]

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

The American Nurses Association and its official journal, American Nurse Today, are pleased to announce the launch of [Read More]

Supply and demand

Supply and demand

Health care professionals share information, strategies on drug shortages  It is deeply ingrained in RNs to focus [Read More]

ANA’s policy development process – for and by ANA members

Member involvement in the development of professional policies is critical. Your voice can and should be heard in the [Read More]

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Through the generosity of supporters during the last 61 years, the American Nurses Foundation has awarded more than $5 [Read More]

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