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Texas nursing program teams up with Meals on Wheels

Texas nursing program teams up with Meals on Wheels

The psychosocial risks for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease among the underserved and disadvantaged elderly population are the focus of a joint project between The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing and Interfaith Ministries’ [Read More]

Gaining momentum: Collaboration for academic progression

Gaining momentum: Collaboration for academic progression

The path to obtaining a Bachelor of Science in nursing can be strewn with challenges. Helping clear the way, the American Nurses Association and the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing joined forces in July 2015 to release the joint statement, “Academic Progression [Read More]

Heading down the path to becoming an APRN

Heading down the path to becoming  an APRN

The past several years have seen significant evolution in the education of advanced practice registered nurses. And with an important target date of 2015 behind us, it is a good time to focus on the educational requirements to become an APRN. Many of the changes in APRN [Read More]

New ANA Nursing Knowledge Center is up and running

New ANA Nursing Knowledge Center is up and running

From certification preparation to clinical knowledge, the American Nurses Association Nursing Knowledge Center learning management system is here to help you build your career. The NKC provides educational products and support services to individual nurses and health care [Read More]

A change in the air?

A change in the air?

Nurses discuss value of a concept-based approach to education For decades, nurse educators and students have been grappling with a seemingly ever-expanding nursing curriculum in order to keep up with an ever-changing health care landscape. “There are more and more things [Read More]

80 percent by 2020

80 percent by 2020

Supporting rural and other nurses to advance their education Five years ago the Institute of Medicine’s report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, set an ambitious goal: increasing the proportion of nurses with a baccalaureate degree from 50 to 80 [Read More]

Nurses as leaders of high-performing interprofessional teams

Nurses as leaders of high-performing interprofessional teams

The days of solo practitioners — whether a family physician or private nurse — are long gone. What the Institute of Medicine has called the “geometric rise in complexity in health care” has made the high-performing health care team a modern necessity. The current [Read More]

ANA, OADN call for nurses’ access to seamless academic progression

ANA, OADN call for nurses’ access to seamless academic progression

Nursing leaders took yet another step toward strengthening the ability of nurses to more seamlessly advance their education, and in turn, meet the diverse needs of patients as health care continues to evolve. Specifically, the American Nurses Association Board of Directors [Read More]

Capella University and ANA Leadership Institute announce nursing scholarship winners

“Thank you so much for this opportunity of a lifetime. I could not be more humbled and excited for graduate school and especially my future career.” — Kevin Brandini, ANA Leadership Institute Nursing Scholarship winner at Capella University Joining forces to support [Read More]

Teaching ethics and the Code: Nurse educators weigh in

Teaching ethics and the Code: Nurse educators weigh in

A wide range of ethical questions emerge in the bioethics class that Connie Ulrich, PhD, RN, FAAN, an associate professor of bioethics and nursing at the University of Pennsylvania Schools of Nursing and Medicine, teaches to second-degree nursing students. Questions like: [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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