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Nurses at the table: in the United States and around the world

Nurses at the table: in the United States and around the world

A few words to the wise—if you are having a discussion about health care, look to your left and to your right. If one (or more) of those individuals is not an RN, there is a serious and inexcusable gap in the conversation. Any conversation about health care without the [Read More]

Preparing for the boomer effect

Preparing for the boomer effect

Less experienced nurses may step into nurse manager role sooner In many ways, the role of a nurse manager requires being a “Jack of all trades.” And as far as the second half of that saying goes — “a master of none” — forget about it. Positive patient outcomes [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]

Grants to support state action coalitions

Grants to support state action coalitions

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently announced that 10 additional states will be part of the Future of Nursing State Implementation Program. The program is helping states prepare the nursing profession to address the nation’s most pressing health care [Read More]

Future of Nursing report turns three

Future of Nursing report turns three

The American Nurses Association was well represented at the Dec. 11 event at the National Academy of Sciences headquarters commemorating the third anniversary of the landmark report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. Hosted by Institute of Medicine [Read More]

More nurses advancing their education

More nurses advancing their education

Enrollment in all types of professional nursing programs increased from 2011 to 2012, including a 3.5 percent increase in entry-level Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs, according to preliminary survey data released by the American Association of Colleges of [Read More]

The future is now

Rehabilitation nurses well-prepared for care coordination, team focus Staff nurse Joanne Pugh and case manager Susan Wirt are both longtime RNs who can easily step into the role of “nurse of the future” as called for in the Institute of Medicine report on nursing and [Read More]

Behind the technology

Behind the technology

Nurses develop and use e-systems to make patient care, RNs’ working life better Health information technology can be a great asset to direct care RNs and a strong safety benefit to patients. That’s particularly true when nurses who specialize in making the electronic [Read More]

Take 5 with a Nurse Leader

Take 5 with a Nurse Leader

Nurses leading in health care transformation Editor’s note: October 2012 marks the second anniversary of the landmark report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. The IOM report calls for nurses to take on a [Read More]

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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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