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Posts Tagged ‘January-February 2013’

Seeking new contributors’ voices

Are you passionate about the issues facing RNs today? Do you like to stay up-to-date on current trends in nursing? Do you enjoy communications? If your answer is yes, or this describes someone you know, consider making a nomination for a seat on the Editorial Advisory Board [Read More]

ANA offers guidance on new Medicare billing codes

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is providing educational resources to help RNs and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) learn how to incorporate new Medicare payment policies for core nursing services into their practices. The new Medicare payment policies for [Read More]

New tools to help providers protect patient data in mobile devices

New tools to help providers protect patient data in mobile devices

A new federal education initiative and set of online tools have been launched to provide health care providers and organizations with practical ways to protect their patients’ protected health information when using mobile devices, such as laptops, tablets and [Read More]

Federal funding for school-based health care programs

Federal funding for school-based health care programs

More than $80 million in federal funding went to 197 school-based health care programs across the nation in mid-December 2012. Made available through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and announced by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the funds are the [Read More]

Call to end violence

The American Nurses Association (ANA) spearheaded a call to action, which was signed on by more than 40 state and specialty nurses organizations, urging President Obama, Congress and policymakers at the state and local levels to take swift action to address factors that [Read More]

Become more ethically aware, register for national conference

Become more ethically aware, register for national conference

RNs in all settings and all roles who are interested in the interconnectedness of ethics and practice can register for the Second Ethics of Caring National Nursing Conference held March 21 and 22 at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. For more information, go to [Read More]

Take 5 with a Nurse Leader

Take 5 with a Nurse Leader

Infection control expert encourages nurses to ask questions, be bold American Nurses Association member Elaine Larson, PhD, RN, FAAN, CIC, a world-renowned expert in infection control and prevention and a strong advocate for proper hand hygiene, currently has a joint [Read More]

Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice

Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice

Nurses need to be familiar with ANA’s Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice because they are held accountable to these standards by regulatory and legal bodies. Practicing within one’s scope and adhering to standards also improves patient care. Purpose/Goal: To help [Read More]

Keeping patients on course

Keeping patients on course

Nurse navigators help coordinate care all along the way Their patients are different: Cindy Andrejasich works with expectant parents and newborns, while Karen Overmeyer’s patients may be facing or given a diagnosis of lung cancer. But the two nurses share the same goals: [Read More]

Celebrate a profession to love in February

Celebrate a profession to love in February

What do you love about nursing? Nurses from across the country shared their answers to this question in a survey by the American Nurses Foundation at the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) House of Delegates meeting in June 2012. Other questions were “Why did you [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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