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On less familiar ground

On less familiar ground

Strategies aim to reduce random floating, improve the experience Having to float can fill even the most highly experienced nurse with a sense of dread. And despite its link to nurse dissatisfaction, floating continues to be a staffing practice in health care facilities [Read More]

ANA welcomes the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing

ANA welcomes the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing

The National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (N-OADN) joined the American Nurses Association (ANA) as an organizational affiliate in December. “Excellence in nursing education is crucial to the future of the nursing profession, so we are thrilled to partner [Read More]

Calling all nurses

Calling all nurses

State legislation needed to implement the APRN Consensus Model By Andrea Brassard, PhD, FNP-C, FAANP As most states begin their new legislative sessions at the start of the year, it’s time to take action to support scope of practice legislation for advanced practice [Read More]

Flu hits young and middle-aged adults

Flu hits young and middle-aged adults

From November through December 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has received a number of reports of severe respiratory illness among young and middle-aged adults, many of whom were infected with influenza A (H1N1) pdm09 (pH1N1) virus. According to [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]

Health, wellness and work environment: How do yours compare?

Health, wellness and work environment: How do yours compare?

Your goals: to eat nutritious foods, exercise four times a week, and follow safe practices. As a group, RNs strive to achieve healthy lifestyles and to promote safe workplaces. But do you know how your individual health status and health risks compare to RNs across the [Read More]

New AACN data on BSN-prepared hiring

New AACN data on BSN-prepared hiring

New data from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) show that graduates of entry-level baccalaureate and master’s nursing programs are much more likely to have job offers at the time of graduation or soon after than are graduates from other fields. A [Read More]

New ICD-10 coding

Documentation to provide better care, support more accurate billing By Denesecia Green, Office of E-Health Standards and Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Editors note: The ICD-10 implementation has been postponed until Oct. 1, 2015. Most people would [Read More]

Nurses retain top spot as most ethical

Nurses retain top spot as most ethical

The public continues to rate nurses as the most trusted profession, according to a new Gallup survey, which ranks professions based on their honesty and ethical standards, released December 2013. “Nurses are on the front lines of health care,” said American Nurses [Read More]

The war on superbugs

The war on superbugs

Addressing the issue of antibiotic resistance With his discovery of penicillin, Alexander Fleming helped pave the way for the golden era of antibiotics, which began full force in the 1950s as more of these bacteria-fighting drugs were developed and prescribed. Many in the [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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