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Nurses address staffing and other professional issues at ANA’s national meeting

Nurses address staffing and other professional issues at ANA’s national meeting

Appropriate staffing continues to be a crucial issue for RNs working in acute care and other settings, inducing nurses participating in the American Nurses Association House of Delegates (HOD) to approve a strong, comprehensive resolution on this ongoing practice, [Read More]

Nurses take bold steps to update and streamline ANA

Nurses take bold steps to update and streamline ANA

Working together, some 450 nurses participating in the American Nurses Association’s House of Delegates (HOD) took several bold steps toward re-shaping ANA with an eye toward making it stronger and more responsive to address issues important to nurses, and by streamlining [Read More]

Courage to shape our future

Courage to shape our future

Recently, I came across a quote from Winston Churchill that puts into words what I saw firsthand at our House of Delegates (HOD) meeting in June.  It says, “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, and courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” Faced [Read More]

Right hospital saves babies lives

Right hospital saves babies lives

Choosing the right hospital may make the difference between life and death for very low birth weight infants, according to research led by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and released in a recent issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association [Read More]

ANF appoints two new board members

ANF appoints two new board members

The American Nurses Foundation (ANF) recently announced the appointment of two new members with a broad range of fundraising and health policy experience to its Board of Trustees. ANF, a charitable organization affiliated with the American Nurses Association (ANA) and [Read More]

Delegates re-elect Daley as president, elect nurses for other ANA posts

Delegates re-elect Daley as president, elect nurses for other ANA posts

Nurses eligible to vote at the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) House of Delegates (HOD) re-elected Karen A. Daley, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, of Cotuit, MA, to serve a two-year term as president of ANA. Daley and other nurse leaders were elected during the ANA HOD biennial [Read More]

Opportunities for APRNs through state health insurance exchanges

Opportunities for APRNs through state health insurance exchanges

The Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act has renewed interest in an important aspect of the health care reform legislation:  the establishment of state health insurance exchanges.  In the September/October 2011 issue of The American Nurse, this column provided [Read More]

Asking questions, finding solutions

Asking questions, finding solutions

Program aims to create new generation of nurse scientists to improve health care Questions are good, especially if they lead to better health care and clinical practice. That notion is at the heart of a new program being fine-tuned at the University of North Carolina (UNC) [Read More]

Leaders in nursing: a celebration of giving to the profession

Leaders in nursing: a celebration of giving to the profession

Since the early 1900s, ANA has presented awards to prominent nurses to recognize their outstanding contributions to the nursing profession and the field of health care. On June 16, as part of its 2012 biennial House of Delegates meeting, ANA inducted six nurses into the [Read More]

Participants at ANA conference learn strategies to help themselves and their patients

Participants at ANA conference learn strategies to help themselves and their patients

Stress relief, sleep, staffing, yoga, snacks and change — all were part of the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Healthy Nurse Conference aimed at getting participants to think  — and maybe re-think — what they can do to get healthier and be better able to [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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