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Meet ANA’s new president

Meet ANA’s new president

Newly elected American Nurses Association (ANA) President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, recently sat down with The American Nurse to discuss her vision for ANA and how nurses can help transform health care. You’ve shared your perspective through your [Read More]

All for one and one for all

All for one and one for all

Interprofessional education aims at fostering teamwork, quality care Health care professionals who learn together, work better together. That is the premise behind the growing practice of interprofessional education (IPE) in both schools and clinical settings. “If we [Read More]

Her innovative projects to improve health of veterans, wounded warriors

Her innovative projects to improve health of veterans, wounded warriors

Editor’s note: In this column, we continue our series highlighting the 2014 American Nurses Association (ANA) National Award recipients. For a list of winners and additional profiles, visit NursingWorld.org or TheAmericanNurse.org. This June, ANA presented Cheryl A. [Read More]

Better, safer patient care through evidence-based practice and teamwork

Better, safer patient care through evidence-based practice and teamwork

In today’s health care environment, patients rely on multiple providers for their care. For that care to be safe and of the highest quality, the Institute of Medicine, the nursing community and others have recognized the need for health care providers to embrace a [Read More]

Completely revised Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Scope and Standards keeps pace with change

Completely revised Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Scope and Standards keeps pace with change

Co-published by ANA with the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, an organizational affiliate of ANA, and International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses Mental health care is undergoing a revolutionary transformation. Nurses in every care setting are [Read More]

Library and information services, the ICD-10 update, and opioid overdose among new summer topics

Library and information services, the ICD-10 update, and opioid overdose among new summer topics

A new article, several columns and many new letters to the editor are available this summer in OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. The Value of Library and Information Services in Nursing and Patient Care By Joanne Marshall, PhD, MLS, MHS; Jennifer Morgan, PhD; [Read More]

Nurses advocate on Capitol Hill

Nurses advocate on Capitol Hill

On June 12, the American Nurses Association (ANA) held its Annual Lobby Day, when more than 160 nurses gathered to attend 255 different congressional meetings in Washington, DC. Lobby Day began as Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) addressed attendees during a breakfast briefing at [Read More]

ANF launches revamped ‘Honor a Nurse’ program

ANF launches revamped ‘Honor a Nurse’ program

Honored Nurse of the Quarter recognized It takes only a moment to offer words of appreciation and show support, and the positive effects can be lasting. To make sure nurses know they are respected and valued by patients, families and the broader community, the American [Read More]

Online scenarios help steer RNs through modern-day challenges

Online scenarios help steer RNs through modern-day challenges

Looking for interactive online learning? The American Nurses Association is releasing two new contemporary, online CE modules in August: • Promises and Perils of Social Media • Care Coordination: A Day in the Life Designed to fit your lifestyle, these engaging modules [Read More]

Transition to full practice authority for APRNs

Transition to full practice authority for APRNs

The American Nurses Association (ANA) supports its constituent and state nurses associations (C/SNAs) as they seek removal of legislative and regulatory barriers to advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) services. The ANA staff participates in weekly “SWAT” [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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