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Summer reading

Summer reading

A new column and three articles on previously published OJIN topics are on the way this summer in OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. OJIN welcomes Ramona Nelson, PhD, BC-RN, ANEF, FAAN, as the new editor of the OJIN Informatics Column. Empowering ePatients to [Read More]

ANA welcomes U.S. Supreme Court decision on women’s health

ANA welcomes U.S. Supreme Court decision on women’s health

The American Nurses Association hailed the 5-3 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court June 27 in the Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt case. At issue were laws passed by the Texas legislature that required physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges [Read More]

Tackling nation’s opioid epidemic

Tackling nation’s opioid epidemic

In what is being hailed as the most sweeping drug addiction legislation in years, Congress mustered a bipartisan effort on July 14 to pass a comprehensive bill to help tackle the nation’s opioid epidemic. President Obama then signed the bill into law July 22. The [Read More]

ANA Lobby Day participants advocate on Capitol Hill

ANA Lobby Day participants advocate on Capitol Hill

The rainy weather didn’t stop nearly 350 Lobby Day participants from heading to Capitol Hill to meet with federal lawmakers and their staff to discuss major issues, including safe staffing, workforce education funding, expanding access to home health benefits and research [Read More]

Preventing tragedies

Preventing tragedies

New Mexico nurses lead initiative on shaken baby syndrome An initiative — developed and driven by RNs to prevent shaken baby syndrome — is gaining momentum in New Mexico.  And it’s a prime example of nurses who, seeing a need, take action to make an important [Read More]

How to be present, despite a never-ending to-do list

How to be present, despite a never-ending to-do list

Despite my plan to “lay low” when I first got to the unit, I quickly developed a reputation that I hadn’t intended, as I rushed around everywhere, no matter what I was doing. I sprinted to the supply cabinets, narrowly dodged the floor cleaner, and earned the [Read More]

Texas nursing program teams up with Meals on Wheels

Texas nursing program teams up with Meals on Wheels

The psychosocial risks for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease among the underserved and disadvantaged elderly population are the focus of a joint project between The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing and Interfaith Ministries’ [Read More]

Can gratitude make nursing even stronger?

Can gratitude make nursing even stronger?

“Thank you for all that you do in mentoring me in this crazy, beautiful world of nursing. Hope you find this gift in good health and that it would remind you how great a nurse you are and how generous your contributions have been to this profession.” “You make a [Read More]

What patients need to know when going to the hospital

What patients need to know when going to the hospital

A road map to a speedy recovery Hospital visits can be intimidating for patients. On top of already being sick or in pain, they now have to deal with unfamiliar processes and procedures relating to their care. As a nurse, you may think your patients understand more than [Read More]

Gaining momentum: Collaboration for academic progression

Gaining momentum: Collaboration for academic progression

The path to obtaining a Bachelor of Science in nursing can be strewn with challenges. Helping clear the way, the American Nurses Association and the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing joined forces in July 2015 to release the joint statement, “Academic Progression [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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