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Seeing the value in nursing research

Seeing the value in nursing research

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles nurses explore ways to improve care Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a 603-licensed-bed nonprofit, academic medical center that provides care to more than 97,000 children every year. It’s home to The Saban Research Institute, a large [Read More]

From tragedy to opportunity: Investing in students’ mental health and well-being

From tragedy to opportunity: Investing in students’ mental health and well-being

Hubert Humphrey once said, “The moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life — the children.” The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) believes that our nation must invest in programs and services that seek to [Read More]

Appreciating CNPE contributions

New professional issues panels carry ANA’s work forward At the final meeting of the Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics (CNPE), American Nurses Association President Karen A. Daley, PhD, RN, FAAN, thanked current and past members for giving selflessly and playing a [Read More]

Dear editor

Thank you for running the article on rehabilitation nurses. I have witnessed firsthand what these wonderful caregivers do, but, until then, was never aware of what they did. My husband fell and sustained a major pelvic fracture that resulted in 75 days of in-patient [Read More]

ANA supports nomination of Marilyn Tavenner to head CMS

ANA supports nomination of Marilyn Tavenner to head CMS

In a statement of support, the American Nurses Association (ANA) commended the White House for its decision to nominate Marilyn Tavenner, MHA, BSN, RN, to permanently head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Tavenner, a former ICU nurse, has served as [Read More]

Public health nurses earn ANA’s Immunity Award

Public health nurses earn ANA’s Immunity Award

Educating patients about how to protect their health and preventing the transmission of disease in communities are core components of RNs’ jobs. For the last two years, the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Bringing Immunity to Every Community project recognizes [Read More]

Building a pipeline of nurse leaders

Building a pipeline of nurse leaders

Last fall, when the American Nurses Association (ANA) introduced its Leadership Institute, hundreds of nurses who work in a variety of settings participated in a five-part webinar series that offered CE credit. The content, designed for developing leaders, covered five key [Read More]

Ensuring resources exist so nurses can ask the right questions

Ensuring resources exist so nurses can ask the right questions

This issue of The American Nurse is largely devoted to the topic of nursing research, and I am using my column to share some related thoughts. Nursing research co-evolved along with evidence-based clinical practice and became an established academic discipline in the 20th [Read More]

The state of mental health care revisited

The state of mental health care revisited

ANA, nursing organizations call for improving access to care, better funding Once again it has taken a tragedy, this time at an elementary school, to restart a national dialogue about the need for better access to mental health services, including early assessment and [Read More]

ANA co-hosts roundtable on chronic illness self-management

The American Nurses Association (ANA) and the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) co-hosted an event March 7 and 8 that brought together representatives of numerous nursing organizations to discuss research around self-management of chronic illness. The National [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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