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A study in de-stressing

A study in de-stressing

Helping nursing students to better cope and manage their overall health Nursing students repeatedly put aside their own health and wellness to get through the rigors of challenging courses and clinical rotations. But some students and practicing nurses are working to [Read More]

Self-care and screenings

Self-care and screenings

ANA, others encourage nurses to take that ounce of prevention Like the long-running ad campaign that urges women to use a certain product because they are “worth it,” the American Nurses Association (ANA) is encouraging all nurses to view their own health, safety and [Read More]

U.S. Supreme Court takes up ACA

U.S. Supreme Court takes up ACA

ANA and nurses are crucial to keeping health care reforms rolling The American Nurses Association (ANA) has a long and strong tradition of working for vulnerable patients’ access to preventive services and cost-effective, quality care. And ANA and nurse members did not [Read More]

Nurses leading through innovation

Nurses leading through innovation

Three nurses test strategies to improve care and reduce costs The health care system traditionally has been a bastion of rules, regulations, and rigid schedules. But now a stronger emphasis is being placed on creativity, and nurses are being seen as important innovators who [Read More]

ANA seeks comments on certification, personal health records

ANA seeks comments on certification, personal health records

The American Nurses Association’s (ANA) nurse experts group is seeking public input on two key documents — one that addresses nursing certification and the other personal health records. Both are expected to be posted to ANA’s website www.nursingworld.org for public [Read More]

Transforming ANA

Transforming ANA

Nurses are busy people.  Demanding schedules, easy access to information on the internet, increased specialization, and transformations in health care have changed what nurses want from a professional association.  The American Nurses Association (ANA) is listening, and [Read More]

Working nights & breast cancer

Women who frequently work the night shift might have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study published in the May 28 online issue of Occupational and Environmental Health. The authors, Johnnie Hansen, of the Institute of Cancer Epidemiology [Read More]

Nurses specializing in vaccine promotion earn ANA Immunity Award

Nurses specializing in vaccine promotion earn ANA Immunity Award

The immunization coordinator for the Tulsa (OK) Health Department and a nurse educator at the Fort Hood (TX) military base have earned the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Immunity Award for their efforts to raise immunization rates and improve vaccine program [Read More]

Joining forces to help veterans and their families

Joining forces to help veterans and their families

First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joseph Biden and a doctor of education, recently announced a commitment from nurses across the country who are eager to serve veterans and military families as part of the Joining Forces initiative. The [Read More]

Teen violence prevention keeps it real

Teen violence prevention keeps it real

Working with members of the West Philadelphia community, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and the Philadelphia Collaborative Violence Prevention Center (PCVPC) created Briana and Damon — a pair of digitally animated street smart [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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