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Everyday heroes

Everyday heroes

In the aftermath of the tragic day when two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the city has returned to a semblance of normalcy. However, the images and the experience of the bombings, the carnage they caused and the massive manhunt for the [Read More]

RNs respond in Boston and Texas

The city of Boston and the small Texas town of West were each the site of a tragic event this April. Further binding these two communities has been their nurses, who responded to those mass casualties with courage, compassion and professional skill. Massachusetts [Read More]

ANA’s national standards on SPHM released

ANA’s national standards on SPHM released

It may not come as a surprise: health care workers suffer a higher rate of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) than do construction, mining or manufacturing workers. In 2011, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the rate of health care workers suffering from MSDs [Read More]

ANA webinar offers examples, strategies

Innovation takes curiosity, creativity and a commitment from all nurses to try new ideas to improve care — even if those ideas may not work out. That was just one of the messages that was presented to the more than 3,500 nurses who tuned in to the American Nurses [Read More]

Celebrating Virginia Kelley, CRNA: 20 years and counting

Celebrating Virginia Kelley, CRNA: 20 years and counting

“She was filled with the very essence of life. She was a celebration on the way to heaven,” said Rev. John Miles, at the funeral for Virginia Clinton Kelley, CRNA, who died of cancer on Jan 6, 1993.  More than 20 years after her death, Kelley’s legacy lives on [Read More]

Navigating new frontiers: nursing’s role in care coordination

Care coordination is a complex concept which encompasses many aspects of care delivery, organization and quality. Care must be coordinated not only within the practice setting, but among practice and community settings, labs, specialists and hospitals. Nursing’s holistic [Read More]

A review of six factors in delivering nursing care

The six new articles in the upcoming May 31 Online Journal of Nursing (OJIN) topic, Delivering Nursing Care: Current Factors to Consider discuss a variety of factors that may impact nursing care. In The Impact of Emerging Technology on Nursing Care: Warp Speed Ahead, author [Read More]

Mark your calendars: ANA’s Lobby Day June 27

Mark your calendars: ANA’s Lobby Day June 27

The American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Annual Lobby Day provides a unique opportunity for all nurses to speak with one collective voice on the issues that matter most to the profession. Whether planning to participate in Washington, DC, or across the country, mark this [Read More]

Take 5 with a Nurse Leader

Take 5 with a Nurse Leader

Helping to lead a workplace of caring As a nurse researcher at the VA (Veterans Affairs) Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System, Margaret (Peggy) Gound, DNP, APRN-NP, BC, helps ensure evidence-based practice and advocates for a workplace culture that values self-care. The [Read More]

ANA members join Clean Air Coalition

ANA members join Clean Air Coalition

Fourteen American Nurses Association (ANA) members from 13 states serving as “Clean Air Ambassadors” recently joined forces with a diverse coalition of physicians, clergy, labor and tribal leaders, and social justice advocates to meet with their members of Congress 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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