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Posts Tagged ‘Nursing Practice and Work Environment’

Beyond folding washcloths: An innovation for diversional activity

Beyond folding washcloths: An innovation for diversional activity

Finding ways to keep patients safe in today’s complex hospital settings is an ongoing challenge. RNs experience a multitude of daily pressures arising from regulations, standards and hospital initiatives. It is particularly challenging when nurses are faced with balancing [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]

Panel assembles to examine issues in palliative and hospice nursing

Panel assembles to examine issues in palliative and hospice nursing

The American Nurses Association and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association have embarked on an innovative partnership in jointly convening the 2016 Palliative and Hospice Nursing Professional Issues Panel. More than 250 nurses, both RN and APRN participants, applied [Read More]

Public health nurses strive to keep community safe, healthy

Public health nurses strive to keep community safe, healthy

Public health nurses are on the front lines of health care and prevention. The recent outbreak of measles and the emergence of the Ebola virus in the United States last year are just two examples of public health emergencies in which public health nurses have been [Read More]

National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities asks: What would you do?

National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities asks: What would you do?

Disability can happen to anyone at any time through illness, injury or accident, but most people don’t think it will happen to them. The National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities (NOND) promotes equity for people with disabilities and chronic health conditions in [Read More]

The quality question: pearls for practice

The quality question: pearls for practice

It is hard to be in a room with other health care professionals these days and not hear the word quality at least once or twice in any given discussion. So what does it all mean, and what do quality nursing care and quality outcomes mean to you? Background In 2000 the [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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