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Ohio nurse earns Immunity Award

Ohio nurse earns Immunity Award

When the Ohio Department of Health has a surplus of adult hepatitis vaccines soon to expire at immunization sites around the state, the agency channels some excess supply to Columbus Public Health (CPH), where Denice Abbot, RN, makes sure the vaccines are used in time to [Read More]

Research toolkit available

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has developed a multi-use “Research Toolkit” that can help nurses provide evidence-based care that promotes quality health outcomes for individuals, families, communities, and health care systems. It also can assist in using [Read More]

Membership category change: new names, same benefits

American Nurses Association (ANA) is renaming its membership categories to make them more straightforward and easy to understand. You will continue to see these name changes in membership materials and web pages in the weeks ahead. ANA members will not have to do anything [Read More]

First nursing charter school opens in Rhode Island

First nursing charter school opens in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Nurses Institute (RINI) Middle College Charter School recently opened its doors to the public as part of an official celebration recognizing this landmark approach to enticing more young people into nursing careers. The school allows secondary students [Read More]

Calling for drug shortage measure

The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) issued its strong support for federal legislation, known as the “Preserving Access to Life Saving Medications Act” (S 296). Introduced by U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Robert Casey (D-PA), the measure would require [Read More]

Emergency nursing a specialty

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has formally recognized emergency nursing as a specialty practice. Emergency nursing is the care of individuals across the lifespan with perceived or actual physical or emotional alterations of health that are undiagnosed or require [Read More]

Dangerous bacteria on uniforms

Dangerous bacteria on uniforms

More than 60 percent of hospital nurses’ and physicians’ uniforms tested positive for potentially dangerous bacteria, according to a study published in the September issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of  the Association for [Read More]

Government gives $600 million to fund preparedness

Government gives $600 million to fund preparedness

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently awarded more than $613 million to strengthen all-hazards emergency preparedness in 50 states, four large metropolitan areas, and eight U.S. territories and Pacific Island-areas. The Centers for Disease Control [Read More]

ANA’s new principles for social networking, webinar

ANA’s new principles for social networking, webinar

Given the pervasiveness of social media, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has released its Principles for Social Networking and the Nurse: Guidance for the Registered Nurse, a resource to guide nurses and nursing students in how they maintain professional standards in [Read More]

Advocacy at the state level: why it’s important

Advocacy at the state level: why it’s important

The American Nurses Association (ANA) addresses many advanced practice registered nurse-related issues at the national level with national stakeholder groups and policy makers, Congress, and federal agencies. However, with the implementation of the “Affordable Care Act” [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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