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How to be a good preceptee

Take advantage of orientation to hone skills and build confidence.  Takeaways: Orientation aids nurses’ personal and professional growth, helps reduce turnover rate, and improves overall...

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The importance of student nursing and engineering collaborations

Nurses and engineers serve vital roles in health and healthcare, creating, designing, and implementing solutions...
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The Dauntless Nurse: Nurses Week and the march on D.C.

Nurses want to celebrate Nurses Week because they love their profession. They’re also marching on...
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Taking the lead from Florence Nightingale

The details of Florence Nightingale’s work are no secret to any nursing professional. It would...
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Easy science and health communications strategies

Science and health communication is a big part of research, education, and innovation — being able to...
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(Mis)adventures in nursing documentation

Recently, I found myself in a lighthearted social gathering of like-minded strangers sipping colorful drinks...
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The Dauntless Nurse: A Beacon for Safety

“Why didn’t Nurse Vaught see that it was the wrong drug? I mean, come on,...

Education and Career Guide

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The American Nurse Education and Career Guide provides you with facts, figures, other nurses’ experiences, and tons of other resources to help you in your journey.

Stay up-to-date with the latest from the American Nurse Journal community! Follow our editors’ blogs, The Writing Mind, Off the Charts, and read more about highlights in the broader nursing community, and check out the newest letter to the editor.

Interoperability explained

Advocate for data sharing that optimizes patient care and outcomes.  Takeaways: Interoperability occurs when two or more systems exchange health information. Nursing is the vanguard...

Management of aggressive patient situations

Program development, implementation, and evaluation. Takeaways Workplace violence is a growing threat in healthcare worldwide and rates of verbal and physical assault correlate with patient...
Continuous glucose monitoring: the basics

Continuous glucose monitoring: THE BASICS

Technology aids diabetes self-management and enhances treatment planning.  CNE: 1.5 contact hours Learning Objectives: Describe continuous glucose monitor (CGM) device options and the differences between personal and...
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ANA Enterprise News, May 2022

Live virtual event caps Nurses Month recognitions The informative, inspirational, and healing stories of nurses will feature prominently in the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) You...

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Education and surveillance are key for patients at risk for this rare but fatal complication.  Takeaways: Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is a rare demyelinating opportunistic...
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How to be a good preceptee

Take advantage of orientation to hone skills and build confidence.  Takeaways: Orientation aids nurses’ personal and professional growth, helps reduce turnover rate, and improves overall...
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Vital and invaluable

Recognizing nurses’ service during Nurses Month. May marks Nurses Month, a time to offer RNs nationwide well-deserved thanks and recognition for all they do and...

HealthCom Media, the publishers of American Nurse Journal, the American Nurses Association and Al Roker Productions collaborated to bring a few shining examples of the exemplary work being done by nurses in today’s very challenging healthcare environment to the American public.

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Menopause and Sleep Problems

Data shows that sleep disturbances increase in prevalence during the menopausal transition, with the most common complaint being nighttime awakenings. Take our quick three-question survey...