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Making nurses’ voices count

Last year when world health officials declared a global pandemic, the American Nurses Foundation committed to addressing the impact of COVID-19 on nurses and...

American Nurse Heroes

The American Nurses Association (ANA), Al Roker Entertainment, and HealthCom Media, publisher of American Nurse Journal, have joined forces to produce a multi-channel campaign to celebrate the heroic work of nurses and the positive impact they have on our nation in this time of crisis—and beyond. 

My Nurse Influencers

To celebrate the launch of the Year of the Nurse, American Nurse Journal launched its My Nurse Influencer program to feature some of the greatest online nurse influencers! These influencers bring a fresh perspective to our journal and offer our readers more diverse topic matter. We are also thrilled to offer these influencers a platform to share their voices.

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A Nurse’s Guide to Social Media

Social media can be a tricky business, especially for a profession struggling with how and...
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Above and beyond bed bath

The first time I heard “It’s not in my job description” invoked was during an...
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The Dauntless Nurse: Had Enough Yet? The latest on nurse burnout

A recent study by the International Council of Nurses found that burnout rates in Nursing...
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Visitor restrictions during COVID-19: ethical considerations

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals across the nation established strict visitor restrictions...
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Laughter is the best medicine: On the links and In the Trenches with Eric Keller

I am the luckiest guy alive. Throughout my life there has been trauma and comedy, along...
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A Pioneering Spirit: Leaders as Framers in Turbulent Times

Will it always be like this? A critical care nurse leader was recently asked this...

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

Making nurses’ voices count

Last year when world health officials declared a global pandemic, the American Nurses Foundation committed to addressing the impact of COVID-19 on nurses and...

Take time to appreciate the importance of what you do

Lessons learned from 1918 d In 1918, the “Spanish flu” killed most people who were infected. Thanks to the efforts of thousands of researchers across...

ANA Enterprise News April 2021

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is working with other national organizations to build the public’s confidence in and acceptance of vaccines. In late February,...

Nurses take the lead on COVID-19 vaccination

Innovation and coordination are keys for success. As authorized COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed across the nation, RNs are leading rollout administration, coordination, and education...

Leading the nursing profession

A roadmap for every nurse leader’s career journey Ongoing challenges related to the pandemic have stretched nurse leaders and their teams in unexpected ways. How...

Managing new nurse fear and anxiety

Simple strategies can help with transition to practice. Takeaways: Many nurses who graduated in 2020 and 2021 (in the midst of the pandemic) found themselves...

Mitigating melanoma

Early detection and intervention is key for higher survival rates. Takeaways: Late identification and recognition of melanoma lead to worsening health outcomes. Nursing patient education...
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Making nurses’ voices count

Last year when world health officials declared a global pandemic, the American Nurses Foundation committed to addressing the impact of COVID-19 on nurses and...
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Take time to appreciate the importance of what you do

Lessons learned from 1918 d In 1918, the “Spanish flu” killed most people who were infected. Thanks to the efforts of thousands of researchers across...
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Leading the nursing profession

A roadmap for every nurse leader’s career journey Ongoing challenges related to the pandemic have stretched nurse leaders and their teams in unexpected ways. How...
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Operationalizing new knowledge, innovations, and improvement

This organization’s infrastructure supports clinical inquiry.  Takeaways: Nursing has the responsibility to provide evidence-based practice that meets patient, family, and community expectations. New knowledge, innovations,...

When COVID-19 strikes home

My personal story The pandemic’s impact on frontline caregivers has captured headlines and hearts for months. I read as many as I can to understand...
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Podcast: The Nurse’s Role in Retinopathy of Prematurity

Dr. Patricia Macho discusses the importance of maintaining oxygen saturation within prescribed limits in order to prevent ROP in low birth weight infants.

Education and Career Guide

Education can be the key to professional success. Whether you’re a new or experienced nurse, returning to school to get your BSN or an advanced degree can make the difference between thriving and stagnating in your career. Tap into the articles presented in this year’s education guide for tips and thoughtful advice on nursing education.

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.

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