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COVID-19 resilience and recovery

Resilience takes collaboration and alignment. Undoubtedly, we’re navigating in unprecedented times. At a rapid pace, we’ve borne witness to a virus that’s overtaken every aspect...

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.

10 things parents can do now to help prepare children for returning to school

School nurses have been industrious during COVID-19, using innovative skills to do one of the things we do best, providing information for our families....

Midcareer nursing advancement

Reflect, be objective, and tap into your network. Many career advancement tools and techniques are available, but they need to be used with conscious intention,...

Trending jobs | School nurse

School nursing is an independent specialty practice that combines the best of public health and pediatric nursing. School nurses are responsible for the health...

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COVID-19 resilience and recovery

Resilience takes collaboration and alignment. Undoubtedly, we’re navigating in unprecedented times. At a rapid pace, we’ve borne witness to a virus that’s overtaken every aspect...

Mindfulness for medication safety

Break the cycle of rushing and multitasking. Takeaways: Patients experience an average of one medication error per day. Many medication errors are related to human...

Year of the Nurse

The world recognizes our crucial role. We’re now 7 months into the Year of the Nurse, the worldwide initiative designed to honor and recognize the...

Lead toxicity in children

Assessment and prompt intervention can prevent harm. Takeaways: Lead toxicity can cause behavioral, cognitive, or motor problems in children. Nurses’ role is to educate, monitor,...

Stroke: Act FAST

Quick action ensures timely therapy. Takeaways: The FAST acronym (Face, Arm, Speech, Time to call 911) are critical to recognizing signs of stroke and ensuring...

Claiming our rights

The pandemic has cast a spotlight on human rights. According to CNN, the night-shift emergency department (ED) nurses at a Detroit hospital reached a tipping...

A broader look at insulin

Be sure your knowledge is current. Takeaways: Insulin is a critical part of diabetes management for many people. Insulin types and delivery methods have changed...

Into the community

Beyond being trusted by the public for their roles in hospitals, ambulatory clinics, schools, and other settings, nurses have a long track record of...

What’s new in SPHM

ANA’s revised safe patient handling and mobility standards are coming soon. Much has happened since 2013 when the American Nurses Association (ANA) led a workgroup...

Nurses at the table for healthcare reform after COVID-19

COVID-19 is shining a light on nursing care and the extraordinary efforts of nurses in emergency departments and critical care units, frequently without the resources...

Changing a culture through Pathway to Excellence®

Increased nurse confidence can result in improved patient outcomes. Takeaways: Direct care nurses drive nursing excellence using Pathway standards Empowering nurses to have a voice...

Another thought on The Year of the Nurse: Everyday appreciation

Value yourself and your colleagues every day of the year. Year of the Nurse is well under way, but the COVID-19 crisis has swiftly created...

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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