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A measure of last resort: Homemade respirator masks in a pandemic

Nurses design and test masks to advance innovation during a time of need. Editor’s note: Commercially manufactured single-use respirator masks are standard of care. Homemade...

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.

American Nurse welcomes Cherissa Jackson, “America’s Combat Nurse”

Live at the Table interview with Navy Veteran, Denetra Hampton Often times women are omitted from...

The COVID-19 pandemic: Rethinking your nursing career

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the world on every level imaginable, and nurses’ lives and...

My preparation ritual includes Sara Bareilles, tears & tissues

It took about 2 hours for my heart rate to return to normal after my...

Nursing fiction?

Imagine the year is 2030... Casey, a Complex Labor and Delivery nurse, notices that her patient,...

Amidst COVID-19, virtual reality makes “social distancing” simulation possible

Leadership of the simulation center at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been investigating...

The Relentless School Nurse shares thoughts on COVID-19 with Johnson & Johnson

My goal when I started The Relentless School Nurse blog was to contribute to amplifying...

Stay up-to-date with the latest from the American Nurse 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.

I.V. Push medication administration: Bridging education and practice through standardization

Instilling best practice requires collaboration. Best practice guidelines for I.V. push administration are easier to access than ever before, but many nurses still use outdated...

Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation Year Three Highlights 2019-2020

Year in Review Possibilities unlimited, indeed! Nurses are facing COVID-19, racial inequities, financial concerns, and an increasing public mental health crisis. But nurses are prevailing...

Leveraging size while remaining nimble with a workforce management strategy

Having a staffing vision promotes optimal response to patient surges. Takeaways: Shared governance and an infrastructure to support collaboration between a system and individual sites...

A workforce management strategy that builds organizational resiliency

Technology used wisely can help balance staff and patient needs. Takeaways: Workforce management infrastructure should be built on the foundation of a supportive environment that...

Workforce management strategies in times of uncertainty

Rely on data, technology, policies and processes, people, and patient-centered staffing. Takeaways: A data-driven workforce strategy can reduce chaos when the unexpected occurs. Five key...

Discharge unit efficiency

A dedicated discharge unit decreases length of stay and improves ED treat and admit times. Takeaways: Implementing a discharge unit in an acute care hospital...

Cancer immunotherapy update

Review of immune checkpoint inhibitor and CAR T-cell therapy adverse effects and treatments. Takeaways: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved several immunotherapy agents...

Mentorship: The value in vulnerability

Shortly after being selected as the inaugural recipient of the American Nurses Foundation Jeannine Rivet National Leadership Award in June 2019, my life began...

Proper use of N95 respirators

Follow doffing, re-donning, extended use, and reuse best practices to reduce risks. Hospitals and clinics have experienced severe personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages since the...

ANA partners with organizations to honor 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 network television...

Discharge unit efficiency

A dedicated discharge unit decreases length of stay and improves ED treat and admit times. Takeaways: Implementing a discharge unit in an acute care hospital...

State of the world’s nursing

Use this moment to ensure nursing’s future around the world. The State of the World’s Nursing 2020: Investing in Education, Jobs and Leadership, developed...

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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