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Innovating during a pandemic

An on-site makerspace leads to quick solution experimentation and implementation. Takeaways: Nurses have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic in inventive ways. Creating a culture of...

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. 

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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What you may not know about primary care nursing practice

Nursing is a great career option. There are so many places that nurses can practice....
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The Relentless School Nurse: Coming to terms with the era of COVID

It’s been a rough school year and it’s only November. I am not sure where...
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Nurse Keith’s Corner: The nurse as Hermetic messenger

Nurses fulfill myriad roles in the course of their work: counselor, healer, priest, rabbi, psychopomp,...
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Getting Nursing Students Involved in ‘Hackathons’

When nursing students are exposed to active learning, innovation events such as hackathons, they begin...
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The Relentless School Nurse: A new honor

At the very end of the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy is surrounded by family and...

When the Teacher Becomes the Lesson

Whether they are aware of it or not, I think health professions educators like myself...

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.

How shall we mourn our dead?

Take your time and follow the path that’s right for you. Since May 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have required nursing homes...

Frontline nurses and transformational leadership

A key to quality and safety In 2011, the Institute of Medicine called for nurses in all settings and levels of care to be prepared...
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Hypertension update: Implications for nursing practice

Following the current guidelines helps ensure patients achieve treatment goals.  Takeaways Hypertension is defined as systolic blood pressure of ≥130 mmHg and/or diastolic blood pressure...
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Survey findings reveal nurses are struggling

Findings from the third mental health and wellness survey in the Pulse on the Nation’s Nurses Survey Series expose the significant stress nurses continue...
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Innovating during a pandemic

An on-site makerspace leads to quick solution experimentation and implementation. Takeaways: Nurses have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic in inventive ways. Creating a culture of...
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A veteran and an entrepreneur

Brian Mohika took setbacks in stride and found success.  United States Air Force veteran Brian Mohika, BSN, RN, has advocated for patient comfort his entire...
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A new sense of gratitude

In 2021, giving thanks is different.  In November, Thanksgiving gives us the opportunity to stop and reflect on the people and events that have made...

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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Cup of Coffee Can Lessen Gestational Diabetes Risk

Pregnant mothers concerned about being able to safely enjoy their morning cup of coffee should be reassured by a recent University of Pennsylvania study...