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What works: Equitable nurse-patient assignments using a workload tool

One unit’s experience developing and implementing a process change. Nurses on a 36-bed medical/surgical telemetry unit in a metropolitan hospital expressed frustration with their nursing...

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.

Finding Your First Travel Nursing Assignment

So you’ve done the research and decided that you want to give travel nursing a try. Great! The next step is to find your...

#5 of 52 nurse profiles: Aileen Cole Stewart

In celebration of 2020 The Year of the Nurse and Midwife, author Maria Smilios is dedicating a weekly column about nurses whose stories must be...

Social Media as a Format for Nursing Activism

Nurses tell your stories! We have a unique perspective, an uncanny ability to simultaneously view the world through both a magnifying glass and a...

ANA In Brief: February 2020 Frontline

Nurses declared most honest, ethical for 18 years straight The American Nurses Association (ANA) con-gratulates nurses for maintaining the #1 spot in Gallup’s annual Most...

OJIN rings in year of the nurse

The January 31 topic of OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing celebrates nurses and offers examples of practice changes by individual nurses...

Developing a mentor program to improve support and retention

A medical intensive care unit implements mentorship to ease the transition from novice to practicing nurse. Takeaways: After orientation is complete, newly hired nurses seek...

ANA enterprise and foundation news: February 2020

We can't do it alone When the ANA Enterprise launched Healthy Nurse, Healthy NationTM (HNHN) with the goal of transforming the health of the nation...

Preventing hospital-acquired pneumonia

Implementing a fundamental nursing skills bundle can reduce risk. Takeaways: Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) is a serious complication of an acute care admission, particularly for patients...

ANA In Brief: February 2020 Frontline

Nurses declared most honest, ethical for 18 years straight The American Nurses Association (ANA) con-gratulates nurses for maintaining the #1 spot in Gallup’s annual Most...

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How Denton County is addressing the diabetes epidemic

The impact of diabetes is well known. In a little over a decade, it’s estimated 54 million people in the United States will be...

What works: Equitable nurse-patient assignments using a workload tool

One unit’s experience developing and implementing a process change. Nurses on a 36-bed medical/surgical telemetry unit in a metropolitan hospital expressed frustration with their nursing...

Leading the way to professional well-being

Report provides a road map for change. Takeaways: A recent report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine estimates that between 35% and...

Improving patient satisfaction the 4DX way

With focus and accountability, quality improvement is possible. Takeaways Using traditional strategies, a hospital unit’s Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) responsiveness...

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What’s in a name? Everything!

Outdated jargon undermines nurse practitioner role. Nurse practitioners (NPs) expand care delivery to address exploding patient demand, mitigate physician shortages, and enhance the effectiveness of...

2019 Education 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.

American Nurse Today 2019-20 Education Guide, provides you with facts, figures, other nurses’ experiences, and tons of other resources to help you in your journey.

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