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Leadership roadmap: Allyship, flexibility, and intention

Our nursing careers can take many paths, but programs such as the American Nurses Foundation and United Health Foundation Jeannine Rivet Leadership Award create...

ANA Enterprise News – July 2021

ANA Enterprise brings APRN resources to the fore The ANA Enterprise offers a rich menu of content for the nation’s 460,000 advanced practice RNs (APRNs)....
Resources ANA Community (community.ana.org) ANA’s social network allows members to connect with nurse colleagues across the country. ANA Mentorship Program 
(mentorship.nursingworld.org) One-to-one mentoring relationships connect mentees with nurses who have more professional experience. This unique online networking and career development opportunity is free and open only to ANA members. Enrollment for the class of 2021-2022 will open in September. Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ (HNHN.org) This free nurse health, safety, and wellness initiative, is open to all to engage and inspire individual nurses and partner organizations to take action within five domains: activity, sleep, nutrition, quality of life, and safety. Well-Being Initiative 
(nursingworld.org/thewellbeinginitiative) These well-being tools and resources, developed 
by nurses to support nurses, were launched by the American Nurses Foundation in partnership with ANA, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Emergency Nurses Association, and Association of periOperative Registered Nurses.

How to transcend stress and soar as an early career nurse

Nursing can be a stressful profession, especially for early career nurses, but the pandemic has magnified the challenges. The good news is that nurses...

When a co-worker spreads misinformation

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Troubled RN Subject: Misinformation about COVID-19   I’m in a work situation I find troubling. My RN coworker is consistently and...

Applying the phases of disaster response to 
COVID-19 recovery

The end of the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight. Nurses may think the mental and emotional stressors experienced at the height of the pandemic...

Protecting privacy while supporting nurses

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Concerned emergency department clinical manager Subject: Patient/family privacy and nurses’ well-being   A patient was brought to our emergency department (ED) from...

In Brief June 2021

ICN Annual Report looks back on an extraordinary year  The 2020 International Council of Nurses (ICN) Annual Report covers a momentous year in the organization’s...

ANA Enterprise News – June 2021

ANA responds to verdict in Chauvin trial  In April, a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all charges for the killing...

COVID-19 Update – June 2021

Supporting COVID-19 vaccination for millions of Americans The American Nurses Association (ANA), which supports the development, distribution, and administration of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines,...

ANA advocacy focuses on core priorities for pandemic response, recovery

In 2021, the American Nurses Association (ANA) is pursuing a full plate of nursing priorities in the 117th Congress. As in past years, core...

Is the Code of Ethics for Nurses a legal document?

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Concerned RN Subject: Unethical practice error   What if I make an inadvertent, unethical practice error? Is the Code of Ethics...

COVID-19 vaccine handling: Maximizing doses and public confidence

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is proud of the leading role nurses play at all levels of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has shaken the...

ANA Enterprise News May 2021

Honoring nurses in May For Nurses Month 2021, the American Nurses Association (ANA) honors the nation’s nurses  whose vital contributions during a pandemic profoundly impact...