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Nurses and the relative-value scale

The cost of healthcare in the United States re-mains a top priority for all Americans. One way the American Nurses Association (ANA) helps determine...

The HealthyNurse® Leader

Nursing leaders—including managers, directors, and executives—are dedicated to advancing nursing excellence and inspiring and empowering teams. They must analyze nursing knowledge and practice environments,...

Oriana Beaudet appointed vice president of nursing innovation

The ANA Enterprise appointed Oriana Beaudet, DNP, RN, PHN, as vice president of nursing in-novation. She assumed the role on December 2, 2019. Beaudet will...

Celebrating global Year of the Nurse in 2020

The Year of the Nurse is here. The ANA Enterprise will celebrate it by engaging with nurses, thought leaders, and consumers in a variety...

A Magnetic conference

Thousands of nurses learn and share strategies to improve care and work environments Positive human connections are vital to quality healthcare and work environments, according...

A need to feed the pipeline

Looking at challenges and solutions to increasing nursing faculty. How does the United States educate more nurses if there aren’t enough nurse educators? It may...

Investing in nurse innovators

“Nurses are one of the great un-tapped resources in health-care,” said Ahrin Mishan, executive director of the Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation. That conviction,...
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ANA releases updated Principles for Nurse Staffing

In September, the American Nurses Association (ANA) released an update to its Principles for Nurse Staffing, a guide to help nurses and other decision...
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Promoting advance care planning

INBOX To: Ethics inbox From: An ANA member Subject: End-of-life decision making After my husband died from cancer, I vowed to use my nursing knowledge and role...

When #NursesVote, policy changes

In recognition of National Voter Registration Day in September and in advance of next year’s presidential election, the American Nurses Association (ANA) launched its...

CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic earns Pathway designation

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) awarded the Pathway to Excellence® designation to CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic in September. MinuteClinic is the first retail healthcare...

Appropriate staffing = safe, quality care

ANA, nurses work on range of efforts to address this nursing priority. When asked why appropriate staffing was so important, Tracy Viers, MSN, RN, CCRN,...

Nurses focus on public health and other timely issues

Stopping outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, providing guidance to nurses on medical aid-in-dying issues, and comprehensively addressing the public health crisis of human trafficking are...