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Making nurses’ voices count

Last year when world health officials declared a global pandemic, the American Nurses Foundation committed to addressing the impact of COVID-19 on nurses and...
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ANA Enterprise News April 2021

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is working with other national organizations to build the public’s confidence in and acceptance of vaccines. In late February,...

Nurses take the lead on COVID-19 vaccination

Innovation and coordination are keys for success. As authorized COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed across the nation, RNs are leading rollout administration, coordination, and education...
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The ethics of cooperating with law enforcement

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Nurse informant Subject: Nurse obligations to cooperate with law enforcement   I’m an RN working in a pediatric unit. I was...

Advocacy meets opportunity

Easing scope of practice barriers during COVID-19 Changes included in federal legislation passed into law and regulation reflect Medicare recognition of advanced practice RNs’ (APRNs’)...
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Social determinants of health and COVID-19

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Student nurse  Subject: Social determinants of health   I’m a nursing student, and my instructor has been talking about social determinants...
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Honoring, supporting, and advocating for nurses

Here are some of the ways the ANA Enterprise is working on behalf of RNs to address COVID-19, recognize nurses, offer educational events, and...
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Nurse-led national commission examines racism in nursing

Leading nursing organizations convened for the inaugural meeting of the National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing. To motivate all nurses to confront systemic...
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New grant promotes nurse and pharmacist teamwork

Nurses with visionary ideas about partnering with pharmacists to optimize medication use and improve patient outcomes may be interested in applying for a new...
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RN Initiative: A catalyst for nursing’s future

Nurses worked heroically in 2020 as the tragic spread of the novel coronavirus took on pandemic proportions and forced innovation in the U.S. healthcare...
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Informed consent for nursing care

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Nurse from Milan, Italy  Subject: Professional responsibilities with informed consent   I recently was asked to obtain a signed informed nursing consent...

A critical Pathway to Excellence® standard

Initiatives promote nurses’ well-being during the pandemic.  Ensuring nurses’ well-being isn’t just a concept for healthcare systems and organizations that have—or want to gain—the Pathway...
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ANA on the Frontline January 2021

Learn about the top issues facing ANA member nurses, how ANA is working for you, and what ANA is doing to advance nursing. In...