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ANA Enterprise News, May 2022

Live virtual event caps Nurses Month recognitions The informative, inspirational, and healing stories of nurses will feature prominently in the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) You...

Seven steps to strengthen nursing culture

Nurses need a supportive work culture more than ever as they cope with pandemic era stresses compounded by a national nurse staffing shortage. “Nurses just...
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A nurse’s inappropriate language—an ethical issue

To: Ethics Advisory Board From: Concerned nurse manager Subject: A nurse’s behavior frightens a patient LR is a new graduate RN with 1 year of...
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Recognizing nurses and their positive influence on health

Nurses make a difference no matter where they are—at the bedside, in the C-suite, conducting research, or educating their communities. For Nurses Month, we’re...

Younger nurses’ mental health disproportionately affected by pandemic

Findings from a second annual impact assessment released by the American Nurses Foundation (the Foundation) on March 1 underscore the toll of the COVID-19...
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ANA Enterprise News, April 2022

Recognizing nurse-led innovation. The American Nurses Association (ANA) and the American Nurses Foundation (the Foundation) announced the winners of the 2022 ANA Innovation Awards sponsored...
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Formula for accessing mental health resources

Commitment to wellness culture, infused with fun and creativity, encourages nurses to engage with support. With the COVID-19 pandemic now having crossed into a third...
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Providing emergency and intensive care to a hospice patient

To: Ethics Advisory Board From: An American Nurse reader Subject: Questions about a previous article I’m concerned about the overall message of a prior Ethics Inbox...
Enhancing nursing education about LGBTQ+ care

Enhancing nursing education about LGBTQ+ care

To: Ethics Advisory Board From: Concerned student Subject: Knowledge about LGBTQ+ patients I'm a nursing student in the last semester of my Bachelor of Science in nursing...
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ANA Enterprise News, March 2022

Nurses ranked most honest and ethical professionals 20 years in a row. The American Nurses Association (ANA) congratulates nurses for maintaining the number 1 ranking...
A federal agenda for action

A federal agenda for action

Elevating the voice of nurses on the pandemic and beyond. As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its third year, the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) federal legislative...

Vision and values

Kate Judge reflects on 10 years of growth at the American Nurses Foundation. In the 10 years since Kate Judge joined the American Nurses Foundation...
Nurses average moods & new covid19 cases

Nurses, mood, and the COVID-19 pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Nurses Foundation created the Well-Being Initiative to support the mental health and well-being of the nation’s...
Supporting patient's care goals

Supporting patients’ care goals

To: Ethics Advisory Board From: Nurse seeking clarification Subject: Nurses’ role in goals of care discussions At the organization where I work, I’ve been told...
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ANA Enterprise News, February 2022

SPHM: New standards reflect latest research and survey seeks better understanding of nurses’ experiences Tee American Nurses Association (ANA) has published Safe Patient Handling and...

Not on our watch

Nurses have the power to turn the tide on Black maternal health. The numbers are staggering. The United States, which spent $4.1 trillion on healthcare...
Racism in Nursing

Commission survey finds racist acts prevalent in nursing

A national survey of nurses by the National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing (the Commission) found that nearly half of participants reported substantial...
Transformative ideas are everywhere

Transformational ideas are everywhere

Transforming U.S. healthcare to be more person-centric, forward-looking, and technology-enabled is a formidable objective and will require innovation across education, regulation, and nursing practice....
Harnessing anger in constructive ways

Harnessing our anger in constructive ways

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Distressed RN  Subject: Working with anger and moral outrage   I’m a bedside nurse and during the pandemic I have become...
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ANA Enterprise News, January 2022

Policy brief addresses nurses spreading COVID-19 misinformation The American Nurses Association (ANA) joined the National Council of State Boards of Nursing and five other leading...
ANCC honors nurses and healthcare organizations

ANCC honors nurses and healthcare organizations

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) announced the recipients of its annual awards during the 2021 ANCC National Magnet Conference® and ANCC Pathway to...
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Educate, innovate, celebrate

Return of in-person event features robust educational content, celebrations of excellence. The ANCC National Magnet Conference® and ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference® both came roaring...
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Ethics and crisis standards of care

To: Ethics Advisory Board From: Contingently confused Subject: Conventional, contingency, and crisis standards of care Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, I keep hearing about different levels of care....
Pediatric vaccination authorized

Pediatric vaccination authorized for COVID-19

Pediatric vaccination authorized for COVID-19 COVID-19 vaccines are now authorized for children from 5 to 11 years old. In November, after lengthy review of clinical...
things to know about booster shots

COVID-19 Update

8 things you need to know about COVID-19 booster doses In November, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and...
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ANA Enterprise News, December 2021

ANA elections: Call for nominations Nomination period ends January 17, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET On December 7, 2021, the ANA Nominations and Elections Committee issued...
Nurses under pressure

Managing through a pandemic

Approaches to support nurse managers’ success. The COVID-19 crisis has brought extraordinary challenges to all nurses and intensified the demands placed on nurse managers. Along...
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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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Feeding tubes, advanced dementia, and informed consent

To: Ethics Advisory Board   From: Concerned skilled nursing facility nurse Subject: Feeding tubes   I am an RN supervisor at a skilled nursing facility. Several patients here have...
Nursing Shortage

ANA Enterprise News, November 2021

ANA urges HHS to declare nurse staffing shortage a national crisis. The American Nurses Association (ANA) urged the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
Innovating for the future

Innovating for the future

Forum highlights nurses’ role in reimagining healthcare and nursing practice. Nurses excel at adapting to changing circumstances on the frontlines of patient care. With that...
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Post-traumatic growth and compassion: Tools to navigate the pandemic

Having navigated COVID-19’s shattering of predictable day-to-day operations, resilient nurses are adapting to the seismic shift in pandemic-driven clinical care. Opportunities exist for nursing...
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ANA Enterprise News, October 2021

New survey data: Nurses recommend COVID-19 vaccines and support mandates and boosters if recommended Data from a new survey of more than 4,500 nurses nationwide...
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Progress and potential – celebrating 125 years of ANA

ANA’s 125 years reflect the push for excellence in practice, nurses’ professional success, and influence on key issues. As the American Nurses Association (ANA) marks...

Standing desks ease health impact of seated work

Working from home had an unexpected effect on Linda Curtsinger, RN. “At first, I thought it was going to be nice to work at...
nurses wellbeing

Promoting nurses’ well-being during COVID-19

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: ANA member Subject: Nurses’ well-being   I was a senior in my bachelor of science in nursing program last year during...

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Menopause and Sleep Problems

Data shows that sleep disturbances increase in prevalence during the menopausal transition, with the most common complaint being nighttime awakenings. Take our quick three-question survey...