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Beyond the pandemic: Looking forward

How a global health crisis has changed nursing. It’s hard to believe we’ve been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic for more than 18 months. Nursing...
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Looking beyond the pandemic: A virtual roundtable

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, but many are starting to ponder its lasting effects on nursing. The editorial team at American Nurse...
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Special and unique: You

Using a unique nurse identifier recognizes your contributions to quality patient care. Intelligent systems surround us. They include automated robotic vacuums to clean floors, facial...
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Genomics and precision health

Looking into the future At the June 2021 American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly, we discussed an important topic that many of us know little...
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Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Report

Good for you, good for the profession The recently released National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report, The Future of Nursing 2020–2030: Charting a...
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New nursing school graduates: Let the real learning begin

Education continues on the job. Welcome to the 2021 class of nursing school graduates joining our most remarkable profession. You enter the workforce at an...
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Nurses Month: A time for celebration

Inspire and be inspired. Nurses Month shines a spotlight on nurses—those who devote their lives to caring for others. This year, it couldn’t come at...

When COVID-19 strikes home

My personal story The pandemic’s impact on frontline caregivers has captured headlines and hearts for months. I read as many as I can to understand...

Patient safety awareness

How do we create a mindset focused on safety? Patient Safety Awareness Week is March 14-20. Its importance can’t be emphasized enough. In addition to...

Nurses rise to the challenge

Lessons learned and shared The past 12 months have challenged the nursing profession like never before. Appropriately deemed the Year of the Nurse by the...
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A better normal

Emerging trends are defining nursing’s future. It’s hard to imagine that just a year ago the world was in a very different place. Now in...
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Our future through my review mirror

Turn the troubling events of 2020 into opportunities in 2021. 2020 is finally over! It was a meaningful year because we had the opportunity to...
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Mentoring for cultural awareness

Make a commitment to self-awareness. According to the American Nurses Association (ANA) definition, mentoring is a one-to-one, long-term relationship between a novice and an experienced...

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