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125 years of progress

ANA’s track record shapes its pandemic response.  “We have been so busy that we don’t know where we are at. I work 10 hours per...
sleep

We are how we sleep

What nurses need to know about social determinants of health and sleep. Takeaways: Sleep is a necessary and complex physiological function. Social determinants of health...
BSN

Support for the BSN

The degree benefits nurses, hospitals, and patients. The battle over nurses’ education isn’t so much over as that it’s entered a new stage. In 1962,...
violence prevention

Violence prevention measures move in Congress

Assaults on the job are a hazard for nurses. The COVID-19 pandemic opened a window for elected leaders to see the safety risks—including workplace violence—that...

Nurses during COVID-19’s next wave

We need to accept responsibility for our choices. I’m proud to be a nurse. You’ve made me prouder of my profession than I’ve ever been...
medical-device-development

Medical device development

Things to know before you make the leap Takeaways: Nurses are perfectly positioned to engage in medical device development. The pathway to medical device development...
nurse-suicide

Nurse suicide attempt survivors

Easing back safely to the work environment Frequently, suicide ideation is a manifestation of mental illness, such as depression or anxiety disorder. However, even without...
aromatherapy

Aromatherapy: Essential oils and nursing

Explore this option for enhancing well-being Takeaways: Aromatherapy is a growing holistic therapeutic option, but is not typically taught in nursing school. Essential oils affect...
APRNs

Seize the moment

The drive to full practice authority One of the many ways nurses have risen to the occasion during the COVID-19 pandemic has been for those...
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The pandemic: Is there an end in sight?

Vaccination is key for a return to normal. We don’t know when the COVID-19 pandemic will end, but it’s unlikely to occur in the immediate...
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Reimagining flu vaccine clinics

A primary care network innovates during a global pandemic. Takeaways: Within a large regional network of primary care offices, an interdisciplinary team of nurses and...
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Updated nursing scope and standards

Foundational document reflects changes in healthcare.  As the professional nursing association that represents all RNs in the United States, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has...
workplace violence

End workplace violence

Charting a path to zero tolerance April 16, 2021, marked a key milestone in the journey to end workplace violence in healthcare, when the Workplace...

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