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ANA Center for Ethics and Human Rights publishes annual report

The ANA Center for Ethics and Human Rights is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2020. In its annual report for 2019, the center looks...

National Action Plan to Advance Patient Safety released

The American Nurses Association (ANA) joined with the other members of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)–convened National Steering Committee for Patient Safety to...

New OJIN topic explores substance use disorders

In September, OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing published six new articles on the topic “Substance use disorders and related concerns: Perspectives...

New Project Firstline provides infection prevention training

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is pleased to announce the launch of Project Firstline, a new collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and...

‘Race to 200M’ urges flu vaccinations among vulnerable Americans

The American Nurses Association (ANA) and actress Rita Wilson are urging Americans to get their flu vaccination this season, especially the approximately 200 million...

Research ethics: What nurses need to know

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Conscientious RN Subject: Patient care during research  I’ve been asked to care for patients who are participating in a research study....

We must #EndNurseAbuse

RNs are vulnerable during COVID-19.   The stress of a pandemic can put nurses at higher risk of becoming targets of workplace violence. Now more than...

From trauma to post traumatic growth

My 94-year old grandfather told me a story of a mentor from his church. She was a nurse during the 1918 influenza pandemic that...

November elections: Empowering nurses for political advocacy

American nurses were among those who marched and led the fight for women to gain the right to vote 100 years ago. This year,...

ANA survey finds PPE shortages persist, reuse practices rise

The American Nurses Association (ANA) released new findings from a nationwide COVID-19 survey that indicate personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages persist and reuse practices...

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