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Vital and invaluable

Recognizing nurses’ service during Nurses Month. May marks Nurses Month, a time to offer RNs nationwide well-deserved thanks and recognition for all they do and...

Infection prevention and control is for every nurse

Refresh your knowledge through ANA Project Firstline. Nurses have always played an important role in infection prevention and control (IPC). The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted...

The value of interoperability to nursing

Get involved to improve care delivery. Interoperability is the term used to describe the ability of two or more disparate systems to exchange data. Interoperability...

Innovation central

Resources and recognition for advancing nurses’ ideas and ingenuity. Innovation—creating something new or improving on an existing process, product, or idea—is a “fundamental part of...

Tragedy from a vaccine-preventable disease

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Conflicted in (Washington, Oregon, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Missouri, Michigan … all states with high rates of nonmedical vaccine exemptions) Subject:...

Advocacy agenda

Collective action reaps rewards in public policy.  Advocacy—the process of influencing public policy—occurs at all levels of government and has real-world consequences; it’s not an...

Leading with self-empathy

Self-empathy can help leaders find meaning and purpose during difficult times.   Nurse leaders are responsible for bringing out the best in others, and empathy has...

Reflection and change

History informs how we approach the future.  Black History Month—celebrated each February—recognizes the contributions Black people have made across time and place despite persistent racism...

Shortage solutions

ANA, partners develop detailed road map for better staffing.  News headlines about the nurse staffing shortage portray an extreme event placing enormous stress on nurses...

Investing in ourselves

Self-care boosts nurses personally and professionally.  Nurses nationwide have performed arduous and impeccable work during the COVID-19 pandemic, now in its 21st month and about...

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For Nurse Practitioners

Women suffering from a migraine

Quiz: Migraines and Hormones

Women are 2 to 3 times more likely than men to have migraines.  Decades ago, these were attributed to women’s inability to cope with...