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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...

Skin health: Protecting your largest organ

Nurses’ skin is under assault. Continuous handwashing; irritation from personal protective equipment (PPE); and exposure to disinfectants, sterilants, and other chemicals take their toll...

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....

Building a healthy workplace culture

Tabitha Hughey’s typical workday begins with roosters crowing at dawn and a brisk 90-minute walk near her Western Kentucky home. Hughey often logs 30,000 steps...

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...

Nurse innovators welcome here

Have you ever imagined how nursing or healthcare could be improved? Do you have a concept in the works that you need support to...

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...