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Why infant mental health is even more critical now

No matter what role we play in caring for patients and families, as nurses, we know that the relationship children have with their caregivers...

Skin manifestations with COVID-19

The Purple Skin and Toes that you are seeing may not be Deep Tissue Pressure Injury Many reports are occurring concerning areas of purpuric/purple skin...

What it’s like to be a school nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nurse Holly Giovi of Deer Park, NY takes Good Morning America into her office to see what it’s like to work on the frontlines as a...

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...

Think thank

Every fourth Thursday of November, millions of Americans gather for dinner to commemorate the celebratory meal that took place in 1621 between the Pilgrims...

Navigating loss induced by COVID-19

The COVID-19 global pandemic has disrupted virtually every facet of society, infecting millions of people and instilling lingering fear about what is yet to...

Reader reaction: COVID-19 safety

It was with some surprise I read the column "Practice Matters" from Dr. Grant, our ANA president, in the October edition of American Nurse....

From surge plans to a culture of readiness

Translating scarce resource management into outcomes with impact. Takeaways: The more resource options available for day-to-day surge events, the more effectively hospital operations can withstand...

Why surveys matter

Tracking nursing trends and salaries provides valuable insights. Thanks to all of you who participated in this year’s American Nurse Journal Nursing Trends and Salary...

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Will Omicron Be More Contagious Than Delta?

If the first thing you heard about the omicron variant over the holiday weekend was that it is bad news, the second thing was...