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Applying the phases of disaster response to 
COVID-19 recovery

The end of the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight. Nurses may think the mental and emotional stressors experienced at the height of the pandemic...

Protecting privacy while supporting nurses

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Concerned emergency department clinical manager Subject: Patient/family privacy and nurses’ well-being   A patient was brought to our emergency department (ED) from...

In Brief June 2021

ICN Annual Report looks back on an extraordinary year  The 2020 International Council of Nurses (ICN) Annual Report covers a momentous year in the organization’s...

ANA Enterprise News – June 2021

ANA responds to verdict in Chauvin trial  In April, a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all charges for the killing...

ANA advocacy focuses on core priorities for pandemic response, recovery

In 2021, the American Nurses Association (ANA) is pursuing a full plate of nursing priorities in the 117th Congress. As in past years, core...

How innovation and design thinking can improve care

Empathy and collaboration create opportunities to help vulnerable populations.  Takeaways: Design thinking is a problem-solving tool driven by the needs of the targeted population. The...

Change for the better

ANA liaison to the ACIP has a lifelong commitment to public health.  Chad Rittle, DNP, MPH, RN, FAAOHN, associate professor of nursing at Chatham University...

Pandemics and ‘One Health’

The intertwining of nature, wildlife, and humans increases the risk of disease spread.  With the world’s attention gripped by vaccinating the population against COVID-19, infectious...

The pandemic and early career nurses

Find support, shape the profession via input, action. During the peaks and valleys of the now 15-month COVID-19 pandemic, nurses remain the bedrock of competent...

Early detection of acute compartment syndrome

Quick action prevents serious harm. Takeaways: Acute compartment syndrome (ACS) is a surgical emergency that requires early identification to avoid permanent disability of the affected...