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Our future through my review mirror

Turn the troubling events of 2020 into opportunities in 2021. 2020 is finally over! It was a meaningful year because we had the opportunity to...

A difficult conversation: Telling family and friends when you expose them to COVID-19

When the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic on March 19, 2020, our lives changed forever. An already overburdened healthcare system have...

Mentoring for cultural awareness

Make a commitment to self-awareness. According to the American Nurses Association (ANA) definition, mentoring is a one-to-one, long-term relationship between a novice and an experienced...

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...

My brain is on overload… How about yours?

The antidote to the overworked brain. Lately, I find myself regularly and voluntarily distracted and not because I’m multitask­ing. I’m being “multi-informed” through a bombardment...

State of the world’s nursing

Use this moment to ensure nursing’s future around the world. The State of the World’s Nursing 2020: Investing in Education, Jobs and Leadership, developed...

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on nursing

Insights, instincts, and a few gut feelings. The pandemic has quickly changed our world, our profession, and our vision for the future. While we were...

Another thought on The Year of the Nurse: Everyday appreciation

Value yourself and your colleagues every day of the year. Year of the Nurse is well under way, but the COVID-19 crisis has swiftly created...

Being on the front lines: The need for mental health PPE

Nurses are experiencing psychological burdens of care. Daily headlines, community-wide applause, and military flyovers honor the physicians, nurses, and first responders on the front...

Blink…and our world changed

How to manage and stay healthy in uncertain times. The COVID-19 pandemic has much of the world in lockdown right now. You go to work and...