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My experience on American Nurse Heroes

In a clinical encounter, nurses get to interview a patient, asking them the most private of questions, and with the help of a stethoscope...

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...

From the publisher

These past 15 months brought nurses’ exceptionalism to the forefront of the nation’s collective conscience—not just the qualities of compassion, dedication, and self-sacrifice, but...

C.A.R.E. to prevent medical device related pressure injuries

A facility’s innovative program effectively reduced patient injury.  Takeaways: Learn how a nurse-led interprofessional innovation was designed at an organization that’s received Magnet® designation. Gain...

Evidence-based strategies to prevent enteral nutrition complications

 Follow these tips to keep your patients safe.  Takeaways Enteral nutrition (tube feeding) can be administered safely but is not without risks. Optimal nursing care can...

Caring for individuals with sickle cell disease

Nurses play a pivotal role in ensuring optimal care.  Takeaways: Sickle cell disease is an inherited chronic condition that affects nearly every system in the...

Is the Code of Ethics for Nurses a legal document?

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Concerned RN Subject: Unethical practice error   What if I make an inadvertent, unethical practice error? Is the Code of Ethics...

Face your fears and forge ahead

Cathleen Wheatley steps up to a challenge. Cathleen Wheatley, DNP, RN, CENP, is president of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina,...

ANA Enterprise News May 2021

Honoring nurses in May For Nurses Month 2021, the American Nurses Association (ANA) honors the nation’s nurses  whose vital contributions during a pandemic profoundly impact...