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ANA on the Frontline January 2021

Learn about the top issues facing ANA member nurses, how ANA is working for you, and what ANA is doing to advance nursing. In...

January 2021 Vol. 16 No. 1

To provide you with current information about COVID-19 and insights into how healthcare organizations and teams are working to support patients and staff, American...

Animal assistants in healthcare

An animal may provide just the benefit patients need. Prepandemic, I had the pleasure of traveling to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a...

Managing delirium in the pediatric patient

A strategic, team approach ensures optimal results. Takeaways: Delirium may go unrecognized in pediatric patients. Strategies used to manage the symptoms of delirium also aid...

Enhancing nursing curriculum with an injection of technology

Use online tools to engage and motivate students. Evidence-based research has changed teaching from a traditional teacher-centered approach to a student-centered (constructivist) approach. According to...

The SCOOP: Involving family in care during COVID-19 pandemic

A simple but structured process ensures effective communication. Involving patients’ families in the perioperative process is crucial for family-centered care, but the COVID-19 pandemic has...

The Joint Commission: COVID-19 response and accreditation

Resources and advocacy to support healthcare organizations. On March 13, 2020, a national emergency was declared as COVID-19 continued to spread across the United States....

ANA on the Frontline December 2020

Learn about the top issues facing ANA member nurses, how ANA is working for you, and what ANA is doing to advance nursing. In...

December 2020 Vol. 15 No. 12

Clear communication is critical to all aspects of nursing care. Without it, patients may not comprehend their diagnosis, treatment options, and more, and clinicians...

Beasts, gods and FaceTime: The anguish of visitor limitations during the COVID-19 pandemic

For the foreseeable future, efforts to minimize human contact will remain in place as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is...