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Being the nurse in the family

Define your role when a family member is ill, and then apply that experience in your practice. Takeaways: Most nurses experience being the “nurse in the family” when a loved one is ill, which can...
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ANA on the Frontline January 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 this issue: Year of the Nurse 2020 Initiatives Nursing Research...

January 2020 Vol. 15 No. 1

This first issue of 2020 presents a few exciting changes. The first is a new name for the journal that puts the full focus on nurses: American Nurse Journal. You’ll also see some design...

Ohio-based nurse practitioner receives student loan payment award

The American Nurse team is delighted to have had an opportunity to speak with Destiny Wholf, a nurse practitioner at the University of Toledo Medical Center and Promedica Toledo Hospital. Destiny has recently been...

Navigating statistics for successful project implementation

Don’t let lack of statistics knowledge keep you from engaging in projects to improve patient care. Takeaways Use the specific aim and/or hypothsis of your project to guide selection of measures. Select statistics for the...

Top American Nurse Today articles of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, the American Nurse Today team would like to share with our readers our top 10 articles for the year. The team would like to thank all of our readers...

December 2019 Vol. 14 No. 12

The final 2019 issue of American Nurse Today offers a continuing nurse education article focused on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the importance of early identification and patient education to prevent exacerbation. It also...

ANA on the Frontline November 2019

Learn about the top issues facing ANA member nurses, how ANA is working for you, and what ANA is doing to advance nursing. In this issue: Nurse education - Fostering new nurses Staffing principles ...

November 2019 Vol. 14 No. 11

This issue features a CNE article on medical cannabis. Learn about the endocannabinoid system, what the difference is between CBD and THC, and how to talk to your patients about the use of medical...

ANA on the Frontline October 2019

Learn about the top issues facing ANA member nurses, how ANA is working for you, and what ANA is doing to advance nursing. In this issue: Workplace Violence Medical Aid in Dying Health Nurse...

October 2019 Vol. 14 No. 10

This month features the second in our two-part series on peripheral access devices. This article focuses on complications related to insertion, use, and discontinuation—prevention and management. Other articles cover a variety of topics, including...

Transport teams and patient handoff reports

Patient safety requires complete communication. Takeaways: To protect patients, referring organizations, and transport professionals, a patient care report suitable to the scope of practice of the transport professional is required. Little information on patient reports...

An innovative care approach to full code hospice patients

What may seem like a contradiction to you may be a comfort to patients. Takeaways: Hospice is not synonymous with “do not resuscitate.” Despite potential contradictions to full code and hospice, you can promote comfort...