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Workplace violence prevention legislation passes in U.S. Houseadvisors

The American Nurses Association (ANA) applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers...

2020: The Year of the Nurse lifts off

When the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that 2020 would be designated The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, enthusiasm rippled throughout the...

Joy stealing: Stopping happiness thieves

Learn how to deal with coworkers who take the joy out of work. THE AMERICAN NURSES ASSOCIATION (ANA) and my state organization, the Texas Nurses...

Time to end nurse abuse

Resources and efforts to prevent workplace violence. Virtually every nurse has experienced or witnessed some degree of workplace violence. For Donna Fountain, PhD, RN, the...

#EndNurseAbuse—Help is on the way

New resources to protect RNs from workplace violence THE American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Health Risk Appraisal in 2016 indicated that 25% of nurses had been...

Workplace violence: Don’t risk it, de-escalate it

Know the warning signs and stay calm.   WHETHER you’re a certified nursing assistant, licensed practical nurse, registered nurse, or nurse practitioner, you’ll likely deal with...

Verbal de-escalation for clinical practice safety

 The right tools—and support from your organization—will protect you and your patients. Takeaways: Nurses and other healthcare workers are harmed by violent patients and family...

Passion with purpose

Looking back on ANA's work and presidency. THE PRESIDENCY of the American Nurses Association (ANA) is one of the most exciting, challenging, and rewarding roles in...

2018 nursing trends and salary survey results

What are your colleagues saying about workplace violence, bullying, and job satisfaction? RNs, as a whole, are a satisfied group. We’re satisfied with the...

Forensic files

Bringing nursing expertise to the fight against violence. NANCY CABELUS, DNP, APRN, AFN-BC, a Connecticut Nurses Association member, has been a state trooper, a major crimes...