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American Nurse welcomes “America’s Favorite Nurse,” Nurse Alice

What does year of the nurses mean for nurses? The World Health Organization (WHO) designation of 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and...

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...

Incivility and bullying

Let’s all work together to solve this workplace hazard. FOR DECADES, many nurses did not speak openly about incivility and bullying in healthcare. If we...

Accused of workplace bullying: What happens next?

If an informal resolution can’t be achieved, follow your organization’s investigation protocol. Takeaways: Workplace bullying is abusive conduct that is threatening, humiliating, or intimidating and interferes...

Reader Feedback: March 2019

Supporting veterans with substance use disorder Veterans are considered to be highly affected by the increased amount of pressure put on them…while in combat. One...

What if you’re the bully?

 Self-awareness and honest feedback can help you make a change. Takeaways: Bullying and incivility are prevalent in the nursing profession, so we each need to...

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...

Harassment: It’s about abuse of power

You should feel safe at work. By Leah Curtin, RN, ScD(h), FAAN Nurses—everyone, in fact—have a right to a workplace free of harassment, but that’s too...

Identifying and stopping childhood bullying

As the 2014-2015 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies (now the National Academy of Medicine), Sally S. Cohen, PhD, RN, FAAN, focused on childhood bullying prevention and policy. (The scholarship is supported by the American Academy of Nursing, American Nurses Association [ANA], and American Nurses Foundation.) Cohen, who is an ANA-NY member, is a clinical professor at the New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing.

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