Leading the Way

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Nurses Month: You make a difference

As the largest group of healthcare professionals, nurses make vital contributions to individuals, families, and communities around the world. Given nursing’s immeasurable impact, the ANA Enterprise believes it’s time to expand the traditional National...
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Advocacy: A lifetime commitment

Leading nurses through crisis, disaster, and everyday practice. Texas Nurses Association (TNA) CEO Cindy Zolnierek, PhD, RN, CAE, started her nursing career at a small rural hospital in northern Michigan, served as a full-time professor,...
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Confronting the fear of missing out

This addictive habit can lead to leader burnout. Takeaways: Fear of missing out (FOMO) can lead to extreme stress and an inability to make commitments. FOMO is a type of anxiety disorder experienced when individuals...

The perils of perfectionism in nursing

Don’t let perfectionism derail your leadership career. Takeaways: Perfectionism is a weakness masquerading as a strength. A perfectionist approach can cause even the best and brightest people to feel unmotivated, devalued, dependent, disempowered, frustrated, and...

Year of the Nurse 2020

Advancing professional innovation. The year 2020, designated by the World Health Organization as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, is pivotal for our profession and for engaging nurses to reshape healthcare through their...

Leading the way to professional well-being

Report provides a road map for change. Takeaways: A recent report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine estimates that between 35% and 54% of U.S. nurses and providers, across all clinical disciplines...

Caring counts

Preventing suicide among nurses. Deaths by suicide affect people of every profession but are especially relevant for nurses, who frequently take care of others at the risk of their own physical and mental health. In...

The Parkinson’s Foundation launched first-ever Nurse Fellowship program

The Parkinson’s Foundation recently announced the launch of its new Parkinson’s Nurse Fellowship program in the U.S. The fellowship award will offer support up to $95,000 “in salary, fringe benefits, malpractice insurance, research allowance, and...

Nursing profession ranked most honest and ethical profession for 18 times in a row

The results of the Annual Gallup poll were released on January 6, 2020 which, for the 18th consecutive year, revealed that nurses were ranked as the #1 most honest and ethical profession. The announcement of...
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Academy recognizes nurse leaders for contributions

These nurses have positively influenced healthcare. The American Academy of Nursing (Academy) honored four nurse leaders during the 2019 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference for their outstanding contributions to nursing.   The Academy awarded its inaugural...

ANA elections: Call for nominations

The nomination period ends January 17, 2020 11:59 PM Eastern Time. On December 6, 2019, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Nominations and Elections Committee issued a call for nominations for a slate of candidates to...

Food is medicine

Nurses address social determinants of health on Chicago’s West Side. JENNIFER GRENIER, DNP, RN-BC, CNML, CENP, is director of clinical operations for the cardiac service line at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. When she...
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Building a legacy of leadership

HPNA is creating specialized resources to develop future leaders. FOR National Hospice and Palliative Care Month in November, the American Nurses Association (ANA) interviewed two nurse leaders from our organizational affiliate, the Hospice and Palliative...