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Leading the Way

ANA partners with organizations to honor American Nurse Heroes

The American Nurses Association (ANA), Al Roker Entertainment, and HealthCom Media, publisher of American Nurse Journal, have joined forces to produce a network television...

Nurses focus on pandemic challenges while looking to the future

The current and ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and systemic racism dominated discussions at the 2020 American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly, which...

Nurse turnover: Understand it, reduce it

What can employers do to increase nurse retention? Takeaways: Because of the stress involved in nursing, many healthcare organizations have high rates of nurse turnover. ...

Nurse Heroes– Nurses lead during the pandemic

We at American Nurse Journal are privileged to highlight the amazing job nurses are doing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At what is...

Nurses at the table for healthcare reform after COVID-19

COVID-19 is shining a light on nursing care and the extraordinary efforts of nurses in emergency departments and critical care units, frequently without the resources...

Elevating nurses’ voices concerning the pandemic

To ensure nurses’ voices are included in vital conversations about the pandemic, ANA continues proactive outreach to highlight nurses in the national media and...

Nurse leader’s role in supporting frontline clinical nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic

I am a nurse leader and manage acute care hospital units. The 103 staff members who directly report to me and I are living...

More nurses are at the table

Pilot initiative shows significant growth in board service. During difficult times, the roles nurses play on the frontline of healthcare are at the forefront of...

Developing leaders: A shared responsibility

Take on challenges, seek support. We have the opportunity to speak to new and novice nurses about professional development several times a year. Inevitably, when...

5 steps to interim manager success

Turn a challenge into an opportunity. Takeaways: The interim nurse manager role can be extremely complex and challenging but is crucial for department stability, leadership...