Nursing Leadership

Yes, you can write

I often meet nurses who say they “wish” they could write, but know they “can’t.” I counter with “Yes, you can” because I know that as nurses, they have learned a multitude of skills...

American Nurse welcomes “The Inspiration Nurse,” Donna Cardillo

The Power of Nursing It’s the dawn of a new decade and the beginning of the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. 2020 is also the culmination of the three-year long NursingNow campaign and...

American Nurse welcomes “The Dauntless Nurse,” Kathleen Bartholomew

What is Nursing? If you asked 1,000 nurses, you would get 1,000 different answers.  I know because that’s what I do for a living – I travel around the country asking, “What is Nursing?” Maybe this...

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 the Midwife is a major accolade and win for nurses...

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...

American Nurse welcomes the “Relentless School Nurse,” Robin Cogan

2020 - Yes, Nursing is Political Congresswoman Lauren Underwood spoke about the need for nurses to be political during her keynote speech at the American Academy of Nursing’s annual conference. I often wonder why nurses...

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...

Building a successful behavioral emergency support team

Takeaways Healthcare workers experience more incidents of workplace violence compared to other professionals. A healthy work environment requires that nurses have the skills, tools, and support they need to prevent and manage violent patient...

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...

Nurses transforming health through research

Congratulations to the 2019 nursing research grant recipients. The American Nurses Foundation is proud to have awarded 22 grants to nurse researchers across the country. The research projects focus on a variety of nursing...
ethics human rights cornerstone award

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...

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 global nursing community. Coinciding with the 200th birth anniversary of...

Professional Growth: I’m Still Drowning

I've been receiving tons of messages from nurses starting the profession (graduate nurses) or nurses transitioning to a new position (for example: from medical-surgical to the intensive care setting) with questions regarding professional growth....