Caring and advocating for school children

When we think about RN staffing issues, most of us immediately think about these issues in the context of hospitals or long-term care facilities....

Safe staffing saves lives – ANA advances RN Staffing bill

Recent studies have demonstrated what most healthcare consumers already know: nursing care and quality patient care are inextricably linked. Reduced nursing budgets combined with...

Safe staffing saves lives

ANA's "Safe Staffing Saves Lives" campaign fights for safe nurse staffing legislation.

Joining the fight for safe staffing: Q&A with Congresswoman Ginny Brown-Waite

Interview by Michelle M. Artz, MA Last November, Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite (R-FL) joined with Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) to introduce H.R. 4138, the RN Safe...

Nurses’ crucial role in preventing and documenting conditions not present on admission

Medicare has reduced its reimbursement for hospital-acquired conditions. Will some hospitals try to offset the shortfall by slashing nurse staffing?

Spotlight on nurse staffing, autonomy, and control over practice

This article kicks off our series that examines the distinguishing traits of Magnet hospitals and discusses strategies that can make healthcare facilities more "magnetic."

Take Note – December 2006

CDC recommends HIV screening for everyone New recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) call for routine human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening...