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ANA 2018 Annual Report: Year of Advocacy

Year of Advocacy: Pursuing positive change on every level Every day, every year, nurses advocate. It’s a responsibility that we all accept the moment we enter the nursing…
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ANA News, February 2019

The power of two Join thousands of your fellow nurses, be inspired, and elevate your career by attending the ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference® and the ANA Quality…

ANA on the Frontline: May 2017

Learn about the top issues facing ANA member nurses, how ANA is working for you, and what ANA is doing to advance nursing. This month’s feature: Saying yes…

Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation Year Two Highlights

On May 1, 2017, ANA Enterprise launched a bold initiative—Healthy Nurse, Healthy NationTM (HNHN) Grand Challenge—to transform the health of our nation by first improving the health of…

Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation™ Year One Highlights

On May 1, 2017, ANA Enterprise launched a bold initiative—Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ (HNHN) Grand Challenge—to transform the health of our nation by first improving the health of…

Healthy Nurse, Healthy New Jersey

Leadership principles help guide campaign for RNs’ health. EDITOR’S NOTE: New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) received the ANA Enterprise’s Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ Partners All In Award…
Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™

Year Four Highlights: 2020-2021 Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation (HNHN), just like all of you, has had quite a year. A banner year, we might add! We welcomed new…

Humana and Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation:

Sharing a bold vision for nurses’ well-being Storytelling and providing support to one another have emerged as powerful motivators toward improved health and well-being for nurses at Humana…

In pursuit of a good night’s rest

Good sleep quality is essential for overall health and well-being. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), via the Sleep Foundation, recommends that adults get 7 to 9…

Prevent compassion fatigue through self-compassion

Consider these simple practices.  Takeaways: Nurses are at high risk for developing compassion fatigue, which can have a negative impact on nurses, patients, and organizations. Self-compassion practices are…

Skin health: Protecting your largest organ

Nurses’ skin is under assault. Continuous handwashing; irritation from personal protective equipment (PPE); and exposure to disinfectants, sterilants, and other chemicals take their toll on our protective barrier.…
Spreading happiness through therapeutic laughter

Spreading happiness through therapeutic laughter

By Holly Carpenter, BSN, RN If you want to create positive change in your life, you first have to change your reality,” writes Shawn Achor, Harvard researcher, lecturer, and…

The HealthyNurse® Leader

Nursing leaders—including managers, directors, and executives—are dedicated to advancing nursing excellence and inspiring and empowering teams. They must analyze nursing knowledge and practice environments, and strategize to ensure…
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To nap or not to nap?

How to implement planned naps for hospital nurses.  To nap or not to nap? That’s a question we recommend all hospital nurses and administrators ask and answer, especially…
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Your support matters

Strengthening the Foundation and nursing. AS THE HOLIDAY SEASON and the end of my service as American Nurses Association (ANA) president approach, I’ve been thinking more about how…

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