Advancing education with FOAM

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ANA Enterprise News April 2021

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is working with other national organizations to build the public’s confidence in and acceptance of vaccines. (more…)

C.A.R.E. to prevent medical device related pressure injuries

A facility’s innovative program effectively reduced patient injury.  Takeaways: Learn how a nurse-led interprofessional innovation was designed at an organization that’s received Magnet® designation. Gain insight how use…

Celebrating nurse innovators

Nurses’ creativity showcased at the ANA Quality and Innovation Conference in Orlando. THE American Nurses Association (ANA) continued its commitment to cultivating and celebrating nurse-led innovation through two…

EHR burden reduction

Many of us chose nursing as a career because of a strong pull to take care of others, provide comfort, and leave each interaction better than when it…
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Excelling, leading, and innovating

Nurses share efforts on COVID-19 planning and response In addition to providing direct care to patients, nurses around the country are using their professional expertise to lead, support,…

How innovation and design thinking can improve care

Empathy and collaboration create opportunities to help vulnerable populations.  Takeaways: Design thinking is a problem-solving tool driven by the needs of the targeted population. The authors used designing…

Innovating during a pandemic

An on-site makerspace leads to quick solution experimentation and implementation. Takeaways: Nurses have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic in inventive ways. Creating a culture of innovation enhances the…

Innovating to meet patient needs

Highlighting the 2020 ANA Innovation Award winners Earlier this year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the American Nurses Foundation announced the winners of the 2020 ANA Innovation…
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Innovation needs nurses

Make the business case for high-tech patient care. Dan Weberg, PhD, RN, is senior director of innovation and leadership for Kaiser Permanente’s national nursing leadership and strategy team…

Johns Hopkins Center for Psychedelic Research

In early September 2019, Johns Hopkins opened its new Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research, which explores the use of psychedelics on brain function, memory, and the brain’s…
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Key competencies for nursing

To innovate is to put new ideas into practice or existing ideas into practice in new ways. Innovation isn’t new, but its prominence and need in health care…

Leadership styles that promote innovation

Supporting innovation requires commitment and thoughtful actions. Takeaways:  The healthcare systems operate between past models and the need to evolve.  Innovation leadership skills are about adaptive problem solving,…

Leading innovation

In April of 2019, I had the privilege of attending the ANA Quality and Innovation Conference where Inspiren, the healthcare technology company I co-founded with fellow nurse, Michael…

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…

Operationalizing new knowledge, innovations, and improvement

This organization’s infrastructure supports clinical inquiry.  Takeaways: Nursing has the responsibility to provide evidence-based practice that meets patient, family, and community expectations. New knowledge, innovations, and improvements in…

Our journey along the Pathway to Excellence®

A rural community hospital shares its story of designation and re-designation.  Takeaways: Pathway to Excellence® is an evolving process that roadmaps opportunities to enhance nursing recruitment and retention,…

Pathway to innovation

Imagine you’ve been trying to get a child to sleep for the past 2 hours. You have tried many strategies, but there also were many things that prevented…
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Strategies for nurse leaders

Turn your vision into a road map for others. AUDREY M. STEVENSON, PhD, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC, has spent much of her 30-year career in nursing and public health…

Take the chance

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