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Managing carotid to prevent stroke

Watch for warning signs to reduce risk. Takeaways: Approximately 87% of all strokes are ischemic, with 30% directly attributed to atherosclerosis of the internal carotid...

Top apps for nurses in 2019

As smart phones become more and more integral in our lives, the American Nurse Today team would like to share some of the top...

New treatment for acute hepatic porphyria

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted approval to Alnylam Pharmaceuticals’ givosiran (Givlaari), a new treatment for adult patients with acute hepatic porphyria (AHP).    AHP is...

Hands: Keep them clean

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today It's National Handwashing Awareness Week, so what better time to remind everyone about the importance of hand...

Study reveals no link between statin use and cognitive decline

A new study offers insight into a question that’s plagued healthcare for some time: Does an association exist between statin use and cognitive decline? A...

Ethical Issues in Healthcare

High ethical standards are essential in healthcare. Four fundamental principles lay the foundation for healthcare ethics. Autonomy honors patients’ right to make their own decisions. ...

2019 nursing trends and salary survey results

You might be surprised by what your colleagues are saying about salary, workplace violence, and job satisfaction. American Nurse Today’s third annual Nursing Trends and...

A need to feed the pipeline

Looking at challenges and solutions to increasing nursing faculty. How does the United States educate more nurses if there aren’t enough nurse educators? It may...

Investing in nurse innovators

“Nurses are one of the great un-tapped resources in health-care,” said Ahrin Mishan, executive director of the Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation. That conviction,...

Building a legacy of leadership

HPNA is creating specialized resources to develop future leaders. FOR National Hospice and Palliative Care Month in November, the American Nurses Association (ANA) interviewed two...

Grief management after a nurse’s death

Creating a workplace bereavement plan. Takeaways: When a nurse dies the team grieves. Developing a bereavement team and protocol will support the organization through the...

The BON discipline cascade

Understanding that disciplinary action can be complex helps nurses protect themselves. Takeaways: Nurses facing licensure investigation/discipline must be represented by attorneys with expertise in disciplinary...

Medical Cannabis: What Nurses Need to Know

Nurses can help patients make smart decisions by educating themselves. Takeaways: Nurses frequently treat patients who use or are considering using cannabis as a medicine. ...

A need to feed the pipeline

Looking at challenges and solutions to increasing nursing faculty. How does the United States educate more nurses if there aren’t enough nurse educators? It may...
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Improving patient outcomes and organizational financial health

The safe patient handling and mobility connection. AS A NURSE, you play a pivotal leadership role in promoting a culture of safety for your patients...
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Building a legacy of leadership

HPNA is creating specialized resources to develop future leaders. FOR National Hospice and Palliative Care Month in November, the American Nurses Association (ANA) interviewed two...

Driving to zero harm with nursing morbidity and mortality conferences

An operating room’s quality-improvement project increased communication and transparency. Promoting a culture of safety is a high priority for nursing, and The Joint Commission’s focus...

Asleep on the job

A professional wake-up call NURSES dedicate their lives to helping others. Most of us say the profession is rewarding and fulfilling, with many sources of...

2019 Education Guide

2019 - 2020 Education Guide

Education can be the key to professional success. Whether you’re a new or experienced nurse, returning to school to get your BSN or an advanced degree can make the difference between thriving and stagnating in your career. Tap into the articles presented in this year’s education guide for tips and thoughtful advice on nursing education.

American Nurse Today 2019-20 Education Guide, provides you with facts, figures, other nurses’ experiences, and tons of other resources to help you in your journey.

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