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ANA on the Frontline

November 2018 Vol. 13 No. 11

As a child, Pam Ball, BSN, RN, NE-BC, recalls her mother pointing to a sign whenever the family drove past the county hospital that read, “Quiet— Hospital Zone,” and urging the children to lower their voices.

“I thought hospitals were always quiet all the time,” said Ball, who after . . .

November 2018 Vol. 13 No. 11

Learn about the top issues facing ANA member nurses, how ANA is working for you, and what ANA is doing to advance nursing. In this issue:

Promoting patient rest
Nurse innovators
Patient dumping
RN nutrition . . .

August 2018 Vol. 13 No. 8

The 2018 American Nurses Association (ANA) Hill Day started off strong on June 21 in Washington, DC, as ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, rallied nurses and other participants to use their collective power to create change.

At a breakfast briefing held before heading to Capitol . . .

August 2018 Vol. 13 No. 8

Breaking news on opioid legislation and immigration issues added urgency and greater purpose to actions taken at the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) 2018 Membership Assembly, held June 22-23 in Washington, DC.

The Assembly is composed of representatives from ANA’s constituent and state nurses associations (C/SNAs), the . . .

July 2018 Vol. 13 No. 7

Generational differences, staffing issues, communication failures, budgeting ordeals—these are just some of the challenges that freshly promoted nurse managers may face in their new roles. Through on-the-job training, attending specialized workshops, and peer support, RNs not only find solutions to these challenges—but they also find out . . .

October 2018 Vol. 13 No. 10

Learn about the top issues facing ANA member nurses, how ANA is working for you, and what ANA is doing to advance nursing. In this issue:

Health IT for nursing
Ethical balancing act
everyday advocacy
New member benefits . . .

October 2018 Vol. 13 No. 10

The American Nurses Association (ANA) defines the nursing process as “the common thread uniting different types of nurses who work in varied areas—the essential core of practice for the registered nurse to deliver holistic, patient-focused care.” If the nursing process is the thread, the selection of efficient, high . . .

September 2018 Vol. 13 No. 9

On Election Day, the old saying couldn’t be more apt: “Decisions are made by those who show up.” With healthcare reform and other nursing-related issues so prominent this campaign season, it’s more important than ever that RNs across the country show up on November 6 to ensure . . .

September 2018 Vol. 13 No. 9

This spring, the American Nurses Foundation and its Corporate Advisory Board created a survey to identify key issues facing RNs today and where the healthcare product and services industry and nurses can work better together.

The Foundation formed the Corporate Advisory Board in 2015 to provide a forum for fostering . . .

September 2018 Vol. 13 No. 9

Learn about the top issues facing ANA member nurses, how ANA is working for you, and what ANA is doing to advance nursing. In this issue:

Stemming the loneliness epidemic
Ernest Grant makes history
Nurses address discrimination
Get out the vote . . .

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