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Celebrating nurse wellness at Magnet® Conference

Opportunities abound for engaging in self-care. WHAT HAPPENS when you bring 10,500+ nurses together, mix in some magic from Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ theme park, add plenty of wellness offerings from ANA Enterprise’s Healthy Nurse,...

Now open: 2020 ANA Innovation Awards, powered by BD

The American Nurses Association (ANA) and the American Nurses Foundation (the Foundation) are now accepting applications for the 2020 ANA Innovation Awards, powered by BD (Becton, Dickinson, and Company), a leading global medical technology...

Ethics, relatively speaking

To: Ethics inbox From: Puzzled nursing instructor Subject: “Putting away” your moral beliefs? Recently, a nursing student wrote this as part of a course assignment: “Ethics can be hard to teach or learn because they may...

ANA elections: Call for nominations

The nomination period ends January 17, 2020 11:59 PM Eastern Time. On December 6, 2019, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Nominations and Elections Committee issued a call for nominations for a slate of candidates to...

Supporting ambitious new goals to end the HIV epidemic

World AIDS Day was first observed on December 1, 1988, to bring greater awareness to the devastating impact of HIV and to show solidarity with those living with or lost to AIDS. The late...

Food is medicine

Nurses address social determinants of health on Chicago’s West Side. JENNIFER GRENIER, DNP, RN-BC, CNML, CENP, is director of clinical operations for the cardiac service line at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. When she...

Connected health

Connected health technologies continue to change, and nurses are leading the charge using these tools for innovation in healthcare delivery and most importantly, maintaining professional standards to keep their patients safe. “The telehealth landscape has...

A practical approach to disclosing conscientious objection

How to ensure quality patient care while following your moral compass. Takeaways: A foundational value of nursing is to respect the worth and dignity of all patients. Nurses also are expected to extend the same...

Trust me. I’m a nurse

Reconciling trust, ethics, and caring. Takeaways: For 17 consecutive years, nurses have received the highest rating in the Gallup honesty and ethics survey. Individual nurse behavior can influence the public’s opinion of nursing. Trust-based nurse-patient...

A look back—and ahead

Making progress on key priorities. TIME FLIES—especially when you’re engaged in efforts you feel passionate about, working with people who are committed to making a difference, and enjoying yourself along the way. For the past...

Outpatient care of patients with COPD

Controlling symptoms and preventing exacerbations are the key to patient quality of life. Takeaways: Nurses must be able to identify patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) early in the disease process to provide education...

Rural NC school receives grant to fund school nurse

The Summit Charter School in North Carolina recently received a grant from the Highlands-Cashiers Health Foundation to employ a full-time school nurse. This grant will enable the school to provide the students of Summit...

A Magnetic conference

Thousands of nurses learn and share strategies to improve care and work environments Positive human connections are vital to quality healthcare and work environments, according to speaker Charles Kunkle, MSN, CEN, CCRN, BC-NA, a nursing...