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The Power of the Nurse Citizen

As most of us are well aware, nurses have been named year after year in the annual Gallup poll as the most trustworthy and honest professionals in the United States. While Members of Congress...

Virtual reality: A strategy to improve patient-centered care

Technology can help nurses gain empathy and navigate difficult conversations. Takeaways: Extended reality (virtual, mixed, augmented) technology is rapidly expanding and finding a space in healthcare professional education. The positive impact of these technologies are...

The role of adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioners

This growing field offers opportunities in a variety of settings. Your perspective of the nurse practitioner (NP) role may be shaped by the NPs you encounter at work. Perhaps you think that adult-gerontology acute care...

Is becoming a nurse practitioner right for me?

This advice will help you make an informed decision. When I ask nurses why they want to be a nurse practitioner (NP), many struggle to find an answer. Before applying to graduate school, do your...

School skills: What successful nursing students do

Mastering these skills can help you reach your educational goals. Congratulations on your decision to return to nursing school. Your continued pursuit of knowledge is important for the future of nursing, healthcare, education, and research....

DNPs: Healthcare change agents

Find the right program to meet your professional goals. After feeding your curiosity about the differences between the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) and doctor of philosophy (PhD) in nursing and how they complement each...

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. Beneficence helps patients advance their own good. Nonmaleficence does no harm to...

Nurses meet homeless patients where they live…on the street

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today When you don’t know where your next meal will come from or where you’re going to sleep each night, high blood pressure, diabetes, and minor cuts and...

This week is National Nurse Practitioner’s Week!

This week is a special week for American Nurse Today, and we’re excited to highlight the importance of all nurse practitioners (NPs) during National Nurse Practitioner’s Week. One goal at American Nurse Today is to...

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, central to the foundation’s grantmaking, is rooted in the legacy...
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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 nurse leaders from our organizational affiliate, the Hospice and Palliative...

CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic earns Pathway designation

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) awarded the Pathway to Excellence® designation to CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic in September. MinuteClinic is the first retail healthcare organization to receive the Pathway designation, a global credential that...

Supporting each other

American Nurses Foundation helps us tell our stories. ONE MORNING not too long ago, I turned on the radio and heard two former intensive care unit staff nurses, now nurse educators, talking about their work....