Wednesday August 20th 2014

In the spotlight

Projected job growth in states by 2022

Demand for services, retirements drive need for 1.1 million more nurses The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) [Read More]

ANA, federal agency collaborate to promote health information technology and improved patient outcomes

Promoting the greater use of health information technology to support quality care – and nursing’s critical [Read More]

Photo story: Nurses in Action

Check out scenes from the 2014 ANA Membership Assembly as reported by Susan Trossman for The American Nurse at [Read More]

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ANA, federal agency collaborate to promote health information technology and improved patient outcomes

Promoting the greater use of health information technology to support quality care – and nursing’s critical role in making that happen – were the focus of a meeting between leaders of the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information [Read More]

Nurse to nurse

Creating ways to ensure better care for military service members, veterans “Joining Forces” is not a campaign in name only. It’s a meaningful effort by many stakeholders — including nurses — to ensure veterans, military men and women, and their families get the full range of services they [Read More]

The power to change

Nurse Athlete program focuses on energy management for better health Being healthy and fit may be even more of a state of mind than one thinks. David Hrabe, PhD, RN, recalled a conversation he had with a trainer at the beginning of the year about the number of people working out at his gym. The [Read More]

Nurses gather for Membership Assembly

Events at the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Membership Assembly will draw from the theme of “Nurses Leading the Way” — with nurse representatives engaging in leadership and professional issues discussions, electing ANA officials, participating in political advocacy and recognizing 10 [Read More]

President’s Perspective

A grateful leader at this time of transition

It is bittersweet for me as I collect my thoughts for my last president’s column in The American Nurse. Serving as ANA president has been the greatest privilege of my professional career. I can think of no higher honor and opportunity for me as a nurse, particularly during this historic time in health care. These [Read More]

What’s in OJIN?

Opportunities, challenges, and solutions for APRNs

The five new articles in the May 2014 OJIN topic APRN Roles: Opportunities and Challenges for Practice and Education discuss a variety of aspects related to practice and education in a rapidly changing health care environment. The topic begins with [Read More]

APRN Focus

FTC policy paper examines competition and the regulation of APRNs

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released a policy paper that should be required reading for state legislators. “Policy Perspectives: Competition and the Regulation of Advanced Practice [Read More]