Saturday August 2nd 2014

In the spotlight

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]

American Nurse Today announces Lillee Gelinas as new editor-in-chief

American Nurse Today, the official journal of the American Nurses Association (ANA), announced that Lillee [Read More]

Focus on self-care

New guide offers realistic, systematic approaches for practicing RNs Nurses excel at caring for others but often [Read More]

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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]

Optimizing heart health

Know the facts, have a plan, make a difference for you and your patients What do we know about RNs, their risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and prevention in America? CVD remains the No. 1 cause of death, and it kills more women than men. According to the INTERHEART Study, the factors [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]