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National Nurses Week is your time to shine! – ANA Continues to Speak Out Against Harmful Cuts to Health Care.

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National Nurses Week is your time to shine! – ANA Continues to Speak Out Against Harmful Cuts to Health Care. – (866) 348-2889

You are celebrated during National Nurses Week for the many contributions you make to the nursing profession and the healthcare of our nation.

The word “excellence,” in fact, is one we hear more than any other during Nurses Week.

Hospital executives and administrators, board members, physicians and various healthcare professionals join in the celebrations because they know that without you, their patients would not receive the same level of care.

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Measles outbreak brings attention to need for vaccine education – Alabama Nursing Board Defense Lawyer – Call Today!

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Measles outbreak brings attention to need for vaccine education – Alabama Nursing Board Defense Lawyer – Call Today! – (866) 348-2889

Measles is making headlines, as nurses and other frontline care providers battle to care for infected patients and prevent the disease’s spread.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that from January 1 to April 26, 2019, there were 704 individual measles cases confirmed in 22 states. This means the public is in need of vaccine education.

Rising numbers of measles cases are not limited to the U.S. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported on April 15 that preliminary global data suggests a 300% spike in cases in the first three months of 2019, compared to the same period in 2018.

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5 Reasons Men Should Consider a Career in Nursing – ANA Continues to Speak Out Against Harmful Cuts to Health Care.

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5 Reasons Men Should Consider a Career in Nursing – ANA Continues to Speak Out Against Harmful Cuts to Health Care. – (866) 348-2889

Nursing has traditionally been a female-dominated field, but male nurses are slowly entering the workforce. The notion that caregiving is a job only for women is outdated, but a stigma persists about men who pursue a nursing career. Some of the biggest pet peeves of male nurses are stereotypes and the assumptions that they’re either gay or medical school dropouts. Although a gender gap in nursing is readily apparent, nursing is a rewarding career, whether you’re a man or a woman. Here are just five reasons why men who enjoy caring for others should give a nursing career serious thought.

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ANCC Call for Commission Members For Terms Jan 1, 2020 – Dec 31, 2023 – Alabama Nursing Board Defense Lawyer – Call Today!

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ANCC Call for Commission Members For Terms Jan 1, 2020 – Dec 31, 2023 – Alabama Nursing Board Defense Lawyer – Call Today! – (866) 348-2889

The Nominating Committee of the ANCC Board of Directors currently seeks nominations for appointments to the Commission on Accreditation in Nursing Continuing Professional Development (COA-NCPD), Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs (COA-PTP), Commission on Magnet® (COM), and Commission on Pathway to Excellence® (COPE), which serve as the governing bodies for their respective ANCC programs.

The ANCC Board of Directors makes appointments in July for the term January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2023. You may apply to multiple commissions; however, appointees may only serve one commission at a time. Orientation for all new commission members will be held on October 29-30, 2019 at the American Nurses Association headquarters in Silver Spring, MD.

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Pitching, innovating and motivating at ANA and ANCC conferences – ANA Continues to Speak Out Against Harmful Cuts to Health Care.

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Pitching, innovating and motivating at ANA and ANCC conferences – ANA Continues to Speak Out Against Harmful Cuts to Health Care. – (866) 348-2889

Many nurses attending the ANA and ANCC conferences started their day on April 26 with a pitch – actually five pitches – from nurse innovators competing for monetary prizes at ANA’s live, interactive version of the TV show, “Shark Tank.”

The NursePitch™ event took place on the final day of the ANA Quality and Innovation Conference and the ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference® in Orlando, FL.

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ANA and ANCC conferences spark innovation and excellence – Alabama Nursing Board Defense Lawyer – Call Today!

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ANA and ANCC conferences spark innovation and excellence – Alabama Nursing Board Defense Lawyer – Call Today! – (866) 348-2889

When describing what makes a good leader and excellent – or “platinum” – service, keynote speaker on April 25, Simon T. Bailey, talked about things like finding one’s spark and purpose at work, and creating an environment of love, kindness and connectedness.

It was a message that seemed to resonate strongly with the nearly 2,100 nurses and other stakeholders gathered in Orlando, FL, to learn, share and network at two co-located events: the American Nurses Association’s Quality and Innovation Conference and the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Pathway to Excellence Conference®.

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2019 ANA Innovation Awards Winners Announced – ANA Continues to Speak Out Against Harmful Cuts to Health Care.

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2019 ANA Innovation Awards Winners Announced – ANA Continues to Speak Out Against Harmful Cuts to Health Care. – (866) 348-2889

The American Nurses Association (ANA) and the American Nurses Foundation (the Foundation) today announced the winners of the 2019 ANA Innovation Awards powered by BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) at the ANA Quality and Innovation Conference in Orlando, FL.

The ANA Innovation Awards highlight, recognize and celebrate exemplary nurse-led innovation that improves patient safety and outcomes. The individual nurse and nurse-led team award recipients will receive monetary prizes of $25,000 and $50,000, respectively. These funds will provide support in translational research, development, prototyping, production, testing and the implementation of their products over the next year.

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Healthy Nurse Work Environments Boost Outcomes – Alabama Nursing Board Defense Lawyer – Call Today!

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Healthy Nurse Work Environments Boost Outcomes – Alabama Nursing Board Defense Lawyer – Call Today! – (866) 348-2889

Hundreds of studies have demonstrated the importance of healthy nurse work environments, and a new meta-analysis, from researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, clearly demonstrates nurse work environments’ influence on health care quality, safety, and patient and clinician well-being.

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America Joins Nursing Now Movement – ANA Continues to Speak Out Against Harmful Cuts to Health Care.

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America Joins Nursing Now Movement – ANA Continues to Speak Out Against Harmful Cuts to Health Care. – (866) 348-2889

Nurses across the United States have joined the World Health Organization’s Nursing Now campaign to empower and support nurses to lead by joining the movement.

“Nursing Now is part of a global effort focused on raising the status and profile of nurses to promote health of all, to promote gender equality and to support economic growth,” said Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, president of the American Nurses Association, at the launch event. “Nurses are part of the essential fabric of our communities. Working together we can make a difference. Nurses can lead America to health.”

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Time’s Up Healthcare promotes equitable and healthy workplaces – Alabama Nursing Board Defense Lawyer – Call Today!

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Time’s Up Healthcare promotes equitable and healthy workplaces – Alabama Nursing Board Defense Lawyer – Call Today! – (866) 348-2889

“The clock has run out on sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the healthcare workplace. It’s time to do something about it.”

That’s the slogan for Time’s Up Healthcare, a campaign charged with unifying national efforts to bring safety, equity and dignity to healthcare work environments.

The campaign’s advisory board is made up of prominent physicians, nurses and others, including Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, past-president of the American Nurses Association, and Roberta E. Gebhard, DO, president of the American Medical Women’s Association.

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