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Posted By Peter McMenamin Sep 19, 2016 8:11 AM
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ANA—Voice of 3.6 Million Nurses and Still Growing ANA’s public statements are most often accompanied by an estimate to the total number of licensed RNs/APRNs in the United States. It is a measure of the occupation that remains the largest single component of the total health care workforce ...
Posted By Jessica Ek Sep 15, 2016 11:59 AM
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Posted By Jessica Ek May 12, 2015 9:35 AM
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The community site is getting a face lift on Monday, May 18th. You will still be able to do all the great things you do today although there may be some slight disruption during the upgrade. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Posted By Natalie Wilson Oct 21, 2011 4:33 AM
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Posted By System Feb 17, 2012 11:18 AM
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Posted By Peter McMenamin Nov 2, 2012 11:35 AM
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Following the Money in Nursing Education In the December 2011 issue of Health Affairs , Peter Buerhaus and colleagues surprised a number of people with a finding that there had been a resurgence in the number of relatively young RNs entering the health care workforce. They had analyzed Census data ...
Posted By Peter McMenamin May 15, 2013 11:15 AM
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Men Enrolled in Nursing Schools For the longest while the primary source of detailed nursing data was the HRSA National Sample Surveys of Registered Nurses (NSSRN). The last two NSSRN final reports showed that 6.6 percent of RNs were male in 2008 compared to 5.8 percent in 2004 . ...
Posted By Andrea Brassard Jun 14, 2013 8:45 AM
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On June 4, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed Assembly Bill 170 into law. This new law removes an outdated and unnecessary barrier to care in the form of requiring advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to have a written practice agreement with a physician, despite the clear evidence that APRNs ...
Posted By Lisa Summers Jun 20, 2012 8:23 AM
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Public relations is an integral part of policy work for advanced practice nurses and midwives – if the public and policy makers don’t understand who we are and what we do, it’s difficult to advance our policy agenda. So a story on midwives in the Sunday New York Times was good to see. This story ...
Posted By Marie Barry Aug 14, 2013 9:53 AM
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Nurses have an opportunity to transform health care by practicing to the full scope of their education and practice. What does this mean? Practicing to the full scope of practice is the action of putting into place a nurse’s knowledge, skills, and training regardless of the geographical location of nursing ...
Posted By Jordan Hopchik Jul 28, 2014 1:54 AM
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Dear Fellow APNs, I am completing my DNP degree in December and for my capstone project I'm interested in learning about the training experiences and desire of other nonphysician colonoscopists to joining a gastroenterology online community of practice where we can socially and professionally network, ...
Posted By Peter McMenamin Jun 30, 2015 7:18 AM
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Can RNs Get to 80% BSN? A shorter version of this note appeared in the May issue of American Nurse Today . This posting provides more of the details on the construction of the data series using information from the NCSBN website on NCLEX-RN passers by type of education and AACN annual tabulations ...
Posted By Katie Brewer Oct 26, 2012 11:33 AM
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Can evidence based policy be made using emotional insight? This was a glaring question for the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices at its meeting this past week. There were some dramatic discussions about vaccines in some of the most vulnerable populations. In both cases, evidence was ...
Posted By Katie Brewer Aug 15, 2012 5:42 AM
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ANA got a message from Dr. Bruce Gellin, head of the National Vaccine Program Office in the federal government. As a strong proponent of flu vaccines for nurses and patients, ANA is pleased to share his message to you, our members - This is a great resource for referring patients - or your friends, ...
Posted By Marie Barry Aug 1, 2013 7:35 AM
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New graduate and novice nurses are at high risk for workplace bullying. Nurses who experience workplace bullying find themselves in a position of fear, anxiety, worthlessness and self-doubt. Despite the recent attention to workplace health and safety guidelines that focus on workplace bullying, ...
Posted By Lisa Summers May 14, 2012 6:46 AM
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Free CE without having to travel – that’s a good deal! Gannett Healthcare Group has organized an entire week of webinars, beginning today with a program on Florence Nightingale. I was pleased to be asked to present tomorrow - it will be 7p for me , Eastern time – a discussion of APRN Scope of Practice: ...
Posted By Donna Fountain Jan 15, 2015 8:19 AM
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Hello Nurses, Please join me and others by sharing your ideas and comments related to bullying at work and the problems it brings to the nurse, patient, and the organization. Thank you, Donna Blog : http://www.rwjf.org/en/blogs/human-capital-blog/2014/04/how_to_address_dispa2.html#disqus_threa ...
Posted By Laura Brennaman Apr 3, 2012 5:29 AM
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Last week I took the opportunity to meld my hopes for the genuineness of our country’s judicial process with my passion as a nurse for promotion of health and well-being of all Americans. I wanted to witness the Justices of the Supreme Court listen to oral arguments in the landmark case to determine ...
Posted By Katie Brewer May 23, 2012 12:00 PM
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Nurses: Patient-centered. Check. Innovative. Check. Have the ability to conduct research as part of a team. Check. If you meet these criteria, and most nurses do, you should consider applying for a grant from the Patient Centered Research Institute, or PCORI (pronounced pee-core-ee in the land ...