Quantcast

Latest American Nurses Association Stories

2014-09-02 12:29:07

12 Percent Increase in Nursing Workforce Development Funding Urged SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. will need to produce 1.1 million new registered nurses (RNs) by 2022 to fill newly created jobs and replace a legion of soon-to-be retirees. The American Nurses Association (ANA) is recommending specific actions related to federal funding, nursing education and hiring practices to ensure a sufficient nursing workforce to meet the demand. As the nation...

2014-06-10 12:30:21

Advances Press Ganey's Commitment to Quality Improvement on Nursing-Sensitive Measures BOSTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Press Ganey today announced the acquisition of the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI(®)), the leading quality improvement and nurse engagement tool developed by the American Nurses Association (ANA) and managed by The University of Kansas School of Nursing. The acquisition strengthens Press Ganey's ability to empower nurses and nursing...

2014-05-12 23:11:40

The Center for Health Affairs and its workforce initiative, NEONI celebrate National Nurses Week May 6 - May 12. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The Center for Health Affairs and its workforce initiative, NEONI celebrate National Nurses Week May 6 - May 12. The purpose of National Nurses Week is to raise awareness of the important role nurses play in society. This annual celebration of the nursing industry was founded by The American Nurses Association, the only full-service...

2014-05-06 23:09:17

The largest peer-to-peer online networking site for nurses and nursing students announces the launch of its “Thank a Nurse” initiative – just in time for National Nurse Appreciation Week, May 6 to May 12, 2014. Excelsior, MN (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 allnurses.com, the largest peer-to-peer online networking site for nurses and nursing students, announced the launch of its “Thank a Nurse” initiative – just in time for National Nurse Appreciation Week, May 6 to May 12, 2014. Friends,...

2014-05-05 23:06:34

With 1.1 million registered nurse jobs projected to be filled by 2022 and nursing colleges struggling to attract enough faculty and accommodate students, the American Nurses Association recommends actions to avoid nursing shortages. National Nurses Week from May 6-12 recognizes the need for more nurses, and their contributions and leadership in improving the quality of health care and patient outcomes. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 National Nurses Week traditionally is a...

2014-02-06 23:26:41

The 2013 NDNQI Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality was awarded Wednesday to six hospitals that achieved overall excellence in nursing-sensitive quality measures last year. The hospitals recognized included one three-time winner and the first winner from outside the U.S. Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The 2013 NDNQI® Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality® to hospitals that made impressive improvements to achieve overall excellence in nursing-sensitive quality measures...

2014-01-30 23:25:15

ANAC demonstrates quality and excellence in the curriculum design and delivery of continuing nursing education and receive distinctive accreditation honor from ANCC. Akron, Ohio (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) is pleased to announce it achieved Accreditation with Distinction by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). ANCC Accreditation distinguishes organizations that demonstrate quality and excellence in the curriculum design and delivery of...

2014-01-29 12:26:55

Nursing community invited to learn about new technology to enhance patient safety and lower spread of infection CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed®, creator of the award-winning, world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene, will present its DebMed® GMS(TM) (Group Monitoring System) at The American Nurses Association (ANA) 2014 Quality Conference and the...

2014-01-28 12:29:20

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Nurses Foundation (ANF) today announced that Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and point-of-care solutions for healthcare, has agreed to help broaden exposure for Honor a Nurse through a major corporate donation and sponsorship agreement. "Honor a Nurse" publicly acknowledges registered nurses who have made a difference in the lives of others while raising money for the Foundation, the philanthropic...

2013-11-06 23:31:14

Beatrice J. Kalisch, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been chosen as the 2013–2014 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies. At the conclusion of the program, Dr. Kalisch will develop policies and publish research to reduce "missed nursing care." Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Beatrice J. Kalisch, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been chosen as the 2013–2014 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the Institute of Medicine (IOM)...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'