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    Nurses Up 4% in Annual Honesty and Ethics Poll

    Nurses remained the undisputed leader in the 2020 annual...

    Nursing Rewind 2020: A Year in Review

    2020 was designated as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. It definitely has been – although in a way no one could have foreseen.

    Nurse Jane Hopkins Appointed on Biden’s COVID-19 Advisory Board

    A nurse was one of three additional members appointed to Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board on November 29.

    California Nurse Practitioners Granted the Right to Practice Independently

    After years of lobbying by nurse practitioners in California, a bill allowing them to practice without being under medical practitioners’ supervision was signed into law on 29 September. The law will come into effect in 2023.

    Nurse Understaffing a Threat to Public Health Even Before COVID-19

    An extensive survey showed that many hospitals in New York and Illinois were understaffed before the first surge of COVID-19 patients. Furthermore, over half of the nurses were already burnt out due to heavy workloads and dissatisfied with their jobs.

    NNU Holds National Day of Action, Petitions for Workplace Protection

    Nurses across the US took part in a day of action on August 5 calling for better protection for both nurses and their patients.

    Nurse Forced to Amputate Leg After Ignoring Pain While Working on COVID-19 Frontline

    Nurse Sette Buenaventura believed that the cramps in her leg were caused by her extra-long working hours while caring for COVID-19 patients.
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    5 Evidence-Based Reasons for Wearing a Mask to Limit Spread of COVID-19

    After months of lockdown interventions, mixed messages from authorities,...

    Listen: ‘I am a Nurse’ A Song For the World’s Nurses

    The song and video, “I am a Nurse,” performed by nurses from across the world, was released by the International Council of Nurses on July 22.

    ANA Joins Others in Urging Public to Wear a Mask to Stop COVID-19 Spread

    Three major professional health organizations in the US issued a joint open letter to the public on July 6, urging the public to continue taking the evidence-based steps which can curb the spread of COVID-19.

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