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ANA Position Statements on HIV/AIDS

ANA Publishes Policy Statements on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care

The American Nurses Association (ANA) released a Position Statement with 13 updated policies on prevention and care for HIV and related conditions.
Members of the National Nurses United for H.R.1309. Image via: uswlocals.org

House Passes Bill to Prevent Workplace Violence Against Health Care and Social Service Workers

H.R.1309 was passed by the House of Representatives to address violence against health care staff.
Caty Nixon breaks down after a tough day. Image: Facebook

Love For Nurses Pours In After Photo of Exhausted L&D Nurse Goes Viral

Laura McIntyre posted a photo on Facebook of her identical twin sister, Caty Nixon, breaking down over dinner after having gone through a particularly rough shift.

Next Gen NCLEX: What You Need to Know?

The current exam items focus more on testing knowledge, rather than clinical judgment – in other words, the application of knowledge through critical thinking and decision making that is required in nursing practice.
Nurse Burnout: Managing and Preventing Burnout

Nurse Burnout: Are You At Risk?

Burnout in nursing is a growing problem because of ever-increasing stress. In this article, we’ll define what is burnout, symptoms of burnout, and what you can do to manage and prevent it.
Michigan Nurses Association Rally

US Nurses Fight to Unionize

Nurses in the US are increasingly organizing to form unions in response to the negative impact which the for-profit health care system in the US is having on patient care.

Florida ICU Nurse Fired After Standing Up for Patient Safety

Registered nurse Julie Griffin was fired after she stood up for patient safety and against the breach of official hospital standards in the ICU where she worked.

Meet Moxi: A Robot Helping Nurses and Patients in Texas

Nurses at a number of Texas hospitals now have a new assistant in the form of Moxi, the robot. Moxi has reduced nurses’ workload by taking over busy-work tasks - and even the patients love it.

Elizabeth Wettlaufer Murders: Report Shows Gaps in System

The public inquiry into how serial killer, former registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer, got away with her crimes placed the blame on systemic failures. The report includes extensive recommendations to prevent similar tragedies in the future. 

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