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    National Nurses Week Celebrates Healthy Nurses

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 8, 2017 2:28:07 PM

    It's National Nurses Week. Established by the American Nurses Association (ANA) in 1993, National Nurses Week begins on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday. This year's theme is “Nursing: the Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit.”

    Earlier this year, the ANA designated 2017 as the "Year of the Healthy Nurse" to encourage nurses to "eat healthier, be more active, get better sleep, and have more joy." Why? When nurses are healthier the nation is healthier.

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    Topics: American Nurses Association, ANA, National Nurses Week, nursing

    National Nurses Week Champions A Culture of Safety

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 6, 2016 2:51:51 PM

    Today marks the beginning of National Nurses Week, a nationwide celebration of nurses and the vital work that they do.  Observed annually, National Nurses Week begins on May 6 and ends on May 12 to commemorate Florence Nightingale’s birthday. This year's theme is "Culture of Safety. It Starts with You."

    According to the American Nurses Association (ANA), a culture of safety includes:

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    Topics: American Nurses Association, ANA, National Nurses Week, nursing

    5-Star Review for Butts and Rich's Nursing Ethics, Fourth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 5, 2016 3:39:36 PM

    Ethics are, without question, an essential component of nursing practice. For instance, the American Nurses Association deemed 2015 as the “Year of Ethics.” In addition, Gallop continually finds that the public sees nursing as the most honest and ethical profession.

    Now our highly regarded Nursing Ethics: Across the Curriculum and Into Practice, Fourth Edition by Janie B. Butts and Karen L. Rich has received a 5-star review. Debra Gorman-Badar, BS, MA, from Saint Louis University, writing for Doody's Review Service, assesses that it,

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    Topics: American Nurses Association, ANA, Doody's Review Service, Janie B. Butts, Karen L. Rich, nursing, Review, nursing ethics, Ethics

    Nursing Once Again Tops Gallup's Most Honest and Ethical Professions Poll

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 22, 2015 2:39:43 PM

    For the 14th consecutive year, the nursing profession ranks highest on Gallup’s list of the most trusted professions in the U.S. According to their annual poll that rated honesty and ethics in various fields, 85% of Americans gave nurses “high” or “very high” ratings.

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    Topics: American Nurses Association, ANA, nursing, nursing practice, Gallup poll

    Holistic Nursing, Seventh Edition Receives 5 Stars

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 27, 2015 4:07:48 PM

    The accolades are already starting for the recently published Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice, Seventh Edition by authors Barbara Montgomery Dossey and Lynn Keegan and editors Cynthia C. Barrere, Mary A. Blaszko Helming, Deborah A. Shields, and Karen M. Avino. In a recent 5-star review, Silvana F. Richardson, PhD, RN, Viterbo University, for Doody's Review Service, wrote that,

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    Topics: American Nurses Association, holistic nursing, Mary A. Blaszko Helming, ANA, Barbara Montgomery Dossey, Cynthia C. Barrere, Deborah A. Shields, Doody's Review Service, Karen M. Avino, Lynn Keegan, nursing, Holistic Nursing

    Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice, Seventh Edition Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 28, 2015 11:32:31 AM

    The definitive resource for holistic nursing for both students and professionals is back with the just published Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice, Seventh Edition by authors Barbara Montgomery Dossey and Lynn Keegan and editors Cynthia C. Barrere, Mary A. Blaszko Helming, Deborah A. Shields, and Karen M. Avino. In addition, each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

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    Topics: American Nurses Association, holistic nursing, Mary A. Blaszko Helming, New Edition, ANA, Barbara Montgomery Dossey, Cynthia C. Barrere, Deborah A. Shields, Karen M. Avino, Lynn Keegan, Navigate, nursing, Holistic Nursing

    National Nurses Week Celebrates Ethical Practice and Quality Care

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 12, 2015 3:41:06 PM

    Earlier this year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) designated 2015 as the “Year of Ethics.” Recognizing the importance of ethics in all aspects of nursing practice, ANA also released a revised code of ethics for the profession, the first since 2001.

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    Topics: American Nurses Association, ANA, National Nurses Week, nursing

    Just Published: Nursing Ethics: Across the Curriculum and Into Practice, Fourth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 9, 2015 11:57:42 AM

    Healthcare ethics is constantly evolving to keep pace with new issues, policies, and laws that arise. That's what makes the recently published Nursing Ethics: Across the Curriculum and Into Practice, Fourth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access by Janie B. Butts and Karen L. Rich so essential. Written to help prepare students and professionals for the moral issues they will encounter in nursing practice, the completely updated and revised Fourth Edition reflects the evolution of nursing ethics within heath care.

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    Topics: American Nurses Association, New Edition, ANA, Janie B. Butts, Karen L. Rich, Navigate, nursing ethics, Ethics

    ANA Designates 2015 as the "Year of Ethics"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 9, 2015 4:02:04 PM

    The American Nurses Association (ANA) recently deemed 2015 as the "Year of Ethics." Recognizing the importance of ethics in all aspects of nursing practice, ANA has also released a revised code of ethics for the profession, the first since 2001. According to ANA President, Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN,

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    Topics: American Nurses Association, New Edition, ANA, Janie B. Butts, Karen L. Rich, Navigate, nursing, nursing ethics, Ethics

    Happy National Nurses Week

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 6, 2014 3:48:46 PM

    Join us in recognizing some of our favorite people-- nurses! Celebrated annually from May 6, National Nurses Day, through May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday, National Nurses Week recognizes the significant impact of nurses across the nation. This year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has selected the theme of "Nurses: Leading the Way."

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    Topics: American Nurses Association, ANA, National Nurses Day, National Nurses Week, nursing

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