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    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

    Author Tim Porter-O'Grady Named Chair of American Nurses Foundation

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 9, 2016 4:33:28 PM


    We are so proud to share that our author, Tim Porter-O'Grady, has been named the new chair of the Board of Trustees for the American Nurses Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association (ANA).

    “I look forward to working with the Foundation board and leadership to advance its mission, strengthen its philanthropic efforts and engage the larger health care community." said Porter-O'Grady. "This partnership will have a lasting impact on the interests of the nursing profession and the people it serves during a time of significant change.”

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    Topics: American Nurses Assocition, American Nurses Foundation, ANA, Author, nursing, nursing leadership, Tim Porter-O'Grady

    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

    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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