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    National Nurses Week Celebrates the Power of Healthy Nurses

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 8, 2017 2:28:04 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

    Happy National Nurses Week

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 6, 2016 2:53:36 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."

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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 4:34:24 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

    Holistic Nursing, Seventh Edition Receives 5 Stars

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 27, 2015 4:10:33 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,

    “This edition, with its updated and expanded content, ideal blending of theory and praxis, emphasis on self-development, and new interactive web resources, offers readers a state-of-the-art resource on holistic nursing…”

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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, Review

    National Nurses Week Celebrates Ethical Practice and Quality Care

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 12, 2015 3:54:27 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

    Happy National Nurses Week

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 6, 2014 4:15:54 PM

    Nurses, this is your week! 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

    It's National Nurses Week!

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 6, 2013 4:07:47 PM

    It's one of our favorite times of the year-- National Nurses Week! Celebrated annually from May 6, National Nurses Day, through May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday, National Nurses Week raises awareness and recognizes the tireless dedication, commitment, and heroic efforts of nurses across the country. This year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has selected the theme of "Delivering Quality and Innovation in Patient Care."

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

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