How can you improve your prescribing practice for diabetes mellitus? [ Link ]
Thank you to Cassandra and the NDMU nurses for this winning "What's Your Resolution?" video in the category of nutrition! #HealthyNurse #FitNurseFriday
Are you making plans to celebrate 2017 #nationalnursesweek, May 6–12? Check out ANA’s free toolkit! [ Link ]
Many inspiring women in nursing have served in the military, caring for soldiers and veterans. Today, for #WomensHIstoryMonth, we honor these women, including Nursing Hall of Fame inductee Anna Coraline Maxwell, founder of the Army Nurse Corps.
When a nursing student learns to save lives, it's part of the curriculum. When a nursing student saves her own life, it's INCREDIBLE. Wishing Brittany a speedy recovery.

Kidnapping Victim Describes Harrowing Escape From Trunk Of Her Own Car – Using Her Insulin Pump
Obesity in the United States is at epidemic levels, not only in adults, but children too. Our Year of the #HealthyNurse partner for March (Nutrition) is the National Association of School Nurses. Visit their webpages to learn more about childhood obesity and diabetes, as well as school wellness policies.

NASN | Childhood Obesity
Happy #CertifiedNursesDay!

Celebrate by committing to organizational excellence and attending the 2017 ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference®! Send three or more people from your organization and receive discounted pricing. [ Link ]
Looking for a job? We have resources to help! If you missed Kati Kleber's great video with tips on job hunting and interviews, you can still view it and sign up for the rest of the series at [ Link ]. Mark you calendars for the next one on March 29! Then put your new skills to use in the Virtual Career Fair on April 4.

American Nurses Association Virtual Career Fair
Here is the inspiring winner video for our #HealthyNurse, Healthy Nation "What's Your Resolution?" contest in the category of physical activity! #FitNurseFriday
“I’ve always respected and valued these amazing super-heroes and am proud to be the sister, daughter, niece, friend and hairstylist of so many. Know you are appreciated, know you are irreplaceable, know you are loved!”

Hair stylist honors tired client, and her shoes, with essay about ‘superhero’ nurses
How do you keep at-risk patients healthy and out of the hospital? [ Link ]
Fewer hospital-acquired conditions avoided some 125,000 patient deaths and saved $28 billion, the administration said in a report released Monday. In some places, however, the report contradicted findings released a week before by the CDC.

Are hospitals safer than they used to be? Yes, says an HHS report
March is Women's History Month and today we're honoring the pioneering nurses elected to the US Congress. Thank you to all nurses currently or formerly in office for helping to give nurses a seat at the table.
Breaking news: The Congressional Budget Office just released its findings on the Republican healthcare bill – and the numbers speak for themselves.

We won't allow millions of patients to have the rug pulled out from under them. We need to educate and mobilize every provider and patient so they can speak out against this bill before it's too late - SHARE this image on Facebook now, and call on...
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For March, ANA’s Year of the #HealthyNurse focus is on Nutrition. Visit our Nutrition webpage ([ Link ] for information and resources for healthier eating. Did you know a cup of spaghetti squash contains only about 30 calories a cup? Kale has a few more calories and is rich is vitamin A and C. Post your favorite vegetable (and recipe) with us. Don’t just wear green for a day; eat...
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The NINR Intramural Research Program invites you to attend its scientific symposium, Symptom Science Research: A Path to Precision Health, highlighting NINR Intramural’s scientific advances and collaborations across the National Institutes of Health and other organizations.

The symposium will take place on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in the Masur Auditorium, Clinical Center (Building 10) on the...
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"Hospitals ought to recognize that their most senior nurses are a valuable resource and that they might be able to extend their careers by offering some of them the opportunity to become mentors to new nurses."

The Nursing Shortage? It's Complicated | HealthLeaders Media
According to the latest report from the Alzheimer's Association, the cost of Alzheimer's to society, caregivers and their loved ones continues to escalate.

The disease that could bankrupt Medicare
What are your tips for eating healthy while working variable or long shifts?

This article has some ideas and you can learn more in our webinar this Wednesday on Healthy Eating During ShiftWork (FREE to members)! #HealthyNurse [ Link ] #FitNurseFriday

American Nurse Today - Nutrition Tips for Nurses Who Work Shifts
"In particular, ANA is concerned the House legislation would eliminate the Prevention and Public Health Fund , which has 'effectively helped reduce chronic disease rates, and result in millions of Americans losing critical coverage for mental health and substance-use disorders.'"