A 20-year-old Gaithersburg car crash victim was reunited with the nurse who helped save his life over the weekend.

Car crash victim meets nurse who saved his life

Congrats to all of the deserving winners of Modern Healthcare's Excellence in Nursing Awards!


Yoga lowers stress levels while building muscle strength. It’s a win for your mind, body & spirit! It doesn't have to be complicated. A few basic poses can help wake you up in the morning. #Fitnursefriday

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Over the past two weeks, Congress has laid the groundwork to repeal significant portions of the Affordable Care Act. ANA is actively engaged in this critical, ongoing debate on Capitol Hill —meeting and working closely with Members of Congress and coalition partners throughout the health care community to ensure the nursing profession’s voice is heard loud and clear and that our patients have...
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Want to increase staff retention? Improve patient outcomes? Become a more effective leader?

Find out how emotional intelligence can help you achieve all of these things and more. Sign up today!

Emotional Intelligence Matters: Why it’s a Game-Changer for Nurses

We're looking forward to discussions and presentations at the 2017 ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference® like “Impact of Nursing Burnout on Patient Care and How It Is Preventable,” “Engaging and Catalyzing Emerging Leaders,” and “Mentorship: The Recipe for Obtaining Pathway to Excellence® Designation.”

ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference®

Do you have access to healthy foods during your shift? Do you have a private place to decompress at work? Are you on a wellness team? Tell us all about any worksite wellness opportunities in which you participate. #HealthyNurse

2017 Year of the Healthy Nurse

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?’” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you haven’t decided yet, find a volunteer opportunity near you. Grab a friend and make a difference!

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MLK Day | 1.16.2017 | Corporation for National and Community Service

Thanks to everyone who has entered the "What's Your Resolution?" Contest so far! [ Healthynursehealthynation.org Link ] We've heard some great commitments to improve nutrition and fitness. Here are some nurses who can inspire all of us!

3 Nurses Share How They Tuned Into Wellness and Lost a Combined Total of 128 Pounds

Join us for the only nursing conference that focuses on patient outcomes!

Learn new innovations and examine the variables that affect your ability to deliver high-quality care. You'll learn from evidence-based research and discover innovations they can start using as soon as you get back to work.

Why Attend?

Find out how corporate wellness initiatives positively impact #nurses at Houston Methodist Hospital on January 18 during the first Navigate Nursing Webinar of the year. Get some good ideas for yourself and your workplace such as Fitbit® for Life, a healthy eating class and exercise initiative. [ Bit.ly Link ] This is a webinar you don't want to miss!
What activities would you like your workplace to incorporate this year?

A. Access to healthy snack options
B. Fitness & Nutrition challenge groups
C. Incorporate or Increase hydration stations for employees
D. Access to fitness classes, personal trainers, and nutritionists
E. Trainings on health and nutrition topics
F. Smoking cessation programs

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Nurses, imagine you're on a flight, reading some continuing-education materials (because we know you're always studying) when someone goes into premature labor. And not only that, the expecting mom is a nurse too.

That's what happened to Nurse Bledsoe. With 40 years of experience and 40,000 ft in the air, she managed to deliver a 2lb 4oz baby. Congratulations to the new mom & thanks to the...
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Longwood nurse helps deliver baby Jet on Orlando-bound flight

Have you heard for Zetema Project? They use constructive expert debate to help the public better understand opposing views on controversial topics – in this case, health care. They will be meeting next week, including ANA President Pam Cipriano, to exchange views about the challenges in U.S. health care and their possible solutions, reflecting different perspectives in ways that can defuse the...
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We're not done. Work with us to get CRNAs full practice authority at the VA. We did it before, we can do it again. Click the link to submit your comment TODAY and share with every nurse you know! The comment period ends January 13.
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Need some inspiration? Take a look at our comment: [ Anacapitolbeat.org Link ]
We’re kicking off the Year of the #HealthyNurse with a video contest! Make a quick video telling us about your New Year’s Resolution and enter to win one of five $250 gift cards. Don’t worry if you’re camera shy, you can just tell us why your resolution is important to you and still be entered to win some prizes! [ Bit.ly Link ]

Want an extra chance to win? Join our Facebook Group: [ Bit.ly...
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"According to the BLS, nursing jobs within outpatient care centers command the highest median annual wages, followed by general medical and surgical hospitals, then home healthcare services, offices of physicians and skilled nursing facilities. "

Nursing salaries are on the upswing

2017 is a special year for you to achieve your healthy goals. ANA has dedicated this year to all of the healthy nurses out there and we will be with you every step of your journey!

On this #fitnursefriday, let us know what goals are you ready to tackle in 2017?
Transform your organization’s culture! Gain insight on how the ANCC Pathway to Excellence® Program can improve staff satisfaction and engagement, patient safety, and organization outcomes. Join us at the Pathway to Excellence Conference® in Dallas, TX, April 27–28.

ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference®

Learn to develop nursing research in The Ins and Outs of Nursing Research.

The Ins and Outs of Nursing Research