- COVID-19 Pandemic Response Resource for Healthcare Workers
This page contains fact sheets and other resources to support the health and well-being of communities impacted by COVID-19.
- Biden to tap nurse as acting surgeon general
Susan Orsega would be among the first nurses to serve in the role of ‘the nation’s doctor'
- Nurses wanted: Swamped hospitals scramble for pandemic help
U.S. hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are trying to lure nurses and doctors out of retirement, recruiting students and new graduates who have yet to earn their licenses and offering eye-popping salaries in a desperate bid to ease staffing shortages.
- A Pathway to Promote Academic Success for American Indian/Alaska Native Nursing Student Mentoring Toolkit for Nursing Faculty- Leading Health Equity for Native American Nurses
November is Native American Heritage month and a time to remember and share experiences of what it is to be Native in the United States.
- Need a Covid nurse? That'll be $8,000 a week
A shortage of nurses means hospitals are paying high salaries to get the help they need. That threatens to shift the supply to more affluent areas.
- My hospital is a hot mess.' Nurses plead for more PPE, safety measures amid COVID-19 surges
Nurses at health systems around the country are endangered by a shortage of appropriate personal protective equipment and other supplies amid new surges of COVID-19 patients, the nation's largest nurses union said Monday.
- AONL COVID-19 survey provides insights from nurse leaders
A vast majority of nurse leaders (86%) feel prepared for a future COVID-19 surge, according to more than 1,800 nurse leaders the AHA’s American Organization for Nursing Leadership surveyed in July about pandemic preparedness and other key issues.
- A Season of Contact Tracing Highlights School Nurses' Influence Beyond School Walls
Jamy Gaynor, EdD, RN, NCSN, is among the many school nurses who have been contributing to the pandemic response by working as contact tracers.
- Congratulations 2018 Nursing Innovation Fund Winners
Completed Projects Showed Collaboration, Creativity
- School nurses play key role in student health, but most Michigan schools don't have them
As Michigan students prepare to return to the classroom in the middle of a pandemic, less than half of the state's school districts have nurses on staff.
- Nurses Can't Be Good Advocates Without Good Data
During a pandemic, data can make the difference between life and death.
- CMS issues hospital outpatient/ASC proposed rule, including additional 340B cuts
CMS releases Calendar Year 2021 Outpatient Prospective Payment System/Ambulatory Surgical Center Proposed Rule
- See What Nurses See
To address population health during the pandemic, we must support and expand nurses’ abilities to assess and address social factors impacting health.
- CMS releases CY 2021 proposed rule for physician fee schedule payments
The rule also included several proposals to implement year five of the quality payment program created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
- COVID-19 Accelerates Telehealth Expansion at Rural Health Centers
Prior to COVID-19, George Olson and his team at Sterling Area Health Center knew they wanted to expand access to telehealth.
- NIH taps Dr. Shannon Zenk as director of the National Institute of Nursing Research
National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., has selected Shannon N. Zenk, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., F.A.A.N., as director of NIH's National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR).
- Novel Programs Support Nurse Well-Being During Pandemic
The stress of the COVID-19 pandemic is taking a toll on nurses. Without intervention, nurses are at risk of depression, anxiety, insomnia, and burnout.
- Part 2 in A Series on Population Health in Nursing
On February 28, 2020, my colleagues and I concluded a major project on the future of population health and nursing (PHIN).
- Nurse Educators Consider the Path Forward During COVID-19
When COVID-19 led hospitals and other clinical sites to close their doors to nursing and medical students earlier this year, concerns focused on the coming surge of patients.
- Nurses Leading with Wisdom, Strength, and Courage
Resources page with information for both nurses and the public about the novel coronavirus.
- National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses
The NSSRN samples and estimates the characteristics of registered nurses in the workforce.
- Maryland Waiver Eases Homebound Patients' Access to Nurses
A major recommendation of the Institute of Medicine’s 2010 Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health report, written to improve health and health care for all Americans, is to allow advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to order and certify home health services.
- Nurse Practitioner Guide
Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are advanced-practice registered nurses who provide comprehensive care to patients.
- Nurse Delivers Mouth Care with Just the Right Touch
The care of older adults with dementia has come a long way since 1982.
- The Importance of Diversity in Nursing
Nurses are essential to meeting the growing demand on health care in the United States.