Professional News

NIDDK Releases New Resources on Diabetes

Posted on Aug 14, 2018

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) has released the third edition of Diabetes in America, a compilation and assessment of epidemiologic, public health, clinical, and clinical trial data on diabetes and its complications in the United States. The publication contains 42 chapters organized into three areas:

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Groundbreaking Study Yields Insight into the Well-Being and Safety of Nurses and Providing Quality Patient Care

Posted on May 02, 2018

Nephrology nurses are very satisfied with nursing as a career, however they identify problems in nephrology nursing work environments, including staffing and threats to their overall well-being.

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Archive of 'Best Practices in Injection Safety' Webinar Now Available

Posted on May 01, 2018

In February, ANNA collaborated with the American Nurses Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to present a webinar entitled “Empowering Nurses to Protect Themselves and Their Patients: Best Practices in Injection Safety.” This webinar (the fifth in a series launched by the Nursing Infection Control Education (NICE) Network) addressed key issues surrounding inf

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Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act Receives Funding

Posted on Mar 27, 2018

Under the Omnibus Spending Bill signed by President Trump on March 23, 2018, funding for the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017 was approved. Title VIII boosts funding to $249 million (+$20 million) for nursing workforce programs and grants, including funding for advanced nursing education, education for clinical nurse leaders, and all RN and graduate degree programs.

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New Video Provides Dialysis Research Education

Posted on Feb 02, 2018

Increasing research knowledge among patients and clinic personnel is key to fostering research ready clinic cultures. Sponsored by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute and created by a University of North Carolina-led interdisciplinary research team, a new video aims to promote research readiness in dialysis clinics. The video features a dialysis patient and nurse and was developed based on input from patients, care partners, dialysis nurses, and patient care technicians.

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