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Press contact: 

Kanaka Sathasivan
Director of Communications
512-452-0645 x 130
ksathasivan@texasnurses.org

Recent press releases: 

Nurses Take Action on Gun Violence

Comprehensive Workplace Violence Prevention Measures Could Address 70% of all Workplace Assaults

Chicago Shooting Underscores Need for Comprehensive Workplace Violence Prevention

Education
12 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Speaking to Children About Shootings »
By Betty Richardson, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, LPC, LMFT Children understandably feel unsafe when their school experiences...
Monday, October 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Climate Change and Health »
By: Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH Recently, nurses marched in Washington to demand action on climate change. However, onlin...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
National "Check your Meds" Day »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA Now in its third year, October 21 is National Check Your Meds Day . This joint effort...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: National "Check your Meds" Day »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA Now in its third year, October 21 is National Check Your Meds Day . This joint effort...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Mental Illness Awareness Week & National Depression Screening Day »
By: Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA  October is cause for a number of recognitions and celebrations as parts of Texa...

Legislation
Thursday, November 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
OPINION: Proposition 6: Saving Lives by Helping Texas Conquer Cancer »
By LaTashia Kiel, DNP, RN, CEN Hota Kotb, Robin Roberts, Olivia Newton-John, and Alex Trebek all have something in...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week:You say you want a resolution? How members influence their association »
Texas Nurses Association is a membership-driven association. Members elect the Board of Directors to govern the associatio...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: State Health Policy—What’s the Interim got to do with it? »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Every odd-numbered ye...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurses Need Workplace Violence Prevention »
For Immediate Release   April 9, 2019 Contact: Kanaka Sathasivan Texas Nurses Association ksat...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
In the Trenches at the Texas Legislature »
By: Andrew Cates, JD Director of Government Affairs, General Counsel, Texas Nurses Association We’re right at...

Nursing Issues
Monday, October 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Medication-Assisted Treatment: The Gold Standard »
By: Dawn Webb, RN &  Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH Opioid use disorder is lethal, but medication-assisted treatment...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
OPINION: Advocating for Patients, Facing Personal Moral Distress »
By: Shawn L. Boyd, MSN, APRN, AGPCNP-BC Throughout the years, I have faced many situations where I experienced moral d...
Wednesday, September 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Press Release: Nurses Take Action on Gun Violence »
For Immediate Release September 4, 2019 Contact: Kanaka Sathasivan Texas Nurses Association ksathasiv...
Saturday, August 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texans Need Action to Prevent more Shootings »
Less than a month after El Paso, another mass shooting has taken place in the Midland-Odessa area. Our thoughts remain wit...
Friday, June 28, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Health and Safety of Immigrant Detainees »
Texas Nurses Association and its members are concerned about the health and safety conditions of facilities housing immigr...

News About TNA
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The First “Walk with Me” Tour: A Model for Other Nurses »
Earlier this year, the words of Senator Maureen Walsh, who said nurses in certain hospitals “probably play cards for a con...
Thursday, October 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Happy Halloween from TNA and TPAPN »
  TNA headquarters celebrated Halloween in style this year with fun decorations, sweet treats and some rather "ne...
Thursday, October 24, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Commemorating Cheryl Kee »
        This summer, T exas Nurses Asso...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
#NursesWhoTweet: Ready to be a TNA Social Media Ambassador? »
We want YOUR help in reaching nurses on social media in exciting new ways Social media has made it easier than ever for...
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stipends available for Healthier Texas Summit »
The Healthier Texas Summit , presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, will include everything from TEDx-style lig...

News About Members
Wednesday, September 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
From Youth Centers to the Capitol: Rodney Duckett, 2019 ANAI participant »
By Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH Every year, Texas Nurses Association (TNA) selects one participant for the American Nurs...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TNA Member Cindy Strzelecki Wins City Council Seat »
  In November, Strzelecki ran for and won a seat on the Windcrest City Council —a suburb just northeas...
Thursday, November 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
TNA District 8 Carries on Red Purse Project Tradition »
  TNA District 8  Red Purse  Project  participants pose for photo with d...
Monday, May 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotlight on safety: Communication training leads to drop in adverse patient events »
    When it comes to increasing patient safety, TNA member Thalia Martin, DNP, RN, CPHQ, is opening the li...
Friday, May 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Unfinished Care: Researcher Delves into Impact of Nurse Staffing Conundrum »
  This year’s theme for National Nurses Week, May 6-12, focuses on a culture of safety. As defined by the America...

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