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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
Tuesday, February 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Colds, Influenza and COVID-19 »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA Patients can get the flu or a cold anytime, but flu season usually falls between...
Tuesday, February 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: World Cancer Day Feb. 4 , 2020 »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA Worldwide, cancer is among the leading cause of death; in 2012, there were 8.2 million...
Tuesday, January 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Adverse Childhood Experiences - what are they and what can nurses do? »
By: Pamela Greene, PhD, RN, NEA-BC In preparation for exploring what adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are, ima...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Artificial Intelligence in Nursing »
  By: Bonnie Clipper DNP, MA, MBA, RN, CENP, FACHE Dr. Clipper presented the January 2020 Nurse Talk on arti...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: The 411 on 211 »
  Connecting with Community Services Finding information in a state as large as Texas can be a challeng...

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, 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...
Thursday, March 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Comprehensive Workplace Violence Prevention Measures Could Address 70% of all Workplace Assaults »
For Immediate Release March 7, 2019 Contact: Kanaka Sathasivan  Texas Nurses Association ksathasivan@t...

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
Sunday, December 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Retrospective »
As 2019 and the entire decade nears its end, we take a look back at all that TNA members have made possible over the past...
Friday, November 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Happy Thanksgiving from TNA! »
  Thanksgiving is a great time to reflect on all we have and what we’re grateful for.   We asked 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...

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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