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

Recent press releases: 

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

Chicago Shooting Underscores Need for Comprehensive Workplace Violence Prevention

Nurses concerned for physical and mental wellbeing of children separated from families upon entry

Education
Tuesday, August 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: The Future of Nursing 2030 »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Nursing is a progressive a...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Back to School and Keeping Children Safe »
  By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Parents and ch...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Psychological Safety and Teamwork »
  By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association “We have a...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola Five Years Later »
(click  here  to enlarge)  By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Te...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Ebola Five Years Later »
(click here to enlarge)  By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurse...

Legislation
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...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Nurse Day at the Capitol 2019 »
"Every day should bring a sense of urgency. Because each day makes an impact on someone's health." - Dr. Wakefield Mond...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chicago Shooting Underscores Need for Comprehensive Workplace Violence Prevention »
Texas Nurses Association extends our deepest sympathies to the health care workers of Mercy Hospital & Medical Center...

Nursing Issues
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...
Thursday, June 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurses, Advocates and Cultivators of Confidence »
Nurse-Family Partnership nurses plant seeds of care and rejoice as clients flourish By: Mimi Madrid | Nurse Family Par...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Saving Lives is Not a Card Game »
We stand with our nurse brothers and sisters in Washington state and around the country in our opposition to Sen. Maureen...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurses concerned for physical and mental wellbeing of children separated from families upon entry »
For Immediate Release June 20, 2018 Contact: Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH Texas Nurses Association ksath...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Med Couture donates scrubs to nurses impacted by Hurricane Harvey »
Texans throughout the coast were impacted by the devastation brought by Hurricane Harvey, and the nurses who continued to...

News About TNA
Monday, August 5, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Statement on El Paso »
Our hearts go out to those affected by the shooting in El Paso.  We condemn this terrible act and recognize that raci...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Nurses, This is Our Time: Policy Summit and HOD 2019 »
    On Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 9, more than 150 nurses gathe...
Monday, April 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Putting Nurses in Office »
The Texas Nurses Association’s Nurses in Office initiative hopes to bring nurses into positions of political power by enco...
Friday, January 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
John Levis Brown, Long-Time TNA Staff Member Passes »
John Levis “J.L.” Brown, long-time TNA staff member, passed away on Dec. 22, 2018 after a four-year battle with dementia....
Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Retrospective »
As 2018 comes to a close, we pause to reflect on all we’ve accomplished the past year. It wouldn’t have been possible with...

News About Members
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...
Thursday, January 21, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Are you a mental health expert? Set the agenda for lawmakers. »
   The Texas Nurses Association has created a new workgroup for policy development, the Mental Health Workgro...

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