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

Recent press releases: 

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

2018 Leaders and Legends of Texas Nursing

Education
Monday, November 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Great American Smokeout »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association For...
Monday, November 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Great American Smokeout »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association For more than...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: National Hospice and Palliative Care Month »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Hospice and Palli...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Health Literacy Month »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association “As clinicians, what...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Domestic Violence Awareness Month »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association October is domestic v...

Legislation
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
Advocates praise bill to make primary health care available to more Texans »
  First time a full-practice bill is heard in a  Texas legislative committee   (AUSTIN...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015   (2 Comments - view/add)
TNA Opposes Legislation Lessening Whistleblower Protections »
  The Texas Nurses Association opposes SB 1813, by Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, which is being heard in the Senate...
Thursday, February 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Could Shrink Primary Care Gap »
  Issued by the Texas Association of Business, Jan. 27, 2015   AUSTIN, TX — Texas...

Nursing Issues
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...
Monday, June 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amarillo Globe-News: Amarillo VA Nurse Practitioner First in Texas to Get Full Practice Authority »
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         &...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Notes: Walking Each Other Home »
By Jeff Watson, DNP, RN-BC, NEA-BC, NE-BC, CRRN   When I was a much younger man, over the Christmas holiday...
Monday, December 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board - Nursing Innovation Grant Program »
For over 15 years, TNA has worked to accomplish nursing education policy initiatives to address the nursing shortage. The...

News About TNA
Wednesday, May 9, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
A New Home for TNA »
After nearly two years of work, the Texas Nurses Association has moved to a new location: 4807 Spicewood Springs Rd...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
TNA Staff on the Go »
By Cindy Zolnierek, PhD, RN Executive Director Texas Nurses Association Government Affairs Director Andy Cates trav...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Resources for Nurses Affected by Hurricane Harvey »
The Texas Nurses Association has compiled a list of resources for nurses affected by Hurricane Harvey. Check back for...
Thursday, August 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Answer to All Your Nursing Practice Questions »
By Andrew Cates, General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs, Texas Nurses Association   More than 100 y...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Job Opening: TPAPN Case Manager »
The Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (TPAPN) is seeking a Case Manager to support nurse participants in its progra...

News About Members
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...
Monday, November 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Compassion, care, and being in the moment: A conversation on hospice and palliative care »
   By Nadia Tamez-Robledo Communications Specialist     Heidi K...

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