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

Recent press releases: 

Chicago Shooting Underscores Need for Comprehensive Workplace Violence Prevention

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

2018 Leaders and Legends of Texas Nursing

Education
Tuesday, February 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Rare Disease Day is February 28th »
“She had blue skin, And so did he. He kept it hid And so did she. They searched for blue Their whole life throug...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: February is Heart Month »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Heart disease and st...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Bullying and Incivility »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association “A substantial barri...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Putting on the S.C.A.R.F. to Lead Organizational Change »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association “Companies that&nb...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Mindful Self-Compassion »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association “If your compassion...

Legislation
12 hours ago   (0 Comments - 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...
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
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...
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...

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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