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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, 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 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...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Violence Awareness Month »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association "Safety and security don...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Health Information Technology Week »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association This week is Natio...

Legislation
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...
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...

Nursing Issues
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - 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...
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...

News About TNA
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...
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...

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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