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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
6 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Anniversary of Olmstead »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association When policy is set by le...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Facing Facts About Racial Bias in Health Care »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Two weeks ago, Sen. Kama...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Older Americans Month »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Compared to the U.S.,...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Mental Health Month »
By: Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA Most folks are familiar with the important causes behind red and pink ribbons, but...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Forecasting and Foresight Thinking »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association The Future of Nursi...

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
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...
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...

News About TNA
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   (0 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...
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...

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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