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Press contact: 

Kanaka Sathasivan
Director of Communications
512-452-0645 x 130
ksathasivan@texasnurses.org

Recent press releases: 

Expert Panel Should Include Nurses

Nurses Prepare for COVID-19

Nurses Take Action on Gun Violence

COVID
Tuesday, April 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Clinical Rotations for Nursing Students During a Pandemic »
By Stephanie Woods RN, PhD, Clarissa Gomez, PhD Contributor: Cindy Zolnierek, PhD, RN, CAE As the COVID-19 pandemic s...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Handling COVID-19 Assignments »
TNA has heard from hundreds of nurses looking for information to help them navigate the uncharted territory we now experie...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Crisis Standards of Care »
By C atherine Robichaux PhD, RN, Alumna CCRN As the ever-changing healthcare environment created by the COVID-19 pand...
Monday, March 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prevention Tips: Transitioning from Work to Home »
As health care workers face more and more exposure to COVID-19 through their work, nurses have voiced concerns about trans...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reentering the Nursing Workforce »
Updated March 30, 2020 Are you a retired RN? Is your license currently inactive? Are you wanting to jump in and help d...

Education
Tuesday, March 10, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Applying for Jobs with a Negative Background »
By Julia Menegay, SHRM-SCP, SPHR Health Care Human Resources Week is March 16-20. To help nurses with a very common si...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Wise Health Care Consumers »
By: Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH February is National Wise Health Care Consumer Month , and nurses have a role to play in ma...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Talking About Human Trafficking »
By: Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH Last week, Jessica Peck, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, CNL, FAANP, presented the most viewed Nurs...
Tuesday, February 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: World Cancer Day Feb. 4 , 2020 »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA Worldwide, cancer is among the leading cause of death; in 2012, there were 8.2 million...
Tuesday, January 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Adverse Childhood Experiences - what are they and what can nurses do? »
By: Pamela Greene, PhD, RN, NEA-BC In preparation for exploring what adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are, ima...

Legislation
Thursday, November 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
OPINION: Proposition 6: Saving Lives by Helping Texas Conquer Cancer »
By LaTashia Kiel, DNP, RN, CEN Hota Kotb, Robin Roberts, Olivia Newton-John, and Alex Trebek all have something in...
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...

Nursing Issues
Monday, October 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Medication-Assisted Treatment: The Gold Standard »
By: Dawn Webb, RN &  Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH Opioid use disorder is lethal, but medication-assisted treatment...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (1 Comment - 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...

News About Members
Wednesday, March 11, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Working Abroad in India and the Middle East »
By Jolly M. Punchamannil, DNP, RN, CMSRN, NE-BC The World Health Organization has declared 2020 to be the Year of the...
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...

News About TNA
Wednesday, March 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas Nurses Recognize 2019 Legislative Champions »
IN LATE 2019 AND EARLY 2020, Texas Nurses Association (TNA) members in eight districts presented awards to their loca...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Find Your New Job at Our Virtual Career Fair »
TNA’s Virtual Career Fair is an easy way to connect with health care employers seeking to hire top talent for FREE! You ca...
Sunday, December 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Retrospective »
As 2019 and the entire decade nears its end, we take a look back at all that TNA members have made possible over the past...
Friday, November 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Happy Thanksgiving from TNA! »
  Thanksgiving is a great time to reflect on all we have and what we’re grateful for.   We asked TNA...
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The First “Walk with Me” Tour: A Model for Other Nurses »
Earlier this year, the words of Senator Maureen Walsh, who said nurses in certain hospitals “probably play cards for a con...

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