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

Recent press releases: 

Celebrating Texas Heroes During Nurses Month

Nurses Need Self-Care

Expert Panel Should Include Nurses

Nurses Prepare for COVID-19

COVID
Tuesday, May 19, 2020   (2 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: COVID-19 Shines a Light on Racial Inequalities »
By Whitney Thurman, PhD, RN and Edtrina Moss, PhD, RN-BC, NE-BC, CLSSGB It has been said that viruses are equal opport...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Contributing in a Crisis »
By Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH “When I went into that first room with a patient, and they were coughing, my anxiety wen...
Tuesday, April 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of Week: Resiliency in Nursing »
By Dawn Webb, RN Resilience, according to Merriam-Webster, is the ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortun...
Friday, April 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Navigating a World of Unknowns »
By Amy McCarthy MSN, RNC-MNN, NE-BC Secretary, Texas Nurses Association COVID-19 has forced nursing to enter the...
Thursday, April 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are We Covered? PPE in Texas »
By Serena Bumpus, DNP, RN, NEA-BC The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted multiple gaps in our healthcare infrastructure...

Education
Tuesday, April 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Patient Advocacy Protections »
By Cindy D. Zolnierek The role of patient advocate has been long embraced by the nursing profession. Provision 3 of...
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...

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
3 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Today I Held a Hand »
By: Dr. Erin Perez, DNP, APRN, ANP-C, AGNP-C, ACHPN Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner    April 2020...
3 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Emotional Challenges and Finding Space for Self-Care »
By: Dr. Erin Perez, DNP, APRN, ANP-C, AGNP-C, ACHPN Nurses are known for their compassion and empathy for others whil...
Monday, May 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Hospital Week »
By Serena Bumpus, DNP, RN, NEA-BC National Hospital Week has roots dating back to 1921 when National Hospital Day was...
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...

News About Members
Monday, May 18, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
A Second Calling: Retired Nurse Supports Food Pantry »
By Suzanna M. Feliciano, MBA, BSN, RN, CCRN, and Shanna Howard The Medina County Food Pantry, in Hondo, Texas,...
Thursday, May 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
District Three Scholarships »
TNA District Three recently presented two scholarships, the Monika Dewar Memorial Scholarship and an academic scholarship,...
Friday, May 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Operation Coffee Break »
This year nurses deserve recognition more than ever, so the American Nurses Association expanded National N...
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...

News About TNA
Friday, May 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Get a Member Winners »
By Shanna Howard The Member Get a Member campaign ran from Nov. 1, 2019, to April 30, 2020, with the goal of increasi...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
PRESS RELEASE: Celebrating Texas Heroes During Nurses Month »
For Immediate Release May 5, 2020 Contact: Kanaka Sathasivan Texas Nurses Association ksathasivan@tex...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
PRESS RELEASE: Nurses Need Self-Care »
For Immediate Release May 5, 2020 Contact: Kanaka Sathasivan Texas Nurses Association ksathasivan@tex...
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...

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