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Press contact: 

Kanaka Sathasivan
Director of Communications
512-452-0645 x 130

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

Tuesday, December 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: World AIDS Day »
By: Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH Over the past four decades, nurses have been on the frontlines in the fight against HIV and...
Tuesday, November 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Thankfulness is the Beginning of Gratitude »
Like most things, Thanksgiving has many different meanings: Cooking, feasting, family, football, or shopping. For some Nat...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Social Isolation in Patients and Caregivers »
By: Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. An e...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Speaking to Children About Shootings »
By Betty Richardson, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, LPC, LMFT Children understandably feel unsafe when their school experiences...
Monday, October 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Climate Change and Health »
By: Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH Recently, nurses marched in Washington to demand action on climate change. However, onlin...

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, November 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week:You say you want a resolution? How members influence their association »
Texas Nurses Association is a membership-driven association. Members elect the Board of Directors to govern the associatio...
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...

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 TNA
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...
Thursday, October 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Happy Halloween from TNA and TPAPN »
  TNA headquarters celebrated Halloween in style this year with fun decorations, sweet treats and some rather "ne...
Thursday, October 24, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Commemorating Cheryl Kee »
        This summer, T exas Nurses Asso...
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...

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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