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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

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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...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Health Alert on Vaping and severe pulmonary illness »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association News outlets are reporti...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: National Suicide Prevention Month »
By Darleen Cameron, BSN, RN TNA District 5 | Volunteer American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Central Texas Ch...
Tuesday, September 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Nurses Should Have Advocated for Orthopedist to Reevaluate the Patient »
Preparing patients for discharge is an important role for nurses who have a duty to ensure discharge planning and educatio...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: The Future of Nursing 2030 »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Nursing is a progressive a...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Back to School and Keeping Children Safe »
  By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Parents and ch...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Psychological Safety and Teamwork »
  By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association “We have a...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola Five Years Later »
(click  here  to enlarge)  By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Te...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Ebola Five Years Later »
(click here to enlarge)  By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurse...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias »
“I now begin the journey that will lead me into the sunset of my life.” - Letter to the American Public, former presid...
Tuesday, July 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Blue Marble Health and Neglected Tropical Diseases »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Weather and climate have...
Tuesday, July 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Guidelines on Releasing Information to Law Enforcement »
  By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association  ...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Innovation Transforming Health Care »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association The Policy Summit a few...
Monday, June 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: A Scam Directed at Nurses »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association A member recently receiv...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019   (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...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip: Value-Based Health Care »
“You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you’ll win, no matter what the outcome”. -...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Nurse Fatigue and Patient Safety »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Social media blew up las...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip: Stop the Bleed Campaign »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Last weekend marked the...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day! »
Most people report that they want their wishes respected if they can’t speak for themselves, yet many people have not disc...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Inappropriate Use of Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes »
  By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association  ...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Workplace Violence Awareness Month »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Did you know that he...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Measles Outbreak: What Nurses Can Do »
  From January 1 to March 21, 2019, 314** individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 15 states, i...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Human Health and Environmental Health »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association The relationship bet...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: New Nursing Workforce Data Dashboard »
“In God we trust. All others must bring data.”  - W. Edwards Deming By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPH...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip: Keeping Citizens Healthy at the Border »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association The Texas border is one...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: National Patient Safety Week March 10-16 »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Improving safety in...
Monday, February 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Sleep Disruption is More Than Just Missing Sweet Dreams »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA Sleep: It’s one of the most important parts of our daily lives, regardless of where a...

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