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Press contact: 

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

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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  ...
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...
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...
Monday, February 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
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, regar...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Rare Disease Day is February 28th »
“She had blue skin, And so did he. He kept it hid And so did she. They searched for blue Their whole life throug...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: February is Heart Month »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Heart disease and st...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Bullying and Incivility »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association “A substantial barri...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Putting on the S.C.A.R.F. to Lead Organizational Change »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association “Companies that&nb...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Mindful Self-Compassion »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association “If your compassion...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Agency – Choosing to Act with Purpose »
  By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: The Nursing Now Campaign »
  By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Professional Risk from Predatory Publishers & Conferences »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association As a new partner of N...
Tuesday, November 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Risks to Nursing Practice and Mitigation Strategies »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association As a new partner o...
Monday, November 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Great American Smokeout »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association For...
Monday, November 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Great American Smokeout »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association For more than...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: National Hospice and Palliative Care Month »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Hospice and Palli...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Health Literacy Month »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association “As clinicians, what...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Domestic Violence Awareness Month »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association October is domestic v...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Infection Prevention and Healthcare Quality Week »
By: Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association   Florence Nigh...
Monday, October 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Global Handwashing Day »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA “Clean hands — a recipe for health” is the 2018 Global Handwashing Day theme...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Action to Improve Health Information Technology »
By: Ellen Martin , PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association Next week is Nation...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Nurse Engagement »
By: Ellen Martin , PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice, Texas Nurses Association The first Nurse Talks web...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fall Prevention Awareness Day »
By: Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury, the leading cause of traumatic brain injury, an...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Fall Prevention Awareness Day »
By: Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury, the leading cause of traumatic brain injury, an...
Monday, September 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: National Preparedness Month »
  By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA For much of Texas, school is back in session; chatter about homework, homecoming...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Suicide Prevention »
This week marks World Suicide Prevention Week with World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10. All week, awareness activ...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Handling Seasonal Allergies »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA Across Texas, watery eyes, running noses and itchy throats are a familiar story. Wh...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Handling Seasonal Allergies »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA Across Texas, watery eyes, running noses and itchy throats are a familiar story. When...

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