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Kanaka Sathasivan
Director of Communications

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

Nursing Issues
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...
Thursday, June 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurses, Advocates and Cultivators of Confidence »
Nurse-Family Partnership nurses plant seeds of care and rejoice as clients flourish By: Mimi Madrid | Nurse Family Par...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Saving Lives is Not a Card Game »
We stand with our nurse brothers and sisters in Washington state and around the country in our opposition to Sen. Maureen...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurses concerned for physical and mental wellbeing of children separated from families upon entry »
For Immediate Release June 20, 2018 Contact: Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH Texas Nurses Association ksath...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Med Couture donates scrubs to nurses impacted by Hurricane Harvey »
Texans throughout the coast were impacted by the devastation brought by Hurricane Harvey, and the nurses who continued to...
Monday, June 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amarillo Globe-News: Amarillo VA Nurse Practitioner First in Texas to Get Full Practice Authority »
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         &...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Notes: Walking Each Other Home »
By Jeff Watson, DNP, RN-BC, NEA-BC, NE-BC, CRRN   When I was a much younger man, over the Christmas holiday...
Monday, December 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board - Nursing Innovation Grant Program »
For over 15 years, TNA has worked to accomplish nursing education policy initiatives to address the nursing shortage. The...
Tuesday, August 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Pay At Center Of Texas Class Action Lawsuits »
In case you haven’t heard, two class action lawsuits have been filed against Methodist in Dallas and Memorial Hermann in H...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Focus on Tuberculosis »
World TB Day, held on March 24 each year, commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of...
Friday, December 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas Take: Assessing Progress on the Institute of Medicine Report The Future of Nursing »
   By Cindy Zolnierek, PhD, RN Executive Director Texas Nurses Association   We agree...
Thursday, June 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
TNA Commends Supreme Court for Upholding ACA Tax Credits »
  The Texas Nurses Association commends the U.S. Supreme Court for upholding the Affordable Care Act’s tax subsidi...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CNAP Supports Bills to Improve Primary Care Access »
The Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice (CNAP) proudly supports Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-El Paso), Sen. Konni Burton (...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014   (1 Comment - view/add)
Ebola Update: "Facts Not Fear" »
Information on Nurse Safe Harbor Click here for a summary of SAFE HARBOR for Texas nurses. 12/16/14 ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
A message to our nursing colleagues: »
From Texas Nurses Association Executive Director Cindy Zolnierek, PhD, RN We are alarmed that a second nurse has contrac...
Monday, October 13, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
BON Issues Ebola Update for RNs »
Texas Board of Nursing, 10/13/14:   "We want to remind all nurses as members of the profession, the standards of n...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
BON to Reassess Proposed APRN Rules »
The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) has withdrawn proposed rules to rewrite its Rule 221, which governs non-prescription aspe...

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