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

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Celebrating Texas Heroes During Nurses Month

Nurses Need Self-Care

Expert Panel Should Include Nurses

Nurses Prepare for COVID-19

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Education
Tuesday, July 7, 2020   (2 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Texas Staffing Laws: Protection for Nurses at Hospitals »
  By Cindy Zolnierek, PhD, RN, CAE Nursing workload. Nurse to patient ratios. Safe staffing. The number one...
Monday, June 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Creating Transgender Inclusive Health Care Spaces »
By Amy Daly, DNP, MBA, RN, CCRN Transgender patients face a multitude of barriers to accessing primary health care. Th...
Tuesday, June 9, 2020   (2 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Tackling Social Injustices: Nurses Ending Racism »
By Serena Bumpus, DNP, RN, NEA-BC Racism is one of the greatest threats to our country. We live in a society that m...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Patient Advocacy Protections »
By Cindy Zolnierek, PhD, RN, CAE The role of patient advocate has been long embraced by the nursing profession. Pr...
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...
Tuesday, January 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Adverse Childhood Experiences - what are they and what can nurses do? »
By: Pamela Greene, PhD, RN, NEA-BC In preparation for exploring what adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are, ima...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Artificial Intelligence in Nursing »
  By: Bonnie Clipper DNP, MA, MBA, RN, CENP, FACHE Dr. Clipper presented the January 2020 Nurse Talk on arti...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: The 411 on 211 »
  Connecting with Community Services Finding information in a state as large as Texas can be a challeng...
Tuesday, January 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Pregnancy Care for Healthy Babies »
By: Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month , and this week (Jan. 5-11) is Folic Ac...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Meeting Your New Year’s Resolutions »
By: Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH  The year 2020 is just a few short weeks away. As people prepare to spend time with fa...
Tuesday, December 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: International Migrants Day, What Does that Mean to Nurses? »
By: Melinda Hester, RN, DNP There are over 244 million international migrants worldwide today. One out of every ten...
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...
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...
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...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
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: Domestic 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...

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