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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, May 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Mental Health Awareness Month »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA While every day is an opportunity to recognize the importance of mental health, May...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Zika Virus: Quick Background »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA Swimming and barbeque season is gearing up, meaning many will be enjoying more time...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: The Zika Virus »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA Swimming and barbeque season is gearing up, meaning many will be enjoying more time...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Hurricane Preparedness: Moving Forward after Harvey »
By: Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA The Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins on June 1 , and 2018 Hur...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Hurricane Preparedness after Harvey »
By: Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA The Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins on June 1 , and 2018 Hur...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
A young family’s future begins with a great nurse: Be a part of it »
By Ruth O. Whitehead For first-time mothers, the sight of a nurse on the doorstep after a sleepless night with a new...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Food Allergies: Keeping Schoolchildren Safe »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA & Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ, CPPS Mealtime can be an opportunity for families...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: The Opioid Crisis »
By Ellen Martin,  PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   Nurses have be...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Sharing from the ANA Quality and Innovation Conference »
By Ellen Martin,  PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   “An open mind...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally »
By Ellen Martin,  PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   Practice Tip...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Marching towards kidney health »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, MBA, CCM TNA Member   For much of Texas, March signifies the beginning of spring, long...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Preventing harm from human error »
By Ellen Martin,  PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association “Do the best you can until...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Improve Patient Experience »
By Ellen Martin,  PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association Patient experience has been d...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: National Children's Dental Health Month »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice  Texas Nurses Association Each February, the Americ...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Multicultural Healthcare »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   Did you know that Te...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Innovation in healthcare »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice  Texas Nurses Association   Innovative techn...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Ethics and Electronic Health Records »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice  Texas Nurses Association Ethics is the focus of t...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: The thyroid gland-small, but mighty »
By Melissa Parmer, RN, CCM, MBA TNA Member January is Thyroid Awareness Month . Nurses interact with patients of a...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Low-dose use of Ketamine for pain »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ  Director of Practice  Texas Nurses Association As the use of opioid-alternatives i...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Prepare to Advocate »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association The ANA theme for 2018 is the Year...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Nurses Creating Healthy Communities »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association This is the last TNA checkup for 20...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Technology Update »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association In the next several weeks people a...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: High Consequence Infectious Disease »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day,...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Pain Management, Suffering, and Palliative Care »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association An essential role of nurses is...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Suicide Prevention »
b y Melissa Rivera, RN, MA, LPC Suicide is the second leading cause of death in teen and young adults ages 15-34, thir...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Defining Hope in Advanced Serious Illness »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   “When I started w...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Nurses Role in Building a Culture of Health »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association “The choices we make as indiv...
Monday, October 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Addressing Waste in Health Care »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association Elimination of waste is a key...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Nursing Peer Review »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association In addition to nurse advocacy...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Celebrate HIT and Health Care Quality »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   At the TNA Leadershi...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Nursing’s Influence on Health Policy »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   From city ordinanc...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Polarity Management of Individual and Organization Responsibility »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   All polarities have...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Building on what works with Appreciative Inquiry »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association     What...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Guest Column: Recruiting Texas Nurses to the Educator Role »
A large percentage of current nurse educators in the Texas workforce are reaching retirement age.    According...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Highlights from the Texas Health and Human Services Geriatric Symposium »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   Hundreds of long term...

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