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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, 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...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Right Use of Power & Relational Competency »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   “Power based on love...
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week:  Health care challenges and the Mission and Margin Polarity »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   One characteristic...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Competencies of the Nurse Educator »
Texas Nurses magazine, in its last several editions, has highlighted the impact of the shortage of nursing faculty on the...
Monday, July 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice tip of the Week:  Nurses’ role in antibiotic stewardship »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   Last week, the Amer...
Monday, July 17, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Palliative Care Update »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   Practice Tip of t...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Faculty: Who are they really? »
  This guest column from the Texas Team Nursing Education Committee (Taskforce on the Nursing Faculty Shorta...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Polarities in Advocacy »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   “Tact is the art of...
Monday, June 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Summer, Sunshine, and Skin Health »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   Summertime in Tex...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Commitment to Safe Workplaces »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   Did you know that...
Monday, June 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Do you know TERCAP? »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   The April Texas Board...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Cancer Survivorship »
Practice Tip of the Week: Cancer Survivorship   Did you know there are over 15.5 million people living with...
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Transition to Geriatric Nursing »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   Did you know there is...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Suicide Prevention Resources for Nurses »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   Death by suicide is b...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Nurses Caring for Nurses - Supporting Second Victims »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   “To err is human; to...
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Restorative Self-Care »
  By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association   Nation...
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Informed Consent »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association I recently received a call to...

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