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  • ANF Awards 2019 Scholarships to Alabama Nursing Students

    ANF Awards 2019 Scholarships to Alabama Nursing Students

    The Alabama Nurses Foundation (ANF) awarded scholarships at FACES on April 16, 2019 at Eastmont Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Academic scholarships were available to any Alabama resident enrolled in education leading to a nursing degree. This year’s awardees hailed …READ MORE
  • A History of National Nurses Week

    A History of National Nurses Week

    National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. These permanent dates enhance planning and position National Nurses Week as an established recognition event. As of 1998, May 8 was designated as …READ MORE
  • Black History Month: Celebrating Three African-American ANA Presidents

    Black History Month: Celebrating Three African-American ANA Presidents

    from the 2/21/19 edition of the ANA Nursing Insider Barbara L. Nichols, ANA President 1978-1982 Born and raised in Maine, Barbara Nichols, DHL, MS, RN, FAAN, was active in children’s theater and initially considered a career in acting. However, there were …READ MORE
  • Nurses Leading on Climate Change and Health Issues

    Nurses Leading on Climate Change and Health Issues

    by Cook, Cara; Schenk, Beth; & Demorest, Shanda L. Nursing is rooted in the principles of health promotion and disease prevention. Nurses help individuals achieve optimal health by educating how to engage in healthy lifestyle choices, ensuring appropriate medication management, and …READ MORE
  • Nurses & Social Media Usage Pitfalls

    Nurses & Social Media Usage Pitfalls

    by Peggy Sellers Benson, RN, MSHA, MSN, NE-BC Executive Officer, Alabama Board of Nursing Recently, I have been asked to discuss the issues the Alabama Board of Nursing sees related to social media usage. Social media complaints against nurses are …READ MORE

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