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District 10

District 10 Bradford, Robin District 10 is comprised of five counties in North Alabama, Jackson, Dekalb, Marshall, Madison, and Limestone. The district has very active members. The district currently has two state officers. A meeting is usually held once per quarter, unless bad weather cancels a meeting. We attempt to move the meetings around so […]

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Useful Resources

Useful Resources 1. www.HelpingPatients.org – This user friendly, interactive web site by PhRMA and its 48 member companies is a comprehensive listing of all of the patient drug assistance programs in the US. It is a free and confidential service. Each drug company has different procedure to access free or low cost drugs. Therefore, to […]

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ANA GIVES MEMBERS A HAND IN PROTECTING THEIR CAREERS

ANA GIVES MEMBERS A HAND IN PROTECTING THEIR CAREERS The American Nurses Association offers their members the ANA-sponsored Professional Liability Insurance Program. It is an excellent opportunity for members to protect themselves from the risk of a malpractice claim. With liability limits up to $2,000,000 per incident/$4,000,000 aggregate, you can be assured that your family […]

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Preventing Violence in the Healthcare Workplace

Preventing Violence in the Healthcare Workplace Carroll, Vicki Violence. When it erupts in the healthcare setting, we are surprised. As nurses, we see ourselves as good and reasonably cautious people providing services to the sick and injured. This shouldn’t happen to us. However, when the Colorado Nurses Association Task Force on Workplace Violence surveyed nurses […]

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Upcoming Book From ANA Focuses on Relevance of Nightingale’s Life and Work to 21st Centruy Nursing and Health Care

Upcoming Book From ANA Focuses on Relevance of Nightingale’s Life and Work to 21st Centruy Nursing and Health Care Washington, DC – Much of modern nursing’s heritage comes through its founder, Florence Nightingale, born on this day in 1820. A fiery and visionary interdisciplinary healer and practitioner, her contributions to nursing and public health practice, […]

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ANA Launches ‘Handle with Care’ Ergonomics Campaign

ANA Launches ‘Handle with Care’ Ergonomics Campaign Multi-pronged effort aimed at preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders through greater use of assisfive equipment and patient-handling devices Washington, DC – Recognizing that more than a third of all nursing personnel are affected by back-related injuries, the American Nurses Association (ANA) today unveiled a proactive, multi-faceted campaign aimed at […]

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Protect Your Identity!

Protect Your Identity! Crooks can take over your identity using your name, address, bank and credit card numbers, or social security number. Once they have any of this information, your address may be changed and new accounts opened in your name with credit card companies and banks. According to the FBI, this is the fastest […]

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Tired of the Commute?

Tired of the Commute? Do you want to work at Home? Do you wish you could stay home and work? More and more nurses are finding rewarding careers behind their computer at home. If this is a dream, then put on your slippers, prop your feet up and read on! These simple rules will keep […]

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Nursing Ethics – An Introduction

Nursing Ethics – An Introduction Bross, William As members of the nursing profession, we are each held accountable to and have adopted certain obligations specific to this profession or role. Many of the standards that we are held accountable to are specifically developed in the Alabama Nurse Practice Act and the Alabama Board of Nursing […]

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Make a Difference

Make a Difference – Emergency Response Nurse Volunteers The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is seeking nurses licensed to practice in Alabama who are willing to volunteer their services should a bioterrorist event or other public health emergency occur. In the event of a catastrophic emergency, local supplies of drugs and medical equipment could […]