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ANA news

ANA news ANA wants your Input The American Nurses Association is currently seeking public comments on three core foundational documents for the profession. The draft documents are available at the following web site address: www.nursingworld.org/practice/ 1. Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice 2. Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practice (deadline for comments is March […]

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What is the New Mexico Nurses Association?

What is the New Mexico Nurses Association? The New Mexico Nurses Association (NMNA) is the only multi-purpose professional organization for Registered Nurses in New Mexico. NMNA is a constituent member of the American Nurses Association (ANA). NMNA and ANA represent you and the nursing profession at the federal, state, and local levels through testifying at […]

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New Mexico Board of Nursing’s new Executive Director

New Mexico Board of Nursing’s new Executive Director Allison Kozeliski, BSN, RN is the new Executive Director at the NM Board of Nursing. Hired in April, 2003, many of you haven’t had a chance to meet her, so we thought we’d put her picture in so that you would at least be able to recognize […]

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How To Choose The Style That’s Right for You

Direct versus Indirect Communication: How To Choose The Style That’s Right for You Gaddis, Susanne Imagine you’ve just hired a new consultant whose job is to help you improve your communication. The first time you meet with her, she hands you an article and says, “Sit down and read this article I’ve written. Think about […]

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Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements

Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements Part I- Sections 1 and 2 of 9 [The American Nurses Association developed its latest version of the Code of Ethics in 2001. It is copyrighted. But since NMNA can’t afford to buy copies of the document for all 19,000 RNs and LPNs in New Mexico, AND […]

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Nurses-Defenders of Environmental Health, The Problems Posed by Medical Waste Incineration

Nurses-Defenders of Environmental Health, The Problems Posed by Medical Waste Incineration Sattler, Barb Incineration, the process of burning waste, is an age-old practice for waste management. However, the process of burning modern day waste, particularly medical waste, presents us with new and extensive environmental health risks because of the make-up of the waste stream. Incineration […]

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Nursing Shortage and Our Efforts to Deal with the Impending Crisis, The

Nursing Shortage and Our Efforts to Deal with the Impending Crisis, The Roberts, Carolyn Looming Nursing Shortage Surely over the past three years you have read and heard and discussed ad nauseum the impending nursing shortage. In July 2002 the US Dept. of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) published a […]

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How To Choose The Style That’s Right for You

Direct versus Indirect Communication: How To Choose The Style That’s Right for You Gaddis, Susanne Imagine you’ve just hired a new consultant whose job is to help you improve your communication. The first time you meet with her, she hands you an article and says, “Sit down and read this article I’ve written. Think about […]