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Help Nurses Deal with Disaster Relief
In any tragedy, a nurse's first question is "How can I help?" In response to your outpour of support, the American Nurses Foundation has created a broader "Disaster Relief" fund.
100% of the funds raised will support nurses in their disaster response and recovery efforts in Texas, the Virgin Islands, Florida & other states affected by recent disasters.
Click here to donate!

ANA Massachusetts supports the Texas Nurses Association and all nurses and others affected by hurricane Harvey
The Texas Nurses Foundation is taking contributions to help the nurses affected by Hurricane Harvey. All money collected will be distributed directly to nurses living in any one of the Texas counties declared disaster areas.
Donate here
The amount of money distributed to each nurse requesting assistance will be determined by the amount of money collected beginning August 29, 2017 and ending November 30, 2017. Any funds remaining in the fund by March 31, 2018 will be donated to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund established by the city of Houston.            


Learn the Facts about the Zika virus - for information and resources, click here.

Reporting Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia) cases, click here. 


Check out the newly launched ANA/APIC Resource Center: bridging the gap between knowledge deficits AND effectively responding to ongoing healthcare-associated infections!


Preventing Needlestick Injuries Brochure
Preventing Workplace Violence Brochure

ANA members get exclusive access to the most recently posted topics on the Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (OJIN), ANA's Internet-only journal:


ANA Research Toolkit

The American Nurses Association has developed a Research Toolkit that can be used in a multitude of ways.  It can help nurses provide evidence-based care that promotes quality health outcomes for individuals, families, communities and health care systems. It can also assist in using research to shape health policy at the bedside, within an organization, and at the local, state and national level.  The toolkit provides access to numerous resources to support nurses in practice, nurses interested in or engaged in research, nurse educators and students.  ANA members can access a research repository with reviews of research articles. 
Visit the toolkit at

Safe Needles Save Lives
The Safe Needles Save Lives website has been updated with the following materials: Toolkits for nurses and employers, a video message from President Karen Daley, a pledge for safe needle practices, and detailed summaries of the Safe Needlestick Law & OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogen Standard. 

Introducing Free Immunization CE Webcast from ANA and ECBT

This webcast was developed in partnership with Every Child By Two, a leading immunization advocacy organization.  This includes information about standing order protocols, the importance of nurses reporting adverse events to ensure vaccine safety, and risk communication to nursing colleagues and patients about immunizationsIt also features video vignettes, showing real-life depiction of some of the clinical and communication aspects of immunization.  We’re also proud to feature an all-nurse webcast faculty.
Webcast Announcement, click here 

The Story Of Cosmetics - Video about Chemicals in our Cosmetics
"The Story of Cosmetics" examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo, and outlines ways we can move the industry away from hazardous chemicals and towards safer alternatives. 
View video, click here.

The National Occupational Research Agenda Report Available On Line
The National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) report titled “State of the Sector Healthcare and Social Assistance” is available in its entirely on line at (236 pages).
The Executive Summary of the report is available at (13 pages).
This document addresses the research needs of the occupational safety and health community within the Healthcare and Social Assistance (HCSA) industrial sector and identifies research opportunities for the coming decade.
Participation in NORA’s Healthcare and Social Assistance sector council is a broad representation of various stakeholders from univer­sities, large and small businesses, professional societies, government agencies, and worker organizations. The group identified the most critical issues in workplace safety and health and worked together to develop goals and objectives for addressing these needs. ANA has representation on the council.

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