This survey on Personal Protective Equipment is the second one fielded following the first PPE survey ANA conducted in May. Between July 24 and August 14, 21,503 nurses provided an updated picture of the PPE situation on the frontlines of the pandemic.
ANA Individual Innovation Award Blog – “You Can do This” - October 2021
I am a critical care bedside nurse with an idea of how to improve patient care and education for patients and their families. Being a recipient of the 2021 ANA Individual Innovation Award, I can finally see my vision for training new trach patients, and their caregivers, so they are discharged to home in comfort and with confidence, becoming real.
From startup to scaleup: Lavender Psychiatry - October 2021
After 45 days of intense planning and hustle, Lavender was launched by Brighid and I (Pritma) on May 4, 2020. It was an exciting yet anticlimactic (think ‘crickets’) moment, not atypical for startups. The work was only just beginning as we closed the month off with 3 completed appointments - a somber start to our startup journey.
What are the Skills Needed to be a Nurse Innovator? - October 2021
What skills do you need to be a nurse innovator? A great many things, though this question is a bit misleading as I firmly believe nurses already possess many of the skills necessary. In fact, I would argue that most nurses are already innovating, having an innovative prowess that is innate to the profession.