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Assessment
Bone Marrow/Organ Donation/Blood Donation
Community Health
  1. Access to Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses 2008-20
  2. The Addition of 12-lead Electrocardiography(ECG) to Pre-participation Screening of High School and College
  3. Athletes to Reduce the Occurrence of Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) 2013-10
  4. Advocating for the Use of Intradermal Anesthetics Prior to Short Intravenous Cannulation In Adults 2013-12
  5. American Red Cross 2001-15
  6. Awareness and Education On Joining Forces, and Nursing Education On Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 2013-6
  7. Carry a List of Your Medications 2005-06
    Disposal of Contaminated Medical Waste 2008-4
    Disposal of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products 2006-02
  8. Early Education for Cancer Patients and Their Families Regarding Probable Adverse Outcomes When Utilizing Mechanical Ventilation 2013-23
  9. Education for Patients, Nursing Students, Nursing Professionals, and other Health Professionals Regarding the Proper Disposal of Unused Prescription Medications, With A Focus On Substances Used for Illicit Purposes 2013-30
  10. Education on Unintentional Injury/Death of Children Under 14 2007-09
  11. Education Regarding the Abuse of Prescribed Stimulants That Are Used for the Management of ADD/ADHD in College Students 2012-10
  12. Empowering the Role of the Chief Nurse Officer of US Public Health Service 2008-19
  13. The Establishment of Wellness Programs By Healthcare Institutions to Prevent, Manage and Educate About Obesity Among Healthcare Workers 2013-18
  14. Global Health Issues 2005-11
    Good Samaritan Law 2008-9
    Guidelines for Student Nurses During Disaster 2006-16
    Health Literacy 2008-13
  15. Homeless Youth 2010-19
  16. Increase Awareness of Long-term Complications of Adult and Childhood Cancer Survivors 2013-5
  17. Increasing Awareness and Identification of Physical and/or Mental Abuse Related to Hazing Through Utilization of a Screening Tool by Health Care Providers 2011- 11
  18. Increased Awareness of Expanded Testing Recommendations for the Identification of Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among the 1945-1965 Birth Cohort (Baby Boomers) 2013-33
  19. Increased Awareness of the Benefits of Community-based Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs 2013-4
  20. Increase Awareness of the Dangers of Distracted Driving Through All Age Groups and to Use the Resources of the U.S. Department of Transportation 2013-39
  21. Increasing Awareness of the Effects of Poverty in Health 2012-12
  22. Increasing Community Awareness of Hospice Care and Palliative Care 2013-32
  23. Increasing Education About and Awareness of the Effects of Third hand Smoke on Infants and Children 2012-05
  24. Increasing Education for School Employees About Adult Vaccinations 2013-24
  25. Increasing Food Allergy Awareness and Anaphylaxis Response Education  2012-19
  26. Increased Awareness Regarding Psychoactive Bath Salts (PABS) and Their Health Implications 2012-31
  27. Increased Awareness Regarding the Need for Research and Improved Treatments for Children with /Cancer 2012-02
  28. Increased Education About and Awareness of the Effects of Caffeinated Energy Drink Use with Alcohol among Teenagers and Young Adults 2011- 34
  29. Increased Education About Immunizations for Families 2011- 18
  30. Metabolic Syndrome 2005-03
  31. Nurse Home Visits to First-Time, Low-Income Caregivers 2010-16
  32. Ongoing and Increased Awareness of the Importance of School Nurses 2012-22
    PACT for Mental Illness 2003-14
  33. Patient Awareness and Education Regarding the Dangers of Counterfeit Drugs, Supplements, and Herbs From Internet Purchases 2013-16
  34. Promoting Increased Awareness Among Emergency Department Staff Concerning Charitable Organizations That are Designed to Financially Assist the Impoverished with Emergency Medical Expenses 2012-36
  35. Promoting Mandated Screening, and When Necessary, Treatment and Ongoing Reevaluation of Substance Use Disorders (SUD) for All Inmates at Every Correctional Setting 2012-25
  36. Public Health Nursing and Population-Based Health Initiatives 2010-03
  37. Supporting Research and Education for Nursing Students About the Effects and Nursing Interventions That Should Be Applied for Individuals Who Have Used Nontraditional Substances Inappropriately to Alter the Mind and/or Mood 2013-35
  38. The Path to Better Health: Increasing Awareness of Wellness Programs In Order to Shift From Managing Diseases to Preventing Them 2012-23
  39. The Period of Purple Crying Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program 2011- 27

 

Complementary and Alternative Medicine 
Cultural Competence
Death and Dying/End-of-Life 
Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
Education and Professional Issues 
  1. Assessing Continuing Competence 2004-09
  2. Challenging Nursing Students to Complete Introductory Emergency Management Institute Courses In Order to Better Serve Our Communities In Times of Crisis 2013-34
  3. Clinical Nurse Preceptorship 2008-11
  4. Collective Bargaining and Workplace Advocacy 2002-03
  5. Continuing Education for Nurses 2009-2
  6. CPR Coach Certification 2008-21
  7. Disaster Relief Protocols 2006-16
  8. Diversity in Nursing Through the Use of Gender Neutral Terminology within Nursing Education 2012-28
  9. Standardization of Education Unlicensed Assistive Personnel 2003-15
  10. Early Recognition Cardiac and Respiratory Arrest 2009-16
  11. Educational Mobility of Registered Nurses 2007-05
  12. Evidence-based Nursing Practice 2009-03
  13. Further Evidence-Based Research and Education on the Effects and Prevention of Job Related Nurse Fatigue 2011- 32
  14. Global Health 2005-11
  15. Global Health in the Nursing Curriculum 2009-06
  16. Hypertension 2004-03
  17. The Implementation of Interdisciplinary Collaborative Rounds As Standardized Practice 2013-28
  18. Incorporating Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendations (SBAR) Techniques in Nursing Education 2011-15
  19. Increased Awareness, Education and Research about Alternative-to-Discipline Recovery Programs for Substance Abusers Among Nurses Handling Controlled Substances 2012-18
  20. Increased Awareness of the Importance of Leadership Development Among Nursing Students 2013-29
  21. Increased Education and Awareness of Blood Transfusion Alternatives and Blood Management Options for Patients  2011- 26
  22. Increasing Education On Health Policy In Nursing Curricula 2013-37
  23. Increased Government Funding for Education 2001-02
  24. Increased Government Funding for Nursing Faculty Development 2011-10
  25. Increased Nursing Education Regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 2012-17
  26. Increasing Awareness of Human Trafficking 2010-05
  27. Increasing Food Allergy Awareness and Anaphylaxis Response Education  2012-19
  28. Increasing Outreach to Recruit Ethnic Minority Students Into Nursing Schools to Better Align the Nursing Workforce With the Increasingly Diverse Population 2013-13
  29. Improving the Nurse-Physician Relationship 2007-17
  30. Interdisciplinary Education 2009-13
  31. Joining ANA 2003-08
  32. Lowering Student to Faculty Ratio Acute Care 2001-11
  33. Mandatory Overtime Regulation 2007-07
  34. Mentoring High School 2004-02
  35. Metabolic Syndrome 2005-03
  36. National Institutes of Health 2000-09
  37. Nurse Residency Programs 2008-22
  38. Nursing Residency Education 2009-23
  39. Nursing Models Assessing Competence 2004-09
  40. Peer Mentorship 2002-04
  41. Perioperative Experiences 2006-17
  42. Political Awareness of Nursing Students 2008-24
  43. Preceptor Programs for Improved Retention of New Graduates 2006-01
  44. Prevention of Recurrent Cardiac Events 2010-12
  45. Professional Association Membership 2004-06
  46. Professional Associations 2002-01
  47. Professional Etiquette of Nursing Students 2004-01
  48. Professional Workplace Culture 2006-12
  49. Promoting A Positive Image of Nursing Students with Disabilities  2011-21
  50. Promoting the Nursing Profession to Middle and High School Students 2013-7
  51. Promoting the Social Responsibility of Nursing Students to Assist With the Health Needs of the Homeless Population  2011- 42
  52. Public Health Nursing and Population-Based Health Initiatives 2010-03
  53. Pursuing Greater Involvement of Faculty and Administrators In Adopting Policies and Philosophies That Support Nursing Students Who Aspire to Be Actively Involved In NSNA Membership 2013-38
  54. Raise Awareness of the United States Cadet Nurse Corps of World War II and to Support Future Legislation that Grants Members of the USCNC Veteran Status for Their Military Service 2013-21
  55. Safe Patient Handling Integrate into Curriculum 2006-14
    Safe Staffing 
    2003-04 2008-12
  56. Shortage of Nurse Educators 2005-07
  57. Significantly Improving Sexual Health Education, Sexual Health Assessment and Awareness in Nursing
  58. Signs and Symptoms in Women 2007-11
  59. Curricula 2012-07
  60. Standardized Emergency Codes 2010-14
  61. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in 10 Initiative 2012-11
  62. Team Based Learning Aimed At Fostering a Healthcare Delivery System that assures Quality Care and Patient Safety 2011- 25
  63. The Future of Nursing Campaign for Action to Implement the Recommendations Made in the Institute of Medicine Report Titled, “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health” 2011- 1
  64. Wise Woman Expansion Act 2006-10
  65. Whistleblower Protection for Students 2007-16
  66. Working with the American Nurses Association to Increase New Graduate Membership 2011- 8

 

Education/Patient Care
Education/Legislation 
  1. Advanced Directives 2005-13
  2. Advocating for the Use of Intradermal Anesthetics Prior to Short Intravenous Cannulation In Adults 2013-12
  3. ANA: Handle With Care 2005-05
  4. Assistive Communication Devices 2010-07
  5. Awareness for Potential Federal Government Shutdowns of Our Nation and Potential Nationwide Impact  2011- 44
  6. Child Abuse Identification and Mandatory Reporting 2010-04
  7. Child Sex Offenders Mandatory Sentencing 2006-08
  8. Disposal of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products 2006-02
  9. Educating Healthcare Providers and Patients About Do-not-Resuscitate (DNR)/Allow-Natural-Death (AND) Orders Surrounding the Perioperative Period 2013-9
  10. Empowering the Role of the Chief Nurse Officer of US Public Health Service 2008-19
  11. Family Presence during CPR 2008-15
  12. Federal Autism Healthcare Reform Including the Adoption of A Health Insurance Policy That Will Provide Coverage for the Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) As Directed By the Autism Speaks Organization 2013-15
  13. Good Samaritan Act 2003-09
  14. Health Literacy 2008-13
  15. Helmet Laws 2008-16
  16. Immunosuppressive Drugs for Kidney Transplant Recipients 2007-13
  17. Impaired Practice 2002-08
  18. Implementation of Comprehensive School-Based Health Centers  2011-13
  19. Increased Awareness of National Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Installation and Training in All K thru 12 Schools for Students and Staff 2011- 39
  20. Increased Awareness of the Effects of Bullying in Children and the Need for Bullying Prevention Programs  2011- 41
  21. Increased Government Funding for Nursing Faculty Development 2011- 10
  22. Increasing Awareness for Equitable and Comprehensive Health Care Services for Women Veterans  2011-38
  23. Increasing Awareness of the Need for Effective Education About the Negative Effects of Surgical Smoke 2013-19
  24. Increasing Education On Health Policy In Nursing Curricula 2013-37
  25. Lead in Toys 2008-01
  26. Legislation Against Genetic Discrimination in the Workplace or Insurance 2008-06
  27. Legislation Banning the Use of Bisphenol A in Pediatric Products 2010-15 
  28. Minimizing Exposure to Medically Generated Toxins 2006-05
  29. Newborn Safe Abandonment 2001-14
  30. Overtime Pay 2005-10
  31. Passage of the Uniform Emergency Volunteer Health Care Practitioner Act (UEVHPA) 2012-14
  32. Patient Nurse Ratio 2003-04
  33. Policy and Increased Research on Lateral Violence in Nursing 2010-01
  34. Raise Awareness of the United States Cadet Nurse Corps of World War Ii and to Support Future Legislation That Grants Members of the USCNC Veteran Status for Their Military Service 2013-21
  35. Reporting Medication Errors 2003-06
  36. Research, Development, and Adoption of an Individual Informed Consent for Use of the Drug Pitocin in Women During Labor  2011- 22
  37. Revising the Food and Drug Administration’s Policy That Bans the Donation of Blood Products From Any Man Who Has Had Sex With Another Man (MSM) 2013-17
  38. School Nurse to Student Ratio 2002-10
  39. Shortage of Nurse Educators 2005-07
  40. Standardization of Education Unlicensed Assistive Personnel 2003-15
  41. Tobacco Free Nurses, Nursing Students, and Medical Campuses 2006-03
  42. Uninsured 2003-01
  43. Using An Electronic Signature Drive to Increase Awareness and Access to the Wisewoman© Program 2013-2
  44. Whistleblower Protection 2002-12
  45. Whistleblower Protection for Students 2007-16
  46. Workplace Data Collection 2009-17

 

Geriatrics
Health and Safety
  1. Accessible Hand Hygiene for Patients 2011-36
  2. ANA: Handle With Care 2005-05 | 2006-14
  3. Binge Drinking 2004-08
  4. Coalition Against Bigger Trucks 2005-04
  5. Disposal of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products 2006-02
  6. Eating Disorders and Body Image 2008-18
  7. Education for Patients, Nursing Students, Nursing Professionals, and Other Health Professionals Regarding the Proper Disposal of Unused Prescription Medications, With A Focus On Substances Used for Illicit Purposes 2013-30
  8. Effective Communication During patient Care Hand-Overs Between EMS Personnel and Receiving
  9. Electronic Health Record Enhancing Patient Safety 2009-20
  10. Emergency Department Nursing Staff for the Continuity of Patient Safety 2012-13
  11. Environmental Health 2009-4
  12. Hand washing 2004-04
  13. Healthy Heart Living Children 2002-06
  14. Helmet Laws 2008-16
  15. The Implementation of Interdisciplinary Collaborative Rounds As Standardized Practice 2013-28
  16. Increasing Awareness and Education About the Risks of Bedsharing With Infants 2013-1
  17. Increasing Education About Preventative Strategies In Regards to Lift-associated Injuries In the Nursing Profession 2013-31
  18. Increase Awareness of the Dangers of Distracted Driving Through All Age Groups and to Use the Resources of the U.S. Department of Transportation 2013-39
  19. Increased Awareness and Education of the Detrimental Effects of Water-Pipe/Hookah Smoking 2012-26
  20. Increased Awareness of Student Athlete Concussion Prevention and Management Utilizing the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “Heads Up” Tool Kit and the “Concussion Signs and Symptoms Checklist” 2012-16
  21. Increased Education About and Awareness of the Effects of Caffeinated Energy Drink Use with Alcohol Among Teenagers and Young Adults 2011- 34
  22. Increased Education and Awareness of Blood Transfusion Alternatives and Blood Management Options for Patients  2011- 26
  23. Lead in Toys 2008-01
  24. Legislation Banning the Use of Bisphenol A in Pediatric Products 2010-15 
  25. Minimizing Exposure to Medically Generated Toxins 2006-05
  26. Nursing Students’ Participation in the Education of Low Income Children on the Importance of Healthy Eating 2012-24
  27. On-going and Increased Awareness of Needle Stick Injuries in the Health Care System 2011-9
  28. Osteoporosis Education School Age 2002-07
  29. Prescription Drug Take-Back Facilities 2010-22
  30. Priority Patient Safety Areas (IOM) 2010-09
  31. Recreational Water Illness 2006-15
  32. Reduce the Risk of Injury from Patient Falls 2006-06
  33. Reduction of Unnecessary Noise in Health Care Facilities 2009-10
  34. Self Care Awareness of Nursing Students and Nurses 2010-08
  35. Shift Work and Sleep Deprivation 2005-14
  36. Standardized Emergency Codes 2010-14
  37. Sun Protection for Adolescents 2009-05
  38. Sun Protection for Infants 2004-14
  39. Sun Protection for School Age Children 2003-13
  40. Supporting Research and Education for Nursing Students About the Effects and Nursing Interventions That Should Be Applied for Individuals Who Have Used Nontraditional Substances Inappropriately to Alter the Mind and/or Mood 2013-35
  41. Tobacco Free Nurses, Nursing Students, and Medical Campuses 2006-03
    Tobacco Settlement 2000-13

 

Image of Nursing
Infants, Children, and Obstetrics 
  1. Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Education 2009-01
  2. Adoption of Screening for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency to Every States’ Core Panel of Disorders for Newborn Screenings 2011- 14
  3. Asthma and Parent Education 2005-12
  4. Awareness and Education Pertaining to Behavioral and Nutrition Interventions Regarding Prevention and Management of Obesity in Elementary School Children  2011- 29
  5. Bereavement Children 2003-02
  6. Breastfeeding 2004-13
  7. Child Abuse Identification and Mandatory Reporting 2010-04
  8. Child Sex Offenders 2006-08
  9. Depression in Children 2006-11
  10. Cord Blood – awareness of importance 2002-03
  11. Cord Blood- increase banking 2003-03
  12. Education on Unintentional Injuries /Deaths of Children under 14 2007-09
  13. Evidence-base Research on Bipolar Disorder in Pediatric Population 2008-07
  14. Foster Care 2002-02
  15. Gestational Diabetes 2006-07
  16. Homeless Youth 2010-19
  17. Implementation of Standardized Blood Pressure Screenings to Promote Early Detection of Hypertension in Children and Adolescents  2011- 30
  18. Increased Awareness, Education, and Research About Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (nas) 2013-27
  19. Increased Awareness of Parental Education Methods Related to the Prevention of Childhood Obesity 2011-20
  20. Increased Awareness of the Effects of Bullying in Children and the Need for Bullying Prevention Programs 2011- 41
  21. Increased Awareness of the Psychosocial Needs of Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer 2012-34
  22. Increased Awareness Regarding the Need for Research and Improved Treatments for Children with /Cancer 2012-02
  23. Increased Education of the Childbearing Family Regarding Elective Induction and Elective Cesarean Births Before 39 Weeks of Gestation 2013-36
  24. Increasing Awareness and Education About the Risks of Bedsharing With Infants 2013-1
  25. Increasing Collaboration with Child Care Specialists 2009-08
  26. Increasing Education About and Awareness of the Effects of Thirdhand Smoke on Infants and Children 2012-05
  27. Infant and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training for Caregivers, Especially Caregivers of High-risk Children 2013-26
  28. Effects of Methamphetamine Use During Pregnancy 2006-04
  29. Newborn Safe Abandonment 2001-14
  30. Obesity in Children 2002-13
  31. Pain in the Neonate 2007-04
  32. Physical Education and Obesity 2005-08
  33. Research and Education for Paternal Postpartum Depression 2012-29
  34. Research and Education for Quality Pediatric Palliative Care  2011-6
  35. Research, Development,  and Adoption of an Individual Informed Consent for Use of the Drug Pitocin in Women During Labor  2011-22
  36. Shaken Baby Syndrome Education 2005-02
  37. The Period of Purple Crying Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program 2011-27
  38. Universal HIV Testing of Pregnant Women 2008-10
  39. Utilization of Doulas 2001-06

 

Infection Control 
Mental Health
Nutrition
Recruitment and Retention 
Technology
Violence