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News About TNA
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Resources for Nurses Affected by Hurricane Harvey »
The Texas Nurses Association has compiled a list of resources for nurses affected by Hurricane Harvey. Check back for...
Thursday, August 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Answer to All Your Nursing Practice Questions »
By Andrew Cates, General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs, Texas Nurses Association   More than 100 y...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Job Opening: TPAPN Case Manager »
The Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (TPAPN) is seeking a Case Manager to support nurse participants in its progra...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 TNA Ballot Candidates »
The Texas Nurses Association’s Nominating Committee announced on Dec. 15, 2016, the following proposed ballot. Candidate p...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
TNA Proposed Ballot 2017 »
Proposed Ballot slated by the TNA Nominating Committee on December 15, 2016 Candidate positions for ballot placement...

Board of Nursing
Wednesday, July 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
BON to Reassess Proposed APRN Rules »
The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) has withdrawn proposed rules to rewrite its Rule 221, which governs non-prescription aspe...

Legislation
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
Advocates praise bill to make primary health care available to more Texans »
  First time a full-practice bill is heard in a  Texas legislative committee   (AUSTIN...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015   (2 Comments - view/add)
TNA Opposes Legislation Lessening Whistleblower Protections »
  The Texas Nurses Association opposes SB 1813, by Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, which is being heard in the Senate...
Thursday, February 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Could Shrink Primary Care Gap »
  Issued by the Texas Association of Business, Jan. 27, 2015   AUSTIN, TX — Texas...

News About Members
Monday, May 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotlight on safety: Communication training leads to drop in adverse patient events »
    When it comes to increasing patient safety, TNA member Thalia Martin, DNP, RN, CPHQ, is opening the li...
Friday, May 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Unfinished Care: Researcher Delves into Impact of Nurse Staffing Conundrum »
  This year’s theme for National Nurses Week, May 6-12, focuses on a culture of safety. As defined by the America...
Thursday, January 21, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Are you a mental health expert? Set the agenda for lawmakers. »
   The Texas Nurses Association has created a new workgroup for policy development, the Mental Health Workgro...
Monday, November 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Compassion, care, and being in the moment: A conversation on hospice and palliative care »
   By Nadia Tamez-Robledo Communications Specialist     Heidi K...

Education
Tuesday, December 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Nurses Creating Healthy Communities »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association This is the last TNA checkup for 20...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Technology Update »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association In the next several weeks people a...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: High Consequence Infectious Disease »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day,...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Pain Management, Suffering, and Palliative Care »
By Ellen Martin, PhD, RN, CPHQ Director of Practice Texas Nurses Association An essential role of nurses is...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice Tip of the Week: Suicide Prevention »
b y Melissa Rivera, RN, MA, LPC Suicide is the second leading cause of death in teen and young adults ages 15-34, thir...

Nursing Issues
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Med Couture donates scrubs to nurses impacted by Hurricane Harvey »
Texans throughout the coast were impacted by the devastation brought by Hurricane Harvey, and the nurses who continued to...
Monday, June 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amarillo Globe-News: Amarillo VA Nurse Practitioner First in Texas to Get Full Practice Authority »
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         &...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Notes: Walking Each Other Home »
By Jeff Watson, DNP, RN-BC, NEA-BC, NE-BC, CRRN   When I was a much younger man, over the Christmas holiday...
Monday, December 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board - Nursing Innovation Grant Program »
For over 15 years, TNA has worked to accomplish nursing education policy initiatives to address the nursing shortage. The...
Tuesday, August 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Pay At Center Of Texas Class Action Lawsuits »
In case you haven’t heard, two class action lawsuits have been filed against Methodist in Dallas and Memorial Hermann in H...

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