Professional News

AHRQ Releases Toolkit for Preventing CLABSI in ICUs

Posted on Apr 14, 2022

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released a Toolkit for Preventing CLABSI and CAUTI in ICUs that offers customizable tools and training resources to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) and catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) in intensive care units (ICUs).

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HHS/HRSA Call for Comments on How to Improve the OPTN

Posted on Apr 11, 2022

On April 8, 2022, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), released a Request for Information (RFI) seeking input on ways to strengthen and improve the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) through the upcoming Fiscal Year 2023 Request for Proposal (RFP).

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Celebrate Nurses Month

Posted on Apr 01, 2022

May is Nurses Month. With the theme of "Nurses Make a Difference," each week during Nurses Month has a specific focus:

  • Self-Care (May 1-7)
  • Recognition (May 8-14)
  • Professional Development (May 15-21)
  • Community Engagement (May 22-31)

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Nurses Month Events

YOU Make a Difference — LIVE Nurses Event

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April Is National Donate Life Month

Posted on Mar 31, 2022

National Donate Life Month (NDLM) helps raise awareness about organ and tissue donation and celebrate individuals who have saved lives through the gift of donation. Additional observances throughout the month include:

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Podcast Episode Focuses on Advancing Equity in Kidney Disease

Posted on Mar 16, 2022

Nephrology Nursing Perspectives, a podcast series developed by ANNA, features interviews and discussions among ANNA members and the nephrology community. The podcast focuses on issues in nephrology, health policy, and nephrology nursing as a specialty nursing profession. In the most recent episode, ANNA Past President Lillian Pryor, MSN, RN, CNN, talks with Deidra C.

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