The American Nurses Association (ANA) has designated 2017 as the Year of the Healthy Nurse. Each month focuses on a different wellness and safety topics with various organizational partners. April's topic is combating stress. Click here for more information on the ANA website, Christine Wilson, MSN,
You may be an expert Nursing Professional Development (NPD) Practitioner. Or you may be brand new to the professional development role. Allow me to ask you both the same questions: “Do you have a mentor?” And, “Are you mentoring others?”
I distinctly remember my first mentor, Laura (Gasparais) Vonf
ANPD is thrilled to announce our support of The DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Foundation™. Both organizations share a strong desire to promote excellence in nursing through this relationship, which will also benefit the missions of both The DAISY Foundation and the membership of ANPD.
Each year ANPD holds a Star Search competition at our Annual Convention. The purpose of Star Search is to encourage aspiring speakers to compete for an opportunity to present a concurrent session at the next annual convention. Star Search is a great opportunity for novice speakers to develop their p
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"What is the difference between an obstacle and an opportunity? Our attitude towards it. Every opportunity has a difficulty and every difficulty has an opportunity." —J. Sidlow Baxter
As I stop and reflect on 2016, I take pause. What an incr