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ANA contributes to APHA’s Annual Meeting and Exposition

The American Nurses Association (ANA) was among the contributors at the American Public Health Association’s 138th Annual Meeting and Exposition, held Nov. 6 to 10, 2010, in Denver, CO. ANA representatives presented during the “Environmental Health:  Building [Read More]

Endorsing healthy, sustainable food system principles

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has assisted in creating the “Principles of a Healthy, Sustainable Food System” in conjunction with the Healthy, Sustainable Food System Collaboration.  This unique collaboration comprises ANA, the American Dietetic Association, [Read More]

ANA joins the One Health Initiative

On Dec. 9, 2010, the American Nurses Association (ANA) became an official supporting organization of the One Health Initiative (One Health).  This unique initiative is a global strategy for developing interdisciplinary collaboration and coalition building between health [Read More]

Building nursing’s legacyANF urges nurses to invest in the profession’s future

Building nursing’s legacyANF urges nurses to invest in the profession’s future

Happy New Year from the American Nurses Foundation (ANF).  As the philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association (ANA), ANF extends a heartfelt thank you to each one of you who made a tax-deductible contribution in 2010 in support of ANF’s work to advance the [Read More]

ANA advocates for more work to be done to prevent ongoing sharps injuries

ANA advocates for more work to be done to prevent ongoing sharps injuries

Despite a 10-year-old law that has led to progress toward preventing needlesticks, too many RNs are still getting injured by sharps. That’s the message the American Nurses Association (ANA) clearly sent at a Nov. 4 event to raise awareness about this ongoing and [Read More]

IOM report calls for more nurse leaders throughout health care

The new Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) report on the future of the nursing profession reaffirms ANA’s work on many issues and reinforces the wide-ranging opportunities for nurses to both lead in health care and thoughtfully shape their careers into the future. The Future [Read More]

ANA group uses expertise to examine and shape staffing, other policy

ANA group uses expertise to examine and shape staffing, other policy

Nearly 60 members of the newly comprised Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics (CNPE) met this fall to begin addressing staffing and other nursing and health care issues during their terms. The chief executive officer of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) was [Read More]

ANCC announce 2010 award winners

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) announced the winners of its 2010 awards at the National Magnet Conference® in Phoenix, AZ from Oct. 13 to15. These awards recognize individual nurses, hospitals, and organizations for achievements in nursing excellence. The [Read More]

On the way to safety

On the way to safety

Effective education and training; safety devices and building design measures; psycho-social support for those affected by violence; and strong government and employer policies are some key strategies that can help nurses stay safe while on the job. ANA currently is [Read More]

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Study, resources on OTC pain relievers

Study, resources on OTC pain relievers

A national survey recently found that while nearly all consumers say they feel confident when choosing which [Read More]

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

The American Nurses Association and its official journal, American Nurse Today, are pleased to announce the launch of [Read More]

Supply and demand

Supply and demand

Health care professionals share information, strategies on drug shortages  It is deeply ingrained in RNs to focus [Read More]

ANA’s policy development process – for and by ANA members

Member involvement in the development of professional policies is critical. Your voice can and should be heard in the [Read More]

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Through the generosity of supporters during the last 61 years, the American Nurses Foundation has awarded more than $5 [Read More]

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