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ANA events serve as an arena for innovative thinking, interaction, recognition

ANA events serve as an arena for innovative thinking, interaction, recognition

A number of events were held along with the Membership Assembly — giving nurses even greater opportunities to learn, share resources, network and honor their colleagues. The American Nurses Association presented U.S. Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA), an RN and founder and co-chair [Read More]

ANA elects VP, other leaders

ANA elects VP, other leaders

Representatives at the American Nurses Association’s Membership Assembly elect-ed Ernest James Grant, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN, of the North Carolina Nurses Association, to serve as vice president of the ANA Board of Directors. The voting representatives also re-elected two [Read More]

Walk forward with a strong ethical agenda

Walk forward with a strong ethical agenda

As part of the American Nurses Association’s focus on 2015 as the “Year of Ethics,” which coincides with the release of the new ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements in January, ANA convened an Ethics Symposium, June 4-5 in Baltimore, MD. More [Read More]

July 25, 2015: Membership Assembly — Members elect ANA officials, take action

July 25, 2015: Membership Assembly — Members elect ANA officials, take action

Before the Membership Assembly came to a close today, nurse leaders took action on key issues centering on fostering an ethical environment, infection prevention and control, and advancing and public reporting of quality measures that capture nursing care. They also elected [Read More]

July 24, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses tackle three pressing issues at dialogue forums

July 24, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses tackle three pressing issues at dialogue forums

Infection prevention and control; measuring and publicly reporting nurses’ essential contributions to quality patient care; and fostering an ethical work environment and culture were three of the critical issues addressed at distinct dialogue forums. These forums were [Read More]

July 23, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses honored, ethics in practice explored

July 23, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses honored, ethics in practice explored

Advocacy and ethical practice were front and center at this morning’s events held in conjunction with ANA’s Membership Assembly June 23-25 in Washington, DC. ANA presented U.S. Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA), an RN and founder and co-chair of the Congressional Nursing Caucus, [Read More]

July 22, 2015: ANA Lobby Day — Let the advocacy begin

July 22, 2015: ANA Lobby Day — Let the advocacy begin

Some 240 RNs from around the country headed to Capitol Hill today to meet with policymakers and their staff to discuss the importance of Title VIII nursing workforce development funding, as well as legislation on safe staffing, home health care and improving veterans’ [Read More]

2015 ANA Membership Assembly

2015 ANA Membership Assembly

The 2015 American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly, the annual meeting of the association’s highest governing body, is taking place July 23 through July 25, at the Renaissance Washington, DC, Downtown Hotel. Stay tuned for on-site news coverage via The [Read More]

ANA supports federal appointments for Wakefield, Slavitt

ANA supports federal appointments for Wakefield, Slavitt

The American Nurses Association throws its full support behind nominees for two key federal posts: Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN, as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Andy Slavitt as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and [Read More]

An innovative leader aimed at developing the best and brightest

An innovative leader aimed at developing the best and brightest

Editor’s note: In this column, we continue our series highlighting the 2014 American Nurses Association National Award recipients. For a list of winners and additional profiles, visit NursingWorld.org or TheAmericanNurse.org. Robert Piemonte, EdD, RN, CAE, FAAN, has been [Read More]

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