Tuesday September 27th 2016

‘Political Nurse’ Archives

The Nursing Community briefs Congressional staff about the profession, roles

The Nursing Community briefs Congressional staff about the profession, roles

Maryland Nurses Association member Patricia Sengstack, DNP, RN-BC, CPHIMS, addressed the role of nurses in health information technology, nursing clinical documentation burdens and her work around patient admission assessment documentation at a March 15 Nursing Community [Read More]

Sharing political leadership gems ‘across the pond’

Sharing political leadership gems ‘across the pond’

American Nurses Advocacy Institute serves as model program As RNs in the United States and around the globe seek to develop their political leadership skills to better advocate for patients and health policy, the American Nurses Association offers a program that has [Read More]

Delaware nurses make DC trip, highlight ANA political goals

Delaware nurses make DC trip, highlight ANA political goals

On April 19 a contingent of nurses from the Delaware Nurses Association (DNA) arrived in Washington, DC, on the association’s second annual trip to learn more about the American Nurses Association (ANA) and Capitol Hill. The experience began with a web-inar the week [Read More]

Elections 2012 heat up

Elections 2012 heat up

ANA urges you to use every opportunity to let your voice be heard by challengers and incumbents alike The 2012 elections are now less than 10 months away. These elections are important to watch due to redistricting on the congressional level and, of course, the presidential [Read More]

First ANA Virtual Lobby Day a success

First ANA Virtual Lobby Day a success

More than 1,000 nurses from all across the United States took part in the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) first ever Virtual Lobby Day on Sept. 28. The virtual lobby day concept is an opportunity to make nurses’ voices heard from anywhere. Nurses, wherever they may [Read More]

Delaware members advocate for nursing on Capitol Hill

Delaware members advocate for nursing on Capitol Hill

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has always stressed the importance of grass-roots advocacy. It is important for ANA members to be active in the political arena at the grass-roots level, so that nursing’s voice is heard by legislators and other decision-makers. To [Read More]

Student nurses learn how lobbying can make a difference

Student nurses learn how lobbying can make a difference

In early April, Anne Krouse, PhD, MBA, RN-BC, associate professor at Widener University in Chester, PA, accompanied her health policy junior honors students on a trip to Washington, DC. She tasked these BSN students with learning more about advocating for health policy and [Read More]

ANA advocates attend House Nursing Caucus Reception

ANA advocates attend House Nursing Caucus Reception

On Feb. 9, the House Nursing Caucus held a kick-off reception co-sponsored by the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).  The House Nursing Caucus is a bi-partisan group made up of 108 members of Congress from across [Read More]

The 112th Congress: what’s to come?

The 112th Congress: what’s to come?

Attempted repeal of the ‘Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’ The newly elected 112th Congress has barely been sworn in and already a vote to repeal the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (ACA) has passed in the House.  This is not surprising, [Read More]

Major shake-up in the 2010 mid-term elections

Major shake-up in the 2010 mid-term elections

The dust has barely settled, but one thing is clear — Congress will be much different for the 112th session when members are sworn in this coming January.  After making huge gains in the 2006 and 2008 elections, Democrats lost seats on Nov. 2 in record numbers.  Voter [Read More]

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Join thousands of members who have updated their MyANA profile

Join thousands of members who have updated their MyANA profile

Thank you for being a member of the American Nurses Association! Please update your member profile so we can better [Read More]

Valuable tools for faculty in schools of nursing

Valuable tools for faculty in schools of nursing

As a faculty member in a school of nursing, fall is a busy time acclimating new students, offering new courses and [Read More]

How to be present, despite a never-ending to-do list

How to be present, despite a never-ending to-do list

Despite my plan to “lay low” when I first got to the unit, I quickly developed a reputation that I hadn’t [Read More]

OJIN reaches a milestone

OJIN reaches a milestone

The year 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing! The OJIN editorial team [Read More]

American Nurses Association President named to “100 Most Influential People” in Healthcare list

American Nurses Association President named to “100 Most Influential People” in Healthcare list

For the second consecutive year, ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, has been named one [Read More]

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