Monday September 16th 2019

‘Political Nurse’ Archives

Hosting a successful visit by a member of Congress

The beginning of the 113th Congress presents an exciting opportunity for nurses to engage with congressional members about health care policy issues. Research by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) found that members of Congress use visits to local facilities as [Read More]

More than 500 nurses take grassroots action

More than 500 nurses take grassroots action

On Oct. 17, more than 500 nurses from 44 states hit the campaign trail as part of Nurses Campaign Activity Night (CAN). Nurses volunteered on local, state and federal races and showed support for Republicans, Democrats and Independents. Activities ranged from knocking on [Read More]

Nurses will stand together on Campaign Activity Night

Nurses will stand together on Campaign Activity Night

ANA encourages nurses to volunteer for political campaigns of their choice, as part of Nurses Campaign Activity Night  (Nurses CAN) on Oct. 17. With Election Day right around the corner, Nurses CAN is the chance for nurses to make their voices heard on issues affecting [Read More]

ANA endorses Obama

The American Nurses Association (ANA) recently announced its endorsement of President Barack Obama for re-election. “Increasing access to care and transforming the American health care system from one that focuses on illness care to a system that emphasizes prevention, [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]

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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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