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Calling RNs to ‘Leap into Leadership’

Calling RNs to ‘Leap into Leadership’

Are you currently serving on a board of directors or ready to take this next step in your professional growth? If so, the American Nurses Foundation and the American Nurses Association are asking you to join the national effort to “Leap into Leadership,” which kicked [Read More]

International initiative supports orphaned daughters of nurses

International initiative supports orphaned daughters of nurses

Within 11 months, Sarah was an orphan. Her mother, a nurse in sub-Saharan Africa, succumbed to AIDS, while her father died from an unknown illness. With most of the family’s money having been spent on medical expenses, Sarah joined her four brothers in dropping out of [Read More]

Foundation Corporate Advisory Board adds strength to mission

Foundation Corporate Advisory Board adds strength to mission

Throughout its history, the American Nurses Foundation has received support from many organizations, both large and small, that share its belief in the power of nursing. In recent years, the Foundation has sought to develop new strategic partnerships with individuals, [Read More]

Foundation honors exceptional RN

Foundation honors exceptional RN

Jennifer Rhoades: Creator of the Teddy Bear Clinic The American Nurses Foundation named Jennifer Rhoades, RN, of San Jacinto Methodist Hospital in Baytown, TX, as the 2014 Nurse of the Year through its Honor a Nurse program. The program acknowledges nurses who have made a [Read More]

Paving the way for nurse policymakers

Paving the way for nurse policymakers

The American Nurses Foundation, the charitable and philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association, in May announced a new effort to fund a Washington-based fellowship focused on maximizing nurses’ placement at the highest policymaking tables and engaging and [Read More]

Class of 2015: A leader for the future

Class of 2015: A leader for the future

“Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference.” — Claire Fagin, PhD, RN, FAAN To underscore these empowering words, the American Nurses Foundation has teamed up with Fresenius Kabi USA and The American Nurse Project’s visionary documentarian, [Read More]

Can saying thank you change nursing?

Can saying thank you change nursing?

It’s clearly documented that saying thank you makes both the person giving and receiving the appreciation feel better. The expression of gratitude has been linked to happiness and better health. The importance of stopping to recognize and thank nurses for their daily [Read More]

Stephanie Ferguson makes generous gift to Styles fund

Stephanie Ferguson makes generous gift to Styles fund

When Stephanie Ferguson, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP, received the “Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al Hussein Award” from the American Nurses Credentialing Center at the National Magnet Conference® in Dallas, she was already focused on another award — one she herself would [Read More]

Can saying thank you change nursing?

Can saying thank you change nursing?

It’s clearly documented that saying thank you makes both the person giving and receiving the appreciation feel better. The expression of gratitude has been linked to happiness and better health. The importance of stopping to recognize and thank nurses for their daily [Read More]

Education for the American nurse

Education for the American nurse

In August, the American Nurses Foundation distributed its first matching scholarships to nurses in four states. Through the generosity of Fresenius Kabi, proceeds from The American Nurse: Photographs and Interviews by Carolyn Jones enabled the foundation to provide $9,500 [Read More]

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June 25, 2016: Taking action at the Membership Assembly

June 25, 2016: Taking action at the Membership Assembly

Before the Membership Assembly came to a close, representatives took action on measures aimed at improving care to [Read More]

Membership Assembly: Addressing patient engagement, substance use

Membership Assembly: Addressing patient engagement, substance use

The June 24 afternoon session of the Membership Assembly kicked off with a riveting keynote address by Knitasha [Read More]

June 24, 2015: ANA’s Membership Assembly — Shaping the future

June 24, 2015: ANA’s Membership Assembly — Shaping the future

Nearly 300 representatives to the American Nurses Association’s Membership Assembly and observers convened this [Read More]

June 23, 2016: Nurses head out in full force for ANA Lobby Day

June 23, 2016: Nurses head out in full force for ANA Lobby Day

Nearly 350 nurses participating in the American Nurses Association’s Lobby Day were heading to Capitol Hill today to [Read More]

Presenting ANA’s national awards

Presenting ANA’s national awards

Eleven RNs honored for transforming health care The American Nurses Association announced in May the recipients of its [Read More]

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