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Make your health a priority at every age

Make your health a priority at every age

By Nancy C. Lee, M.D Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health – Women’s Health, and Director, Office on Women’s Health National Women’s Health Week: Your health at every age It’s never too early or too late to work toward being your healthiest! Make [Read More]

Public health nurses strive to keep community safe, healthy

Public health nurses strive to keep community safe, healthy

Public health nurses are on the front lines of health care and prevention. The recent outbreak of measles and the emergence of the Ebola virus in the United States last year are just two examples of public health emergencies in which public health nurses have been [Read More]

Mary Wakefield appointed acting HHS deputy secretary

Mary Wakefield appointed acting HHS deputy secretary

The American Nurses Association applauds the appointment of Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN, as acting deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Wakefield, a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, currently serves as the administrator of the [Read More]

New president of John A. Hartford Foundation

New president of John A. Hartford Foundation

Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, university distinguished professor and dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University, and ANA-Massachusetts member, has been named the new president of the John A. Hartford Foundation. Fulmer, who is also professor of [Read More]

GNA member promoted to major general

GNA member promoted to major general

Margaret C. Wilmoth, PhD, RN, FAAN, a Georgia Nurses Association member, was recently promoted to the rank of Major General in the United States Army Reserve. She is only the third nurse in the 106-year history of the Army Reserve to be promoted to Major General and the [Read More]

Ethical leadership

Ethical leadership

What type of leader are you?  There are many types of leaders and key competencies that leaders draw on for their dominant style. There are visionary leaders, inspirational leaders, servant leaders, dogmatic leaders, transformational or authentic leaders, each bringing [Read More]

ANA urges support for bill to increase veterans’ access to APRNs’ services

The American Nurses Association applauds Representatives Sam Graves (R-MO) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) for their leadership in introducing the “Improving Veterans Access to Quality Healthcare Act of 2015.” The bill, H.R. 1247, allows Advanced Practice Registered Nurses [Read More]

Scholarships for nurses dedicated to vets

Scholarships for nurses dedicated to vets

The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare and the Bob Woodruff Foundation recently announced an expansion of their partnership to provide scholarships to doctoral nursing candidates focused on the “invisible wounds of war” — traumatic brain injury (TBI), [Read More]

Capella University and ANA Leadership Institute announce nursing scholarship winners

“Thank you so much for this opportunity of a lifetime. I could not be more humbled and excited for graduate school and especially my future career.” — Kevin Brandini, ANA Leadership Institute Nursing Scholarship winner at Capella University Joining forces to support [Read More]

American Academy of Nursing launches Institute for Nursing Leadership

The American Academy of Nursing announced March 4 the launch of the Institute for Nursing Leadership. The Institute houses the Academy’s work to place more nurses on governing boards, commissions and task forces with an emphasis on federal and gubernatorial appointments [Read More]

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Repositioning patient leads to debilitating injury, exit from bedside

Repositioning patient leads to debilitating injury, exit from bedside

Jean Lucas’ life changed in an instant, because she lacked safe patient handling equipment on her care unit to [Read More]

American Nurses Association urges Congress to prevent nurse injuries

American Nurses Association urges Congress to prevent nurse injuries

Rep. Conyers Working with Senate on National Standard for Handling Patients The American Nurses Association, Rep. John [Read More]

Make your health a priority at every age

Make your health a priority at every age

By Nancy C. Lee, M.D Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health – Women’s Health, and Director, Office on [Read More]

Vote ANA leaders to 100 Most Influential list

Vote ANA leaders to 100 Most Influential list

ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, and ANA Chief Executive Officer Marla J. Weston, PhD, RN, [Read More]

2015 National Nurses Week

2015 National Nurses Week

Ethical practice. Quality care. During National Nurses Week, from May 6 to 12, the American Nurses Association [Read More]

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