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ANA recognizes premier partner, welcomes a new organizational affiliate

ANA recognizes premier partner, welcomes a new organizational affiliate

The American Nurses Association (ANA) recognized a new premier partner and welcomed an organizational affiliate earlier this year. The new affiliate, along with the Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) and the American Association of Heart [Read More]

NDNQI changes hands

NDNQI changes hands

ANA committed to quality work, will advise firm As a way for the American Nurses Association (ANA) to leverage and expand on its quality work and allow NDNQI® to continue to grow even stronger, the association has sold its nursing-sensitive measures database and RN Survey [Read More]

2014 Clinical Nurse Specialist Census

With the retirement of the Health Resources and Services Administration’s national nurse survey, the responsibility for nurse-specific data collection has been shifted to the states and other entities. The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS), an [Read More]

Great minds will gather in New Orleans to innovate and share solutions

Great minds will gather in New Orleans to innovate and share solutions

The American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Staffing Conference, “Creating Optimal Staffing through Innovation,” Nov. 4-5 in New Orleans, LA, will focus on everyday staffing solutions you can implement in your practice. Join recognized experts in exploring [Read More]

Court: Nurses must have chance for input

Court: Nurses must have chance for input

A recent legal victory ensures that RNs will have an opportunity to express their concerns when California’s education department proposes regulatory changes that affect school and other nurses. The ruling is significant in underscoring the state board of [Read More]

Sally S. Cohen selected as Distinguished Institute of Medicine Nurse Scholar-in-Residence

Sally S. Cohen selected as Distinguished Institute of Medicine Nurse Scholar-in-Residence

Nurse and expert on children’s health to influence America’s health policy at leading national health organization Sally S. Cohen, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been chosen as the 2014-2015 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the [Read More]

Member gift helps build political leaders

Member gift helps build political leaders

Long-time American Nurses Association (ANA) member Major General Irene Trowell-Harris, USAF, Ret, EdD, RN, has made a $100,000 gift to the American Nurses Foundation (ANF) to support the development of nurse leaders. The Irene Trowell-Harris Endowed Leadership Fund will [Read More]

International Council of Nurses Conference

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) invites nurses from around the world to submit abstracts to be considered for presentation at the ICN Conference to be held June 19-23, 2015 in Seoul, Republic of Korea, with the theme “Global Citizen, Global Nursing.” [Read More]

Gage named chief nursing officer for VHA

Gage named chief nursing officer for VHA

A leader in nursing practice and a certified nurse practitioner with a specialty in women’s health, Donna Gage, PhD, RN, NE-BC, has been appointed as the chief nursing officer for the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). The American Nurses Association (ANA) sent a [Read More]

CDC update on MERS

CDC update on MERS

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has now confirmed that neither of the two imported cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the United States spread the virus to any of their household members or to the health care workers who treated the two [Read More]

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Time for RNs to get out the vote

Time for RNs to get out the vote

If today were Election Day, do you have a plan to vote? Or have you already participated in absentee or early voting? [Read More]

Outbreaks emphasize need for precaution

Outbreaks emphasize need for precaution

Since late summer, two infectious diseases have dominated the health care scene: Ebola and enterovirus D68. These [Read More]

Tune in to President Cipriano’s fall message

Tune in to President Cipriano’s fall message

New ANA President Pam Cipriano provides an update on ANA activities and a look at what’s in store for the [Read More]

ANA CEO helps advise business leaders build better health

ANA CEO helps advise business leaders build better health

ANA CEO Marla Weston, PhD, RN, FAAN, recently participated in the release of Building Better Health: Innovative [Read More]

Linda A. Schwartz confirmed as VA Assistant Secretary

Linda A. Schwartz confirmed as VA Assistant Secretary

American Nurses Association (ANA) and Connecticut Nurses Association member Linda A. Schwartz, DrPH, MSN, RN, FAAN, has [Read More]

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