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July 25, 2015: Membership Assembly — Members elect ANA officials, take action

July 25, 2015: Membership Assembly — Members elect ANA officials, take action

Before the Membership Assembly came to a close today, nurse leaders took action on key issues centering on fostering an ethical environment, infection prevention and control, and advancing and public reporting of quality measures that capture nursing care. They also elected [Read More]

July 24, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses tackle three pressing issues at dialogue forums

July 24, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses tackle three pressing issues at dialogue forums

Infection prevention and control; measuring and publicly reporting nurses’ essential contributions to quality patient care; and fostering an ethical work environment and culture were three of the critical issues addressed at distinct dialogue forums. These forums were [Read More]

July 23, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses honored, ethics in practice explored

July 23, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses honored, ethics in practice explored

Advocacy and ethical practice were front and center at this morning’s events held in conjunction with ANA’s Membership Assembly June 23-25 in Washington, DC. ANA presented U.S. Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA), an RN and founder and co-chair of the Congressional Nursing Caucus, [Read More]

July 22, 2015: ANA Lobby Day — Let the advocacy begin

July 22, 2015: ANA Lobby Day — Let the advocacy begin

Some 240 RNs from around the country headed to Capitol Hill today to meet with policymakers and their staff to discuss the importance of Title VIII nursing workforce development funding, as well as legislation on safe staffing, home health care and improving veterans’ [Read More]

2015 ANA Membership Assembly

2015 ANA Membership Assembly

The 2015 American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly, the annual meeting of the association’s highest governing body, is taking place July 23 through July 25, at the Renaissance Washington, DC, Downtown Hotel. Stay tuned for on-site news coverage via The [Read More]

ANA supports federal appointments for Wakefield, Slavitt

ANA supports federal appointments for Wakefield, Slavitt

The American Nurses Association throws its full support behind nominees for two key federal posts: Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN, as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Andy Slavitt as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and [Read More]

An innovative leader aimed at developing the best and brightest

An innovative leader aimed at developing the best and brightest

Editor’s note: In this column, we continue our series highlighting the 2014 American Nurses Association National Award recipients. For a list of winners and additional profiles, visit NursingWorld.org or TheAmericanNurse.org. Robert Piemonte, EdD, RN, CAE, FAAN, has been [Read More]

Empowering RNs to put an end to workplace violence

Empowering RNs to put an end to workplace violence

Can you imagine being attacked at work by a 6-foot, 250-pound man, only to have the police officer tell you that “you knew the risks before taking the job?” Unfortunately, unthinkable scenarios such as this occur too often with nurses, who are charged with giving [Read More]

Florida nurse’s triple aim

Florida nurse’s triple aim

Exploring stress-related interventions for immigrants, strengthening minority workforce, developing health disparity researchers The following is the first in a series featuring the work of nurses to reduce health disparities. They are Fellows of the Substance Abuse and [Read More]

ANA meets with global colleagues at ICN conference

ANA meets with global colleagues at ICN conference

American Nurses Association leaders joined more than 7,000 of their colleagues from around the world to explore the importance of cross-cultural understanding and global cooperation in nursing at the International Council of Nurses conference held June 19 to 23 in Seoul, [Read More]

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July 25, 2015: Membership Assembly — Members elect ANA officials, take action

July 25, 2015: Membership Assembly — Members elect ANA officials, take action

Before the Membership Assembly came to a close today, nurse leaders took action on key issues centering on fostering an [Read More]

July 24, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses tackle three pressing issues at dialogue forums

July 24, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses tackle three pressing issues at dialogue forums

Infection prevention and control; measuring and publicly reporting nurses’ essential contributions to quality patient [Read More]

July 23, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses honored, ethics in practice explored

July 23, 2015: Membership Assembly — Nurses honored, ethics in practice explored

Advocacy and ethical practice were front and center at this morning’s events held in conjunction with ANA’s [Read More]

July 22, 2015: ANA Lobby Day — Let the advocacy begin

July 22, 2015: ANA Lobby Day — Let the advocacy begin

Some 240 RNs from around the country headed to Capitol Hill today to meet with policymakers and their staff to discuss [Read More]

2015 ANA Membership Assembly

2015 ANA Membership Assembly

The 2015 American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly, the annual meeting of the association’s highest [Read More]

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