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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]

U.S. Supreme Court upholds ACA subsidies

U.S. Supreme Court upholds ACA subsidies

A long-time advocate for improving the public’s access to health care, the American Nurses Association lauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 18 decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act by preserving tax credit subsidies that have allowed more than 10 million Americans [Read More]

National Nurses Week

National Nurses Week

Ethical practice. Quality care. The American Nurses Association and RNs nationwide celebrated National Nurses Week from May 6 through May 12, focusing on how ethical practice, including an ethical work environment, contributes to higher quality care and better outcomes for [Read More]

Courage: Acting on your convictions

Courage: Acting on your convictions

June 5, 2015: ANA Ethics Symposium ANA’s Ethics Symposium, attended by more than 300 professionals in Baltimore, MD, closed on June 5 with an interactive, thought-provoking address from Sheri Fink, MD, PhD, Pulitzer-Prize winning author of Five Days at Memorial, a [Read More]

Using the Code to develop moral courage

Using the Code to develop moral courage

June 4, 2015: ANA Ethics Symposium Speaking before a capacity crowd, Vicki D. Lachman, PhD, MBE, APRN, FAAN, chair of the American Nurses Association Ethics Advisory Board, provided practical strategies for improving moral courage and resilience in the face of ethical [Read More]

Walk forward with a strong ethical agenda

Walk forward with a strong ethical agenda

June 4, 2015: ANA Ethics Symposium With a nod to the recent social unrest in Baltimore, Patricia M. Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN, opened ANA’s Ethics Symposium with an expression of gratitude. “Baltimore is experiencing many challenges and ethical dilemmas right now,” [Read More]

Nursing, consumer coalition stresses need for 24-hour RN duty in nursing homes

Nursing, consumer coalition stresses need for 24-hour RN duty in nursing homes

The American Nurses Association joined with geriatric nursing and consumer advocacy organizations on May 28 to support a federal bill to improve the quality of care for nursing home residents by requiring around-the-clock staffing by an RN. ANA, the Coalition of Geriatric [Read More]

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 reposition a patient, so she used her own strength to relieve the patient’s pain – a common practice among registered nurses. Instead, Lucas ended up with [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 Conyers (D-MI), and health care safety experts urged health care employers to implement common-sense, comprehensive programs to protect health care workers [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, FAAN, have both made the ballot for Modern Healthcare’s “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” ranking. Please vote here for the five nominees you [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

U.S. Supreme Court upholds ACA subsidies

U.S. Supreme Court upholds ACA subsidies

A long-time advocate for improving the public’s access to health care, the American Nurses Association lauded the [Read More]

Transgender people pass on health care to avoid social stigma

Discussing one’s sexual history with a health care provider, or anyone for that matter, can be an uncomfortable [Read More]

Resources to quit smoking; call to stop selling tobacco products

Resources to quit smoking; call to stop selling tobacco products

The American Nurses Association is encouraging RNs to live tobacco-free lifestyles with the assistance of new [Read More]

Aiming to reduce, prevent worker exposure to chemical hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration renewed its alliance with the Society for Chemical Hazard [Read More]

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