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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]

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 celebrates RNs’ contributions to delivering the highest level of quality care to their patients. ANA’s 2015 National Nurses Week theme is “Ethical practice. [Read More]

Mary Ellen Patton: Groundbreaking advocate, change agent for staff nurses

Mary Ellen Patton: Groundbreaking advocate, change agent for staff nurses

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. Last summer, Mary Ellen Patton, RN, was [Read More]

Veterans Affairs Secretary McDonald shares vision for nursing

Veterans Affairs Secretary McDonald shares vision for nursing

RNs will be full partners in designing and leading the future delivery of services to veterans, the new secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) said at the American Nurses Association Quality Conference in Orlando on Feb. 5. Robert A. McDonald, who in [Read More]

ANA rallies at Supreme Court for continued access to health care

ANA rallies at Supreme Court for continued access to health care

The American Nurses Association joined groups representing health care professionals and community health centers for a rally on the steps of the Supreme Court on March 4 to show support for preserving the intent and goals of the Affordable Care Act and maintaining access [Read More]

Pam Cipriano among Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Pam Cipriano among Top 25 Women in Healthcare

ANA is pleased that Modern Healthcare has selected ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, as one of its “Top 25 Women in Healthcare.” The prestigious biennial program honors highly accomplished female health care executives who are making a positive [Read More]

ANA celebrates Medicare fix at the White House

ANA celebrates Medicare fix at the White House

ANA CEO Marla Weston, PhD, RN, FAAN, was one of the esteemed guests at the White House for an April 21 reception celebrating the passage of H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Reauthorization Act. This legislation protects [Read More]

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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 [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 [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]

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