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‘Political Nurse’ Archives

Sharing political leadership gems ‘across the pond’

Sharing political leadership gems ‘across the pond’

American Nurses Advocacy Institute serves as model program As RNs in the United States and around the globe seek to develop their political leadership skills to better advocate for patients and health policy, the American Nurses Association offers a program that has [Read More]

The making of a presidential endorsement

The making of a presidential endorsement

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley, Marco Rubio, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump: These are just a few of the candidates hoping to be sworn in as the next president of the United States in 2017. It’s clear that another presidential election is upon us, and as [Read More]

ANA Lobby Day: Let the advocacy begin

ANA Lobby Day: Let the advocacy begin

Some 260 RNs headed to Capitol Hill July 22 for more than 270 scheduled visits 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 [Read More]

Join us for ANA Lobby Day on July 22

Join us for ANA Lobby Day on July 22

ANA’s Annual Lobby Day is a unique opportunity for RNs to speak with a collective voice on issues that matter most to the profession. RNs join forces to put “boots on the ground” in Washington, DC, or catch the attention of legislators virtually across the country. On [Read More]

ANA opposes the Save American Workers Act

ANA opposes the Save American Workers Act

In January, the House of Representatives passed the Save American Workers Act of 2015, H.R. 30, which would change the current definition of full-time work under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), raising it to 40 hours per week from the current definition of 30 hours. The [Read More]

RNs hone their advocacy skills through leadership program

RNs hone their advocacy skills through leadership program

The sixth annual American Nurses Advocacy Institute (ANAI) face-to-face sessions were held Oct. 5-7 in Washington, DC. Twenty-three nurses from 18 states who are interested in honing their political leadership skills kicked off this yearlong mentored program. Longtime [Read More]

When nurses vote, Washington listens

When nurses vote, Washington listens

If today were Election Day, do you have a plan to vote? Or have you already participated in absentee or early voting? November is right around the corner and the midterm elections will decide which political party controls the U.S. Senate and the balance of power in the [Read More]

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? November is right around the corner and the midterm elections will decide which political party controls the U.S. Senate and the balance of power in the [Read More]

Nurses advocate on Capitol Hill

Nurses advocate on Capitol Hill

On June 12, the American Nurses Association (ANA) held its Annual Lobby Day, when more than 160 nurses gathered to attend 255 different congressional meetings in Washington, DC. Lobby Day began as Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) addressed attendees during a breakfast briefing at [Read More]

Making waves

Making waves

Nurse champions take their cause to the capitol The American Nurses Association (ANA) and state nurses associations (SNAs) have a long, rich history in advocating for causes and policy change affecting nurses and patients. Thousands of bills are under consideration each [Read More]

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Vote ANA Leaders to 100 Most Influential List

Vote ANA Leaders to 100 Most Influential List

For the second  consecutive year, ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, and ANA Chief Executive [Read More]

Fast 5 with a Nurse Leader

Fast 5 with a Nurse Leader

Robert Williamson, BSN, RN, CSPHP, CWCP, is a strong advocate for employee safety, not only for workers within his own [Read More]

National Women’s Health Week: A time for every woman

National Women’s Health Week: A time for every woman

National Women’s Health Week — it’s for every woman, no matter your age or stage in life. It’s about being the [Read More]

Learn more about Zika, resources

Learn more about Zika, resources

To provide nurses with information on the Zika virus relevant to their practice, the American Nurses Association has [Read More]

Teamwork: Caring for ourselves and our patients

Teamwork: Caring for ourselves and our patients

“How well do you work on a team?” the nurse manager asked in my job interview. “Oh, very well,” I said quickly. [Read More]

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