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Barbara Thoman Curtis: The quintessential nurse activist and change agent

Barbara Thoman Curtis: The quintessential nurse activist and change agent

Editor’s note: In this column, we conclude 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. Barbara Thoman Curtis, RN, a Florida Nurses [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-PAC elects new trustees

The American Nurses Association Political Action Committee (ANA-PAC) is comprised of 11 dedicated members from across the country. These volunteers are elected from their respective constituent and state nurses associations, or are appointed members by the ANA Board of [Read More]

ANA-PAC elects new officers

ANA-PAC elects new officers

Recognizing the importance of having a strong political presence in Washington, DC, the American Nurses Association Political Action Committee (ANA-PAC) has been instrumental in promoting nursing issues on Capitol Hill. On a range of vital concerns, including health care [Read More]

ANA members encouraged to run for ANA-PAC Board of Trustees

ANA members encouraged to run for ANA-PAC Board of Trustees

The ANA-PAC Board of Trustees will elect five new members during their June meeting for the term of office that begins on July 1, 2013 and runs until June 30, 2015. The ANA-PAC Board of Trustees consists of eleven ANA-PAC eligible members. Five members are elected by the [Read More]

Endorsement process includes examination of candidates’ positions, nurses’ input

To garner the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) support, all political candidates must go through a rigorous process to see whether their positions and voting record align with nursing’s perspectives on several key issues. The presidential endorsement process is no [Read More]

When nurses lobby, Washington listens

When nurses lobby, Washington listens

On June 13, more than 100 nurses took Capitol Hill by storm to advocate for critical nursing issues. The day began with a Congressional briefing. Participants met bright and early with Chris Huckleberry, deputy chief of staff for Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR), who gave [Read More]

Elections 2012 heat up

Elections 2012 heat up

ANA urges you to use every opportunity to let your voice be heard by challengers and incumbents alike The 2012 elections are now less than 10 months away. These elections are important to watch due to redistricting on the congressional level and, of course, the presidential [Read More]

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ANA calls for a culture of safety in all health care settings

ANA calls for a culture of safety in all health care settings

During National Nurses Week, May 6-12, the American Nurses Association asked RNs to help make their workplaces safer to [Read More]

A challenging road

A challenging road

Nurses discuss complexities, ways to address rural health care Registered nurse Sharon Webster, manager of the Hannibal [Read More]

June 25, 2016: Taking action at the Membership Assembly

June 25, 2016: Taking action at the Membership Assembly

Before the Membership Assembly came to a close, representatives took action on measures aimed at improving care to [Read More]

Membership Assembly: Addressing patient engagement, substance use

Membership Assembly: Addressing patient engagement, substance use

The June 24 afternoon session of the Membership Assembly kicked off with a riveting keynote address by Knitasha [Read More]

June 24, 2015: ANA’s Membership Assembly — Shaping the future

June 24, 2015: ANA’s Membership Assembly — Shaping the future

Nearly 300 representatives to the American Nurses Association’s Membership Assembly and observers convened this [Read More]

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