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June 23, 2016: Nurses head out in full force for ANA Lobby Day

June 23, 2016: Nurses head out in full force for ANA Lobby Day

Nearly 350 nurses participating in the American Nurses Association’s Lobby Day were heading to Capitol Hill today to meet with lawmakers and their staff to discuss several major issues, including staffing, workforce education funding, expanding access to home health [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]

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]

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]

June 12, 2014: ANA Lobby Day

June 12, 2014: ANA Lobby Day

Change agents in action “Thomas Jefferson said that Americans do not have government by the majority, but ‘we have government by the majority who participate,’” so said American Nurses Association (ANA) President Karen A. Daley, PhD, RN, FAAN,  to the 200-plus [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]

Delaware nurses make DC trip, highlight ANA political goals

Delaware nurses make DC trip, highlight ANA political goals

On April 19 a contingent of nurses from the Delaware Nurses Association (DNA) arrived in Washington, DC, on the association’s second annual trip to learn more about the American Nurses Association (ANA) and Capitol Hill. The experience began with a web-inar the week [Read More]

Delaware members advocate for nursing on Capitol Hill

Delaware members advocate for nursing on Capitol Hill

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has always stressed the importance of grass-roots advocacy. It is important for ANA members to be active in the political arena at the grass-roots level, so that nursing’s voice is heard by legislators and other decision-makers. To [Read More]

Student nurses learn how lobbying can make a difference

Student nurses learn how lobbying can make a difference

In early April, Anne Krouse, PhD, MBA, RN-BC, associate professor at Widener University in Chester, PA, accompanied her health policy junior honors students on a trip to Washington, DC. She tasked these BSN students with learning more about advocating for health policy and [Read More]

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American Nurses Association President named to “100 Most Influential People” in Healthcare list

American Nurses Association President named to “100 Most Influential People” in Healthcare list

For the second consecutive year, ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, has been named one [Read More]

APIC now accepting applications for 2017 Graduate Student Award for infection prevention

APIC now accepting applications for 2017 Graduate Student Award for infection prevention

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology is now accepting applications for the 2017 APIC [Read More]

ANA and ISONG collaborate to update resource for genetics/genomics nursing

ANA and ISONG collaborate to update resource for genetics/genomics nursing

“Genetics/Genomics Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition” focuses on the impact of [Read More]

Strategies to improve health IT for consumers and providers

Strategies to improve health IT for consumers and providers

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, [Read More]

Fast 5 with a Nurse Leader

Fast 5 with a Nurse Leader

Ann O’Sullivan has 45 years of experience in nursing, including as a critical care nurse, clinical nurse specialist, [Read More]

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