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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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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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