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ANA welcomes U.S. Supreme Court decision on women’s health

ANA welcomes U.S. Supreme Court decision on women’s health

The American Nurses Association hailed the 5-3 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court June 27 in the Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt case. At issue were laws passed by the Texas legislature that required physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges [Read More]

Without a home

Without a home

Nurses offer care, hope to those in need Tent cities — generally unsanctioned encampments for homeless individuals and families — continue to crop up under freeway passes and bridges and in parks and vacant lots across America, from Los Angeles to Boise, ID, to [Read More]

U.S. Supreme Court upholds ACA subsidies

U.S. Supreme Court upholds ACA subsidies

A long-time advocate for improving the public’s access to health care, the American Nurses Association lauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 18 decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act by preserving tax credit subsidies that have allowed more than 10 million Americans [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]

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]

In recognition of Nurses Leading the Way

In recognition of Nurses Leading the Way

During this year’s National Nurses Week, May 6-12, RNs nationwide took a strong message to the public.  Nurses are leaders in developing strategies to improve patient outcomes and innovative solutions to vexing health care problems — in addition to their more broadly [Read More]

Shaping nurse leaders in policy and advocacy

Shaping nurse leaders in policy and advocacy

The fifth annual American Nurses Advocacy Institute (ANAI) kicked off Sept. 29 as 21 nurses from 15 states joined together in Washington, DC. The ANAI is a unique opportunity for nurses interested in honing their political leadership skills to take advantage of seasoned [Read More]

Lobby day: nurses’ expertise valued in policy development

Lobby day: nurses’ expertise valued in policy development

Advocacy is the cornerstone of nursing with descriptions of the nurse’s role depicted in the American Nurses Association’s (ANA’s) foundational documents: the Code of Ethics for Nurses; Nursing: Scope & Standards of Practice, and Nursing’s Social Policy [Read More]

ANA advocates attend House Nursing Caucus Reception

ANA advocates attend House Nursing Caucus Reception

On Feb. 9, the House Nursing Caucus held a kick-off reception co-sponsored by the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).  The House Nursing Caucus is a bi-partisan group made up of 108 members of Congress from across [Read More]

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Study, resources on OTC pain relievers

Study, resources on OTC pain relievers

A national survey recently found that while nearly all consumers say they feel confident when choosing which [Read More]

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

The American Nurses Association and its official journal, American Nurse Today, are pleased to announce the launch of [Read More]

Supply and demand

Supply and demand

Health care professionals share information, strategies on drug shortages  It is deeply ingrained in RNs to focus [Read More]

ANA’s policy development process – for and by ANA members

Member involvement in the development of professional policies is critical. Your voice can and should be heard in the [Read More]

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Through the generosity of supporters during the last 61 years, the American Nurses Foundation has awarded more than $5 [Read More]

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