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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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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]

Beyond folding washcloths: An innovation for diversional activity

Beyond folding washcloths: An innovation for diversional activity

Finding ways to keep patients safe in today’s complex hospital settings is an ongoing challenge. RNs experience a [Read More]

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