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FTC policy paper examines competition and the regulation of APRNs

FTC policy paper examines competition and the regulation of APRNs

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released a policy paper that should be required reading for state legislators. “Policy Perspectives: Competition and the Regulation of Advanced Practice Nurses” is a positive outcome of the 2011 Institute of Medicine (IOM) [Read More]

Opportunities, challenges, and solutions for APRNs

Opportunities, challenges, and solutions for APRNs

The five new articles in the May 2014 OJIN topic APRN Roles: Opportunities and Challenges for Practice and Education discuss a variety of aspects related to practice and education in a rapidly changing health care environment. The topic begins with Barriers to Nurse [Read More]

ANA, CMS officials meet to discuss health care reform, nurses’ roles

ANA, CMS officials meet to discuss health care reform, nurses’ roles

Staffing, care coordination and barriers to practice were among the issues discussed when American Nurses Association (ANA) leaders met with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner and other top officials. At the Jan. 30 meeting, ANA [Read More]

Calling all nurses

Calling all nurses

State legislation needed to implement the APRN Consensus Model By Andrea Brassard, PhD, FNP-C, FAANP As most states begin their new legislative sessions at the start of the year, it’s time to take action to support scope of practice legislation for advanced practice [Read More]

Are you aware of changes to APRN certifications?

Important changes have occurred in advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) certification programs as implementation of the APRN Consensus Model progresses, establishing national standards for uniform regulation of APRNs in all states. ANCC certification update The [Read More]

Scope of practice wins in Iowa, Nevada, Oregon and Rhode Island

Scope of practice wins in Iowa, Nevada, Oregon and Rhode Island

This spring, the American Nurses Association (ANA) and its state nurses associations celebrated legal and legislative victories for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs.) Iowa Supreme Court ruling A May 31 decision by the Iowa Supreme Court affirmed the ability of [Read More]

In 31 states, APRNs care for more than 100,000 Medicare beneficiaries

In 31 states, APRNs care for more than 100,000 Medicare beneficiaries

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Ask for an advanced practice registered nurse

Ask for an advanced practice registered nurse

Increasing public awareness of the four advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) roles is a key component of advancing the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) policy agenda. In a culture where people are often told to “ask your doctor,” APRNs must ensure that the [Read More]

APRNs benefit from EHR Incentive Program

APRNs benefit from EHR Incentive Program

Health information technology (health IT) is a cornerstone of health care reform.  Greater use of electronic health records (EHRs) and health information exchange has the potential to reduce medical errors, improve care coordination, eliminate wasteful duplication and [Read More]

Opportunities for APRNs through state health insurance exchanges

Opportunities for APRNs through state health insurance exchanges

The Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act has renewed interest in an important aspect of the health care reform legislation:  the establishment of state health insurance exchanges.  In the September/October 2011 issue of The American Nurse, this column provided [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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