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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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Meet the new chief nurse officer of USPHS

Meet the new chief nurse officer of USPHS

Rear Admiral Susan Orsega, MSN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is the new chief nurse officer of the United States Public Health [Read More]

Coming soon! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

Coming soon! 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]

Summer reading

Summer reading

A new column and three articles on previously published OJIN topics are on the way this summer in OJIN: The Online [Read More]

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 [Read More]

Tackling nation’s opioid epidemic

Tackling nation’s opioid epidemic

In what is being hailed as the most sweeping drug addiction legislation in years, Congress mustered a bipartisan effort [Read More]

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