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ANA urges nurses to help stop gun violence

In the wake of the Orlando, FL, massacre, the American Nurses Association issued a declaration June 25 calling for sensible gun control measures, including one that lifts a ban on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from studying gun violence. The action took [Read More]

Nurse participants address workplace and health care issues, ANA governance

Nurse participants address workplace and health care issues, ANA governance

Nurse leaders from around the nation and numerous specialty organizations gathered at the American Nurses Association’s Membership Assembly to share information, strategize and take action on several important issues, including fostering an ethical environment, infection [Read More]

ANA events serve as an arena for innovative thinking, interaction, recognition

ANA events serve as an arena for innovative thinking, interaction, recognition

A number of events were held along with the Membership Assembly — giving nurses even greater opportunities to learn, share resources, network and honor their colleagues. The American Nurses Association presented U.S. Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA), an RN and founder and co-chair [Read More]

ANA elects VP, other leaders

ANA elects VP, other leaders

Representatives at the American Nurses Association’s Membership Assembly elect-ed Ernest James Grant, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN, of the North Carolina Nurses Association, to serve as vice president of the ANA Board of Directors. The voting representatives also re-elected two [Read More]

Court upholds ACA subsidies

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]

Walk forward with a strong ethical agenda

Walk forward with a strong ethical agenda

As part of the American Nurses Association’s focus on 2015 as the “Year of Ethics,” which coincides with the release of the new ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements in January, ANA convened an Ethics Symposium, June 4-5 in Baltimore, MD. More [Read More]

New articles: Discrimination, professional relationships, and nursing wisdom

New articles: Discrimination, professional relationships, and nursing wisdom

Five articles and several columns arrived this summer in OJIN: Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. The consequences of discrimination against internationally educated nurses can affect physical and psychological well-being, and the quality and cost of patient care, notes [Read More]

Ethics: Integrity, courage and leadership

Ethics: Integrity, courage and leadership

Words are powerful. They reflect our thoughts and feelings, and can ignite passion, advocacy and action. Such was the case at the American Nurses Association’s Ethics Symposium in June. From staff nurses to scholars, powerful, evocative words shaped discussions about the [Read More]

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]

A change in the air?

A change in the air?

Nurses discuss value of a concept-based approach to education For decades, nurse educators and students have been grappling with a seemingly ever-expanding nursing curriculum in order to keep up with an ever-changing health care landscape. “There are more and more things [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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