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ANA welcomes new chief of staff

ANA welcomes new chief of staff

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has named Wylecia Wiggs Harris as its first chief of staff/special projects officer. Harris comes to ANA from the Center for American Nurses, where she served as executive director. She brings more than 20 years of experience in [Read More]

New website helps consumers understand health care law

New website helps consumers understand health care law

The American Nurses Association (ANA), as part of a coalition with seven other organizations, launched a new, online resource in March to give consumers easy-to-understand information about the “Affordable Care Act.” The site, HealthCareandYou.org, outlines the [Read More]

‘Affordable Care Act’ celebrates first anniversary

‘Affordable Care Act’ celebrates first anniversary

In March, the “Affordable Care Act” — signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2009 — turned one year old. The American Nurses Association (ANA) marked the occasion with a “virtual birthday party” on its Facebook page and a “virtual birthday [Read More]

Change in leadership at ANCC

Change in leadership at ANCC

In January, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) initiated a change of leadership that saw the American Nurses Association (ANA) board of directors appoint Michael L. Evans, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, as ANCC president. Evans currently serves as the dean and chief [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]

Garcia named ANA chief programs officer

Garcia named ANA chief programs officer

Amy Garcia, MSN, RN, CAE, has been selected as the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) chief programs officer (CPO), and will join the staff in May. She comes to ANA from the National Association of School Nurses, Inc., where she served as executive director. As CPO, [Read More]

NIMH selects ASU college as ‘Outreach Partner’

NIMH selects ASU college as ‘Outreach Partner’

The Arizona State University (ASU) College of Nursing and Health Innovation has been selected as the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) “Outreach Partner” for 2011 through 2013 for the state of Arizona, announced Dean Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, [Read More]

Apply for new faculty leadership academy

Apply for new faculty leadership academy

The Sigma Theta Tau International Foundation for Nursing has received a $300,000 grant from The Elsevier Foundation to fund the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy (NFLA). A strategy to help alleviate the nursing [Read More]

Survey says: Majority favors reform law

Survey says: Majority favors reform law

More than nine of 10 leaders in health and health care policy believe the “Affordable Care Act” sets the right course for health reform, according to a new survey. And despite wide differences of opinion in Congress, and varied levels of support among the general [Read More]

NDNQI conference celebrates nursing quality

NDNQI conference celebrates nursing quality

Five hospitals were honored for outstanding nursing quality at the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators® (NDNQI®) Conference in Miami, attended by 1,045 health care professionals, the largest audience in the conference’s [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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