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2015 National Nurses Week

2015 National Nurses Week

Ethical practice. Quality care. During National Nurses Week, from May 6 to 12, the American Nurses Association celebrates RNs’ contributions to delivering the highest level of quality care to their patients. ANA’s 2015 National Nurses Week theme is “Ethical practice. [Read More]

Public health nurses strive to keep community safe, healthy

Public health nurses strive to keep community safe, healthy

Public health nurses are on the front lines of health care and prevention. The recent outbreak of measles and the emergence of the Ebola virus in the United States last year are just two examples of public health emergencies in which public health nurses have been [Read More]

Mary Wakefield appointed acting HHS deputy secretary

Mary Wakefield appointed acting HHS deputy secretary

The American Nurses Association applauds the appointment of Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN, as acting deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Wakefield, a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, currently serves as the administrator of the [Read More]

New president of John A. Hartford Foundation

New president of John A. Hartford Foundation

Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, university distinguished professor and dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University, and ANA-Massachusetts member, has been named the new president of the John A. Hartford Foundation. Fulmer, who is also professor of [Read More]

GNA member promoted to major general

GNA member promoted to major general

Margaret C. Wilmoth, PhD, RN, FAAN, a Georgia Nurses Association member, was recently promoted to the rank of Major General in the United States Army Reserve. She is only the third nurse in the 106-year history of the Army Reserve to be promoted to Major General and the [Read More]

Ethical leadership

Ethical leadership

What type of leader are you?  There are many types of leaders and key competencies that leaders draw on for their dominant style. There are visionary leaders, inspirational leaders, servant leaders, dogmatic leaders, transformational or authentic leaders, each bringing [Read More]

ANA urges support for bill to increase veterans’ access to APRNs’ services

The American Nurses Association applauds Representatives Sam Graves (R-MO) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) for their leadership in introducing the “Improving Veterans Access to Quality Healthcare Act of 2015.” The bill, H.R. 1247, allows Advanced Practice Registered Nurses [Read More]

Scholarships for nurses dedicated to vets

Scholarships for nurses dedicated to vets

The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare and the Bob Woodruff Foundation recently announced an expansion of their partnership to provide scholarships to doctoral nursing candidates focused on the “invisible wounds of war” — traumatic brain injury (TBI), [Read More]

Capella University and ANA Leadership Institute announce nursing scholarship winners

“Thank you so much for this opportunity of a lifetime. I could not be more humbled and excited for graduate school and especially my future career.” — Kevin Brandini, ANA Leadership Institute Nursing Scholarship winner at Capella University Joining forces to support [Read More]

American Academy of Nursing launches Institute for Nursing Leadership

The American Academy of Nursing announced March 4 the launch of the Institute for Nursing Leadership. The Institute houses the Academy’s work to place more nurses on governing boards, commissions and task forces with an emphasis on federal and gubernatorial appointments [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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