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ANA Lobby Day participants advocate on Capitol Hill

ANA Lobby Day participants advocate on Capitol Hill

The rainy weather didn’t stop nearly 350 Lobby Day participants from heading to Capitol Hill to meet with federal lawmakers and their staff to discuss major issues, including safe staffing, workforce education funding, expanding access to home health benefits and research [Read More]

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]

Nurses help shape policy, strengthen the profession

Nurses help shape policy, strengthen the profession

Bias and health disparities affecting the LGBTQ community, substance use disorder in nursing and gun violence – all issues that speak to the American Nurses Association’s yearlong campaign to promote a “culture of safety” – were at the forefront during ANA’s [Read More]

Cipriano re-elected as ANA president, other election results

Cipriano re-elected as ANA president, other election results

Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, was re-elected president of the American Nurses Association at the Membership Assembly held June 24 and 25 in Washington, DC. Eligible voting representatives of the Assembly also elected five members to the nine-member board of [Read More]

ANA: Leading in a changing world

ANA: Leading in a changing world

The 2016 Membership Assembly gathering in Washington, DC, June 23-25, delivered something for everyone! From advocating on Capitol Hill to taking action on bylaws and electing ANA leaders, from adopting our declaration for addressing gun violence to unveiling a new [Read More]

ANA 2016 elections: Call for nominations

ANA 2016 elections: Call for nominations

The American Nurses Association Nominations and Elections Committee has issued a call for nominations for a slate of candidates to be presented to the Membership Assembly in 2016. The following positions will be elected in 2016: ANA Board of Directors • Officers • [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]

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]

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Coming soon! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

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