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At the heart of professional practice

At the heart of professional practice

ANA, groups continue to fight for control of practice, patient safety The California Supreme Court soon will weigh arguments about why everyone — including schoolchildren — deserves safe care, and why it is crucial that nurses everywhere have authority over their own [Read More]

ANA 2012 Elections – Call for Nominations

ANA 2012 Elections – Call for Nominations

The ANA Nominating Committee has issued a call for nominations for a slate of candidates to be presented to the ANA House of Delegates at its June 13-16, 2012, meeting at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. The following positions will [Read More]

Weathering the storm with safe nurse staffing

Weathering the storm with safe nurse staffing

A “perfect storm” is emerging in health care:  a series of sweeping and dramatic changes that are placing a great strain on the entire system.  The burden of rising health care costs alongside falling revenues, the coming health care demands of aging baby boomers, [Read More]

ACO rules adopt ANA’s recommendations

ACO rules adopt ANA’s recommendations

The American Nurses Association (ANA) commends federal regulators for heeding ANA’s advice to expand RNs’ roles in their final rules for creating a new type of collaborative health care organization, but contends that improvements still should be made to recognize the [Read More]

Iowa decision setback for patients

Iowa decision setback for patients

The American Nurses Association (ANA) called a decision by an Iowa County District Court judge that invalidated state regulations providing educational requirements for advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs) to order and supervise fluoroscopy a setback for [Read More]

Texas nurse earns ANA Immunity Award

Texas nurse earns ANA Immunity Award

During her 15 years as public health administrator at the Garland (Texas) Health Department, Victoria Yeatts, MSN, RN, has forged a partnership with the Garland school system resulting in a student immunization coverage level of 92 percent. For her leadership in ensuring [Read More]

Justice served in Winkler case

Justice served in Winkler case

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is gratified that justice ultimately prevailed in the “Winkler County” case involving two west Texas nurses who filed a complaint against physician Rolando Arafiles citing unsafe practices. On Nov. 7, Arafiles pled guilty and was [Read More]

Post-disaster care for older adults, effects of housing downturn

Post-disaster care for older adults, effects of housing downturn

In a summer with unprecedented weather events, from tornados, floods, fires, and hurricanes, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing found that physiological changes associated with aging and the presence of chronic illness make older adults more [Read More]

Disch rises to Academy presidency

Disch rises to Academy presidency

After two years as president-elect and board member of the American Academy of Nursing, Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN, was inducted as president of the organization’s board of directors at its 38th Annual Conference and Meeting this October. Disch, clinical professor and [Read More]

Owens named OJIN editor

Owens named OJIN editor

Jackie Owens, PhD, RN, has been tapped as editor at the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) online, peer-reviewed journal, OJIN: Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. Owens succeeds Harriet Coeling, PhD, RN, CNS, who retired Oct. 31. Owens previously served as OJIN’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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