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In the new position statement The Nurse’s Role When a Patient Requests Medical Aid in Dying, ANA provides guidance for almost 1 million registered nurses in the U.S. impacted by medical aid in dying laws.
ANA’s Membership Assembly came to a close today but not until representatives took action on several compelling and critical issues focused on patient care, public health, nurses in the news, and student nurses. About 360 nurses, observers and other leaders attended the two-day governance meeting in Washington, DC. Eligible representatives also elected national leaders.
The voting representatives of the American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly elected leaders to serve on the board of directors and nominations and elections committee. All terms of office begin on January 1, 2020.
The representatives of the American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly acted on several compelling and critical issues focused on patient care and public health.
In his opening remarks, ANA President Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, the first man elected to hold the office, spoke of the important work that takes place when nurses gather at ANA’s Membership Assembly to collaboratively address relevant issues, advance the profession and strengthen ANA.
Andrea M. Brooks, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of a fellowship made possible by the Jeannine Rivet National Leadership Fund
As part of ANA’s annual Hill Day, nurses, students and other leaders are meeting today with members of Congress and their staff to build support for federal legislation addressing workplace violence, funding for nurse workforce development programs, and APRNs’ ability to order home health care services.
Are you are interested in an opportunity to shape the future of certification and have an impact on the nursing profession? Then answer this call to volunteer for this exciting opportunity.
The Nominating Committee of the ANCC Board of Directors currently seeks nominations for appointments to the Commissions which serve as the governing bodies for their respective ANCC programs.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has awarded Charles George VA Medical Center (CGVAMC) the 2019 ANCC Pathway Award®, sponsored by Cerner.
Many nurses attending the ANA and ANCC conferences started their day on April 26 with a pitch – actually five pitches – from nurse innovators competing for monetary prizes at ANA’s live, interactive version of the TV show, “Shark Tank.”
When describing what makes a good leader and excellent – or “platinum” service, opening keynote speaker on April 25, Simon T. Bailey, talked about things like finding one’s spark and purpose at work, and creating an environment of love, kindness and connectedness.
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