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ANA and the American Nurses Foundation are proud to launch the ANA Innovation Awards, powered by BD, to highlight and recognize nurse-led innovation that improves patient safety and outcomes.
ANA is troubled by the Administration’s policy of actively separating children from their families as they seek to enter the United States without documentation. (Photograph by John Moore / Getty)
ANA stands in solidarity with the individuals, families and communities impacted by gun violence and with the nurses and other health care professionals who respond and provide care.
ANA adamantly rejects the Department of Justice’s position that it would no longer defend the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) provisions that extend patient protections to individuals with pre-existing conditions.
The 60-day pilot is supported by Sodexo Healthcare, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving quality of life, and a major partner in the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ Grand Challenge (HNHN) - an initiative of the ANA Enterprise made possible through Sodexo’s multi-million dollar contribution to the American Nurses Foundation.
Today, the American Nurses Association Political Action Committee (ANA-PAC) announces the endorsement of ten candidates running for Congress. Each election cycle, ANA-PAC endorses candidates who display a commitment to advancing the nursing profession and advocating on health care issues that affect nurses and the public, both on Capitol Hill and in their congressional districts.
The American Nurses Association (ANA) condemns the Trump administration’s proposal to change how Title X family planning funds are allocated. The proposal, to be filed by the Department of Health and Human Services, would impose a “domestic gag rule” for providers that receive Title X family planning funding.
The Nominating Committee of the ANCC Board of Directors currently seeks nominations for appointments to the Commission on Accreditation (COA), Commission on Magnet® Recognition (COM), and Commission on Pathway to Excellence® (COPE), which serve as the governing bodies for their respective ANCC programs.
National Nurses Week is observed each year from May 6 through May 12 and recognizes the significant contributions nurses make to improve the health of the nation.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has awarded Pentec Health the 2018 ANCC Pathway Award™, sponsored by Cerner.
This year’s 12 honorees include two registered nurses who will be inducted into ANA’s Hall of Fame, and ten registered nurses who will receive Honorary Awards. A ceremony to honor the 12 award recipients will be held on Friday, June 22, at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C., during ANA’s Membership Assembly.
ANA is pleased that The Joint Commission has issued a Sentinel Event Alert on physical and verbal violence against health care workers. They reinforce the urgency to halt the cycle of harm and prevent, handle, and heal from incidents of violence in the workplace. In particular, we welcome its recommendations to employers to help reduce the incidence of violence across all health care settings and roles.
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