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Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, was elected to serve as president of the American Nurses Association (ANA) at the ANA Membership Assembly in June. Effective January 2019, Grant will be the first man to serve as ANA president. Learn about Grant’s leadership journey, future vision for nursing, and health care passions in this special preview of September’s ANA on the Frontline..
The Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) at the American Nurses Association (ANA) has been awarded a $7.2 million, five-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
The American Academy of Nursing and the American Nurses Association decry the attempt by the U.S. Delegation to the World Health Assembly to use strong-arm tactics to undermine global efforts supporting and promoting breastfeeding. (Getty Images)
Lori Trego, PhD, CNM, FAAN, has been selected as the 2018–2019 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Formed by a congressional charter, the National Academy of Medicine provides analysis and advice on medicine and health with the goal of improving the nation’s health system.
In a 5-4 landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employees who are represented by a public sector union but elect not to join the union can no longer be compelled to pay “fair share” fees. (Getty Images)
The following statement is attributable to Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, president of the American Nurses Association (ANA).
“The American Nurses Association (ANA) is very disappointed that that Supreme Court did not maintain the injunction against the travel ban. Nursing is committed to the welfare of the sick, injured, and vulnerable in society and to social justice. The Code of Ethics for Nurses calls on all nurses to always preserve the human rights of vulnerable groups such as children, women, and refugees, and to advocate for the protection of social justice to guard against unfair targeting of religious groups.
Breaking news and down-to-the-minute updates on major health care and humanitarian issues added urgency and even greater purpose to the final day of the American Nurses Association’s 2018 Membership Assembly.
The voting representatives of ANA’s Membership Assembly elected Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, of the North Carolina Nurses Association as the association’s next president to represent the interests of the nation’s 4 million registered nurses. The term of service for Dr. Grant and other newly elected leaders will begin January 1, 2019.
H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, will extend and expand Medication Assisted Treatment prescribing authority to nurses across the country and is a major step to combat the opioid crisis. (Getty Images)
In her opening remarks to the American Nurses Association Membership Assembly on June 22 in Washington, DC, President Pamela Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, reflected on the work of the association during her two terms as president.
The 2018 American Nurses Association (ANA) Hill Day started off strong on June 21 in Washington, DC, as ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, rallied nurses and other participants to use their collective power to create change.
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