The Texas Nurses Foundation is taking contributions to help the nurses affected by Hurricane Harvey. All money collected will be distributed directly to nurses living in any one of the Texas counties declared disaster areas.
The American Nurses Association believes that respect for the inherent dignity, worth, unique attributes, and human rights of all individuals is a fundamental principle. ANA’s Code of Ethics with Interpretive Statements establishes the ethical standard for the profession to advocate for social justice and human rights, especially for those whose rights may be more easily violated or not fulfilled.
“The only way our country can truly reform our healthcare system is by working together,” said ANA Executive Director, Debbie Hatmaker, PhD, RN, FAAN.
Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN, has been chosen as the 2017–2018 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). The program provides a yearlong leadership opportunity to participate in shaping health policy.
he American Nurses Foundation (Foundation) recently named Laurene Elauria Johnson, MSN, RN, CDP, of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, as the Honor A Nurse 2016 Nurse of the Year.
ANA to Participate in Press Conference with U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Jeff Merkley, and Maggie Hassan on Opposition to AHCA
ANA announced today that it will participate in a press conference with U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) on Thursday, June 22 at the U.S. Capitol to highlight how the American Health Care Act (AHCA) would end Essential Health Benefits for millions of families across the country.
The newly-elected board members are: Treasurer Jennifer Mensik, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Arizona Nurses Association; Director-at-Large MaryLee Pakieser, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, ANA-Michigan; and Director-At-Large, Recent Graduate Amanda Buechel, BSN, RN, ANA-Illinois. Terms of service begin January 1, 2018.
The American Nurses Foundation has named Wilhelmina M. Manzano, MA, RN, NEA-BC and Marian Shaughnessy, DNP, MSN, RN to its Board of Trustees.
Representing the interests of our nation’s more than 4 million registered nurses, the American Nurses Association(ANA) reiterated its strong opposition to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) today, following the updated score from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
The American Nurses Association (ANA), representing the interest of America’s 3.6 million registered nurses, strongly opposes President Trump’s FY 2018 budget plan. The drastic cuts proposed in the President’s budget will weaken the nation’s health care system and jeopardize the scientific research needed to keep America healthy.
American Nurses Association Celebrates National Nurses Week, Focuses on Helping Nurses Get and Stay Healthy
Founded by ANA, National Nurses Week is observed each year from May 6 through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. The week recognizes the significant contributions nurses make to improve the health of the nation.
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