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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)
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)
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.
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.
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