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The American Nurses Association (ANA) applauds U.S. Senators Tim Kaine, Todd Young, U.S. Representatives Jen Kiggans, Susan Wild, Buddy Carter, and Debbie Dingell for introducing legislation to reauthorize the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act.
In November, the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) shared recommendations for updating guidance on preventing transmission of pathogens in healthcare settings with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The American Nurses Association (ANA) congratulates nurses for ranking #1 in Gallup Poll’s annual Most Honest and Ethical Professions Poll for the 22nd consecutive year.
According to documents released on Friday, January 12, HHS’ Assistant Secretary for Health, Rachel L. Levine, M.D, recommended marijuana be reconsidered as a Schedule III drug given it poses lower health risks than other controlled substances and offers possible medical benefits.
The American Nurses Association (ANA) continues to urge all eligible adults and children to get vaccinated against COVID-19, Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (RSV), the flu, and if eligible, to receive a booster. The CDC reports that, while respiratory illness activity and the circulation of new variants is increasing across the United States, vaccination rates for COVID-19, influenza, and RSV remain low.
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM)’s Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence (DNSIR) program provides a year-long residential health policy opportunity located in Washington, DC.
The American Nurses Association (ANA), as part of its journey of racial reconciliation, has committed up to $20,000 in funds to be awarded by the National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing to organizations implementing evidence-based strategies to dismantle institutional, structural, and systemic racism in nursing.
Dr. Hatmaker will serve as Acting Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2024.
The American Nurses Association (ANA) supports the Nurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Care Act (H.R.2530 and S.1113), which would establish minimum nurse to-patient-ratios for every hospital.
The American Nurses Association (ANA) endorses the American Academy of Nursing’s (AAN) Statement “Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention Act.”
The American Nurses Association (ANA) and Compass One Healthcare (Compass One), powered by Morrison Healthcare, Crothall Healthcare, and CCL Hospitality Group, have teamed up this year to promote “Socktober”.