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The ANA Membership Assembly, the governing and official voting body of the American Nurses Association (ANA) took historic action today to begin a journey of racial reckoning by unanimously voting yes to adopt a racial reckoning statement. In addition, Assembly representatives acted on several critical issues including nurse staffing, workplace violence (WPV), and climate change. More than 300 nurses, observers, and other leaders attended the two-day governance meeting in Washington, DC. Eligible representatives also elected national leaders.
The impact of climate change on health, solutions to address verbal abuse and workplace violence, and the nurse staffing crisis were topics of discussion during Dialogue Forums at the 2022 ANA Membership Assembly, the governing and official voting body of the American Nurses Association (ANA). Nurses and others gathered for the governance meeting which commenced on June 10 in Washington, DC. Eligible representatives will elect association leaders.
For the first time in three years, nurses, students, and other leaders gathered today in Washington, DC for ANA Hill Day on June 9, a related event to the ANA Membership Assembly Meeting June 10-11. They will bring nursing priorities to meetings with members of Congress and their staff to build support for federal legislation addressing workplace violence and burnout, preventing unnecessary delays in patient care, and removing barriers to APRN full practice authority.
Pathway to Excellence hospitals will now have the opportunity to earn full credit for demonstrating nursing excellence in critical workforce areas, such as nurse staffing and nurse leadership.
The World Continuing Education Alliance (WCEA), a social impact technology company that works in partnership with the International Council of Nurses (ICN), has a partnered with the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to improve access to quality evidence-based training for nurses in low-and middle income countries using innovative technology solutions.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) announced today that Nottingham Children’s Hospital (NCH), part of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust in Nottingham, England, is the recipient of the 2021 ANCC Pathway Award®, sponsored by Cerner Corporation.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) today announced the recipients of the 2021 National Magnet Nurse of the Year® Awards. The awards recognize the outstanding contributions of clinical nurses in each of the five Magnet® Model components: Transformational Leadership; Structural Empowerment; Exemplary Professional Practice; New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements; and Empirical Outcomes.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) today announced the recipients of the 2021 Pathway Nurse of the Year™ Awards. The awards recognize the outstanding contributions of one direct care nurse and one nurse leader from all Pathway to Excellence®-designated organizations around the world.
The American Nurses Association (ANA) announced that Jeff Doucette, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN has been appointed Secretary effectively immediately to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Stephanie Pierce, PhD, MN, RN, CNE, of the Louisiana State Nurses Association.
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