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In three months, the number of Americans who have died of COVID-19 has doubled. Please continue to wear your masks and wash your hands, practice physical distancing, and get the COVID-19 vaccine when it’s your turn.
Today the American Nurses Association and the American Nurses Foundation announced the winners of the 2021 ANA Innovation Awards powered by BD. The individual nurse and nurse-led team award recipients will receive monetary prizes of $25,000 and $50,000.
The PSA stresses that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective and help us all as we work together to defeat COVID-19.
The American Nurses Association (ANA), National Black Nurses Association (NBNA), National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations (NCEMNA), and National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) convened for the inaugural meeting to launch the National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing (the Commission).
ANA President comments on violence at the U.S. Capitol building during the ratification of the 2020 Presidential election on January 6, 2021.
Passage of this year-end legislation is extremely welcome as our nation’s nurses on the frontline of this pandemic need additional support.
Nurses rank #1 for 19th consecutive year
This legislation would effectively end the practice of hospitals and providers billing patients skyrocketing rates for care received out-of-network even if the patient was unaware they were out of their insurance network.
Health care professionals must continue their battle against COVID-19 by taking a vaccine and sharing their experience with others.
The American Nurses Association (ANA) hails the Food and Drug Administration’s Emergency Use Authorization of the first COVID-19 vaccine and commends the innovative public-partnership and scientific rigor that produced swift results. As the voice of the nation’s nurses, ANA established key principles to guide nurses and other health care professionals’ consideration for COVID-19 vaccines. These principles provide recommendations for access, transparency, equity, efficacy, and safety of COVID-19 vaccines.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Practice Transition Accreditation Program® (PTAP) is proud to announce the inaugural group of 126 dually recognized Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs) transition-to-practice programs—the greatest number in the nation.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Nursing Continuing Professional Development Program (NCPD) announced its endorsement and adoption of the new Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education.
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