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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.
The American Nurses Association (ANA), Al Roker Entertainment, and HealthCom Media, have partnered together to produce the American Nurse Heroes campaign, which will present true stories of nurses on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic in the journal, online, and through a network television event.
COVID-19 vaccines must be evaluated and ultimately authorized through a rigorous scientific and regulatory process.
The Tri-Council for Nursing - comprised of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the American Nurses Association, the American Organization for Nursing Leadership, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing and the National League for Nursing - collectively represent “all nurses.”
We urge Americans to celebrate safely this holiday season by scaling back traditional gatherings to help prevent further spread of COVID-19.
ANA maintains that COVID-19 positive nurses have the right to choose whether they want to work. A nurse should never be retaliated against nor penalized for choosing to prioritize self-care.
To claim that health care professionals are inflating the number of COVID-19 cases or deaths to make more money is outrageous, baseless, and dangerous.
New findings released tindicate an urgent need to provide nurses consistent information and include them in the vaccine development process, according to a survey of nearly 13,000 nurses.
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