Practice & Policy
Advancing the nursing profession is the heart of the American Nurses Association (ANA). By speaking through a unified voice on policy issues, and supporting nurses to practice to their full license, education, and training; we will improve health care for all.
Empowering nurses to excel
Dedicated nurses deserve the best practice environments, and to be supported to live the healthiest lives. ANA is committed to safeguarding nurse wellbeing, for improved patient outcomes – and happier nurses.
Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™
Healthy Nurse, Healthy NationTM is inspiring nurses to use their skills as advocates, educators, and role models to improve the health of the nation. If 3.6 million registered nurses increased their wellness, and supported their families, co-workers, and communities to do the same; imagine what a healthier nation we would live in.
Through advocacy, we can all make a difference to the future of nursing. Nurses advocate for their patients every day, but there are many opportunities for nurses to have their voice heard at the highest levels of policymaking.
Through our united voice on policy issues, we support nurses to practice to their full potential – and improve health care for all.
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