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Jun 22, 2019, 19:00 ET American Nurses Association Takes Action on Critical Public Health Issues

Today, the representatives of the American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly acted on several compelling and critical issues focused on...


May 04, 2017, 10:51 ET American Nurses Association Celebrates National Nurses Week, Focuses on Helping Nurses Get and Stay Healthy

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is proud to continue its commitment to help improve the health and wellness of nurses and the patients and...


Apr 24, 2017, 11:12 ET ANA Enterprise to Launch New Initiative to Transform Health of America's Nurses

The ANA Enterprise today announced that it will launch the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ (HNHN) Grand Challenge, a new initiative designed to...


Mar 16, 2017, 17:31 ET ANA Opposes President Trump's 2018 Budget Proposal

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is deeply concerned that President Trump's FY 2018 budget plan, released today, will weaken the nation's health ...


Feb 21, 2017, 09:00 ET ANA Releases New Position Statement Opposing Capital Punishment

The American Nurses Association (ANA) today announced its opposition to both capital punishment and nurses' participation in capital punishment. This ...


Dec 13, 2016, 07:10 ET ANA President Responds to Department of Veterans Affairs Final Rule on APRNs

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released a final rule granting full practice authority to three of the four established Advanced...


Jul 20, 2016, 01:02 ET ANA Urges Support for Proposed Rule to Improve Veterans Health Care; Rule Comment Period Ends July 25

With only a few days left in the public comment period, the American Nurses Association (ANA) and a coalition of nursing and veterans service...


Jul 14, 2016, 05:10 ET American Nurses Association Applauds Bipartisan Effort to Pass Comprehensive Addiction Legislation

In what is being hailed as the most sweeping drug addiction legislation in years, Congress mustered a bipartisan effort Wednesday to pass a...


Jun 25, 2016, 05:03 ET American Nurses Association Urges Nurses to Help Stop Gun Violence

In the wake of the Orlando, FL, massacre, the American Nurses Association (ANA) issued a declaration today calling for sensible gun control measures, ...


May 04, 2016, 09:30 ET American Nurses Association Calls for a Culture of Safety in All Health Care Settings

During National Nurses Week (May 6-12), the American Nurses Association (ANA) is asking nurses to help make their workplaces safer to enhance patient ...


Mar 22, 2016, 06:30 ET American Nurses Association Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

The American Nurses Association (ANA) today announced its endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. ANA represents the...


Dec 21, 2015, 10:32 ET Nurses Rank as Most Honest, Ethical Profession for 14th Straight Year

Nursing continues to be rated the most trusted profession, according to the annual Gallup poll ranking of honesty and ethics in various fields. For...


Jun 04, 2015, 10:46 ET American Nurses Foundation Announces Honor A Nurse 2014 Nurse of the Year

The American Nurses Foundation (the Foundation), the charitable and philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association (ANA), today named Jennifer...


Dec 18, 2014, 05:25 ET Public Ranks Nurses as Most Honest, Ethical Profession for 13th Straight Year

As the American Nurses Association (ANA) embarks on a yearlong campaign to highlight the importance of nursing ethics and their impact on patients...


Oct 20, 2014, 10:21 ET ANA Reacts to New Guidance from the CDC to Ensure Patient, Health Care Professional Safety

In the wake of recent events, including the transmission of Ebola to two registered nurses who cared for an infected patient in Dallas, the American...


Oct 16, 2014, 08:06 ET ANA Calls on the CDC for Clear, Concrete Guidelines to Ensure Patient, Health Care Professional Safety in Light of Ebola Transmissions

In a call with nurses nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced revised emergency preparedness and treatment...


Oct 13, 2014, 04:05 ET ANA Statement on Nurse Diagnosed with Ebola

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Oct. 12 that a nurse employed by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has...


Sep 02, 2014, 11:00 ET Increased Investment Needed to Produce 1.1 Million RNs, Head Off Nursing Shortage

The U.S. will need to produce 1.1 million new registered nurses (RNs) by 2022 to fill newly created jobs and replace a legion of soon-to-be retirees. ...


Feb 11, 2010, 07:51 ET Not Guilty - Texas Jury Acquits Winkler County Nurse

It took the jury less than an hour to return a not guilty verdict this morning for Anne Mitchell, RN, defendant in the criminal trial that has come...