ANA on the Frontline

Headlines from the Hill

ANA intensifies efforts to address vital concerns for nurses Issues continue to move quickly in Washington, DC, many of which dramatically affect RNs and their practice. With ANA’s Principles for Health System Transformation and position...

In Brief

ANA releases new position statement opposing capital punishment ANA announced its opposition to capital punishment and nurses’ participation in capital punishment in February. This new position is particularly relevant given the nomination of Judge Neil...

ANA Enterprise News

ANA recognized for role in reducing patient harm Six years ago, ANA joined the Partnership for Patients, a coalition of hospitals, providers, patient advocates, employers, and state and federal officials formed by the Centers for...

Translating quality into practice

More than 1,100 nurses and other professionals gathered at ANA’s 2017 Conference in Tampa, Florida, March 8-10, to learn about the latest research, strategies, and best practices for improving safety, quality, and staffing in...

ANA on the Frontline: April 2017

Learn about the top issues facing ANA member nurses, how ANA is working for you, and what ANA is doing to advance nursing. This month’s feature provides a wrap up of a recent ANA...

ANA on the Frontline

Learn about the top issues facing ANA member nurses, how ANA is working for you, and what ANA is doing to advance nursing. This month’s feature: posttraumatic stress disorder.

Inside surgical smoke: Keeping nurses healthy

When Brenda Ulmer, MN, RN, CNOR, worked in the operating room (OR) full time, she was aware of the seemingly fleeting smoke that was produced during certain surgical procedures, but didn’t link it to...

In Brief

CDC reports on ‘winnable battles’ to improve Americans’ health The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released the final report on the Winnable Battles program, an effort to make the biggest health impact...

ANA News

Powerful habits to manage change effectively How well do you cope with stress and change? RNs today are immersed in challenging and fluctuating environments, with increased workloads, new roles and responsibilities, and tremendous pressure to...

Headlines from the Hill

ANA shares health-system principles with President-Elect and team ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, sent a letter to President-Elect Donald J. Trump on December 5, 2016 sharing ANA’s principles for health-system transformation....

Welcome to ANA on the Frontline

The American Nurses Association and its official journal, American Nurse Today, are pleased to introduce an enhanced communications program for ANA members in 2017. After conducting an extensive readership survey and evaluating other member feedback,...

Kicking off the “Year of the Healthy Nurse” Worksite wellness

Welcome to the “Year of the Healthy Nurse.” In 2017, ANA is launching a yearlong campaign focusing on the health, safety, and wellness of RNs by promoting content and activities on health-related topics. In...