ANA on the Frontline

March 2020: ANA News

ANA representative named to CMS patient safety panel Lillee Smith Gelinas, MSN, RN, CPPS, FAAN, editor-in-chief of the American Nurse Journal and an American Nurses Association (ANA) and Texas Nurses Association member, was recently selected...

Federal legislative agenda

Promoting the critical role nurses play in the health of patients and the nation, as well as guaranteeing a strong nursing workforce into the future, are core components of the American Nurses Association’s (ANA’s)...

2019 ANA Innovation Award winners update

Nurse-led innovation continues to unfold. The American Nurses Association (ANA) Innovation Awards, powered by support from BD, highlight, recognize, and celebrate exemplary nurse-led innovation that improves patient safety and outcomes. Here’s an update from the...

ANA In Brief: February 2020 Frontline

Nurses declared most honest, ethical for 18 years straight The American Nurses Association (ANA) con-gratulates nurses for maintaining the #1 spot in Gallup’s annual Most Honest and Ethical Professions Poll for the 18th consecutive year....

Nurses and the relative-value scale

The cost of healthcare in the United States re-mains a top priority for all Americans. One way the American Nurses Association (ANA) helps determine resource expenditure and provider reimbursement—including reimbursement for advanced practice registered...

The HealthyNurse® Leader

Nursing leaders—including managers, directors, and executives—are dedicated to advancing nursing excellence and inspiring and empowering teams. They must analyze nursing knowledge and practice environments, and strategize to ensure that safe, evidence-based nursing care is...

Should a nurse’s full name be on an ID badge?

To: Ethics inbox From: ED nurse manager Subject: Identification badges At a recent staff meeting, nurses requested to have only their first names printed on their identification badges (IDs). The nurses were concerned about being stalked or...

Nurses transforming health through research

Congratulations to the 2019 nursing research grant recipients. The American Nurses Foundation is proud to have awarded 22 grants to nurse researchers across the country. The research projects focus on a variety of nursing...

Workplace violence prevention legislation passes in U.S. Houseadvisors

The American Nurses Association (ANA) applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R. 1309) in November 2019. This legislation will require...

Oriana Beaudet appointed vice president of nursing innovation

The ANA Enterprise appointed Oriana Beaudet, DNP, RN, PHN, as vice president of nursing in-novation. She assumed the role on December 2, 2019. Beaudet will collaborate across the ANA Enterprise to cultivate and disseminate nurse-led...

Celebrating global Year of the Nurse in 2020

The Year of the Nurse is here. The ANA Enterprise will celebrate it by engaging with nurses, thought leaders, and consumers in a variety of ways that promote nursing excellence, infuse leadership, and foster...

Welcome to the Year of the Nurse

A time to recognize and highlight our impact Happy 2020! It’s the start of another year, and maybe you’ve already made a few resolutions. But even if you’ve decided to take a pass on...

A look back—and ahead

Making progress on key priorities. TIME FLIES—especially when you’re engaged in efforts you feel passionate about, working with people who are committed to making a difference, and enjoying yourself along the way. For the past...