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ANA re-elects Ernest Grant as national president

Ernest J. Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been re-elected to a second term as the American Nurses Association (ANA) national president. The voting representatives of ANA’s Membership Assembly also elected four members to the...

ANA responds to Supreme Court rulings

The U.S. Supreme Court handed down three key rulings this summer in cases that the American Nurses Association (ANA) had been monitoring, two that protect the rights of vulnerable populations and another that erodes...

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on nursing

Insights, instincts, and a few gut feelings. The pandemic has quickly changed our world, our profession, and our vision for the future. While we were celebrating holidays in December 2019, the first reports of a...

Congress, administration agree on aid package

President Donald Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act on April 24, an “interim” step ahead of the fourth aid package that will provide $484 billion to assist with COVID-19...

Own your moment – Heal our nation

Every time you speak your truth and stay in your own power you help to create a society where others can do the same.   You are a nurse, and as a nurse, you care deeply...

Nurses Month during a time of crisis

When the ANA Enterprise began planning the Year of the Nurse, including expanding the traditional National Nurses Week to a month-long celebration, we didn’t anticipate the different world we’re living and working in today. As...

A novel strain of coronavirus: What nurses need to know (Updated)

This rapidly evolving outbreak deserves your full attention. Editor’s note (3/30/20): The COVID-19 (coronavirus 2019) situation is fluid. We encourage readers to refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website for updates. According...

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...

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...

Community highlight – Shining the Light on All the Right: Celebrating the Art of...

American Nurse would like to highlight a new book released by The DAISY Foundation to celebrate its 20th anniversary, as well as the World Health Organization’s Year of the Nurse and Midwife initiative. The newly...

ANA enterprise and foundation news: February 2020

We can't do it alone When the ANA Enterprise launched Healthy Nurse, Healthy NationTM (HNHN) with the goal of transforming the health of the nation by improving the health of the nation’s registered nurses, it...

Author Maria Smilios to celebrate the Year of the Nurse and Midwife with 52...

Maria Smilios is spending 2020 writing about nurses. She is featuring a nurse a week throughout this year celebrating the untold stories of nurses who have had been hidden or forgotten over the years....

The Parkinson’s Foundation launched first-ever Nurse Fellowship program

The Parkinson’s Foundation recently announced the launch of its new Parkinson’s Nurse Fellowship program in the U.S. The fellowship award will offer support up to $95,000 “in salary, fringe benefits, malpractice insurance, research allowance, and...