American Nurses Association
Strongly Opposes the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
In 1997, the American Nurses Association
formally endorsed the initiative, becoming the first large professional organization to do so.
 It has been endorsed, in one way or another, by the Order of Nurses of Quebec, the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, the American Nurses Association
, and the Colleges of Nurses of Ontario, eighty colleges and universities, and the National Institute of Health (NIH), U.S.A.
In 1994, when the American Nurses Association
surveyed its members, 70 percent of all respondents said their employers were cutting back on staffing by leaving vacant positions unfilled.
* Things weren't going a whole lot better for the editors of the Nursing Bulletin on Health Care Reform, published by the American Nurses Association
, Washington, D.C.
Advocacy and Member Engagement issues were the focal points of much dialogue at this year's American Nurses Association
(ANA) Membership Assembly in Washington, D.C.
We represented the membership at various meetings across South Carolina and at the American Nurses Association
. We eagerly signed onto the American Nurses Association
's Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation Grand Challenge which you will continue to read and hear more about in the coming months.
The American Nurses Association
(ANA) (2016) defines a healthy nurse as one who actively focuses on creating and maintaining a balance and synergy of physical, intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual, personal and professional wellbeing.
Public Relations Specialist, American Nurses Association
The nursing profession has been supported and promoted by the American Nurses Association
(ANA) since 1896.
"All persons should be treated with respect simply because they are persons" (ANA American Nurses Association
, 2015, p.
The American Nurses Association
(ANA) recognizes that nurse fatigue contributes to errors resulting in less than optimum patient outcomes The ANA takes the position that employers offer work schedules that provide flexibility and rest between shifts, appropriate staffing, and compensation such that nurses do not seek additional employment (American Nurses Association
She is a member of the Georgia Nurses Association and the American Nurses Association
. Izlar served as board president for the Georgia Association of Nurse Anesthetists and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
The duty of RNs to their patients is also clearly described in the nurses' code of ethics as well as in general and specialty scope and standards of practice (American Nurses Association
[ANA], 2001, 2010; Gomez, 2011).
Provision 1of the Code of Ethics for Nurses (American Nurses Association
, 2001), includes the statement that "The nurse, in all professional relationships, practices with compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status, personal attributes, or the nature of health problems." Certainly gender is a vital personal attribute and should not be a factor influencing the provision of health care.