When Nurses Speak, Washington Listens.

  1. Tell Congress to reinvest in our country’s public health infrastructure and workforce.

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  2. Tell Congress to support and provide services dedicated to Hazard Pay and Mental Health.

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  3. Tell Congress RNs need more PPE. We need to exercise the #DPANow to #GetMePPE

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  4. ANA continues to fight and win on behalf of our nation's beloved #nurses! #RNAction

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  5. “Use our collective voice to improve healthcare for all” -Joan Widmer, MS, MSBA, RN, CEN

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  6. “Political advocacy and nursing practice are synergistic, not mutually exclusive. Nurses are experts in patient care delivery, and our voice is needed in policy discussions at all levels.” -Justin Gill, MS, RN, ARNP, FNP-C

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HEalth care reform

Any attempt to reform American health care must follow four major principles.

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safe staffing

Increasing the number of Registered Nurses helps keep patients safe.

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nursing workforce development

Fully-trained nurses are critical to quality and cost-effectiveness. 

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home health

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses should be able to provide appropriate, timely care for their patients.

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Gun violence

As the largest single group of health care professionals, nurses are increasingly caring for those victimized by gun violence and those forced to confront the physical and emotional consequences of these senseless acts.

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workplace violence

Overall, the likelihood of health care workers being exposed to violence is higher than prison guards or police officers.

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Opioid Epidemic

Nurses remain on the front lines of the national health crisis.

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#GetMePPE

Increase personal protective equipment (PPE) production.

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