Nurses gather to address key issues, strengthen the profession at ANA Membership Assembly – ANA Continues to Speak Out Against Harmful Cuts to Health Care. – (866) 348-2889
In his opening remarks, ANA President Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, the first man elected to hold the office, spoke of the important work that takes place when nurses gather at ANA’s Membership Assembly to collaboratively address relevant issues, advance the profession and strengthen ANA.
This year’s Membership Assembly officially kicked off today in Washington, DC, with about 340 nurses and others attending so far. Assembly representatives are expected to discuss human trafficking; the eligibility of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients to take the NCLEX; a revision to the ANA immunization and vaccine position statement; and other key nursing and governance issues. Eligible representatives also will be voting to elect top ANA posts.