ANA: Standards and Advocacy for Professional Nurses

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ANA: Standards and Advocacy for Professional Nurses
Cindy R. Balkstra, MS, RN, CNS-BC
Vice President, Board of Directors, American Nurses Association
Nebraska Nurses Association 2014 Convention
October 17, 2014
Setting Standards
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Advocating Together
Creating Excellence
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Nebraska Nurses Leading the Way!
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A Unique Moment in Time
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IOM Report: Key Messages
Nurses should practice to the full extent of their
education and training
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Nurses should achieve higher levels of education and
training through an improved education system that
promotes seamless academic progression
Nurses should be full partners with physicians and other
health professionals in redesigning U.S. health care
Effective workforce planning and policymaking require
better data collection and an improved information
infrastructure
Nebraska Action Coalition
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RWJF’s Academic Progression in Nursing (APIN)
Affordable Care Act Milestones
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“Nurses play a
critical and
important role in
[enrollment]
efforts”
—Former HHS Secretary Sebelius
ANA’s 2014-16 Strategic Plan
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2014-16 Strategic Goals
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Staffing Pillar
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Linda Aiken,
PhD, RN, FAAN, FRCN
Chris McCarthy,
MPH, MBA
Beatrice Kalisch,
PhD, RN, FAAN
Work Environment Pillar
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NURSE FATIGUE
WORKPLACE
VIOLENCE & INCIVILITY
Healthy Nurse Pillar
Health Risk Appraisal: ANAhra.org
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Quality and Practice Innovation Pillar
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ANA leaders meet with representatives from the
U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for
Health Information Technology
Health Care Transformation Pillar
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CORNERSTONE DOCUMENTS PILLAR
Code of Ethics
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A statement of the ethical
obligations and duties of
every nurse
The profession’s nonnegotiable ethical standard
An expression of nursing’s
own understanding of its
commitment to society
CORNERSTONE DOCUMENTS PILLAR
Nursing: Scope and Standards
of Practice
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Answers who, what, when,
where, how and why questions
Discusses educational
preparation, competence, and
professional certification
Includes description of the roles
of the RN and APRN
CORNERSTONE DOCUMENTS PILLAR
Nursing’s Social Policy Statement
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Describes the role of nurses in
society and their accountability
to it
Provides a definition of nursing
Introduces nurses to the
standards of professional
practice
Leadership Pillar
ANA-LeadershipInstitute.org
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Competency-based model
Relevant and timely content
A variety of programs to fit
your schedule and needs
For more information: [email protected]
Scope of Practice Pillar
RNs
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RN Barriers to Practice
Professional Issues Panel
APRNs:
Veterans Health Administration
Durable medical equipment
To take action,
Home health care
visit: RNaction.org
Professional Development
Navigate Nursing Webinars
CE Programs
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Upcoming Webinar:
Quality—
Everything is
Priority:
Where to Focus
Nov. 19, 2014
What Else is ANA Doing for Nurses?
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Rep. Lee Terry (NE-02)
For more information:
[email protected]
ANA: Watching the Federal Agencies
To find out who ANA watches, visit:
NursingWorld.org/GOVA/agencies
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www.RNaction.org
Multi-State Divisions
Midwest
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Launched May 2013
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MSD Leader:
Jill Kliethermes, APRN, BC, FNP
(MONA)
 Iowa Nurses Association
 Kansas State Nurses Association
 ANA-Michigan
 Missouri Nurses Association
 Nebraska Nurses Association
 North Dakota Nurses Association
More information is available on ANA’s Website:
www.NursingWorld.org

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