ANA Idaho

ANA-Idaho (known as the Idaho Nurses Association 1932-2013) is the state constituent organization of the American Nurses Association and represents registered nurses (RNs) throughout Idaho. ANA-Idaho advances the nursing profession by promoting professional development, fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the safety and well-being of nurses in the workplace, and by advocating on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.

ANA-Idaho is a membership organization that is managed by an elected board of directors and an Executive Director. ANA-Idaho collaborates with other Idaho based nursing organizations and participates in the Idaho Center for Nursing.

Member communication is through this website, RN Idaho that is published quarterly, Facebook, and other social media.

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CALL TO ACTION FEBRUARY 15, 2020 HB458 EXCEPTION TO THE BATTERY AGAINST HEALTH CARE WORKERS LAW NOTE: NURSES IN IDAHO ARE OPPOSED TO THIS...

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The February 2020 edition of RN IDAHO is now available online. The paper mailing should be received by February 15.

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Webinar- Medical Educational Engagement to Support Safer Prescribing and Better Care Dear C/SNA and IMD Leaders, Please see the following webinar...

Nurses topped the Gallup Poll's annual ranking of how Americans and Idahoans view 22 major professions with 85% of the public, four in five...

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The ANA national office has notified all state nursing associations about the 2019 membership counts and growth rates. ANA-Idaho is ending 2019...

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On November 22, 2019, the Occupational Health and Safety (OSHA) published an update stating that recent data suggests workplace violence and...

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Sara Hawkins, PhD, RN, CPPS, RN IDAHO editor, is calling for manuscripts through 2020. The overarching theme for all 4 publications will focus on...

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It is my privilege to formally announce Sarah Phipps, MSHSA, BSN, RN as the new Associate Executive Director for Education and Practice at the...

Promoting the work of the Nurses on Boards Coalition to get 10,000 nurses represented on boards is one of the major work initiatives of the...

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ANA Gears up for Global "Year of the Nurse" in 2020. ANA announces its intent to elevate and celebrate the essential, robust contributions of...

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ANA-Idaho has been one of the fastest growing state associations; and everyone wants to be a part of a winning team. The board of directors of...

There are two bills in the Idaho House that nurses should contact their legislators letting them know if they support these or not. Some...

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2020 IDAHO LEGISLATURE UPDATE February 10, 2020 through February 14, 2020 Michael McGrane, RN This past Monday was the last day for bills to be...

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