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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The ANA-Idaho is pleased to announce that current ANA-Idaho President, BRIE SANDOW, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, was notified this morning that she was elected...

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The American Nurses Association (ANA), The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are...

The ANA conducted a state by state survey on PPE issues identified by RNs. The Idaho report is attached.

ANA-Idaho Remembers Idaho First Licensed RN. Napina Hanley (born May 18, 1884; died July 4, 1964) was born of Irish Catholic parents in Placerville...

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The committee planning the annual fall clinical and educational conference, LEAP 2020 [Leaders in Education and Practice] is now calling for...

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Governor Little has proclaimed May 12 as Nurses Day in Idaho. Attached is the formal proclamation. Thank you to Russ Barron, Executive Director of...

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Nurses Week 2020 Boise Proclamation

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The May 2020 edition of RN Idaho is available on this website. Please note that page one details the move to a digital format effective with the...

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The American Nurses Association has created a care package of free courses to thank the entire nursing community supporting the COVID-19 response....

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A College of Eastern Idaho nursing student who now has limited clinical and is doing on-line classes posted this YouTube video. Thank you for...

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Nurse Leaders of Idaho and the American Nurses Association of Idaho Joint Statement for COVID-19 & Other Updates April 14, 2020 Both the...

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Juanita Risch, who spoke at the 2020 Nursing Legislative Conference, notified us of the following: Updated Census Bureau Press Release of March 15:...

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2020 IDAHO LEGISLATURE Legislative Highlights Michael McGrane, RN With several legislators leaving early due to concerns over coronavirus and the...

2020 IDAHO LEGISLATURE UPDATE March 16, 2020 through March 20, 2020 Michael McGrane, RN This has been a contentious last week of the 2019...

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