When Nurses Speak, Washington Listens.

  1. Tell Congress to prioritize nurses by solving the nurse shortage crisis and invest in pandemic preparedness.

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  2. Tell Congress to support the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act. The bipartisan legislation will provide additonal mental health resources to health care professionals who desperately need it.

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  3. Ensure that nurses will always have proper PPE. Tell Congress to pass the PPE in America Act.

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  4. Thank your Representative for voting to pass H.R. 1195 through the House and helping to #EndNurseAbuse.

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  5. Stay up-to-date on all of the happenings in the legislative and policy spaces by visiting our Latest News Section.

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

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  7. “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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ANA's Top Federal Legislative priorities

Health system transformation

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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Opioid Epidemic

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

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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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COVID-19

Stay updated on all the work RNAction is doing to combat the virus.

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