American Nurses Association

8515 Georgia Ave, Suite 400, Silver Spring, MD, 20910-3492

Phone: 1-800-274-4262 | Fax: (301) 628-5001
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Principal Staff:

Susan Bianchi-Sand
Mary Foley

Type of Organization: National Policy/Research/Education
Founded: 1897

Mission Statement:
The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the only full-service professional organization representing the nation's 2.9 million registered nurses (RNs) through its 54 constituent member associations. The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the rights of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.

Subject Expertise:
Violence, employment/workplace and health

Annual Meetings/Conferences:
Available on website