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ANA-Illinois Executive Director Susan Y. Swart Receives Prestigious 2022 Joan L. Shaver Outstanding Illinois Nurse Leader Award

On Friday, November 4, 2022, Dr. Susan Y. Swart, EdD, MS, RN, CAE, was awarded the 2022 Joan L. Shaver Outstanding Illinois Nurse Leader Award. Dr. Swart, Executive Director of ANA-Illinois, received the award at the 25th Annual Power of Nursing Leadership event hosted by the University of Illinois-Chicago College of Nursing at the Hilton…

Member Highlight: Natalie Loops on Empowering Patients & Students

“I’ve had a couple of different careers before this” says Natalie Loops, MSN, RN, CNL. She is now a clinical instructor at Rush University, but she took a path less traveled to get there. After graduating with a degree in biology from the University of Illinois-Chicago, Natalie knew she wanted a career in healthcare, but…

Illinois Honor Guard: Celebrating Nurses for Their Service

Nursing is more than just a career—it’s a life of service to others. Nurses across Illinois—and across the country—are joining nurse honor guards to commemorate nurses’ service at funerals and memorial services. Pam Brown, Ph.D., RN, ANA-Illinois member, attended a service with an honor guard and was impressed by the service. “I thought it was…

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