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ANA-Illinois Advocacy Efforts Result in Significant Victory

In a significant victory for healthcare education in Illinois, the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) has announced the award of $1.4 million in grants to 12 nursing schools across the state for the fiscal year 2024. This funding boost is a direct result of the tireless advocacy efforts of the ANA-Illinois, which played a…

Make Most of Your ANA-Illinois Membership, Be a Part of the Family

In ANA-Illinois, you’ll find a supportive, energizing community of nurses who care deeply about each other and the nursing profession. Protecting the practice of nursing by ensuring that nursing priorities are incorporated into legal and regulatory decisions is our number one priority. We understand what’s important – issues such as oversight of the scope of…

The Roundabout Way: Meet ANA-Illinois Board Member, Diana Ortega

Meet Diana Ortega, BSN RN at the Rush Oak Park Wound Care Clinic. As a first-generation Mexican American, Diana’s journey into nursing is a story of transformation, resilience, and the pursuit of a career that touches lives. Her recent enrollment in a master’s program is a step forward in her commitment to advancing her knowledge…

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Featured Event

  • Nurses Day at the Capitol - 2024
    • Nurses Day at the Capitol - 2024
    • 04.17.2024 | Springfield, Illinois
    • This event is hosted by the Illinois Nurses Grassroots Coalition, founded in 2015 by ANA-Illinois and the Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nurses. Nurse Day at the Capitol is an opportunity for nurses of all backgrounds to gather together to advocate for policy...