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Nurse Staffing Improvement Act of 2020- SB3636

ANA-Illinois and Illinois Health and Hospital Association agree on a legislative proposal to improve patient safety through partnership February 20, 2020 (MANTENO, ILLINOIS)—The American Nurses Association of Illinois (ANA-Illinois) and the Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) have introduced a legislative proposal that gives nurses a voice in determining appropriate staffing levels at hospitals, based…

Call for Abstracts – 2020 Professional Issues Conference

ANA-Illinois Professional Issues Conference Chicago Marriott – Oak Brook 1401 West, 22nd St, Oak Brook, IL 60523 November 7, 2020 Theme & Outcomes The World Health Assembly, the governing body of the World Health Organization, declared 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, in honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.…

INF Accepting 2020 Scholarship Applications

Each year, the Illinois Nurses Foundation awards scholarships to qualified registered nurses and students. The Foundation has been able to support hundreds of nurses over the years thanks to the hard work and generous donations of nurses and nursing organizations in Illinois. Scholarship Process All applications and supporting material must be submitted online. Please be…

ANA-Illinois Call for Consents

Are you interested in becoming more involved with ANA-Illinois in 2020? Consider joining a committee and you will gain valued volunteer experience, help guide the work of the association and build lasting relationships with fellow nurses from around the state. Deadline for submission is Friday, December 6th. CONSENT TO SERVE HERE

ANA-Illinois Elects Board Members

CONTACT: Susan Swart, 779-529-2012 syswart@ana-illinois.org Members of the ANA-Illinois elected Elizabeth Aquino PhD, RN as president of the professional association that represents the interests of Illinois’ 190,000+ registered nurses (RNs). The members also elected three other members to the nine-member board of directors – secretary, Colleen Morley, DNP, RN, CMCN, ACM-RN; directors at large, Nicole…

Bylaws Forum Announced – September 10, 2019

Since March of 2017, ANA-Illinois has been involved in a membership pilot with ANA. The Value Pricing Pilot was adopted as a permanent membership option at the June 21-22, 2019 ANA Membership Assembly.  ANA-Illinois will be working towards amending our bylaws to accommodate this new option.  As a first step, ANA-Illinois has developed a Dues…

2019 ANA-Illinois Candidates Announced

2019 ANA-ILLINOIS CANDIDATES ANNOUNCED   The election for the ANA-Illinois Officers and Directors will be held online September 16th thru October 1st. The election will be conducted electronically. Watch your email and this website www.ana-illinois.org  for additional details. All terms are for two years. 2019 ANA-Illinois slate of candidates in alphabetical order by position. PRESIDENT …

CE Requirements for Illinois Licensed Nurses

CE REQUIREMENTS FOR ILLINOIS LICENSED NURSES LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES (225 ILCS 65/55-35) (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028) Sec. 55-35. Continuing education for LPN licensees. The Department may adopt rules of continuing education for licensed practical nurses that require 20 hours of continuing education per 2-year license renewal cycle. The rules shall address variances…

Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation Call to Action

Join ANA-Illinois on Saturday, August 10th for the Stan’s Donuts 5k as part of the Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation campaign! All participants will receive a shirt, medal and of course FREE DONUTS! Please contact dfraczkowski@yahoo.com for any questions. Register for 5k here Learn more about Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation here

Call for Poster Presenters

Call for Posters The Program Committee would like to invite nursing students and nurses to participate in a poster presentation session to be held during the ANA-Illinois Professional Issues Conference, November 2nd in Springfield. We are particularly interested in posters that address the following areas: Nurse Advancement Nurse manager’s leadership and support Healthy workplace Strategies…