2018 President-Elect Candidates

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A three-way tie occurred during the President-Elect election. ANA-Michigan will be holding a runoff election for President-Elect between Margaret Calarco, Katherine Dontje and Julia Stocker Schneider. Members will receive their official electronic ballot, by email, on Wednesday, September 19th. Voting will close at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018. Please make sure to look in…

Call for President Elect Candidates

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Deadline Thursday, July 12th Download the “Consent to Serve” The ANA-Michigan Nominations Committee is seeking interested ANA-Michigan members who wish to serve in a leadership role on the Board of Directors. Elected in 2018 by the members through a statewide ballot for a term of two years is the President-Elect. The President-Elect will then move to…

Award Nominate Deadline is September 7th

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Michigan has many nurses whose outstanding contributions should be recognized. ANA-Michigan has established several awards to recognize excellence in Michigan nursing. Plan to nominate a nursing colleague. There is no easier way to bring the honor that they deserve. The celebration and presenting of awards will be held during an evening awards celebration on Thursday, October…

Registration is Open!

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We welcome nurses and nursing students to participate in a celebration of leadership and human touch by honoring the past and celebrating the future and join just on Friday, October 26, 2018 for the ANA-Michigan Annual Conference. This year the conference will be held at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester, Michigan. Keynote “Nursing Innovation &…

ANA-Michigan Supports HB 4938 Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

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The ANA-Michigan Board of Directors voted to accept the recommendation of the Public Policy Council to support of HB 4938, sponsored by Representative Mary Whiteford, RN. HB 4938 is a bill that would permit Michigan to join the current 30 states who are part of the “enhanced nurse licensure compact”. The Council studied and discussed…

Celebrate National Nurses Week – May 6 through 12!

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National Nurses Week (NNW) begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. These permanent dates enhance planning and position National Nurses Week as an established recognition event. As of 1998, May 8 was designated National Student Nurses Day, to be celebrated annually. And as of 2003, National School Nurse Day…

HNHN: 5 for 10 Fruit and Veggie Challenge Starts May 7

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84% of nurses don’t get in at least 5 fruit and veggie servings daily. We can do better than that! Sign up for HNHN’s 5 for 10 Fruit and Veggie challenge and do it every day for 10 days in a row. Stumped on how to do that? No worries — we’ve got great tips to help you succeed. You…

School Nurses – Vital for our Nation’s Youth

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The American Academy of Nursing recently released a policy brief, The Vital Role of School Nurses in Ensuring the Health of Our Nation’s Youth, which calls for all students to have daily access to a full-time, baccalaureate-prepared RN in school. According to the brief, “Researchers have found that having a school nurse present decreases absenteeism,…

Fourteen Michigan Nurses Selected

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ANA is pleased to announce the selections for the #EndNurseAbuse Professional Issues Panel – Steering Committee and the #EndNurseAbuse Professional Issues Panel – Advisory Committee. Both groups will work to identify the barriers to effective reporting of violent and abusive incidents. We received almost 300 applications which were reviewed based on the criteria in the original call…

ANA Seeks Public Comment on Persons with Disabilities

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The ANA Center for Ethics and Human Rights Advisory Board seeks public comment on the proposed position statement, Nurses’ Role in the Care of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The deadline for comments is 5 p.m. ET May 24, 2018. Please use this opportunity to contribute to ANA’s focus on transparency and recognition of the important insights of…