Volumne 12, Issue No. 1
February 4, 2014

Mary Wakefield

Time to Celebrate – Happy National Nurses Week, May 6 – 12, 2012

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Dear ANA Member,

As a nurse, you strive for excellence in all you do. You provide patients and their families with skilled, compassionate care, and help them navigate a complex and oftentimes overwhelming health care system. Regardless of your role or title, you educate, counsel, advocate, and lead. Your work makes a difference to countless patients, families, and communities who benefit from your dedication and professionalism. Amid the fast pace of your life, you may not take time to reflect on all the good you do. This week is the time to acknowledge and celebrate the difference you make.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and HRSA Administrator Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN Host Health Care Reform Teleconference for Nurses

Friday, October 29th, 2010

The American Nurses Association (ANA) was proud to be among the participants in a nurse-only health care reform conference call with First Lady Michelle Obama and Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN, the administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). More than 5,000 nurses from across the country participated in the call which focused on how nurses can educate their patients about the new protections and benefits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Senate Nursing Caucus Holds Inaugural Briefing on the 2008 National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses (NSSRN)

Friday, October 29th, 2010

On September 22, 2010, the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) hosted the inaugural briefing of the Senate Nursing Caucus to announce release of the final results from the 2008 National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses (NSSRN). Titled “A Snapshot of America’s Nursing Workforce: Preparing for the Future Demand,” the event featured an address by Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN, Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

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