Policy & Advocacy
From the federal to the state level, NAHN is the voice of over 276,000 Hispanic nurses across the United States. NAHN’s policy goals include:
- Identifying barriers in the implementation and delivery of health services to Hispanic consumers and recommend appropriate solutions to local, state, and federal agencies.
- Disseminating research findings and policy perspectives related to Hispanic health care needs to local, state, and federal agencies in order to impact policy making and the allocation of resources.
- Advocating for policy changes and perspectives- related to Hispanic health care needs- to local, state, and federal agencies in order to impact the allocation of resources for the Hispanic population.
- Representing in voice and action the number of licensed Hispanic nurses in the US.
- Identifying barriers to quality education for Hispanic nursing students and recommend appropriate solutions to state, local, and federal agencies.
NAHN in the News
- "Racist experiences linked to reduced memory scores, studies find," Yahoo News, 8.4.22
- "Experiences of Racism Associated with Poor Memory, Increased Cognitive Decline," PR Newswire, 8.1.22
- "DEI and Nursing — The Far-Reaching Benefits," Nurse.com, 7.25.22
- "Nursing Advisory Council formed in wake of nursing shortage fallout," The Capitolist, 7.21.22
- "New Florida council aimed at solving nursing shortage," Becker's Hospital Review, 7.20.22
- "Keiser University forms nursing advisory council with key healthcare stakeholders to address Florida's nursing shortage," South Florida Hospital News, 7.20.22
- "New council to help hospitals, universities deal with nursing shortage," Miami Today, 7.19.22
- "COVID-19 on the rise again," The Miami Times, 7.19.22
- "American Nurses Association Apologizes for Racism, Past and Present," MEDPAGE Today, 7.14.22
- "Florida’s nursing shortage expected to worsen. Here’s how experts, officials hope to fix it," Miami Herald, 7.13.22
- "Enfermeros hispanos de Estados Unidos y Puerto Rico se reúnen en Miami," Diarios Las Americas, 7.5.22
- "Punto Final: A Vision for a Healthier Nursing Workforce", LATINA Style Magazine, 06.23.22
- "How Can We Solve the Lack of Culturally Competent Care in Hospitals?," BELatina, 06.20.22
- "The realities of the nursing profession," AL DÍA, 06.14.22
- "ANA Commission Survey Reveals Extensive Racism in Nursing Industry," Minority Nurse Magazine, 5.10.22
- "Inside look at how nurse burnout impacts overall healthcare system," CBS News, 02.02.22
- NAHN Statement on Supporting Access to Sexual & Reproductive Health Care, 6.22.22
- NAHN Statement on Gun Violence in Uvalde, Texas, 5.27.22
- NAHN Statement on Racism and Gun Violence, 5.19.22
- NAHN Statement on the RaDonda Vaught Verdict and Sentencing, 5.18.22
- NAHN Announces Partnership with NurseHeroes.org to Address the Shortage of Nurses
- NAHN Announces Partnership with HHS to Encourage Latino Consumers to Enroll in Health Insurance Coverage through HealthCare.gov
- FAAN Reception
- NAHN Welcomes Greater Milwaukee Chapter
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