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  • American Telemedicine Association (ATA)

    In 2010, CARING merged with the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) from California. ANIA has over 3,000 members from 34 countries, and 50 states (Nelson & Staggers, 2014, p. 7). ANIA created the logo, "where caring and technology meet". ANIA purpose is, "to advance the field of nursing informatics through communication, education, research and professional activities" (ANIA Strategic Plan, 2016). ANIA has developed goals, objectives, strategies and tactics for each purpose. ANIA has several Bylaws that provide comprehensive guidelines necessary to govern the…

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  • The American Hospital Association (AHA)

    The AHA, also known as America Hospital Association, is a national organization founded in 1899 by eight hospital superintendents from Cleveland, Oh. Originally, the AHA was known as the Association of Hospital Superintendents but, was later renamed in 1906 to the American Hospital Association. The AHA represents nearly five thousand hospitals, healthcare systems, and other providers and an estimated forty-three thousand individual members; making it the leading association for United States…

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  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

    American occupational therapy association the national professional association established in 1917 to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy and to improve the quality of occupational services. Occupational therapist and occupational therapist assistants help people of all ages participate in the things they want and needs through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. Occupational therapy help people function in all…

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  • American Correctional Association Case Study

    The National Prison Association, known later in 1954 as The American Correctional Association, is widely known as the oldest correctional association; whose mission is to "provide a professional organization for all individuals and groups both public and private that share a common goal of improving the justice system” (ACA, N.D.). The ACA has since established Corrections Online Training for all states to have the opportunity to become ACA accredited facilities and trained personnel. Equally…

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  • The American Public Health Association (APHA)

    The American Public Health Association(APHA) is responsible for the health and wellbeing of our country. As a prime source for “[protecting]...the health of people and communities where they live, learn work, and play” (APHA), we must trust them with the matter of the illegal drug abuse. The APHA promotes “healthy decisions” and should be able to aid victims, whom are unable to exist or grow for themselves. While each drug result in different side effects and hazards, how would we know or…

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  • Analysis Of American Association Of Critical Care Nurses

    American Association of Critical Care Nurses American health care, like other business genres, responds to the demands of society (Shi, 2013). Thus, when the polio epidemic took place in the 1950s, American hospitals established the first intensive care units to care for these patients (AACN, 2015). In evaluating these units and assessing the successes and quality of care provided to these patients, cardiac units were developed in the 1960s to care for the increasing demands of the cardiac…

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  • The Ethics Of Human Cloning By The American Medical Association

    Human Cloning Should human cloning be looked upon or frowned upon? Well I believe that you must really look into the effects it would have on not just the cloned individual but also those who surround the individual. In an article titled “The Ethics of Cloning” written by the American Medical Association they speak of these cons and expose them to their full potential. Some of these issues include psychological issues, effects that cloning would have on family members and society as a whole and…

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  • The American Nurses Association Code Of Ethics In Nursing

    The American Nurses Association code of Ethics was created as a guide to help nurses provide quality care while ensuring that all patients are protected and treated equally. Provision four of the ANA has four key points that emphasize the nurse’s responsibility and obligation to his or her patient. The first statement touches on the nurse’s authority, accountability and responsibility for the decisions being made. The second statement emphasizes the nurse’s responsibility to make decisions and…

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  • American Nurses Association Code Of Ethics Case Study

    Nurses have an ethical obligation to uphold the rights and wishes of each patient. The American Nurses Association Code of Ethics states that “The nurse promotes, advocates for, and protects the rights, health, and safety of the patient” (ANA, 2015). Patients have the autonomy to decide what happens to their body regarding medical treatment. In some cases, health care proxies are appointed to ensure that the patient’s wishes are followed through with when the patient can no longer speak for…

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  • Case Study: The American Lung Association Of The Mountain Pacific

    Outcomes: The American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific (ALA) serves Alaska, Hawai’i, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming (ALA, 2016). Although the programs in each state varies based on the needs of the community, the Mountain Pacific states are dedicated to the same mission of improving lung health and preventing lung disease (ALA, 2016). Community engagement is an important component of the ALA’s marketing. On the individual level, the LUNG FORCE heroes allow…

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