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Flanagan L, ed. 1976. One strong voice: The story of the American Nurses' Association. Kansas City, MO: American Nurses' Association, 692 pp.

Annotation: This detailed account of the American Nurses' Association's (ANA) accomplishments was compiled in observance of the United States bicentennial year and the ANA eightieth anniversary. This history depicts the gradual expansion of nursing's role in health care from the time of the Revolutionary War to the present. It traces the implications of socioeconomic and political trends and scientific and technological advances for nursing services and manpower. Forceasts of developments which will have an impact on the nursing profession and health care system in the future are also discussed. Section one highlights the impact of the ANA on the development of nursing as an occupation and profession. Section two is a collection of the convention addresses of the ANA presidents.

Keywords: American Nurses Association, History, Nurses

American Academy of Pediatrics, and American Nurses' Association, Division of Maternal and Child Health Nursing Practice. 1972. Child health care in the '70s: Proceedings of the Eastern Regional Workshop for Registered Nurses, Physicians, Educators on Pediatric Nurse Associate Programs—June 14-15, 1971: Boston Massachusetts. New York, NY: American Nurses' Association, 78 pp.

Annotation: These conference proceedings discuss the need for pediatric nurse associates, the current state of the art, consumer participation in health delivery services, where the profession is going and how to get there, and evaluation of nursing education. The appendix contains guidelines on short-term continuing education programs for pediatric nurse associates issued jointly by the American Nurses' Association, Division on Maternal and Child Health Nursing Practice, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Nurses Association, Conferences, Guidelines, Nurse practitioners, Nursing education, Pediatric nursing


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