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ANA Congratulates Nurses for Maintaining #1 Spot in Gallup Ethics Poll

Posted 6 months ago by Sherri Miller


The American Nurses Association (ANA), which represents the interests of the nation's 4 million registered nurses, extends a resounding congratulations to nurses for maintaining the number one spot in Gallup's annual honesty and ethics poll. The American public, for the 17th consecutive year, rated nurses the highest among a host of professionals, including police officers, high school teachers, and pharmacists.

"Every day and across every health care setting, we are on the frontlines providing care to millions of people. Nurses' contributions to health care delivery, public health challenges, natural disaster relief efforts, research, education, and much more, are unmatched and invaluable," said ANA president Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN. "These results are a testament to nurses' impact on our nation."

According to the poll, 84 percent of Americans rated nurses' honesty and ethical standards as "very high" or "high."

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