northeast regional nurse practitioner conference
KAREN DALEY PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
President of the American Nurses Association.
Transforming Nursing: Update on the Institute of Medicine’s Future of Nursing Report
Both the “Affordable Care Act” (ACA) and the recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on the future of nursing call for nurses to step up and become a primary force in reshaping the nation’s health care. This presentation discusses ANA’s work in transforming health care, and frames it within the context of the findings and recommendations from the IOM report.
Thursday May 2nd, 2013
8:15 - 9:30 AM
Karen Daley, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, was elected in 2010 as the president of the American Nurses Association, the nation’s largest nursing organization representing the interests of the nation’s 3.1 million registered nurses. President Daley spent more than 26 years as staff nurse at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
She is a past president of the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses and the Massachusetts Center for Nursing. She has served on the boards of ANA, the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and the ANA-PAC. President Daley has been recognized for her outstanding leadership and excellence in practice, including being recognized as a living nurse legend by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses. In 2006, she was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing in recognition of her advocacy work in needlestick prevention. Currently, she is a reviewer for the Journal of Emergency Nursing, the American Journal of Nursing and the American Journal of Infection Control.
In addition, President Daley served as a project principal for the Nurses Education Hepatitis C Project funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health as well as a project coordinator for a trauma research study conducted by the Harvard Injury Control Center at the Harvard School of Public Health. President Daley holds a diploma in nursing from Catherine Labouré School of Nursing, a bachelor’s of science in nursing from Curry College, a master’s in public health from Boston University School of Public Health, a master’s in science and PhD in nursing from Boston College.
President Daley was listed number 23 in Modern Healthcare magazine’s list of the “100 Most Influential People in Health Care” ranking in 2011 and was re-appointed in 2012 for the second consecutive year to the US delegation to the World Health Assembly