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Test One Remediation 1. Grassroots organizations: Grassroots organizations includes a broad range of community organizations with members, networks or affiliations with specific geographic or affinity communities and a specific mission or focus. By definition, the grassroots is the bottom of the political pyramid, opposite the "establishment," which controls the top. While the establishment concentrates power in relatively few people in the highest echelons of power — typically party leaders, elected officials, appointed aides or bureaucrats, and others who wield considerable authority over others (and whose business is limiting others' choices) — the grassroots includes virtually everyone else, those common people who do not necessarily hold any political office and who may even be getting their first taste of politics in a particular cause. People at the grassroots are anxious to do something. They are especially anxious to do something MEANINGFUL — at least to them. 2. ANA Code of Ethics: The ANA code of ethics is a succinct statement of the ethical obligations and duties of every individual who enters the nursing profession. It is the profession’s nonnegotiable ethical standard. It is an expression of nursing’s own understanding of its commitment to society. The code of ethics states that the nurse has authority, accountability, and responsibility for nursing practice; makes decisions; and takes action consistent with the obligation to promote health and to provide optimal care. It also states that the nurse promotes, advocates for, and protects the rights, health, and safety of the patient. 3. What is the ANA and its purpose?: The American Nurses Association ( ANA ) is a professional organization to advance and protect the profession of nursing . It started in 1896 as the Nurses Associated Alumnae and was renamed the American Nurses Association in 1911. It is based in
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