Nurses hold signs "Trust Nurses, Not A.I." and "Patients are Not Algorithms"

Risky Business

Hospitals are embracing artificial intelligence to replace us, but nurses know data points are not true nursing care. How we’re fighting back for our patients and our profession. 

Nurses marching holding signs "Trust Nurses, Not AI" and "Patients Are Not Algorithms"

A.I.’s impact on nursing and health care

Artificial intelligence is rapidly expanding in all workplaces, and hospitals are no exception. Without our collective action, A.I.’s expansion will accelerate the hospital industry’s race to the bottom and drastically limit nurses’ ability to provide quality care.

NNU building nurse power, 2021-2024

National Nurses United is building nurse power from coast to coast. Check out our most recent accomplishments.

Press releases

Nurses at HCA hospitals in the Kansas City area will hold two informational pickets on July 16 and July 17 to protest management’s refusal to address RNs’ concerns about patient care and safe staffing in on-going contract negotiations.
National Nurses United, the largest union of registered nurses in the United States, today announced they have endorsed Congresswoman Cori Bush for re-election in Missouri’s 1st Congressional District, where she has fought to protect nurses and patients with real solutions that comprehensively address the nurse staffing crisis, strengthen unions, protect working families, and guarantee health care for all.
Nurses at Fawcett Hospital in Port Charlotte, Fla., will hold a rally on Monday, July 8, to protest HCA’s failure to address nurses’ grave concerns over chronic short staffing and patient safety during the current contract negotiations.
National Nurses United, the nation’s largest nurses’ union and professional association today condemned the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision eviscerating the role of regulatory agencies. The 6-3 decision, effectively overturned a 1984 legal precedent known as “Chevron deference,” which allows experts in regulatory agencies to define implementation of laws passed by Congress.

Organize with National Nurses United to improve workplace standards through collective bargaining, reform national health care legislation, and make a difference for you and your patients.

Videos

Join our fight for safe staffing

Safe staffing ratios protect our patients from complications that arise from missed care such as medical errors, health care disparities, infections, and so much more.

We can organize and win — anywhere

Hear from nurses in Maine, North Carolina, and North Dakota on how and why they organized their hospitals.

National Nurse Magazine

Software don’t care: RNs challenge A.I. and other technology, know nursing judgment is best

Wichita nurses win first union contract

Ascension RNs held two strikes before claiming victory

Union nurse testifies at U.S. Senate field hearing

Mission Hospital RN appeared as a witness before the HELP Committee

Where the Action Is

Professional Practice Committee meetings are where nurses brainstorm solutions and hold management accountable

Four nurses inside hospital giving thumbs up

CE classes

As an NNU member, you have access to our diverse calendar of online and in-person continuing education classes. Check out our full course calendar. 

Nurse outside hospital holds sign "Honk if you like nurses"

Join the Nurse Advocacy Network

Join our activist network of nurses, other health care workers, patients, and community supporters who mobilize for patient care protections and health care justice.

Join the Retiree Division

Join the Retiree Division and our campaign to: advocate for national legislation for RN staffing ratios and health care and safety reforms; block hospital industry efforts to undermine RN professional practice; organize new members at non-union hospitals; and inspire the next generation of RN activists. 

Scholarships

CNA/NNOC offers scholarship awards to members who are enrolled in formal education programs or attending educational conferences, as well as for students enrolled in an Associate Degree Nursing program (or equivalent). Applications open April 1, 2024.