AARP Eye On Nursing


To learn about federal and state advocacy issues affecting the nursing workforce and health care, visit Here you can find information about:


  • Removing Barriers to Practice: Modernize outdated policies (public and private) and change state and federal laws and regulations to allow nurses to practice to the full extent of their education and training.


  • Patient-Centered Transformed Health Care System:  Advances and contributions to the research, advocacy and communications strategies through the national network of professional and health care related stakeholders.


  • Advancing Nursing Education: Federal and state policies to increase the educational level of nurses through an improved education system that promotes seamless academic progression.


  • Nurses Leading Change and Advancing Health: Federal and state policy making bodies include nurses on advisory committees, commissions, and boards.


join the conversation


about progress in your state