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    Beloved Dean Frantz Left Legacy–and a Gift of Millions

    Dec 21, 2016

    The University of Iowa College of Nursing is celebrating an unexpected gift made on behalf of a former longtime nursing school dean who also led the Iowa Action Coalition for many years. The husband of Rita Ann Frantz, PhD, RN, FAAN, who died September 7, announced the more

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    Campaign Leaders Send Thanks for a Bountiful 2016

    Dec 20, 2016

    Campaign leaders Sue Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Susan Reinhard, PhD, RN, FAAN, this month sent an end-of-the-year thank you to Action Coalition co-leaders for all they’ve accomplished the past 12 months to improve America’s health through nursing. Action Coalitions have made great strides on the Institute of Medicine’s 2010 recommendations; this more

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    Alabama Taps Its Networks to Improve State’s Nutrition

    Dec 19, 2016

    Two years ago, the Alabama Health Action Coalition (AL-HAC) wanted a focus for its efforts to build healthier communities. From a brainstorm among steering committee members came a few great things: a nutrition guidebook and trainings throughout the state; and an example of how more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Alabama

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    Federal Register Publishes VA Ruling on Nurses

    Dec 15, 2016

    It’s official: The Federal Register has published the December 13 ruling by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs giving more nurses more authority to provide care in VA facilities. In those facilities, certified nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, and more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    Technology Works Best When Schools, Hospitals Teach Together

    Dec 14, 2016

    With the explosive growth of technology in health care, and devices changing almost daily, how and where do nursing students learn the skills and attitudes for safe and effective use of these tools? As the latest issue from Charting Nursing’s Future points out, electronic more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: National

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    Big Win for Veterans: VA Lifts Restrictions on Nurses

    Dec 13, 2016

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a final ruling on the proposal to allow advanced practiced registered nurses to provide care to the full extent of their education and training to veterans in VA facilities. The ruling on a proposal made early this year allows more

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    Connecticut Hosts Successful Summit

    Dec 13, 2016

    Nurses and others from Connecticut convened on November 30 for the second summit of the Connecticut Nursing Collaborative-Action Coalition (CNC-AC). Carole Bergeron, RN, PhD, State Implementation Program grant principal investigator opened the day with a quote from Henry Ford, more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Connecticut

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    Texas Laws Are Hurdles to Good Health, Business Chief Argues

    Dec 12, 2016

    In an opinion piece that ran in a number of publications last week, the CEO of the Texas Association of Business called Texas laws that restrict nurses “nonsensical and unfair” in a state that “does not have enough health care providers to meet our population’s needs.” That more

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