State laws and federal policies are among factors that keep nurses from contributing all they can to America’s health needs and wellness. The Campaign for Action is pushing for changes that would allow nurses to practice to the full extent of their education and training, so we have a workforce necessary to meet the country’s health and health care needs.
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When more nurses are allowed to practice to the full extent of their education and training, more Americans will have better access to high-quality, affordable health care, including in rural and other underserved areas of the country.
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This is the fifth in a series of posts about the top issues facing nursing today as covered in The Power of Ten: A Conversational Approach to Tackling the Top Ten Priorities in Nursing. Nurse more
Just as a driver’s license allows people to cruise state to state without having to pass other driving tests, the nursing profession has long had the Nurse Licensure Compact. However, that agreement more
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners writes: “National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually to celebrate these exceptional health care providers and to remind lawmakers of the more
Yasmine R. Legendre, MPA, is program associate of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. Because registered nurses make up the largest portion of the health care workforce in a nation with growing health more
Since the Campaign began, eight states have increased consumers’ access to care by removing legal barriers that prevented nurse practitioners from providing care to the full extent of their education and training. In 21 states and the District of Columbia, nurse practitioners are allowed to provide full care.
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Nov 11, 2016
The Campaign for Action works to bring better care and wellness to more Americans by changing laws and policies that prohibit nurses from practicing to the full extent of their education and training. Below are facts you can use to educate others about our efforts. The four more
Nov 11, 2016
Think tanks that support free-market approaches to issues have published pieces that highlight the health benefits and economic good that comes from letting nurses practice to the full extent of their education and training. This document links to the organizations and excerpts more