State laws and federal policies are among factors that keep nurses from contributing all that they can to America and its health needs. 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 care needs.
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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With just a few days to go before the close of a public comment period on whether the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) should allow veterans direct access to advanced practice registered more
Nationally, opioid use is a public health threat. Now the ability for nurses to help fight the epidemic has been expanded. The Senate last week passed a bill that allows nurse practitioners to more
Funding Opportunities: Financing your nursing doctoral degree with scholarships, fellowships, and grants
Mia Cajita, BSN, RN-BC, PhD(c), a doctoral Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, compiled a list of funding opportunities for nursing doctoral degree students for more
This month, leading thinkers and practitioners in health care have had public exchanges about many aspects of scope of practice laws, thanks to Politico, the online publication that focuses on 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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Jul 07, 2016
In 2015, Nebraska became the 20th state to grant full practice authority to advanced practice registered nurses. Hear about that successful campaign from Kathy Hoebelheinrich, who will also provide tips on how other states can adopt aspects of the legislative strategy used more
Jul 07, 2016
This map from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing provides an overview of each state’s consensus model implementation status. more