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  1. Nursing Partnerships Align Connecticut Workforce to Improve Health

    Apr 11, 2016

    April 11, 2016 For immediate release Contact: Lisa Sundean, RN, MSN, MHA, PhD(c) Director, Connecticut Nursing Collaborative-Action Coalition Lisa.sundean.cncac@gmail.com, 860-508-2032 The Connecticut Nursing Collaborative-Action Coalition (CNC-AC) is partnering with the state’s Department of Labor and Department of Public Health to manage and more

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    STATEMENT ON THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF MEDICINE’S PROGRESS REPORT ON THE FUTURE OF NURSING

    Dec 04, 2015

    Princeton, N.J. — The National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine) today released a report on the progress achieved to date on the recommendations set forth by the Institute’s 2010 report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. The Campaign for Action, a nursing initiative developed by the Robert Wood Johnson more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: National Tools & Tips: News releases

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    News Release: Ten Nurse Innovators Recognized for Building Healthier, More Equitable Communities

    Nov 17, 2015

    2015 Culture of Health: Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing Award Winners Will Help Shape the Future of Nursing and Transform Care in America News Release: November 17, 2015 Contact: Melissa Blair; 609-627-5937 Princeton, N.J. – Ten nurses who have developed innovative approaches to improve health and health care have been honored with the Culture of more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National Tools & Tips: News releases

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    News Release: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces $1.2 Million in New Grants to Eight State Action Coalitions Working to Transform Health Care Through Nursing

    Nov 02, 2015

    Oregon joins Future of Nursing: State Implementation Program. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 2, 2015 Contact: Melissa Blair; 609-627-5937 Princeton, N.J. – The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today announced that the Oregon Action Coalition is now part of the Future of Nursing State Implementation Program (SIP) and is receiving a $150,000 more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National Tools & Tips: News releases State Implementation Program (SIP)

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    News Release: Nurses Helping Employers Create Safe and Productive Workplaces

    Sep 09, 2015

    New RWJF Policy Brief Examines Nurses’ Role in Building Culture of Health at Work NEWS RELEASE: September 9, 2015 Contact: Melissa Blair; 609-627-5937 Princeton, NJ — How are nurses in the workplace improving the quality of care and driving down costs? According to a new policy brief from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), momentum is more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National Tools & Tips: Communications and marketing News releases

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    News Release: Public Health Nurse Leaders Program Selects 25 Participants

    Jul 21, 2015

    Two-Year Leadership Development Program Will Prepare Nurses to Support the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action and Help Advance a Culture of Health NEWS RELEASE: July 22, 2015 Contact: Melissa Blair; 609-627-5937 Princeton, N.J. – The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today announced the 25 nurses from 22 states who were selected to more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National Tools & Tips: Communications and marketing News releases

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    Magnet Aspirations Can Give Hospitals a Path to Excellence

    Jun 02, 2015

    NEWS RELEASE June 2, 2015 CONTACT: Melissa Blair 609-627-5937 Gretchen Wright 202-371-1999 New study shows that rigors of the recognition process can improve outcomes for patients, nurses, and organizations. Over the past two decades since the American Nurses Credentialing Center introduced the Magnet Recognition Program to identify hospitals that more

    Location: National Tools & Tips: News releases

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    New Set of Foundational Courses Is Designed to Standardize Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degrees

    May 20, 2015

    NEWS RELEASE CONTACT: Melissa Blair May 20, 2015 609/627-5937 Widespread Adoption Will Help Build a More Highly Educated Nursing Workforce, Experts Say Princeton, N.J. – A diverse group of nurse leaders and educators supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today called on the nation’s nurse education programs to adopt a more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: National Tools & Tips: News releases

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    National Coalition Launches Effort to Place 10,000 Nurses on Governing Boards by 2020

    Nov 17, 2014

    Contact: Mary Boyle (202) 487-0518 mboyle@aarp.org A new coalition of national nursing organizations will work to increase nurses’ presence on corporate and non-profit health-related boards of directors throughout the country.  “Without a nurse trustee, boards lack an authority on the patient experience, quality and safety, and the largest part of more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National Tools & Tips: News releases

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    Wisconsin Nurse Selected as Recipient of National Leadership Award

    Nov 17, 2014

    Contact: Susan Lamontagne (631) 899-3825 or slamontagne@iqsolutions.com A Wisconsin nurse who has made extraordinary efforts to improve the diversity of the nursing workforce will be recognized as one of the 10 recipients of the new Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing award created by the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a joint initiative of more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National Wisconsin Tools & Tips: News releases

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    Oregon Nurse Selected as Recipient of National Leadership Award

    Nov 17, 2014

    Contact: Susan Lamontagne (631) 899-3825 or slamontagne@iqsolutions.com An Oregon nurse who has made extraordinary efforts to improve the treatment of patients with mental health issues will be recognized as one of the 10 recipients of the new Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing award created by the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a joint initiative more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National Oregon Tools & Tips: News releases

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    Utah Nurse Selected as Recipient of National Leadership Award

    Nov 17, 2014

    Contact: Susan Lamontagne (631) 899-3825 or slamontagne@iqsolutions.com A Utah nurse who has helped fill the gap in women’s health care in rural Utah will be recognized as one of the 10 recipients of the new Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing award created by the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a joint initiative of AARP and the Robert more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National Utah Tools & Tips: News releases

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    North Carolina Nurse Selected as Recipient of National Leadership Award

    Nov 17, 2014

    Contact: Susan Lamontagne (631) 899-3825 or slamontagne@iqsolutions.com A North Carolina nurse who has made extraordinary efforts to improve the health and lives of agricultural workers and health care providers will be recognized as one of the 10 recipients of the new Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing award created by the Future of Nursing: more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National North Carolina Tools & Tips: News releases

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    North Carolina Nurse Selected as Recipient of National Leadership Award

    Nov 17, 2014

    Contact: Susan Lamontagne (631) 899-3825 or slamontagne@iqsolutions.com A North Carolina nurse who has made extraordinary efforts to improve the health and lives of agricultural workers and health care providers will be recognized as one of the 10 recipients of the new Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing award created by the Future of Nursing: more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National North Carolina Tools & Tips: News releases

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    New Jersey Nurse Selected as Recipient of National Leadership Award

    Nov 17, 2014

    Contact: Susan Lamontagne (631) 899-3825 or slamontagne@iqsolutions.com A New Jersey nurse who has made extraordinary efforts to improve care for people with neurological impairments will be recognized as one of the 10 recipients of the new Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing award created by the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a joint more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National New Jersey Tools & Tips: News releases

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    Texas Nurse Selected as Recipient of National Leadership Award

    Nov 17, 2014

    Contact: Susan Lamontagne (631) 899-3825 or slamontagne@iqsolutions.com A Texas nurse who created a successful pilot program to reduce bedsores and Medicaid costs will be recognized as one of the 10 recipients of the new Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing award created by the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a joint initiative of AARP and more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National Texas Tools & Tips: News releases

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    Indiana Nurse Selected as Recipient of National Leadership Award

    Nov 17, 2014

    Contact: Susan Lamontagne (631) 899-3825 or slamontagne@iqsolutions.com An Indiana nurse who has made extraordinary efforts to improve the lives of low-income new mothers will be recognized as one of the 10 recipients of the new Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing award created by the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a joint initiative of more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Indiana National Tools & Tips: News releases

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    Seattle Nurse Selected as Recipient of National Leadership Award

    Nov 17, 2014

    Contact: Susan Lamontagne (631) 899-3825 or slamontagne@iqsolutions.com A Washington state nurse who has made extraordinary efforts to improve the lives of medically fragile children and Seattle residents will be recognized as one of the 10 recipients of the new Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing award created by the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National Washington Tools & Tips: Communications and marketing News releases

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    10 States Receive Grants from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Help Lead Efforts to Transform Health Care through Nursing

    Dec 04, 2013

    Today the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced that 10 states will be part of a $4.5 million initiative, the Future of Nursing State Implementation Program. The program is helping states prepare the nursing profession to address our nation’s most pressing health care challenges—access, quality, and cost. The program launched with 20 states more

    Issues: Collecting Workforce Data Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: Alabama Alaska Arkansas Illinois Minnesota National Nevada Ohio South Carolina Vermont Virginia Tools & Tips: News releases State Implementation Program (SIP)

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    Campaign for Action Applauds Community College Support for Education Progression

    Sep 09, 2012

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2012 Contact Meredith Hunter 202-434-3864, mhunter@aarp.org Announcement highlights need for well educated, diverse nursing workforce to advance the nation’s health. PRINCETON, NJ— Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action Director and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Senior Adviser for Nursing Susan B. more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: National Tools & Tips: News releases

 

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