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    Updated Campaign Dashboard Reflects Progress

    Mar 06, 2017

    Positive trends in nursing education, leadership, and scope of practice are just a few of the changes seen in the latest round of updates to the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action Dashboard. The Dashboard is a series of graphs and charts used to track efforts to implement more

    Issues: Collecting Workforce Data Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: National

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    Federal Data on Nurses Now Easier to Find

    Oct 20, 2016

    A new resource from the American Nurses Association provides, for the first time, in one place, federal statistics on employment and wages of registered nurses. The 2016 edition of Nurses by the Numbers includes data on jobs and wages by state; average earnings of RNs who more

    Issues: Collecting Workforce Data Location: National

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    Charting Nursing’s Future: A Valuable Resource

    Oct 06, 2016

    Charting Nursing’s Future has been providing information on key policy issues for the past 10 years, and highlights the important role nurses play in building a Culture of Health. In its September 2016 issue, the American Journal of Nursing praised Charting Nursing’s more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Collecting Workforce Data Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: National

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    Not Enough Nurses Prepared to Care for Those Older Than 65

    Sep 29, 2016

    The number of people in the United States over age 65 is growing quickly and those over age 85 are the fastest growing segment of seniors. But our health care workforce is not well prepared to care for this population. A new discussion paper from the National Academy of more

    Issues: Collecting Workforce Data Transforming Nursing Education

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    The Four Forces That Will Reshape Nursing

    Sep 20, 2016

    Right now, America has a knowledge shortage, not a nursing shortage, says nursing expert and health care economist Peter Buerhaus, PhD, RN. In an interview with Hospitals & Health Networks, Buerhaus, a health care economist and professor of nursing, offers insights on what it means to have experienced nurses retiring at the same time the country faces a more

    Issues: Collecting Workforce Data Improving Access to Care Transforming Nursing Education Location: Montana National

  6. The Arkansas Action Coalition and Arkansas Center for Nursing

    Sep 12, 2016

    The Arkansas Action Coalition is pleased to announce the formation of the Arkansas Center for Nursing, Inc., a nonprofit organization.  The work of the Arkansas Action Coalition over the years to create changes for improved health care in our state will continue to be accomplished and sustained by the Arkansas Center for Nursing, Inc. Arkansas more

    Issues: Collecting Workforce Data Location: Arkansas

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    Explaining Voluntary RN License Survey Questions

    Aug 29, 2016

    The Alabama Board of Nursing (ABN) aligned its license renewal surveys with the National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) National RN Minimum Dataset (MDS) for the first time in 2015 with LPNs. This year, RNs in more

    Issues: Collecting Workforce Data Location: Alabama

  8. Wisconsin Releases LPN Workforce Report

    Jun 08, 2016

    The Wisconsin Center for Nursing, Inc.(WCN) recently released its 2015 Wisconsin LPN Workforce Report. This report is the result of the biannual, mandatory survey of over 12,000 LPNs.  The report is sponsored by WCN, the state nursing workforce center, in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. more

    Issues: Collecting Workforce Data Location: Wisconsin