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    National Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for VA Allowing Veterans More Access to APRNs

    Jul 21, 2016

    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 nurses, a new national survey shows that a vast majority of Americans agree that it more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    Senate Bill Would Allow Nurses to Help Fight Opioid Deaths

    Jul 19, 2016

    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 prescribe buprenorphine, a drug that lessens addiction cravings. In passing the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, lawmakers acknowledged that drug addiction is a health more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

  3. Funding Opportunities: Financing your nursing doctoral degree with scholarships, fellowships, and grants

    Jul 07, 2016

    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 the Academic Transformation Committee as part of the 2015-2016 goals. This compilation booklet may be accessed by clicking here – Funding available for doctoral more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: Maryland

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    Access to Care: Politico Puts It Under the Microscope

    Jun 24, 2016

    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 politics and government. The issue has grown even more important, says Politico, as the Affordable Care Act has allowed more Americans greater health care coverage. Of course, this is more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

  5. Registration Open for the 2016 Michigan Nursing Summit

    Jun 16, 2016

    The Michigan Center for Nursing’s 2016 nursing summit will be held September 29-30, 2016 at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mount Pleasant, MI. The purpose of this years summit, themed A Culture of Health, is to increase nurses’ understanding of factors that impact health beyond traditional delivery of care and empower them to enact positive change for the health of more

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

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    Proposed VA Regulation Draws 10,000 Comments and Counting

    Jun 03, 2016

    “We are looking to add to our ability to deliver health care,” the top Veterans Health Administration official told The Washington Post about the proposal that would allow advanced practice registered nurses at Veterans Affairs facilities to provide health care services to the full extent of their education and training. The response to the idea: More than 10,000 comments more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    The Dashboard, Campaign’s Measure(s) of Success, Gets Upgraded

    Jun 02, 2016

    Since the Institute of Medicine (IOM) set the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action on its course with its recommendations in 2010, the Campaign and its Action Coalitions have used a dashboard to keep track of progress. That gauge has just been updated, in an effort to better more

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