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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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    Take a Gander at Five Facts About Men in Nursing

    Feb 10, 2017

    MidAmerica Nazarene University wants people to know five things about men in nursing. For starters, Becker’s Hospital Review reports, in the 1800s nursing was considered a masculine profession. The publication lists a few other facts unearthed by the researchers at the more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity Location: National


    Film Festivals Feature Documentary of American Indian Nurses

    Feb 02, 2017

    The North Dakota State University School of Nursing has pursued its goal of recruiting more American Indians into the field in a new way: film. “Essence of Healing: Journey of American Indian Nurses,” a documentary that follows 14 American Indian nurses from the Northern more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity Location: North Dakota

  4. Increasing Diversity in the Nursing Workforce is a Challenge. Could Licensed Practical Nurses be Part of the Solution?

    Jan 06, 2017

    There are more than 21,000 Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Massachusetts alone. Beginning as an LPN affords those with low income, single parents, career changers, and new immigrants a relatively quick admission to the workforce. This brings a more diverse population into nursing that otherwise may not have the opportunity to enter the profession. There more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity Transforming Nursing Education Location: Massachusetts

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    Diversity Made the List of New “Power of Ten”

    Nov 23, 2016

    This is the second 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. As a contributor in the second edition of The Power of Ten, I was excited and honored more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity Location: National


    Good, busy year for the Nurse Diversity Council of Pennsylvania

    Nov 14, 2016

    In Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, and Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Action Coalition’s Nurse Diversity Council (PA-NDC) has been busy bolstering the nursing workforce to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve! The PA-NDC’s mission is to increase diversity throughout more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Increasing Diversity Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Pennsylvania


    Men Tell Their Stories About Their Moves to Nursing

    Nov 07, 2016

    Male students represented approximately 12 percent of baccalaureate and graduate nursing students in 2015, up from 9.5 percent in 2005, according to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. In a piece headlined “Why I Became a Nurse,” four men tell more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity

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    Journal Celebrates Education Program’s Successes

    Nov 04, 2016

    Accelerated nursing programs are designed to expand the nursing workforce by providing professionals with skills in other fields and students with non-nursing degrees a faster route to becoming registered nurses. A special issue of the Journal of Professional Nursing provides more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity Transforming Nursing Education Location: National