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    Nurse Pursues the Quiet, Urgent Needs of Rural Veterans

    Nov 11, 2016

    Nearly a quarter of the nation’s veterans have a hard time getting health care because they live far from providers, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs—a problem of particular concern because often veterans have health needs related to military service. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership

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    Campaign Adviser Awarded 2016 Political Nurse Award in Wisconsin

    Nov 08, 2016

    The Wisconsin Nurses Association (WNA) this year awarded its Political Nurse Award to Barbara Nichols, DnSc.(Hon), MS, RN. But that wasn’t enough to fully recognize Nichols’ many actions over the years: That’s why WNA changed the very name of the 27-year-old award to the more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Wisconsin

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    “Be Bold,” and Other Notable Quotes

    Oct 31, 2016

    Two weeks ago, the American Academy of Nursing hosted its 2016 policy conference, “Transforming Health, Driving Policy.” Those of us who attended were fortunate to hear the views of Campaign leaders and others reflecting on nursing’s role in building a healthier future. For more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    Breakthrough Leader in Nursing to Speak at White House-Hosted Conference

    Oct 11, 2016

    Monica R. McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN, assistant professor at the Family Health Care Nursing Department at the University of California, San Francisco, will speak—fast—in a lightning talk at the White House Frontiers Conference Thursday, October 13, in Pittsburgh. As a 2015 more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Increasing Diversity Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: California Pennsylvania

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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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    “Nurse Leaders Will Deliver in the Boardroom”

    Oct 05, 2016

    Two nurses who have sat on many a board write for the Governance Institute about why others—many others—must do the same. Meanwhile, speaking up in Becker’s Hospital Review are two others also leading the push to increase the number of nurses on boards. The piece in more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    U.S. Rep. Lois Capps Bids Farewell to Congress, Not to Nursing

    Sep 22, 2016

    After 18 years, U.S. Rep. Lois Capps of California uses the recent renewal by Congress of legislation that improves people’s access to high-quality care by nurses as a springboard to say goodbye. (Capps announced her plan to retire early last year.) In a column on The more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: California National

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    Arizona Leader Receives Legend in Nursing Award

    Sep 19, 2016

    For the first time in five years, the March of Dimes Arizona chapter has bestowed its Legend in Nursing Award. The honoree: Robin Schaeffer, MSN, RN, CAE, co-leader of the Arizona Action Coalition and executive director of the Arizona Nurses Association. “Utterly shocked more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Arizona