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  1. 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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    Happy New Year: Time for (More) School?

    Jan 04, 2017

    It’s the time for new resolutions and goals. Jennifer Mensik, PhD, RN, FAAN, gives you food for thought if you’re thinking of going back to school. In a piece on Nurse.com, the executive director of nursing programs at  OnCourse Learning and faculty member at Arizona more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: National

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    Technology Works Best When Schools, Hospitals Teach Together

    Dec 14, 2016

    With the explosive growth of technology in health care, and devices changing almost daily, how and where do nursing students learn the skills and attitudes for safe and effective use of these tools? As the latest issue from Charting Nursing’s Future points out, electronic more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: National

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    Educators Offer Ideas to Match Rapid Pace of Change

    Dec 05, 2016

    This is the sixth 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. Requiring future nurses, doctors, and other health professionals to all major in health more

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  5. Northeast Wisconsin Tech & UW Green Bay Partner for NURSE 1:2:1 Program

    Nov 29, 2016

    The University of Wisconsin – Green Bay (UW-Green Bay) and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) started an innovative new program called NURSE 1-2-1, a program designed to provide qualified applicants with an opportunity to earn a four-year nursing degree (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) through the combined resources of UW-Green Bay and NWTC. more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: Wisconsin

  6. Gateway Tech & Cardinal Stritch University Sign Agreement in Wisconsin

    Nov 29, 2016

    Gateway Technical College and Cardinal Stritch University-Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing & Health Sciences, have signed a collaborative agreement for concurrent enrollment, in which students are fully immersed in both programs to complete their baccalaureate degree in nursing. Partnership threads between both institution’s  financial, student more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: Wisconsin

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    Gauging the Ups and Downs in Number, Education of Nurses

    Nov 11, 2016

    The 2010 report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health warned of an impending shortage of nurses and a mismatch between nurses’ education and the population’s needs—factors that could threaten the quality of care in the United States. In its report, more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: National

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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