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    Telehealth Expands Care for Those in Vulnerable Communities

    Oct 19, 2016

    It may be the wave of the future: A nurse-managed clinic in Los Angeles that uses telehealth to increase consumers’ access to care is expanding its services to connect people who don’t live nearby with nurse practitioners who can provide the care they need. Thanks to a more

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

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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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    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

  4. Nursing, Not Football, Now Goal for Two Athletes

    Sep 16, 2016

    One cites the team atmosphere; the other, the value of hard work and staying calm under pressure. Both are football players-turned-nurses who see common elements in their old and new professions. Patrick Hill and Brandon Rice, two star college players who grew up in Los Angeles, did not meet until each found his way to the UCLA School of Nursing, where more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity Location: California

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    “It’s Telling My Story”: Community-Engaged Research

    Aug 15, 2016

    The Pre-Term Birth initiative in California (PTBi-California) gives new meaning to community partnership in its effort to address a problem that disproportionately affects women of color and those who are poor. Working hand in hand with these women to both get and give help is more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: California

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    AARP Bulletin Highlights Efforts in California to Remove Barriers to Nursing Practice and Care

    Apr 01, 2014

    A new article in the AARP Bulletin, “Nurses Seeking Larger Role in Primary Care,” highlights efforts in California to remove barriers to nursing practice and care. While nurse practitioners have advanced education and training to provide many aspects of primary care, “California and most other states limit their availability by permitting these nurses more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: California National