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    When Disaster Calls, Nurses Respond

    Aug 25, 2016

    At least one nurse reading the call from the Red Cross for nurses to help in Louisiana answered immediately: For Cindy Holle, RN, DNP, Tuesday, August 23, was Day Two volunteering for those desperately in need after the flooding that started August 12. Holle was busy even more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Location: Connecticut Louisiana

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    Action Coalitions Benefit From Connecticut’s Search for Answers

    Aug 01, 2016

    Last fall, leaders of numerous schools and health and medical centers in Connecticut started working on creating more elegant systems to teach and train nurses. Sponsored by the Connecticut Nursing Collaborative-Action Coalition, the meetings produced more than was expected: Not only did the leaders in academics and clinical practice forge strong working relationships to help more

    Issues: Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Transforming Nursing Education Location: Connecticut National

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    Nurses Serve Wisdom at Food Banks, Farmers Markets

    Jun 22, 2016

    A New York Times story about food banks—and diabetes—touches on a theme similar to one in the recently released video about interprofessional collaboration at health care facilities. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation video, which points out that all such efforts rest on a Culture of Health, reports that health care providers at one featured site, the Community Health more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Location: Connecticut National Texas

  4. Connecticut Nurse Takes on Diversity

    May 20, 2016

    Connecticut Nursing Collaborative-Action Coalition Diversity Committee Chair is empowering young minority students to take steps toward nursing and other health care fields. MaryAnn Perez-Brescia, RN, MSN, a professor at a state community college, is committed to increasing diversity in the nursing workforce and improving health literacy in minority populations. Read the more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity Location: Connecticut

  5. Key Partnerships Align to Improve Health Through Nursing Workforce Data

    May 19, 2016

    The Connecticut Nursing Collaborative-Action Coalition (CNC-AC) is partnering with the state’s Department of Labor and  Department of Public Health to manage and analyze Connecticut’s nursing workforce data.  The analysis will provide critical information  for ongoing planning  for the health of Connecticut residents, development of the nursing workforce and the state more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Collecting Workforce Data Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Connecticut