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    In the States: Making BSN Education Accessible to Minnesotans in Their Home Communities

    Jul 16, 2014

    In Minnesota, hundreds of rural nursing students will soon have a more streamlined pathway to the baccalaureate degree thanks to the persistence and foresight of nursing leaders in the state. This past year, 1,500 residents applied to a new dual-admission bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program, a collaboration between seven community colleges and more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: Minnesota National

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    Minnesota Removes Barriers to Full Practice Authority for APRNs

    May 19, 2014

    May 13, 2014, Minnesota’s Senate Bill 511 was signed into law by Governor Mark Dayton. The new law will increase consumer access to health care and reduce unnecessary health care costs by granting full practice authority to all advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in Minnesota. It will go into effect on January 1, 2015. However, new nurse more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: Minnesota National