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    Funders Support Schools Collaborating on Interprofessional Education

    Feb 22, 2017

    A number of foundations joined forces to offer grants with one goal in mind:  To encourage health and other professional schools to develop and expand interprofessional clinical initiatives, working with a community partner and the families they serve to. The bigger goal: to more

    Issues: Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Location: National

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    75 Years Later, Nursing’s Still the Love of Her Life

    Feb 20, 2017

    “I always wanted to be a nurse, and I’ve always been one,” says Kay Hodges, who finished nursing school just before the attack on Pearl Harbor. You read that right. At 97, New Jersey’s oldest licensed registered nurse also takes continuing education courses more

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    Nurses Improve Boards. BoardRoom Press Highlights Why

    Feb 15, 2017

    The Governance Institute, dedicated for decades to the oversight of health care organizations, has over three months offered three separate takes on the value of nurses serving as board members. The author sharing a byline on all three knows the subject well: Laurie Benson, more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    Lights, Camera, Action! The Inside Scoop Highlights Work of AARP’s Nursing Center

    Feb 10, 2017

    The Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA) and a couple of its staff members were highlighted this week on Inside Scoop, a cable program on Fairfax (VA) Public Access that will also air on 500 stations nationwide. CCNA is an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP and the more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    Take a Gander at Five Facts About Men in Nursing

    Feb 10, 2017

    MidAmerica Nazarene University wants people to know five things about men in nursing. For starters, Becker’s Hospital Review reports, in the 1800s nursing was considered a masculine profession. The publication lists a few other facts unearthed by the researchers at the more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity Location: National

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    Nurse Practitioners Make Most of Nation’s House Calls

    Feb 06, 2017

    A growing number of nurse practitioners is answering the growing need for house calls. The number of nurse practitioners making house calls to older adults topped the number of physicians providing such care, says a study that also notes that state regulations make it more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    Survey Asks Nurses Their Ideas on Future of Nursing

    Jan 24, 2017

    The Institute of Medicine’s 2010 The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health has launched many hundreds of efforts nationwide to implement its recommendations, actions coordinated by the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action. Now a nurse is asking nurses ages 25 to 45: What has the impact of the report been on you, America’s future more

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    New PowerPoint Lets You Introduce Culture of Health to Others

    Jan 24, 2017

    Fifteen slides is all it takes to better explain and understand the meaning of a Culture of Health and its important ties to nursing. The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action now offers a PowerPoint presentation that Action Coalitions and nurses can use to illustrate nursing’s link to the Culture of Health movement. You can tailor “Building a more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National