Blog

Locations   National

Displaying 33-40 of 155

  1. National

      

    “Be Bold,” and Other Notable Quotes

    Oct 31, 2016

    Two weeks ago, the American Academy of Nursing hosted its 2016 policy conference, “Transforming Health, Driving Policy.” Those of us who attended were fortunate to hear the views of Campaign leaders and others reflecting on nursing’s role in building a healthier future. For more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

  2. National

      

    #WeGotThis: Rewriting the Script of Nursing

    Oct 26, 2016

    We are nurses. We Got This. That is the new script of nursing, according to a campaign launched recently by the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Nurses across the world agree and are helping to rewrite the script by posting their stories and experiences on Facebook, using the more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

  3. National

      

    Report Recommends Ways for Nurses to Prepare for Greater Roles in Primary Care

    Oct 25, 2016

    Yasmine R. Legendre, MPA, is program associate of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. Because registered nurses make up the largest portion of the health care workforce in a nation with growing health needs, this year’s Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation conference focused on the topic more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

  4. National

      

    At AAN Conference, Reinhard Urges Support for Family Caregivers

    Oct 21, 2016

    Family caregivers provide $470 billion of free care every year.  That’s a whopping number.  $470 billion is roughly equal to the annual volume of sales at Walmart, the world’s largest company. And the figure surpasses the total dollars spent by Medicaid in any given more

    Location: National

  5. National

      

    Nurses of Strong Mind, Body, and Spirit Deliver Better Care

    Oct 21, 2016

    LeAnn Thieman,  guest writer today for the Campaign blog, was a nurse at the bedside for 30 years. She has written 16 books, including Chicken Soup for the Nurse’s Soul. In the spirit of Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation, an American Nurses Association initiative, Thieman writes more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

  6. National

      

    Federal Data on Nurses Now Easier to Find

    Oct 20, 2016

    A new resource from the American Nurses Association provides, for the first time, in one place, federal statistics on employment and wages of registered nurses. The 2016 edition of Nurses by the Numbers includes data on jobs and wages by state; average earnings of RNs who more

    Issues: Collecting Workforce Data Location: National

  7. National

      

    National Academy of Medicine Honors Shalala for Leading Nursing Report

    Oct 17, 2016

    Donna Shalala, PhD, has been honored with an award “for particularly distinguished leadership” for her role as chair of the committee that produced The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health report of 2010.  The National Academy of Medicine awarded the David more

    Location: National

  8. National

      

    AARP: Veterans Win When VA Approves Proposal

    Oct 12, 2016

    “Getting health care when and where it is needed has been our country’s main problem in giving veterans the excellent care they deserve,” writes Catherine A. Georges, PhD, in an opinion piece in today’s STAT. Georges, an AARP board member, addresses the Veterans Affairs more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National