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    Charting Nursing’s Future: A Valuable Resource

    Oct 06, 2016

    Charting Nursing’s Future has been providing information on key policy issues for the past 10 years, and highlights the important role nurses play in building a Culture of Health. In its September 2016 issue, the American Journal of Nursing praised Charting Nursing’s more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Collecting Workforce Data Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: National

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    “Nurse Leaders Will Deliver in the Boardroom”

    Oct 05, 2016

    Two nurses who have sat on many a board write for the Governance Institute about why others—many others—must do the same. Meanwhile, speaking up in Becker’s Hospital Review are two others also leading the push to increase the number of nurses on boards. The piece in more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    By Assisting Nurses, Can Robots Ease the Shortage?

    Oct 04, 2016

    It sounds like something out of a science fiction novel—robots humming around hospitals supporting nurses by delivering medication, retrieving medical records, helping patients out of bed and keeping them company. But it’s already happening in Japan, says a report in The more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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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

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    The Four Forces That Will Reshape Nursing

    Sep 20, 2016

    Right now, America has a knowledge shortage, not a nursing shortage, says nursing expert and health care economist Peter Buerhaus, PhD, RN. In an interview with Hospitals & Health Networks, Buerhaus, a health care economist and professor of nursing, offers insights on what it means to have experienced nurses retiring at the same time the country faces a more

    Issues: Collecting Workforce Data Improving Access to Care Transforming Nursing Education Location: Montana National

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    Campaign Allies Among Modern Healthcare’s Top 100

    Sep 01, 2016

    Modern Healthcare has named its 100 most influential people in health care in 2016, and among the leaders are many whom the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action is proud to call allies. For starters, the Campaign is closely linked to these two luminaries on the more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    Leadership Webinar Features NOBC Head, 2 Emerging Leaders

    Aug 30, 2016

    Laurie Benson, BSN, RN, executive director of the Nurses on Boards Coalition, is headline speaker in a free webinar September 15 at 1 p.m. ET.  The Illinois Healthcare Action Coalition hosts Benson as she explains NOBC’s goal of increasing community health by boosting the number of nurses in leadership roles. Also speaking are two 40-under-40 emerging more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Illinois National

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    Research Paper Lists Strategies Behind Nebraska’s Success in Changing Laws

    Aug 25, 2016

    In Nebraska between 2011 and 2013, legislators considered a staggering 1,795 bills related to scope of practice for all health professions. Of those, 349 were enacted. Now three researchers who are friends and allies of the Nebraska Action Coalition have produced a paper that analyzes the way decisions were made by various parties in the pitching, more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National