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    “Give Texas Nurses Full Authority to Heal”

    Jan 31, 2017

    “Texas is overwhelmingly rural,” writes the director of AARP Texas; it ranks 41st in the nation for the number of physicians per 100,000 people. So why aren’t nurses allowed to provide all the care they’ve been trained to provide? In the online paid piece on TribTalk, more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: Texas

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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 more

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

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    What Do Climate Change and Health Have to Do With Nursing?

    Jun 09, 2016

    The Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments organized the recent  Climate and Health Roundtable  at the White House. Lisa Campbell, DNP, RN, APHN-BC, attended to advocate for a Culture of Health. Campbell, who is also part of the Texas Team, that state’s Action more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National Texas

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    Texas Department of State Health Services Celebrates National Public Health Week 2016

    Mar 28, 2016

    In honor of National Public Health Week 2016, RWJF Public Health Nurse Leader Monica Hughes, RN, BSN, Director of Public Health Nursing at the Texas Department of State Health Services shares how the Texas Department of State Health Services will be celebrating.  The statement may seem obvious, but the concern of public health is improving the health of more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National Texas

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    Mentoring Boosts People Involved, and Nursing As a Whole

    Jul 22, 2015

    If you ask a nurse manager, chief nursing officer, or a nurse leader how they got where they are, it’s likely they will more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: Arkansas National New Jersey Texas

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    Walmart Enters Primary Care Role With Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics

    Aug 19, 2014

    Across the nation, nurse practitioners (NPs) are providing care by meeting consumers where they are: retail stores. Champion Nursing Coalition members CVS MinuteClinic, Target, and Walgreens’ Healthcare Clinic Systems are providing convenient, high quality care by supplying NPs where and when consumers need them. This often means weekends and after more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National South Carolina Texas

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    Transforming Nursing Education

    Jul 16, 2014

    More highly educated nursing workforce needed to provide more complex patient care, experts say. Many registered nurses (RNs) start—and finish—their post-secondary education with an associate degree in nursing (ADN). But health care experts want more nurses to see the ADN as a first step on a career-long educational journey. “Our goal is to improve more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: National New York Texas Wyoming

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    Texas Nurses Celebrate Accomplishments, Plan for the Future of Nursing

    Feb 25, 2014

    Great things are happening for nursing in Texas and much of the progress is thanks to the “Texas Team,” the state’s Action Coalition.  This month, the Texas Team held a day-long meeting to evaluate its progress, identify priorities for action, allow regional teams to learn from one another, and celebrate nurses. The Texas Team Annual Summit and Gala were more

    Location: National Texas