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    FONWV Strategic Plan 2017-2020

    Feb 09, 2017

    The FONWV Executive Team developed the Strategic Plan in November and December 2016. The Executive Team includes the Co-Lead representatives of the WV Hospital Association (Jim Kranz), WV Nurses Association (Cassy Taylor) and WV Organization of Nurse Executives (Lou Ann Hartley). more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: West Virginia

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    WV Faith Community Nurse Project Launches

    Feb 09, 2017

    Angie, Gray, our RWJF Public Health Nurse Leader and her project team are creating resources to support improving the culture of health in WV through Faith Community Nurses. Resources include a Toolkit and Network to expand opportunities for nurses to connect with information and more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: West Virginia

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    FONWV Receives AC Excellence Award

    Feb 09, 2017

    We are pleased and honored to announce that the Non-Profit Association inaugural Excellence Award was received by Future of Nursing WV on October 27th at the Annual Conference held in Huntington. Three awards were given. FONWV AC was the recipient for an organization with a more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: West Virginia

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    Treating People Not the Same As Treating Illness

    Sep 08, 2016

    It’s no secret that health care is hardest to come by in rural parts of the country. But, as it turned out in at least one rural community, building more clinics did not help; what helped was building relationships. More than a decade ago, the Centers for Disease Control and more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Pennsylvania West Virginia

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    Read All About It: Culture of Health Success Stories

    Jul 26, 2016

    You know how grocery stores surround you with sweet temptations as you wait in line to pay? That idea has been turned on its sugary head in West Virginia, where select grocery stores offer healthy checkout lines that tempt customers with vegetables and granola bars, sunscreen and jump ropes. That Culture of Health story is one of many offered online at the more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Mississippi National West Virginia

  6. West Virginia APRN Bill Signed Into Law

    Apr 04, 2016

    The Future of Nursing West Virginia is delighted to announce that after a nine year effort, HB 4334 passed both the WV House of Delegates (unanimously), WV Senate (one nay vote) and was signed into law by Governor Tomblin on March 27, 2016. This law removes the restrictive requirement for a collaborative agreement with a physician after three years of APRN more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: West Virginia

  7. Florida, West Virginia Join Ranks of States Offering Improved Access to Care

    Mar 21, 2016

    As state legislative sessions wind down, Florida and West Virginia have joined the ranks of states where consumers will have better access to care after lawmakers expanded scope of practice laws for advanced practice registered nurses. The Washington Post’s Wonkblog takes a look at the trend toward greater practice authority for highly trained nurses, more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: Florida West Virginia

  8. W. Virginia-RWJF Awards Public Health Nurse Leader Grant

    Sep 09, 2015

    The Future of Nursing West Virginia Action Coalition is pleased to announce that Angela Gray, BSN, RN, nursing director of the Berkeley County Health Department in Martinsburg, West Virginia, is one of only 25 nurses from across the country selected as a Public Health Nurse Leader by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Read the full news release. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: West Virginia