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    For our country to advance health equity for all,

    the systems that educate, pay and employ nurses need to permanently remove barriers to allow them to do this work, value their contributions, prepare them to understand and tackle these issues, and diversify the nursing workforce.

    The Four Key Takeaways
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    EQUITY THROUGH NURSING

    Are you looking for ideas on how to implement recommendations from the National Academy of Medicine’s May 2021 report, the Future of Nursing 2020 – 2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity?

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We’re Building Healthier Communities Through Nursing

America’s 4 million registered nurses are key to improving health equity and creating communities in which everyone has access to high-quality care.

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  1. Achieving Health Equity for Black Men, One Barbershop Health Talk at a Time

    Nov 10, 2022

    photo credit: Getty Images/Blend Images Nursing students working on graduate degrees often get this one question from teachers and mentors: “What problem do you want to solve?” For Black men in nursing like us, who represent a minority within a minority in a profession more

  2. Courageous Careers: Nurse Leaders Talk About “Failing Forward”

    Nov 04, 2022

    Jennie Chin Hansen, MS, RN, FAAN, vice chair of the Institute for Nursing Leadership National Advisory Council, moderated a question-and-answer session with presenters at the American Academy of Nursing’s 2022 Health Policy Conference. Photo credit: American Academy of more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership

  3. Now Accepting Applications for the 2022 Health Equity Innovations Fund

    Oct 25, 2022

    Are you working on efforts to eliminate structural racism and other structural inequities within the nursing profession, health systems or community that lead to improved access to care and services for those most disproportionally impacted by health disparities? The more

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Learn about our Progress

Our primary and secondary dashboard indicators get updated twice per year and were last updated in September 2021.

  1. Building Healthier Communities Collecting Workforce Data Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity in Nursing Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education

    Dashboard Indicators

    Mar 09, 2022

    The Campaign for Action Dashboard is a series of graphs and charts the Campaign uses to evaluate its efforts to implement the recommendations in the Institute of Medicine’s The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health report. It contains seven primary indicators: education, doctoral degrees, state practice more

    Location: National Tools & Tips: Dashboard Indicators Milestones

  2. Collecting Workforce Data Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity in Nursing Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education

    Dashboard Secondary Indicators

    Mar 10, 2022

    Below are links to secondary indicator graphics that provide further support for each goal represented within the Dashboard. These are updated twice per year and were last updated in March 2022. Indicator 1: Education—Increase the proportion of nurses with a baccalaureate degree to 80 percent by 2020Number and percent of U.S.-educated, first-time more

    Location: National Tools & Tips: Dashboard Indicators Milestones

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