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    Are you a nurse working to promote health equity through teaching, leading, or practicing equity-minded nursing or do you know an equity-minded nurse? Submit an application by April 30.

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  1. Patient-Family Advisory Council Opportunity for Nurses

    Apr 11, 2024

    (c) GETTY IMAGES/SDI Productions AARP is filling roles on local Patient-Family Advisory Councils (PFACs). If you are an active or retired nurse who has also been a caregiver or patient and would like to make a difference for future patients and families, please consider more

  2. Now Accepting Nominations for Equity-Minded Nurse Award Program

    Mar 28, 2024

    photo credit: (c) GETTY IMAGES/Biod The AARP Center for Health Equity through NursingSM (A-CHEN) and the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, with support from national nursing organizations, is pleased to open a call for applications for the Equity-Minded Nurse Awards more

  3. Social Determinants of Health. Now what?

    Mar 22, 2024

    photo credit: (c) GETTY IMAGES/Thomas Barwick. Portrait of multigenerational family standing of front porch of home I am fortunate enough to have the opportunity to share my thoughts about the importance of the Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) framework and advancing more

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Updated our goals in 2024

  1. Our Dashboard

    Mar 06, 2024

    AARP Center for Health Equity through Nursing and the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action have sharpened the dashboard to focus on improving access to care and diversifying nursing at all levels. The updated dashboard contains metrics on state practice environment for nurse practitioners, and racial, ethnic and gender composition of nursing more

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