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    Passion, Purpose, and Progress

    More than 1,200 attendees from every state, the District of Columbia and a dozen countries gathered online to honor nurses’ contributions during the pandemic, recognize 10 years of nursing progress, and consider nursing’s future.

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    Health Equity Action Forums

    Join us as we host a series of virtual convenings with the goal of engaging a range of stakeholders, including consumer, business and health care organizations, on improving our nation’s health equity through a more diverse nursing work force.

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    Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Steering Committee

    The Committee supports the Campaign in the important effort to help prepare the field to care for an increasingly diverse population.

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Passion, Purpose, and Progress

More than 1,200 attendees from every state, the District of Columbia and a dozen countries gathered online to honor nurses’ contributions during the pandemic, recognize 10 years of nursing progress, and consider nursing’s future.

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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.

 

FUTURE OF NURSING 2020-2030: NURSES SPEAK UP

Read about the Future of Nursing 2020-2030.

The Latest News

  1. Improving the Nation’s Health Equity through a More Diverse Nursing Workforce

    Apr 12, 2021

    “Nursing…has a responsibility to society to prepare a health care workforce that is truly going to serve and be able to be truly take care of everyone in our growing diverse society. That is embedded in our ethical code.” – Sheldon Fields, PhD, RN, FAAN (March 30, more

  2. New Co-Chair to Help Lead Campaign’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee

    Apr 01, 2021

    The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Steering Committee welcomes Scharmaine Lawson, DNP, FAANP, FAAN, as a new co-chair. Lawson is well prepared to help lead the committee’s efforts to build health equity through nursing and expand more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity in Nursing

  3. Passing the Baton

    Mar 16, 2021

    Donna E. Shalala, PhD, and Mary K. Wakefield, PhD, RN, share a unique role in the history of nursing. Shalala led the study committee that produced the first future of nursing report in 2010, the Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. Wakefield and David R. more

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  1. Building Healthier Communities Collecting Workforce Data Increasing Diversity in Nursing

    A literature scan and framework of a diverse nursing workforce and its effect on the social determinants of health

    Nov 21, 2019

    This paper reviews vulnerable populations in the U.S. and suggest policies and practices that address the social determinants of health that particularly affect them. It also surveys the research that nurses are conducting currently (as of 2019) that is focused on the social determinants of health, and illustrates, using a framework produced by Health more

    Tools & Tips: Mentoring Research

  2. Building Healthier Communities Collecting Workforce Data Increasing Diversity in Nursing

    Equity Toolkit Helps Communities Take On Social Determinants of Health

    Apr 13, 2020

    The newly developed Health Equity Toolkit provides in one place the tools, resources, and information that nurses, as well as Action Coalitions and their partners, need to help their communities by tackling the social determinants of health—those conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age, including social and economic factors that have more

    Tools & Tips: Mentoring

  3. 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

    Feb 22, 2021

    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 environment, interprofessional more

    Location: National Tools & Tips: Dashboard Indicators Milestones

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