Campaign names Innovations Fund winners

    Congratulations to the nine Action Coalitions selected to receive up to $25,000 each for their innovative plans to advance nursing while also building a Culture of Health.

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    Watch Partnering for Better Health

    Partnering for Better Health is a new video about the Campaign for Action’s work. Learn how changes in nursing have improved health and health care, the role the Campaign has played, what more there is to do and how you can get involved.


    Campaign Releases NURSING EDUCATION Compendium

    The past ten years have seen change in nursing education unprecedented in the history of the profession. A new compendium reports on this transformation and looks at what it will take to build on that progress.

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Campaign names Innovations Fund winners

Congratulations to the nine Action Coalitions selected to receive up to $25,000 each for their innovative plans to advance nursing while also building a Culture of Health.

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    Sep 20, 2018

    Charting Nursing’s Future profiles four retired nurses who are staying active and continuing to contribute to their communities through volunteer work. Three are making sure that people with economic, social or emotional challenges gain access to the supports they need to build more

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    A School Nurse in 2018

    Sep 11, 2018

    As a new academic year begins, school nurses are making headlines for their many and varied roles caring for America’s children. Recent stories have highlighted how the job has changed significantly from the days of the first school nurse, hired in the early 1900s to reduce more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    Sep 06, 2018

    Approximately 40 million family caregivers assume responsibility for the health of loved ones. They bring patients to hospital emergency rooms, drive patients between providers and pharmacies, and oversee at-home care. In many cases, they manage complex medication regimens, more

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    Charting Nursing's Future News In Brief: Summer 2018

    Aug 30, 2018

    The theme of this collection of stories from Charting Nursing’s Future is “Nurses Work to Build a Culture of Health.” It reports on public health and primary care initiatives throughout the nation and highlights nurses helping to lead the effort to create vibrant and healthy communities through high-quality care, education, and leadership. Two more

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    Dashboard Indicators

    Aug 28, 2018

    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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    Improving Access to Care: What You Need to Know

    Nov 04, 2016

    The Campaign for Action works to bring better care and wellness to more Americans by changing laws and policies that prohibit nurses from practicing to the full extent of their education and training. Below are facts you can use to educate others about our efforts. The four types of advanced practice registered nurses: nurse practitioners clinical more

    Location: National Tools & Tips: Advocacy

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