Patient-Family Advisory Council Opportunities for Nurses

    AARP is looking for active or retired nurses who can volunteer to serve on Patient-Family Advisory Councils and make a difference for patients, families, and caregivers.

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America’s 4.4+ 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. AARP, AACN Critical Care, and RWJF Name Recipients of 2024 Health Equity and Nursing Innovations Fund Awards

    Jul 09, 2024

    Grants Will Fund Strengthening Nursing Workforce and Healthy Work Environments Contact: Mary Boyle, mboyle@aarp.org AARP, the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN Critical Care), and the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, an initiative of AARP more

  2. Equity in Practice as a Nurse Practitioner

    Jun 26, 2024

    The opposite of equity in practice is inequity in practice. Once I began to understand the ways that groups of my patients were affected by various rules, expectations, stereotypes and historically racist policies, I also began to see inequity in practice.  Once more

  3. Susan Reinhard to Retire from AARP, Embrace New Roles

    Jun 05, 2024

    Photo of Susan Reinhard, PhD, RN, FAAN Dear colleagues: I am excited to share some personal news. After 17 years as senior vice president and director of the AARP Public Policy Institute (PPI) and chief strategist of the Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA), an 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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