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    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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  1. 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

  2. Reckoning with the History of Nursing to Improve Maternal-Infant Health Outcomes

    May 28, 2024

    My health equity journey can be summed-up in the expression, “I am my sister’s (brother’s) keeper.” This phrase characterizes both the privileges and responsibilities that I hold, which are foundational to my leadership style and role as a nurse. As a Black woman, more

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  3. Patient-Family Advisory Council Opportunity for Nurses

    May 22, 2024

    Getty Image: Hospital administrator facilitates meeting 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 more

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    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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