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America’s 4 million registered nurses are key to promoting health and creating communities in which everyone has access to high-quality care.

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  1. Nurse Leaders Inspired Her to Be a Nurse Champion

    Apr 16, 2019

    Nursing Journeys is a profile series featuring Action Coalition leaders discussing their career paths and reflecting on the lessons more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: California

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    Preparing Nurses for the Future: Governance Education

    Apr 12, 2019

    “Most nurses are not formally educated about the concepts of governance and do not recognize governance leadership as part of the professional nurse identity,” write the authors of a new article, “Governance Education for Nurses: Preparing Nurses for the Future,” more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: National

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    Beyond the Food and Tchotchkes: A Challenge for Nurses Week

    Apr 09, 2019

    The 2010 Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) report on The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health called for nursing to be front and center in transforming the profession and health care. We’ve already seen significant progress since its release and the launch of the more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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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

    Location: National

  2. 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 19, 2019

    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

  3. Improving Access to Care

    Improving Access to Care: What You Need to Know

    Dec 14, 2018

    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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