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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.
Jul 31, 2020
During a pandemic, data can make the difference between life and death. The worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 is teaching us this lesson yet again. We need accurate information on where a disease has been, who has it, and how many infected people are dying in order to stop its more
Issues: Building Healthier Communities
Jul 30, 2020
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has announced a delay in the release of its second future of nursing report to the spring of 2021. The shift comes after the NAM updated the report’s statement of task to consider newly emerging evidence related to the COVID-19 global more
Jul 24, 2020
To address population health during the pandemic, we must support and expand nurses’ abilities to assess and address social factors impacting health. During these trying times, I often think of the faces of my nurse colleagues. Though they wear masks, you can see in the eyes more
Action Coalitions in every state work with health, education, business, and other leaders to promote better health through nursing.
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
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
Building Healthier Communities Collecting Workforce Data Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity in Nursing Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education
Jan 29, 2020
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
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