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    EQUITY THROUGH NURSING

    Are you looking for ideas on how to implement recommendations from the National Academy of Medicine’s May 2021 report, the Future of Nursing 2020 – 2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity?

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    HEALTH EQUITY INNOVATIONS FUND AWARDS

    The Campaign for Action and AARP have awarded more than $700,000 to fund 16 projects throughout the nation aimed at eliminating structural inequities, particularly structural racism, within nursing, health systems, or the community.

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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.

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  1. Ten Things You Can Do to Support Nurses

    Feb 02, 2023

    Americans have identified nurses as the most trusted profession, in or out of health care, every year for the last two decades. But nurses across the country are exhausted, discouraged and leaving their roles or the profession in droves. It is time for a re-calibration. Read more

  2. Closing the Gap: How Nurses Can Promote Tax Credits to Improve Health Equity

    Jan 31, 2023

    Each year, an estimated $12 billion in federal tax credits go unclaimed because about 20 to 30 percent of people who are eligible for tax credits incorrectly fill out their tax forms, or do not file at all.  We know disparities disproportionally impact people of color, more

  3. A Trauma-Informed Approach Provides Framework for Achieving Health Equity

    Jan 25, 2023

    We have known for years that health equity is possible only through eliminating racism, but we have yet to realize this imperative. The 2021 Future of Nursing Report1 and the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action2 (an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP and the Robert Wood more

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Our primary and secondary dashboard indicators get updated twice per year and were last updated in September 2021.

  1. 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

    Mar 09, 2022

    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 more

    Location: National Tools & Tips: Dashboard Indicators Milestones

  2. Collecting Workforce Data Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity in Nursing Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education

    Dashboard Secondary Indicators

    Mar 10, 2022

    Below are links to secondary indicator graphics that provide further support for each goal represented within the Dashboard. These are updated twice per year and were last updated in March 2022. Indicator 1: Education—Increase the proportion of nurses with a baccalaureate degree to 80 percent by 2020Number and percent of U.S.-educated, first-time more

    Location: National Tools & Tips: Dashboard Indicators Milestones

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