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    Welcome to Boise

    Jun 23, 2017

    Welcome to Boise, Idaho, and to Boise State University, for one of three Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action 2017 workshops focusing on continued work to implement the Institute of Medicine recommendations, and to build a Culture of Health in communities across the nation. The more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Collecting Workforce Data Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: Idaho

  2. Welcome to Wisconsin

    Jun 08, 2017

    We are excited to welcome you to Madison, Wisconsin on June 14-15, as the Wisconsin Action Coalition co-hosts the second of three Building on the Campaign for Action Pillars to Create a Healthier America meetings. The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is our co-host. A more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Wisconsin

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    Five Reasons Our Video Series Can Support Family Caregivers — and the Nurses Who Work With Them

    Jun 08, 2017

    Since AARP started partnering with the Department of Veterans Affairs beginning last year to produce a series of 10 videos (five in English, five in Spanish) through the Home Alone Alliance, which I first wrote about here, we’ve only gotten more excited about the more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership

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    Nurse-Led Models of Care Succeed; Case Studies Count the Ways

    May 22, 2017

    Nurses will show the way to a Culture of Health: In fact, they already have, as three case studies suggest. A brief whose authors include two Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action allies reports on efforts to understand the role health care providers can play in creating a more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    New RWJF Chief Talks of Commitment to Service        

    May 16, 2017

    Richard Besser, MD, who recently became president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, talks in a Q&A about his work as a pediatrician, the importance of helping the public understand issues by telling people’s stories, and his thoughts on a Culture of Health. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    Nebraska Celebrates Nurses Week 2017

    May 15, 2017

    The Nebraska Action Coalition and Nebraska Nurses Association celebrated National Nurses Week 2017 with a 1,200 mile “roadshow” across Nebraska presenting Healthy Nurse, Healthy Community. In six stops throughout the state, more than 200 nurses and community members heard more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Nebraska

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    The CAPABLE Program: Improving Patient Outcomes for Seniors With Low Incomes

    Apr 28, 2017

    AARP’s Public Policy Institute, home to the Center to Champion Nursing in America, hosted an inspiring nurse leader Tuesday whose work on helping people with low incomes age in place is making life better for many. Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN, is program director of Johns more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

  8. Welcome to New Mexico

    Apr 14, 2017

    Dear Action Coalitions, The two of us are thrilled to welcome Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action and other colleagues from across the country to continue work on implementing Institute of Medicine recommendations and building a Culture of Health in communities across the nation. Kim is board president of the New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Collecting Workforce Data Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: New Mexico