Issue   Building Healthier Communities

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  1. Nurses Are on the Cutting Edge; Now They Can Pitch Their Ideas

    Apr 20, 2018

    “Calling all products, prototypes, apps and ideas”: That’s the invitation from Northeastern University and AARP Innovations Lab, with support from the American Nurses Association, asking nurses to present their disruptive ideas in home health care to funders in an evening called Nurse SharkTank. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities

  2. Giving Public Health Nurses a Needed Voice and Platform

    Apr 16, 2018

    Carolyn Nganga-Good, MS, RN, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Public Health Nurse Leader, as well as a member of the Maryland Action Coalition, found an effective way to highlight the project she completed as part of her two-year leadership development training with RWJF: more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Maryland

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    Did Somebody Say Nurses Week Video Contest?

    Apr 12, 2018

    Nurses Week is a few weeks away, May 6–12, and our friends at the “It Takes A Nurse” Facebook page are launching a video contest, with prizes! They want to highlight the unique ways nurses show their strengths—on or off the clock—whether through clinical care and more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    Why We Need More Native American Nurses

    Apr 11, 2018

    Our nation’s 5.2 million Native American/Alaskan Native people have long experienced greater health problems than any other group in the U.S., challenging health care providers, researchers, and tribal leaders across Indian reservation communities. They face high levels of more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Increasing Diversity in Nursing Location: National

  5. Generational Trauma, Its Effect on Native Americans, and How Nurses Can Help


    As part of the Native American Nursing Learning Collaborative (NANLC) webinar series to improve health equity for Native Americans, this webinar will feature the work of Native American nurse leaders building a culture of health. Specifically, presenters will provide an overview of the history of Native American tribes and the effects of generational trauma, more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Increasing Diversity in Nursing

  6. She Opened the First Nurse-Led Care Practice in West Virginia

    Mar 29, 2018

    This is the 12th in a series of profiles of Campaign leaders talking about their connections to the nursing or health care profession and their interests in healthier communities. Laure Marino, DNP, APRN, is an assistant professor of nursing at West Virginia University School more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities

  7. Three Legislative Obstacles to Care States Seek to Topple in 2018

    Mar 27, 2018

    Restrictions on nurses are restrictions on consumers. Consider the Florida family whose beloved relative died at home after a long struggle with cardiac disease. The grieving family soon found out that the trusted nurse practitioner who had provided care for the man more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care

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    From Struggling Against Hunger to Fighting It: One Doctor’s Story

    Mar 20, 2018

    This is a guest blog by Robin Dickinson, M.D. Dr. Dickinson is a family physician at Community Supported Family Medicine, a safety-net clinic in Englewood, Colo. Having experienced poverty as a child, one of my goals in becoming a physician was to help other families in more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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