Issue   Building Healthier Communities

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  1. Hawaii Joins States Using Tax Laws to Support Nursing Education

    Jun 18, 2018

    Hawaii is now the fourth state in the nation to pass a law aimed at helping the United States reduce its chronic shortage of preceptors, with an innovative solution that uses the power of the tax code to try to bolster their numbers. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Transforming Nursing Education Location: Hawaii

  2. National

    CARE Act Helps Support Family Caregivers

    Jun 14, 2018

    If you aren’t a family caregiver, you no doubt know one (or more). That’s because some 40 million people in America wear that hat, caring for their parents, spouses, and others once they get home from a hospital. That’s why AARP developed the Caregiver Advise, Record, more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

  3. National

    Nursing SharkTank: Helping People Live Healthier Lives with Dignity

    Jun 07, 2018

    Nancy Hanrahan, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor & senior associate dean of health & innovation, Northeastern University’s Bouve College of Health Sciences and the Shark Tank leader with Bonnie Clipper, DNP, MBA, more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

  4. National

    Campaign Allies Among AANP Excellence Award Winners

    Jun 04, 2018

    Each year the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) recognizes supporters of nursing from across the country, in two categories: nurse practitioners who have made outstanding contributions; and advocates who have made significant contributions toward increasing more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care Location: Arizona District of Columbia Georgia Hawaii Maryland Massachusetts Minnesota National Nebraska West Virginia

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    Why Campaign Staffers Are Lacing Up their Walking Shoes and Hope You Will, Too

    May 24, 2018

    Earlier this month, AARP announced its first ever walking challenge and sweepstakes, featuring fitness expert Denise Austin and her daughter, Katie Austin. AARP’s Fit & Fun Health more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

  6. Nursing’s Expertise Gap

    May 22, 2018

    Millennials are entering the nursing profession in large enough numbers to fill most of the jobs vacated by retiring baby boomers, but new nurses lack the expertise of nurses who have been in the workforce for more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Collecting Workforce Data

  7. Multistate Licenses Help Military-Spouse and Other Nurses Begin Working Right Away

    May 14, 2018

    When Yumuriel Whitaker’s husband was transferred to Georgia from the Florida naval base where he was stationed, Whitaker applied for a Georgia nursing license in order to work legally in the state. The process, she says, was “tedious, challenging, and confusing.” She had to pay $60. Submit passport photos. Fill out paperwork. And wait. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care

  8. Many States, One License: The Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact Is Now Live

    May 14, 2018

    As the 21st century has progressed, it’s become increasingly apparent that allowing geographical boundaries to limit health care professionals’ reach is not good for consumers or the people providing care. The average American now moves approximately 11 times in a lifetime; the days of settling and staying in one place are all but gone. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care Promoting Nursing Leadership

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