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  1. The Best Partners May Be Right in Your Own Backyard

    May 11, 2018

    For the past few years, The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action’s state-based Action Coalitions have been partnering with local groups to build a Culture of Health in their communities.  As we know, the most effective way to do this usually involves working with more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Michigan New Jersey

  2. Nurses Remain Largely Invisible in the Media

    May 08, 2018

    A 1998 study of nurses’ voices in the media found that nurses were “largely invisible” in leading print publications. Twenty years later, little has changed. That’s the sobering conclusion of The Woodhull Study Revisited: Nurses’ Representation in Health News more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership

  3. Kentucky Clinic Opens Students’ Eyes

    Apr 30, 2018

    Sometimes transformative nursing education can take place in the community, with patients who earn very little, speak limited English, and may not read. Patients at the Kentucky Racing Health Services Center typically hail from Mexico and Guatemala. They come to the U.S. to work as contract employees and exercise, feed, and shampoo the racehorses at Louisville’s Churchill Downs racetrack. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Transforming Nursing Education

  4. Nurses Support the Health of Horse Racing’s Invisible Workers

    Apr 30, 2018

    The Kentucky Derby calls forth images of giant racehorses, garlands of red roses, and fans wearing elaborate hats and sipping mint juleps. But behind the track’s public face are low-wage workers who labor in the backstretch, near the stables. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Transforming Nursing Education

  5. National

    Humanitarian Streak Led Her to Nursing—and to Help in Puerto Rico

    Apr 27, 2018

    Gina Miranda-Diaz, DNP, MPH, APHN-BC, is health officer and director of the health departments of West New York and Guttenberg, NJ, and an adjunct faculty at Rutgers University School of Nursing. Fluent in both English and Spanish, she informs the community about culturally more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National New Jersey

  6. Nurses Push to Bring Research Back Into the Gun Violence Debate

    Apr 24, 2018

    Nurses are on the front lines of gun violence, and it’s not just in the emergency room. For the country’s estimated more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership

  7. 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

  8. 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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