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    “Averting Nursing Shortfall” Requires Policy Change, Says Dean

    Sep 07, 2017

    “America’s looming nurse shortage”: These are well-known words to those aware of health and health care today. In an opinion piece in The Hill, the dean of the School of Health Professions at New York Institute of Technology writes that lawmakers can act to keep the more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    Clinical Nurse Specialists: A Force for Improving Safety, Outcomes, and Health Care Delivery

    Sep 04, 2017

    September 1–7 is National Clinical Nurse Specialist Recognition Week, a time to celebrate the contributions of these highly skilled nurses to our nation’s health and draw attention to the need to remove barriers that prevent them from practicing to the full extent of more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    Workforce Expert, Citing Studies, Questions Dated Laws, Practices

    Aug 22, 2017

    Joanne Spetz, PhD, FAAN, associate director of research at Healthforce Center at the University of California San Francisco, studies the effect of policies and politics on the nursing workforce. In a recent interview with Online FNP Programs, Spetz talks about her findings on the more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

  4. Save the Date: Massachusetts Healthcare Workforce Summit

    Aug 16, 2017

    The 4th Annual Massachusetts Healthcare Workforce Summit will be held Friday, Nov 3. Make plans to attend this exciting statewide event, more

    Issues: Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Location: Massachusetts

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    Suicide Prevention Research Is Part of Her Service to Others

    Aug 10, 2017

    Erica Joseph, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, NP-C is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and family nurse practitioner with the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System. She has worked as a nurse practitioner in the specialty area of psychiatry/mental more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care

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    Campaign Dashboard Update Shows Continued Growth, Progress

    Aug 07, 2017

    The number of RN-to-BSN program graduates has more than tripled since 2009, showing that registered nurses nationwide are heeding the call to return to school to advance their education. That’s just one positive national nursing trend of many seen in the latest round of updates more

    Issues: Collecting Workforce Data Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity in Nursing Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: National

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    One State Has Made It Real: N.C. Brings Enhanced Nurse Licensure Home

    Jul 24, 2017

    This has been updated with news that North Carolina has signed the compact. The enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC), which allows nurses to provide care across state borders­­—but only within states that are part of the compact—has crossed its own border: The more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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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 in Nursing Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: Idaho

 

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Nurses must be allowed to practice to the full extent of their education and training.