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  1. National

    New Video Highlights Role of Nurse Practitioners in Rural West Virginia

    Feb 15, 2018

    A new video highlights the important role nurse practitioners are playing in delivering primary care in rural West Virginia. Bolstered by the passage of a 2016 law that was supported by AARP and others, the Mountain State now permits nurse practitioners to perform all the more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National West Virginia

  2. How Nurses Can Help Create Age-Friendly Communities

    Feb 12, 2018

    ”The AARP Network of age-friendly communities is an affiliate of the world health organization’s global network of age-friendly cities and communities, an international effort launched in 2006 to help cities prepare for their own and the world’s growing population of older adults and the parallel trend of urbanization.” -AARP   Nurses can more

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

  3. National

    Progress Continues on IOM Future of Nursing Report Recommendations

    Jan 26, 2018

    As of 2016, 54 percent of employed registered nurses held bachelor’s of science degrees in nursing—up from 49 percent in 2010. That’s no small feat when you consider that there are over 3.3 million nurses in the United States! This is just one of many noteworthy progress 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: National

  4. National

    Enhanced Care, Thanks to Enhanced Licensure Compact

    Jan 25, 2018

    “Health care does not stop at state lines and we need to ensure our nursing staff don’t have to either,” is how one Colorado elected official put it as Colorado became one of three states that moved just last week to join the enhanced nurse licensure compact (eNLC), an more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: Colorado Florida National New Mexico

  5. Nursing Academy Releases Statement on Full Practice Authority for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

    Jan 23, 2018

    In a new position statement, the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) calls for full practice authority for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), saying it is essential to achieving health equity. The position statement saying APRNs should be allowed to practice to the full extent of their education, training, and experience, appears in the more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care

  6. National

    Looking Forward to a Productive 2018 With You

    Jan 16, 2018

    Dear Action Coalitions and Campaign supporters, Happy, healthy 2018 to all. This being a new year, we have goals and resolutions, as well as announcements and support to offer, including a new funding opportunity. But we want to begin with inspiration by celebrating the vision that has driven us for years: Everyone in America can live a healthier life, 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: National

  7. National

    AARP: Consumer Access to Care Is Top Priority

    Jan 10, 2018

    We at the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action are transforming health care through nursing, and building a healthier America. Backed by AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Campaign is working in every state to mobilize nurses, health more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

  8. National

    Bright Spots to Cheer: Celebrating 2017 Accomplishments

    Dec 20, 2017

    Dear Action Coalition colleagues: As 2017 comes to a close we send season’s greetings, and a thank you for a year to celebrate. You, our Action Coalitions, are the true heart and engine of our campaign. Over the years, you have partnered in some way with more than more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity in Nursing Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: National

 

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