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  1. Transforming Primary Care Delivery Systems

    Dec 07, 2018

    A two- day workshop, Cultivating Nurses in Primary Care to lead team based care to improve patient experience, quality and access. February 25th & 26th 2019 in Lafayette, Colo. Cost is $100.00 per participant. In 2016 the Macy Foundation Conference,  Registered Nurses: Partners in Transforming Primary Care, made recommendations to  prepare more

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

  2. National

    Federal Report Urges Restrictions Be Lifted to Improve Health Care

    Dec 06, 2018

    A new federal report recommends ways to increase Americans’ access to care, suggesting improvements to public policy in four areas where federal and state rules “inhibit choice and competition”—including the need for states to expand scope of practice laws for more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

  3. New Paper Lays Out Why Nurse Practitioners Are the Solution

    Oct 15, 2018

    This is a revised version of an earlier post. See correction below. “Primary care is a crucial component of American health care, but it faces steep challenges, beginning with ever-increasing demand for primary care services,” writes health care economist Peter more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care

  4. Funding Bill Includes Push to VA Facilities to Let Nurses Practice

    Oct 09, 2018

    President Trump signed into law on September 21 a funding bill for the nation’s veterans, and part of it boosted efforts to implement a policy approved nearly two years ago to more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care

  5. 2018 Michigan Nursing Summit: Taking Health Care Upstream

    Sep 06, 2018

    October 18-19, 2018|Lansing, MI OVERVIEW: The Michigan Center for Nursing’s annual Michigan Nursing Summit convenes nurses from all over the state of Michigan. This year’s Summit will equip nurses with knowledge to promote understanding of underlying health factors, and more

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

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    Nurse Practitioners Help Keep the Roads Safe—Why Not the Rails and Skies?

    Jul 02, 2018

    Nurse anesthetist Steven Wooden, DNP, CRNA, NSPM, relies on his private plane and pilot’s license to effectively provide anesthesia services in rural Nebraska. He’s logged more than 40,000 flight miles while providing anesthesia coverage to at least nine hospitals, some as far as 200 miles from his home. more

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

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    Nurse Practitioners Help Truckers Keep on Trucking

    Jun 25, 2018

    Truck drivers with three or more medical conditions are at least twice as likely as healthier drivers to be involved in a crash. Nurse practitioners who perform DOT physicals promote both health and safety. The goal: more

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

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    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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