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    AARP Praises Bills to Ease Path to Home Health Services

    Apr 17, 2017

    The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action is pleased that AARP is publicly endorsing the Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act, proposed bills that would help Medicare beneficiaries get care more quickly by allowing advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to do their more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

  2. Welcome to New Mexico

    Apr 14, 2017

    Dear Action Coalitions, The two of us are thrilled to welcome Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action and other colleagues from across the country to continue work on implementing Institute of Medicine recommendations and building a Culture of Health in communities across the nation. Kim is board president of the New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Collecting Workforce Data Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: New Mexico

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    Charting Nursing’s Future Offers Big Picture on How Laws Affect the Public

    Mar 13, 2017

    Rely as Americans may on nurses—and with 3.6 million registered nurses in this country, we do—most do not know a lot about nurses, including the fact that some 350,000 are engaged in advanced practice. That’s only one reason the latest issue of Charting Nursing’s more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    Reinhard, ANA President Consider Altered Health Care System

    Mar 09, 2017

    Susan Reinhard, PhD, RN, FAAN, the senior vice president and director of the AARP Public Policy Institute and chief strategist of the  Center to Champion Nursing in America, was one of “two very policy-smart nurses” interviewed about possible changes coming to America’s health more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    Updated Campaign Dashboard Reflects Progress

    Mar 06, 2017

    Positive trends in nursing education, leadership, and scope of practice are just a few of the changes seen in the latest round of updates to the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action Dashboard. The Dashboard is a series of graphs and charts used to track efforts to implement more

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

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    Bipartisanship Growing When It Comes to Nurses, Better Health Care Laws

    Mar 02, 2017

    Guess what is “among the few bipartisan areas of agreement in health care these days”? The idea of allowing people more flexibility in getting high-quality health care when and where they want, by letting nurse practitioners do their jobs without physician more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    With New Law, South Dakota Ushers in Era of Better Health Care

    Feb 23, 2017

    South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has made it official: the bill sent to him that eases restrictions on nurse practitioners and certified nurse-midwives is now law. That means 22 states and the District of Columbia have updated their laws to give residents more options more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National South Dakota

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    New Law Soon to Provide South Dakotans Better Health Care Options

    Feb 16, 2017

    South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is expected to soon sign a bill that will give residents of the state more options when it comes to their health care. Since 1979, nurse practitioners and certified nurse-midwives have been allowed to practice only with a collaborative more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National South Dakota