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  1. National

    Illinois Takes a Step Toward Better Health

    Nov 03, 2017

    Consumers in Illinois will soon have better access to the care provided by advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), thanks to a new bill signed into law on September 20 by Gov. Bruce Rauner. The law, which will go into effect on January 1, 2018, is expected to increase more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: Illinois National

  2. National

    Meeting of the Minds on Capitol Hill as Council and Coalition Discuss Progress

    Oct 04, 2017

    For a slideshow of the event, see below. For an audio recording of the event, see below:  “To be successful you must have focused intent. Did you hear me? Focused intent.” That was Barbara Nichols, MS, RN, FAAN, speaking of efforts to expand diversity in the more

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

  3. National

    “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

  4. National

    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

  5. National

    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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. National

    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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