Issue   Improving Access to Care

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  1. Registration Open for the 2016 Michigan Nursing Summit

    Jun 16, 2016

    The Michigan Center for Nursing’s 2016 nursing summit will be held September 29-30, 2016 at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mount Pleasant, MI. The purpose of this years summit, themed A Culture of Health, is to increase nurses’ understanding of factors that impact more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity in Nursing Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: Michigan

  2. National

    Proposed VA Regulation Draws 10,000 Comments and Counting

    Jun 03, 2016

    “We are looking to add to our ability to deliver health care,” the top Veterans Health Administration official told The Washington Post about the proposal that would allow advanced practice registered nurses at Veterans Affairs facilities to provide health care services to the full extent of their education and training. The response to the idea: More more

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

  3. National

    The Dashboard, Campaign’s Measure(s) of Success, Gets Upgraded

    Jun 02, 2016

    Since the Institute of Medicine (IOM) set the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action on its course with its recommendations in 2010, the Campaign and its Action Coalitions have used a dashboard to keep track of progress. That gauge has just been updated, in an effort to better more

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

  4. National

    VA One Step Closer to Allowing APRNs Full Practice Authority

    May 27, 2016

    Why can’t nurses be allowed to provide more care to veterans? That is what the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has asked for a while now. Back in January, the VA sent its proposal to the Office of Management and Budget. The VA’s big idea: to change regulations so that advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in VA facilities were authorized more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

  5. National

    Pennsylvania Senate to Hear Bill to Ease Scope Restrictions; Research Backs It Up

    May 27, 2016

    Pennsylvanians are a step closer to being able to receive primary care with fewer hurdles, thanks to a bill that went to the state Senate earlier this month that would end the requirement that nurse practitioners maintain written contracts with physicians to practice and prescribe medication. And research published at the same time underscores the more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National Pennsylvania

  6. MTCAHN Presents 5th Annual Collaborative Summit!

    May 18, 2016

    The Montana Action Coalition, in the Montana Center to Advance Health Through Nursing, is busy preparing for our 5th Annual Collaborative Summit on Nursing Education & Practice. This highly anticipated event (June 6-7, in Helena) brings together nurses in all roles from across the state. Nurse educators, organizational nurse leaders, nursing program more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Transforming Nursing Education Location: Montana

  7. National

    AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins on ‘Why We Celebrate Nurses’

    May 06, 2016

    For a smooth-functioning, equitable health care system, “we’re going to need every nurse,” says AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins in her essay celebrating National Nurses Week. For everyone’s good, the nation needs more nurses and needs to make sure that they are partners in making decisions. Writes Jenkins, “This National Nurses Week, all of us at AARP 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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