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    Welcome to Boise

    Jun 23, 2017

    Welcome to Boise, Idaho, and to Boise State University, for one of three Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action 2017 workshops focusing on continued work to implement the Institute of Medicine recommendations, and to build a Culture of Health in communities across the nation. The more

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

  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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    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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    Take a Gander at Five Facts About Men in Nursing

    Feb 10, 2017

    MidAmerica Nazarene University wants people to know five things about men in nursing. For starters, Becker’s Hospital Review reports, in the 1800s nursing was considered a masculine profession. The publication lists a few other facts unearthed by the researchers at the more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity Location: National

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    Film Festivals Feature Documentary of American Indian Nurses

    Feb 02, 2017

    The North Dakota State University School of Nursing has pursued its goal of recruiting more American Indians into the field in a new way: film. “Essence of Healing: Journey of American Indian Nurses,” a documentary that follows 14 American Indian nurses from the Northern more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity Location: North Dakota

  6. Increasing Diversity in the Nursing Workforce is a Challenge. Could Licensed Practical Nurses be Part of the Solution?

    Jan 06, 2017

    There are more than 21,000 Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Massachusetts alone. Beginning as an LPN affords those with low income, single parents, career changers, and new immigrants a relatively quick admission to the workforce. This brings a more diverse population into nursing that otherwise may not have the opportunity to enter the profession. There more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity Transforming Nursing Education Location: Massachusetts

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    Diversity Made the List of New “Power of Ten”

    Nov 23, 2016

    This is the second in a series of posts about the top issues facing nursing today as covered in The Power of Ten: A Conversational Approach to Tackling the Top Ten Priorities in Nursing. As a contributor in the second edition of The Power of Ten, I was excited and honored more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity Location: National

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    Good, busy year for the Nurse Diversity Council of Pennsylvania

    Nov 14, 2016

    In Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, and Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Action Coalition’s Nurse Diversity Council (PA-NDC) has been busy bolstering the nursing workforce to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve! The PA-NDC’s mission is to increase diversity throughout more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Increasing Diversity Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Pennsylvania