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  1. Register Today: Mass. Healthcare Workforce Summit

    Oct 08, 2017

    Registration is open for the 4th Annual Massachusetts Healthcare Workforce Summit. Register now to attend this exciting statewide event, sponsored by the Massachusetts Action Coalition (MAAC), which brings together nurses and leaders from across the healthcare spectrum working toward improved health for every resident and community in the state. Building more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Massachusetts

  2. 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

  3. 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 in Nursing Transforming Nursing Education Location: Massachusetts

  4. Examples of Innovations to Build Healthy Communities

    Oct 15, 2016

    At the 3rd Annual Health Care Workforce Summit in September, representatives of a range of organizations across Massachusetts shared their innovative, expansive, and collaborative approaches to improve the health of their communities. Common themes were the importance of partnerships beyond healthcare, community engagement, addressing the social more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Massachusetts

  5. Building Healthy Communities Is Focus of Massachusetts Healthcare Workforce Summit

    Oct 14, 2016

    “Building healthy communities as a team sport” was the overarching message of the 3rd Annual Massachusetts Healthcare Workforce Summit. Nurses from all practice settings are partnering with “teammates” in mental and behavior health, social services, and business to improve health and healthcare across the Commonwealth. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Massachusetts

  6. Advance Your Nursing Education: Open House

    Oct 07, 2016

    Calling all nurses — students and working — to the RN Educational Advancement Open House on October 27 in Holyoke, MA. Hosted by the Western MA Nursing Collaborative, the event is for student nurses nearing graduation and practicing RNs interested in advancing their education. Thursday, October 27 4:00 – 7:00pm (stop by any time) Supervised more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: Massachusetts

  7. Preparing the Nursing Workforce to Transform Healthcare

    Oct 25, 2015

    National & State Perspectives, Initiatives are Focus of MA Workforce Summit More than 150 nurses and leaders from across the healthcare spectrum attended the 2nd Annual Massachusetts Healthcare Workforce Summit and shared updates on national and statewide progress in developing a more highly educated and diverse nursing workforce, including data more

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

  8. Nurse of the Future Nursing Core Competencies for LPNs

    Sep 24, 2015

    Five years after the publication of the Nurse of the Future Nursing Core Competencies© – Registered Nurse (NOFNCC-RN) and their implementation into academic and practice settings across the state, Massachusetts nurse leaders have developed a similar set of competencies specific more

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

 

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