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    AARP, National Black Nurses Association Team Up to Promote Brain Health

    Jul 18, 2018

    AARP is proud to team with the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) in an innovative pilot project to educate consumers about how they can maintain and improve their brain health as they get older. Brain health is defined as “making the most of your brain and helping reduce more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National Virginia

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    Nursing Professor Aims to Improve Lives of Teens, Young Adults with Mood Disorders

    Jul 13, 2018

    This is the 13th in a series of profiles of Campaign leaders talking about their connections to the nursing or health care profession and their interests in healthier communities. Melissa Pinto, PhD, RN, FAAN, is associate professor of nursing at the University of more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: California National

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    Nursing Journeys: Maintain Your Integrity and Seize Opportunities, Urges Nursing Dean

    Jul 06, 2018

    “Nursing Journeys” is a profile series featuring Action Coalition leaders discussing their career paths and reflecting on the lessons they’ve learned along the way. Jane M. Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN, is dean and professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: Maryland National

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    Nurse Practitioners Help Keep the Roads Safe—Why Not the Rails and Skies?

    Jul 02, 2018

    Nurse anesthetist Steven Wooden, DNP, CRNA, NSPM, relies on his private plane and pilot’s license to effectively provide anesthesia services in rural Nebraska. He’s logged more than 40,000 flight miles while providing anesthesia coverage to at least nine hospitals, some as far as 200 miles from his home. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    Nurse Practitioners Designate Quinn an Honorary Fellow

    Jun 29, 2018

    Winifred V. Quinn, PhD, (center) is inducted as an honorary fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners during the 2018 AANP National Conference in Denver, Colorado. She is accompanied by Mary Jo Goolsby, more

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    Shirley Nathan-Pulliam: A Nurse Turned Maryland Legislator

    Jun 26, 2018

    Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, RN, BSN, MAS, grew up in Jamaica, began her nursing studies in England, and then settled in Baltimore, Maryland. Since 2014, she has represented District 44, which includes parts of Baltimore County and Baltimore City, in the Maryland Senate. She spent the more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Maryland National

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    Nurse Practitioners Help Truckers Keep on Trucking

    Jun 25, 2018

    Truck drivers with three or more medical conditions are at least twice as likely as healthier drivers to be involved in a crash. Nurse practitioners who perform DOT physicals promote both health and safety. The goal: more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    AARP’s New National Volunteer President is a Nurse

    Jun 21, 2018

    A nurse is now serving as AARP’s new national volunteer president. Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN, has served on the AARP Board of Directors since 2010, and was elected by the Board to serve as AARP’s National Volunteer President through June 2020. In this role, more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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