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    The Next Disaster: Are You Ready?

    Jan 19, 2018

    Disasters and their aftermath follow a predictable cycle that includes prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery, yet no two disasters are exactly alike. Nurses need different skills and knowledge to respond to a hurricane, a novel infectious disease outbreak, or a mass shooting. That makes it tough for nurses—the backbone of our nation’s disaster response more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    Hurricane-Battered Hospital Offers Lessons in Disaster Preparedness

    Jan 19, 2018

    When Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast in late August 2017, nearly 100 nurses and other licensed professionals who work for CHRISTUS Southeast Texas St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas, were stranded at home. Yet St. Elizabeth remained open, having strengthened its disaster preparedness after years of practice and planning. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National Texas

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    Looking Forward to a Productive 2018 With You

    Jan 16, 2018

    Dear Action Coalitions and Campaign supporters, Happy, healthy 2018 to all. This being a new year, we have goals and resolutions, as well as announcements and support to offer, including a new funding opportunity. But we want to begin with inspiration by celebrating the vision that has driven us for years: Everyone in America can live a healthier life, 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: National

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    It’s All about Relationships: Fundraising to Support Diversity Work

    Jan 12, 2018

    If you’ve never sat across from someone and asked them to make a gift to support your Action Coalition, the idea can be daunting. What if they say no? That fear of rejection can be powerful, but it loses some of its power when we consider one of the most fundamental more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    AARP: Consumer Access to Care Is Top Priority

    Jan 10, 2018

    We at the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action are transforming health care through nursing, and building a healthier America. Backed by AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Campaign is working in every state to mobilize nurses, health more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    Improving Nurses’ Health and Wellness

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    Nurses know how to maintain and improve health, yet in many health indicators, their own health lags behind that of the general U.S. population. The Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Grand Challenge, an initiative of the American Nurses Association (ANA), is designed to transform the health of the nation by improving the health of the nation’s 3.8 million more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    Five Nurse Leaders Share Policy Wishes for 2018

    Dec 27, 2017

    In late 2017, Charting Nursing’s Future spoke to five nurse thought leaders about their priorities for policy change in 2018. Here are the items that topped their policy wish lists. Sheila Burke, RN, MPA, FAAN, strategic advisor, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    The Gifts of Nurses

    Dec 20, 2017

    It’s the season of giving, but as all nurses know, that act for them is not confined to just one season. Nurses give 365 days a year, because, as one nurse put it, they are “willing to get in there and do anything and see people at their very most vulnerable and take care more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National