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    New Video Highlights Role of Nurse Practitioners in Rural West Virginia

    Feb 15, 2018

    A new video highlights the important role nurse practitioners are playing in delivering primary care in rural West Virginia. Bolstered by the passage of a 2016 law that was supported by AARP and others, the Mountain State now permits nurse practitioners to perform all the more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National West Virginia

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    Get Involved in Community, Urges Nurse Leader

    Feb 13, 2018

    This is the 11th 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. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National Oregon

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    Seeding a Culture of Health by Spreading Innovative Ideas

    Feb 09, 2018

    Now that we’re going full throttle on the goals and leading-edge projects of 2018, I’m excited to share with you a few details concerning some important work that accelerated in 2017 and, as a result, promises to continue to bear fruit this year. AARP Public Policy more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    From One Coast to Another, Nurse Brings Health to Neighborhoods In Need

    Feb 06, 2018

    When asked where she grew up, Gloria McNeal responds with a mere ZIP code. But don’t expect to hear 90210, or any other such posh digits. “One-nine-one-two-three,” she says, “and that is a ZIP code you didn’t want to come from.” It may not have been her (or more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: California National Pennsylvania

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    A Nurse Manager Who Is Growing the Nursing Profession

    Feb 01, 2018

    This is the tenth in a series of profiles of leaders who are part of the Campaign talking about their connections to the nursing or health care profession and their interests in healthier communities. Dan Lose, DNP, RN, CNML is a nurse manager and leader at the University of more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Iowa National

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    APRN Practice Report Shows Consumers Gaining Access to Care

    Jan 29, 2018

    Legislation passed last year in more than 20 states will mean better access to care for many Americans from advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), according to the 30th Annual APRN Legislative Update. Practice restrictions lifted from Wyoming to Washington, D.C. will allow more

    Location: National

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    Progress Continues on IOM Future of Nursing Report Recommendations

    Jan 26, 2018

    As of 2016, 54 percent of employed registered nurses held bachelor’s of science degrees in nursing—up from 49 percent in 2010. That’s no small feat when you consider that there are over 3.3 million nurses in the United States! This is just one of many noteworthy progress 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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    Enhanced Care, Thanks to Enhanced Licensure Compact

    Jan 25, 2018

    “Health care does not stop at state lines and we need to ensure our nursing staff don’t have to either,” is how one Colorado elected official put it as Colorado became one of three states that moved just last week to join the enhanced nurse licensure compact (eNLC), an more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: Colorado Florida National New Mexico