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    Workforce Expert, Citing Studies, Questions Dated Laws, Practices

    Aug 22, 2017

    Joanne Spetz, PhD, FAAN, associate director of research at Healthforce Center at the University of California San Francisco, studies the effect of policies and politics on the nursing workforce. In a recent interview with Online FNP Programs, Spetz talks about her findings on the more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    Study: Postpartum Nurses Need More Education on Risks New Mothers Face

    Aug 21, 2017

    A new study recently published in MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing finds that many postpartum nurses are not well informed about the risks new mothers face after delivery, and many need more education to help reduce the high U.S. maternal mortality more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    Life-Saving Innovation Can Be as Simple As an Orange Vest

    Aug 15, 2017

    At a trauma unit in a Toronto hospital, it’s easy to see who’s in charge: the person wearing the orange vest. A recent column in the New York Times credits a nurse with coming up with this “simple yet effective innovation,” an idea inspired by the confusion among 20 more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    Campaign Dashboard Update Shows Continued Growth, Progress

    Aug 07, 2017

    The number of RN-to-BSN program graduates has more than tripled since 2009, showing that registered nurses nationwide are heeding the call to return to school to advance their education. That’s just one positive national nursing trend of many seen in the latest round of updates more

    Issues: 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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    First Nurse at NCAA Is “Inspired to Keep Next Generation Healthy”

    Aug 04, 2017

    This is the sixth 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. Jessica Gonzalez, MPH, BSN, RN, CLC, is assistant director of more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Indiana National

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    Nursing Journeys: Being An Advocate for Change

    Jul 27, 2017

    David DeBiasi, RN, BSN, poses in 1988 with a colleague at Springfield Hospital in Springfield, Vermont. The picture appeared in a local newspaper with an article introducing the public to the new patient-controlled more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National Virginia

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    One State Has Made It Real: N.C. Brings Enhanced Nurse Licensure Home

    Jul 24, 2017

    This has been updated with news that North Carolina has signed the compact. The enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC), which allows nurses to provide care across state borders­­—but only within states that are part of the compact—has crossed its own border: The more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    New Book Offers Lessons on Retaining New Nurses in Post-Acute Care Settings

    Jul 19, 2017

    New Jersey Action Coalition leaders are among the authors of a new book on an innovative post-acute care residency program that offers a practical approach to transitioning and retaining new nurses in post-acute care settings. Published by Sigma Theta Tau International more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: National New Jersey