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    Retirement Opportunities That Allow Nurses to “Do More”

    Sep 25, 2018

    When Ellen Elpern, MSN, RN, retired, she was eager to invest more time and energy in her profession. She also wanted to maintain a connection to the medical center where she spent almost 40 years providing inpatient care. But she soon discovered that few volunteer positions are more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    A School Nurse in 2018

    Sep 11, 2018

    As a new academic year begins, school nurses are making headlines for their many and varied roles caring for America’s children. Recent stories have highlighted how the job has changed significantly from the days of the first school nurse, hired in the early 1900s to reduce more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    New Data Show Continued Progress toward Future of Nursing Goals

    Sep 04, 2018

    Progress continues toward meeting Future of Nursing goals established in 2010 by the then-Institute of Medicine, with particularly noteworthy improvements seen in nursing education. This is illustrated by the latest update to the Campaign Dashboard, a series of national measures more

    Issues: Collecting Workforce Data Transforming Nursing Education Location: National

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    What Nurses Do

    Aug 30, 2018

    My work on Charting Nursing’s Future brings me into contact with nurses crunching workforce data, monitoring disease outbreaks, and saving lives in the aftermath of natural disasters—activities that all occur outside the walls of traditional health care settings. And in the more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    Nurse Brings Big Picture Mindset to School Board

    Aug 24, 2018

    Tracey Smith, DNP, PHCNS-BC, MS, is associate professor of family and community medicine and director of population health and community outreach at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She is vice more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Illinois National

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    Nursing Journeys: Moving Diversity in Nursing Forward

    Aug 21, 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. Deborah Washington, PhD, RN, MS, is director of diversity for nursing and patient care services at more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity in Nursing Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Massachusetts National

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    Building a Culture of Health: The Leadership Role of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses

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    The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action and the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) held a webinar highlighting nurse leaders promoting a Culture of Health among Latino/Hispanic communities. NAHN is committed to advancing the health of Hispanic communities by leading, promoting and advocating for educational, professional, and leadership more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Increasing Diversity in Nursing Location: National

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    Campaign Announces Innovations Fund Award Winners

    Jul 26, 2018

    The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action is excited to announce nine of its state-based Action Coalitions have each been selected to receive up to $25,000 for innovative ideas to advance nursing and build a Culture of Health. The winners were chosen based on their more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Collecting Workforce Data Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Increasing Diversity in Nursing Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: Colorado Massachusetts Michigan National Nebraska Ohio Pennsylvania Rhode Island Utah West Virginia

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