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    Diversity Made the List of New “Power of Ten”

    Nov 23, 2016

    This is the second in a series of posts about the top issues facing nursing today as covered in The Power of Ten: A Conversational Approach to Tackling the Top Ten Priorities in Nursing. As a contributor in the second edition of The Power of Ten, I was excited and honored more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity Location: National

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    50 Nurses Outline Profession’s Most Pressing Issues

    Nov 21, 2016

    Nurses have an unprecedented opportunity to improve the nation’s health, writes Susan B. Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN, in a book that’s a call to action for the profession to speak with a unified voice to create healthy societies at community, state, national, and global levels. more

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    Good Health Knows No Boundaries (or Shouldn’t)

    Nov 17, 2016

    Just as a driver’s license allows people to cruise state to state without having to pass other driving tests, the nursing profession has long had the Nurse Licensure Compact. However, that agreement among 25 states to let nurses use a multistate license to provide care across more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    Celebrating America’s Nurse Practitioners

    Nov 15, 2016

    The American Association of Nurse Practitioners writes: “National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually to celebrate these exceptional health care providers and to remind lawmakers of the importance of removing outdated barriers to practice so that NPs will be allowed to more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    Gauging the Ups and Downs in Number, Education of Nurses

    Nov 11, 2016

    The 2010 report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health warned of an impending shortage of nurses and a mismatch between nurses’ education and the population’s needs—factors that could threaten the quality of care in the United States. In its report, more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: National

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    Journal Celebrates Education Program’s Successes

    Nov 04, 2016

    Accelerated nursing programs are designed to expand the nursing workforce by providing professionals with skills in other fields and students with non-nursing degrees a faster route to becoming registered nurses. A special issue of the Journal of Professional Nursing provides more

    Issues: Increasing Diversity Transforming Nursing Education Location: National

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    “Be Bold,” and Other Notable Quotes

    Oct 31, 2016

    Two weeks ago, the American Academy of Nursing hosted its 2016 policy conference, “Transforming Health, Driving Policy.” Those of us who attended were fortunate to hear the views of Campaign leaders and others reflecting on nursing’s role in building a healthier future. For more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    #WeGotThis: Rewriting the Script of Nursing

    Oct 26, 2016

    We are nurses. We Got This. That is the new script of nursing, according to a campaign launched recently by the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Nurses across the world agree and are helping to rewrite the script by posting their stories and experiences on Facebook, using the more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National