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    Nurse Helped Coax the Big Easy to Go Smoke-Free

    Feb 28, 2018

    When New Orleans’ Mayor Mitch Landrieu expressed interest in exploring a citywide smoking ban, Charlotte Parent, RN, MHCM, then the city’s director of health, was on board. While working as an obstetric nurse, Parent had developed an acute awareness of the effects of more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Louisiana National

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    Duchess of Cambridge to Kick Off Launch of Global Nursing Campaign

    Feb 23, 2018

    Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, will participate on Feb. 27 in a launch event of  Nursing Now, a new global campaign to strengthen the nursing profession. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    Facing Growing Pressure, States Are Tackling Outdated Nurse Practitioner Laws

    Feb 19, 2018

    With a looming physician shortage and a dearth of health care providers in rural areas, states are increasingly turning to nurse practitioners, a type of advanced practice registered nurse (APRN), to meet the demand for health care. But in many states, outdated laws prohibit more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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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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