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  1. North Carolina Advancing IOM Agenda

    Jul 18, 2017

    For North Carolina, the impact of the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report, The Future of Nursing; Leading Change, Advancing Health, has been transformational. North Carolina is proud of its five-year accomplishments toward the 2010 IOM recommendations. While excitement and momentum has prevailed and achieved intended consequences, more

    Location: North Carolina

  2. New Workforce Online Data Book

    Jul 18, 2017

    North Carolina’s premier health professions workforce center, the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, enhances its Health Professions Data System. Check out the new online data book: https://nchealthworkforce.sirs.unc.edu more

    Location: North Carolina

  3. LPN to BSN Pathway Study

    Jun 27, 2017

    North Carolina expands nursing workforce development efforts through an LPN to BSN pathway feasibility study and finds NC poised to move forward. Read the full report: NC Expands Academic Progression with LPN-BSN Initiative more

    Location: North Carolina

  4. Save the Date! IOM Impact on Your Nursing Career

    Jan 09, 2017

    Join the North Carolina Action Coalition in Charlotte on February 9, 2017 from 9:30-2:30pm as we discuss the Institute of Medicine report and its impact on the Future of Nursing. Learn about what we are doing here in North Carolina to enhance the nursing profession, improve the health of North Carolinians and how you can help. Follow the link below to more

    Location: North Carolina

  5. North Carolina CNO Perceptions of BSN Workforce Survey

    Jan 09, 2017

    North Carolina Future of Nursing Action Coalition member Mary Schuler served as the project leader on a survey of North Carolina Chief Nursing Officers’ perceptions on promoting higher education in the nursing workforce. The survey also assessed plans and incentives hospitals, acute care facilities, and Public Health Chief Nursing Officers have in place to more

    Location: North Carolina

  6. Military Nursing Officers and the Nursing Faculty Shortage

    Nov 02, 2016

    Donna Lake, PhD, RN, NEA-BC and colleagues, Patricia Allen, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN and Myrna Armstrong, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, propose a striking call to action to address the ever prominent nursing faculty shortage: Military Nursing Officers. With such an incredibly rich and diverse population of nurses, Lake, Allen, and Armstrong highlight how military more

    Location: North Carolina

  7. “There is no Culture of Health, without Mental Health”

    Nov 02, 2016

    North Carolina Action Coalition member and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Public Health Nurse Leader, Connie Mele, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, NE-BC, CARN-AP, FIAAN, is leading an exemplary project on how mental health plays a significant role in our culture of health. The project, Identifying Post-Partum Depression in Public Health Immunization and WIC Patients, more

    Location: North Carolina

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    (Updated) Post-Hurricane, Red Cross Calls for Volunteers

    Oct 10, 2016

    Update: As of October 15, the American Red Cross is no longer recruiting for volunteers in the hurricane-hit region. Hurricane Matthew, which flooded coastal communities in the Southeast and inland areas of North Carolina as well, has left thousands stranded and multiple more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: North Carolina