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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

  2. Columnist: “One Small Step” Would Be Big Leap for Health Care

    Feb 09, 2017

    A. Barton Hinkle, senior editorial writer and a columnist at the Richmond Times-Dispatch, lives in a state in which, as he writes, nurses “are forbidden to practice medicine independently.” His column headlined “One Small Step to Improve Health Care” is heavy on facts more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: Virginia

  3. Petition Aims to Put a Nurse in Every Public School in Va.

    Sep 14, 2016

    Children who aren’t healthy can’t learn. That’s the premise behind a campaign to require every public school in Virginia to have at least one full-time registered nurse. The campaign is led by Dana Holladay-Hollifield, BSN, RN, NCSN, a school more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Virginia

  4. Virginia Nurses Foundation 40 Under 40 Award Winners

    Apr 04, 2016

    The Virginia Nurses Foundation 2015 40 Under 40 award winners are outstanding young registered nurse leaders nominated by their peers and were recognized at the 2015 Virginia Nurses Foundation Gala. They have significant achievements in professional practice and leadership, and their impact on patients and communities reaches far beyond the practice more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Virginia

  5. SYNC—An Interprofessional Leadership Program

    Apr 04, 2016

    The Virginia Action Coalition (through its parent organization, the Virginia Nurses Foundation) has partnered with the Medical Society of Virginia and the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association to develop and launch SYNC, a new learning institute designed to teach healthcare teams strategies to better serve their communities, lead their more

    Issues: Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Location: Virginia

  6. BeyondRN.com – an RN to BSN website and video

    Apr 04, 2016

    The Virginia Action Coalition launched beyondRN.com, a website designed to enable nurses who wish to obtain their BSN (or other nursing) degree to easily find information in one place. The site asks users to select their current level of education and the level they wish to achieve, and they receive immediate options for completing their degree more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: Virginia

  7. Virginia’s “40 Under 40” Initiative Recognizes Young Nursing Leaders

    Sep 07, 2012

    The Virginia Nurses Association (VNA) had a vision for seeking and developing young leaders. Former VNA CEO Susan Motley (now executive director of the Virginia Medical Society Foundation) felt that the idea of the younger generation not being involved or not wanting to be involved was not true.  She had seen recognition of young leaders at other more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Virginia

 

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