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  1. Welcome to Wisconsin

    Jun 08, 2017

    We are excited to welcome you to Madison, Wisconsin on June 14-15, as the Wisconsin Action Coalition co-hosts the second of three Building on the Campaign for Action Pillars to Create a Healthier America meetings. The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is our co-host. A more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Wisconsin

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    Dr. Barbara Nichols awarded New York University Award!

    Apr 11, 2017

    Congratulations Barbara Nichols, DNSc (hon.), MS, RN, FAAN, Executive Director Wisconsin Center for Nursing! Dr. Nichols is the 2017 recipient of the New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing Helen Manzer Award. This award recognizes an individual who exemplifies more

    Location: Wisconsin

  3. Northeast Wisconsin Tech & UW Green Bay Partner for NURSE 1:2:1 Program

    Nov 29, 2016

    The University of Wisconsin – Green Bay (UW-Green Bay) and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) started an innovative new program called NURSE 1-2-1, a program designed to provide qualified applicants with an opportunity to earn a four-year nursing degree (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) through the combined resources of UW-Green Bay and NWTC. more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: Wisconsin

  4. Gateway Tech & Cardinal Stritch University Sign Agreement in Wisconsin

    Nov 29, 2016

    Gateway Technical College and Cardinal Stritch University-Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing & Health Sciences, have signed a collaborative agreement for concurrent enrollment, in which students are fully immersed in both programs to complete their baccalaureate degree in nursing. Partnership threads between both institution’s  financial, student more

    Issues: Transforming Nursing Education Location: Wisconsin

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    Campaign Adviser Awarded 2016 Political Nurse Award in Wisconsin

    Nov 08, 2016

    The Wisconsin Nurses Association (WNA) this year awarded its Political Nurse Award to Barbara Nichols, DnSc.(Hon), MS, RN. But that wasn’t enough to fully recognize Nichols’ many actions over the years: That’s why WNA changed the very name of the 27-year-old award to the more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Wisconsin

  6. New Wisconsin Video Promotes Nursing Diversity

    Sep 06, 2016

    The Wisconsin Center for Nursing, co-lead for the Wisconsin Action Coalition recently released Nursing in Wisconsin: Faces of the Future, a video to promote the critical need to build a diverse nursing workforce. The video features multiple, diverse nursing students from the Wisconsin Student Nurses Association as they showcase the many roles of nursing to more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Increasing Diversity Location: Wisconsin

  7. Nurses Leading Change to Advance Mental Health

    Jun 24, 2016

      The Wisconsin Center for Nursing, co-lead for the Wisconsin Action Coalition, hosted its sixth annual statewide conference related to the IOM Future of more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Wisconsin

  8. Wisconsin Releases LPN Workforce Report

    Jun 08, 2016

    The Wisconsin Center for Nursing, Inc.(WCN) recently released its 2015 Wisconsin LPN Workforce Report. This report is the result of the biannual, mandatory survey of over 12,000 LPNs.  The report is sponsored by WCN, the state nursing workforce center, in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. more

    Issues: Collecting Workforce Data Location: Wisconsin