Nursing Community Monthly Roundup – January 2020

January 1, 2020

January 2020

Happy Year of the Nurse and the Midwife!

NCC Provides Feedback to CMS on Scope of Practice

On January 17, 53 members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed onto a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) providing requested feedback on removing Scope of Practice barriers, particularly in regards to Section 5 of the President’s recent Executive Order (EO) #13890 on Protecting and Improving Medicare for Our Nation’s Seniors.


Deadline February 3: NCC Scholarship to Nurse in Washington Internship Conference

The NCC provides an annual scholarship to cover the cost of registration plus hotel and travel expenses for the Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) conference offered by the Nursing Organizations Alliance. All nurses and nursing students that are a member of a Nursing Community Coalition member organization are eligible for this scholarship. Applications are due no later than February 3, 2020. For more information, as well as to apply, please click here.


NCC Nurse of the Week

Throughout the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife the NCC will be highlighting a Nurse of the Week on our twitter feed. Check out @RN_Community to see past nurses we have featured and stay tuned to see all of the upcoming Nurses of the Week! If your organization has a nurse that you would like us to highlight, please email and we will be sure to feature them!


Events & Meetings:

The Nursing Community Coalition held their monthly meeting on January 7, 2020


External Presence

Nursing Community Website: Site Visits: 1,038 Top Sub-Page Visited: News

Twitter: @RN_Community New Followers: 31 Total Followers: 1,256

Profile Visits: 163 Tweet Impressions: 8.9K

In honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, 2020 has been named the #YearoftheNurseandMidwife! During the #YearoftheNurse we will be highlighting nurses who have made a deep and lasting impact on nursing education, practice, and research.

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